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About Lower Zambezi Valley

Lower Zambezi Valley is situated on the Zambian side of the Zambezi River. Lower Zambezi Valley budget travel offers prime game viewing, birdwatching and more.

Airports

Lower Zambezi Valley airports include:
•Livingstone Airport
•Lusaka International Airport

Birdlife

Lower Zambezi Valley birdlife includes a range of species such as kingfisher, fishing owl, fishing eagle, stork, Bishops birds, cranes and many other beautifully coloured birds.

Conservation

Lower Zambezi Valley conservation includes the creation of the beautiful Lower Zambezi National Park, one of Zambia's top safari destinations.

Malaria

Lower Zambezi Valley malaria medication includes the following:
•Mefloquine (Lariam)
•Doxycycline
•Atovaquone/proguanil (Malarone)

Plants

Lower Zambezi Valley plant life is rich and fertile, with a range of aquatic plants to be found as well as riverine vegetation and acacia woodlands further inland.

Safety Tips


•Like many countries with a high unemployment rate, petty theft can occur in Zambia
•Keep all valuables safe and out of sight in a moneybag under your shirt
•Do not swim in the rivers, aside from hippos and crocodiles, there may also be bilharzia
•When on game drives, stay in your car at all times except at designated rest stops
•Drive carefully, roads can be poor and wildlife can appear in the middle of the road so keep speed levels down
•If you are staying near or in the game park grounds, do not wander out of the camp alone as there may be dangerous wild animals lurking around outside camps

Travel Books

Lower Zambezi Valley recommended travel books include:
•Zambia Bradt Travel Guide 4th Edition by Chris McIntyre
•Zambia in Pictures by Bella Waters
•Basic Facts on Zambia by Mwelwa Musambachime
•Globetrotter Zambia and Victoria Falls by William Gray
•Old Livingstone and Victoria Falls by Gordon Shepherd

Wildlife

With a range of crocodiles and hippos along the river, Lower Zambezi Valley wildlife is fairly abundant, with a range of water-dwelling game to be seen.

 

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