Reasons To Visit Ndola
The city of Ndola is the third largest in Zambia located within the Copperbelt region. Best known for its links to the industry in the country, the city is also a thriving center of commerce where travelers can find many different things to see and do. There are a few landmarks of national significance in and around the city such as the Mukuyu Slave Tree and the Dag Hammarskjold Memorial which offer a fascinating insight into the region’s past, or you can venture out to the much beloved Lake Chilengwa and its limestone caverns.
Arriving In Ndola
Simon Mwansa Kapwepwe International Airport is the main airport serving the city of Ndola and handles a small selection of flights from African destinations. If you are looking to travel from the UAE to Ndola you won’t be able to make the journey directly, but it is possible to travel from the UAE to Ndola by making just a single stopover.
Simon Mwansa Kapwepwe International Airport is a fairly small airport and offers only a limited range of facilities and services, so bring any must-have items you need with you to avoid disappointment. The airport itself is only 3 km away from the center of Ndola, so it is a quick and affordable journey to make by taxi.
Ndola Travel Information
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Plenty of nationals including those from the UAE are able to get a visa upon arrival in Zambia, so there’s no need to worry about applying for one before your trip. In Ndola the weather is generally warm throughout the year with average highs from 25 to 30 degrees, although temperatures can get surprisingly cold in the evenings from May until August. There is a rainy season in the region which begins in November and continues until March, so it would be wise to bring an umbrella or waterproof clothing if you visit during this time. You will need to put your clocks back by two hours once you arrive in Zambia to get on local time, while you will generally find prices to be a lot cheaper compared to the UAE.
* This information is correct as of March 2018
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