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Zambia Travel Information

What are the temperatures like?

Zambia has three distinct seasons. December to April: warm and wet. May to August (winter): cool and dry. September to November: hot and dry.

Average temperatures in summer range from 25° C to 38° C and in winter from 6° C to 24° C. The best time is mid season from June to September. Fishing is at its best in September/October.

Summer: The months from August – April are warm (high 20°C’s) with temperatures reaching their upper limit for the area during October (around 35°C).

Rainy Season: Victoria Falls is prone to short, spectacular thunderstorms (usually late in the afternoon) and our rainy season generally starts towards the end of November/December and continues until around mid-March, but this does vary from year to year. Temperatures are still warm.

Winter: May – July and into August. Winter is typically cool at night and in the mornings although you can expect it to be lovely and warm during the day. In winter months it is advised that you do bring warm clothes especially for the mornings and evenings.

Is Zambia a malaria zone?

Yes Zambia is in the Malaria zone. Guests are advised to bring prophylactic medicines, but please seek advice from your doctor first. Prophylactics are available in Livingstone Chemists.

Do I need a visa to enter Zambia?

South African nationals do not require a visa to enter Zambia. Most other nationalities can obtain a visa on arrival at any border posts. For updated information please check www.zambiaimmigration.gov.zm or email us.

What is the currency of Zambia?

The legal tender of Zambia is the Zambian Kwacha.
Payment is allowed in USD.

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