One of the

3 Biggest falls in the world,
" Victoria Falls"

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ZAMBIA, LET'S EXPLORE



 





INDEPENDENCE GOLDEN JUBILEE CELEBRATION MONTH
-Kick off at the Shinagawa Ward Office
Commemorative Photograph Exhibition is available until 24th October 2014.  Open hours from 08:30am to 17:00pm (closed on Saturdays) on the 3rd Floor Passage.

Land of the legendary African walking safari, home of the Victoria Falls, the wild Zambezi River, breathtaking lakes and wetlands, a profusion of birds, abundant wildlife, and raw, pulsating wilderness, .....all in one friendly country. The warmth and good hospitality of the local people makes Zambia one of the favourite destinations for tourists from all over the world. Landlinked to other eight countries and being located at the center of Southern Africa makes Zambia an ideal hub to explore the unique Southern African region.

Video:  Zambia a Jewel of Africa

Topping the list of attractions in Zambia is the Victoria Falls, which is located in Livingstone, Zambia. The name Victoria Falls was given by the famous missionary and explorer, Dr. David Livinsgtone. The Victoria Falls is locally known as gMosi-Oa-Tunyah which means gThe smoke that thunders.h Victoria Falls is one of the greatest natural wonders of the world. Of the 1.7km Victoria Falls stretch, 1.2 km is in Zambia, while the rest (0.5 km) is located in Zimbabwe. It was registered as World Heritage in 1989.

The Victoria Falls and the Zambezi River do not only offer magnificent views but also a great place to experience and enjoy microlight flights over the Falls, white water rafting, canoeing, fishing and exhilarating bungi jump off the Victoria Falls bridge, down the Zambezi River. Because of proximity and easy access, tourists visiting Victoria Falls can also visit the Mosi-Oa-Tunya National Park, historical museum and cultural village.

Blessed with 17 other magnificent waterfalls apart from the spectacular Victoria Falls, Zambia offers tours to 'cascade followers' into the remote rural areas where you can get a glimpse of village life. Zambia has the largest water resources in the whole of Southern Africa with 5 massive lakes and plentiful rivers offering excellent fishing.

Other places of interest include 20 national parks and 23 game management areas spread in other parts of Zambia where almost all animals on the African Continent can be seen. Mosi-Oa-Tunya National Park, near the Victoria Falls, is the only game park where you can see white rhinos (wide mouth rhinocerous) in Zambia. Kafue National Park which is the largest game reserve and also the second largest national park in the world is a home to plentiful wildlife such as antelopes including the rare sitatunga, the red lechwe, lions as well as elephant, hippo, buffalo and zebra. South Luangwa National Park, the last kingdom of the elephant, is one of the greatest wildlife sanctuaries in the world and famous for legendary walking safaris. Lochinvar National Park is a bird watchers paradise over 420 known species of bird as well as other wildlife including Kafue Lechwe antelope. Hunting is allowed here.

So, let's explore Zambia and experience great nature.  Plan your holiday now and see Africa's most vibrant and unspoiled destination.  

For more information on tourist attractions, visit <www.zambiatourism.com>.




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