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Kasama is a city in northern Zambia, sitting on a high plateau at over 4,300 feet (1,330 meters) above sea level. The area is home to the Bemba people, and the Paramount Chief Chitimukulu's residence is located just outside the city. Kasama is a good starting point to explore the surrounding area, which is known for its natural beauty. You can visit nearby waterfalls, such as the Kundalimbila Falls and the Mutundwenu Falls, or go on a safari in the Lushwishi National Park. The best time to visit Kasama is during the dry season, from April to October. During this time, the weather is sunny and warm, with little rain. Keep in mind that nights can be cool at this altitude so pack accordingly.

Fancy a trip to Kasama? With over 600 airlines to choose from and more than 40 ways to pay, Alternative Airlines can help you conveniently book your flights to Kasama. We offer budget-friendly, flexible flight routes to Kasama no matter where you're flying from or when you plan to travel!

Airports near Kasama

There are a variety of airports to choose from when visiting Kasama. Here's 4 airports that serve Kasama.

Simon Mwansa Kapwepwe International Airport

Located in Ndola, Zambia, this airport is approximately 400 kilometres away from Kasama. It is the closest international airport and offers domestic and international flights.


Kenneth Kaunda International Airport

Situated in Lusaka, the capital city of Zambia, this airport is around 700 kilometres away from Kasama. It is the main international gateway to the country and offers a wide range of domestic and international flights.


Harry Mwanga Nkumbula International Airport

Located in Livingstone, Zambia, this airport is approximately 900 kilometres away from Kasama. It is a popular entry point for tourists visiting the Victoria Falls and offers domestic and limited international flights.


Hosea Kutako International Airport

Located in Windhoek, Namibia, approximately 1,500 kilometres west of Kasama. This airport is farther away, and you may need to arrange connecting flights or consider alternative travel options to reach Kasama.

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Buy your flights to Kasama and pay later

Did you know that you can buy your flights to Kasama now and pay later at Alternative Airlines?

With Buy Now Pay Later (BNPL), you have the freedom to spread the cost of your flights to Kasama over time, usually on a weekly, bi-weekly or monthly period! There are interest-free options available, however, you'll need to check this beforehand with the lending provider.

Using BNPL for your flights to Kasama gives you greater flexibility when managing the budget for your flights, ensuring a stress-free trip!

Things to do in Kasama

With a wealth of sights to see in Kasama, here are our top 3:

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Chishimba Falls

Nicknamed the "Victoria Falls of the North," Chishimba Falls is a series of three waterfalls on the Lunsumbuwa River, boasting a total drop of 65 metres (213 feet). The falls are located about a 2.6-kilometre (1.6-mile) drive from Kasama and are a popular spot for swimming, picnicking, and nature walks. Visitors can also take a boat ride to the base of the falls for a closer look.

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Mwela Rock Paintings

Dating back thousands of years, the Mwela Rock Paintings are a collection of paintings on the Mwela Rock overhang. The paintings depict animals, people and geometric shapes, and are believed to have been created by the Bantu-speaking people who once inhabited the area. The Mwela Rock Paintings are a significant archaeological site and offer a window into the lives of the early inhabitants of Zambia.

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Kasama Cathedral

Built in 1925, the Kasama Cathedral is the oldest cathedral in northern Zambia. The cathedral is a beautiful example of early 20th-century architecture and is a popular landmark in Kasama. Visitors can admire the cathedral's stained glass windows, its stonework and its overall design. The Kasama Cathedral is also a functioning church and visitors are welcome to attend services.

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