Cheap flights to Zambia

Reasons To Visit Zambia

The stunning country of Zambia is celebrated as one of the finest natural destinations in Africa known for its incredible landscape and safaris as well as being the home of the famous Victoria Falls. Many visitors flock to Zambia to go on a safari trip through its untouched natural wilderness where you can see Africa at its most wild. The country is home to a number of national parks offering many exciting outdoor opportunities such as hiking and camping for the intrepid traveler. If you are heading into the capital Lusaka you can expect to find a bustling city home to many thriving marketplaces such as the vast Soweto Market as well as a few interesting cultural attractions like the National Museum and the Henry Tayali Gallery.

Where to stay: Ratings and booking information for hotels in Lusaka for every budget

Arriving In Zambia

Kenneth Kaunda International Airport is the primary airport serving Zambia situated around 25 km away from the center of Lusaka. Currently this is the only airport in the country which handles direct flights from the UAE, so if you need to travel elsewhere in Zambia you will need to make a transfer. Kenneth Kaunda International Airport is comprised of a single terminal complex and offers all of the essential amenities and services you would need.

Travelers looking to book flights from the UAE to Zambia will be able to travel directly to Lusaka out of Dubai. Currently the only airline providing flights on this route is Emirates, the flag carrier of Dubai, with all flights leaving from Dubai International Airport. Read our guide on Emirates baggage allowance information.

Zambia Travel Information

A number of nationals including those from the UAE will be able to obtain a visa upon arrival in Zambia. In Zambia the weather is generally hot with a dry season from May until October as well as a rainy season from November to April. Be advised that Zambia is two hours behind the UAE, so be sure to change your clocks to local time when you arrive. In general you can expect the cost of living in Zambia to be a lot less than it is in the UAE, so you may find your budget goes a lot further than you think.

* This information is correct as of December 2017

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