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Chipata is a city in Eastern Zambia, close to the border with Malawi. It sits at a high altitude (over 3,600 feet), surrounded by fertile farmland and low hills. The area is known for growing tobacco, peanuts, and corn. Chipata is a good base for exploring South Luangwa National Park, one of Zambia's largest wildlife reserves. The park is known for its elephant and lion populations and offers visitors safaris, walking tours, and canoeing trips.

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Airports near Chipata

Reach Chipata your way. You can easily travel to Chipata using any of these 4 airports.

Kenneth Kaunda International Airport

Located approximately 500 kilometres northwest of Chipata, Kenneth Kaunda International Airport is the main international airport in Zambia. It offers a wide range of domestic and international flights, making it a convenient option for travellers heading to Chipata.


Lilongwe International Airport

Situated around 300 kilometres northeast of Chipata, Lilongwe International Airport serves as the primary airport for Malawi. It offers both domestic and international flights, making it a viable option for travellers who wish to visit Chipata.


Kamuzu International Airport

Another airport in Lilongwe, Kamuzu International Airport is located approximately 300 kilometres northeast of Chipata. It primarily serves as a domestic airport but also offers limited international flights. travellers may consider this airport if they prefer a shorter drive.


Simon Mwansa Kapwepwe International Airport

Although a bit further away, Simon Mwansa Kapwepwe International Airport is located around 600 kilometres west of Chipata. It is a regional airport in Zambia, offering both domestic and limited international flights. travellers may need to connect to a more local airport from here to reach Chipata.

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Things to do in Chipata

Discovering the many attractions of Chipata can be quite a task, so we've narrowed down our top 3:

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Lukusuzi National Park

This park is located about 120 kilometres from Chipata and offers a chance to see a variety of wildlife, including zebra, giraffe, wildebeest and antelope. The park is also home to several bird species, making it a great destination for birdwatchers. Visitors can go on game drives, walking safaris or boat trips on the Luangwa River.

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Chipata Central Market

This energetic market is a great place to experience Zambian culture. Here you can find a wide variety of fresh produce, local crafts and traditional Zambian clothing. The market is also a great place to try some Zambian street food. Be sure to bargain for the best prices!

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Cathedral of St. Anne's

This remarkable cathedral was built in the early 1900s and is a notable landmark in Chipata. The cathedral is known for its Gothic architecture and stained glass windows. Visitors can take a tour of the cathedral or simply admire it from the outside.

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