Lusaka is the capital and also the largest city in the Lusaka Province of Zambia. Being at the centre of the commercial hub in Zambia, the city is vibrant and noisy. 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 hundreds 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 the city with many artists showcasing their pieces at road-side markets and in shops. The locals are friendly and helpful making tourists feel comfortable on their travels.
Lusaka has a large selection of budget-friendly accommodation options. As with any city the variety is extensive. Tourists will find bed and breakfasts, self-catering units, hotels, guest houses and lodges. Read the Lusaka Zambia Hotels Guide in our articles section for more information on stays in the city.
Tourists of all ages will be thoroughly entertained in this dynamic city. Some of the things to do are listed below:-
Lusaka is home to a variety of restaurants that offer something for everyone. Whether you’re looking to try traditional African cuisine or international flavors, Lusaka has it all. For those in search of a unique culinary experience while visiting Zambia, there's no better place than Lusaka!