A Guide to Accommodation, Activities, Restaurants & Businesses in Lusaka, Zambia
Lusaka is the capital and also the largest city in the Lusaka Province of Zambia. Being at the commercial hub in Zambia, the city is alive with vibrancy and noise. The Kenneth Kaunda International Airport is located here giving residents and tourists international travel options.
There are many markets along the main Cairo road as thousands of stalls line the pavement, selling anything from flowers to motor spares. Lusaka is one of the fastest-growing cities in central Africa with its population having more than doubled in the post-independence era. There is a rich cultural life in Lusaka with many artists showcasing their pieces at road-side markets and in shops. The locals are friendly and helpful making tourists feel at home.
The city of Lusaka offers a large selection of budget-friendly accommodation options. As with any large city, there are a variety of accommodation options from bed and breakfasts, self-catering units, hotels, guest houses and lodges.
Please see the accommodation directory for more information on the places to stay in the area.
Tourists of all ages will be thoroughly entertained in this dynamic city. Some of the things to do are listed below:-
- Munda Wanga Environmental Park - rehabilitation for wildlife
- Kalimba Reptile Park - crocodiles and snakes can be seen
- The National Museum - fascinating insight into Zambian cultural history
- Lusaka Playhouse theatre
- Adventure City - offers activities for children
- Lilayi Elephant Nursery - elephant orphan project
- Agricultural Society Showgrounds
- Golf Course
- Political Museum
- City markets
Please see the activities directory for more information on all there is to do and see in Lusaka.
Lusaka’s business community is thriving. Tourists will find many shops, stalls and souvenirs in the vicinity. The local restaurants are a culinary delight and there is something for every taste and budget.
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