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Flights to Lusaka

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Lusaka is the capital and largest city of Zambia, located in the southern part of the country. It's a good starting point to explore Zambia as it has a variety of cultural experiences and wildlife encounters. The city itself has museums, art galleries, and lively markets where you can find souvenirs and local crafts. If you want a wildlife experience, Lusaka National Park, which is close to the city, offers visitors the chance to see animals like giraffes, zebras and even rare white rhinos. The best time to visit Lusaka is during the dry season, which is from May to October. During this time, the weather is mild and sunny, making it perfect for outdoor activities. However, if you are interested in seeing lush landscapes and don't mind the rain, you can visit Lusaka during the rainy season, which is from November to April.

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Airports near Lusaka

You have choices when it comes to reaching Lusaka. Here is a selection of 4 airports you can fly to when travelling to Lusaka.

Kenneth Kaunda International Airport

This is the main international airport in Lusaka, located approximately 27 kilometres northeast of the city centre. It offers direct flights to various destinations in Africa, including Johannesburg, Nairobi, Addis Ababa, and Dubai.


Harry Mwanga Nkumbula International Airport

Although not as close as Kenneth Kaunda International Airport, Harry Mwanga Nkumbula International Airport is located in Livingstone, which is about a 5-hour drive from Lusaka. It serves as a gateway to the famous Victoria Falls and offers international flights to Johannesburg and Nairobi.


Simon Mwansa Kapwepwe International Airport

Located in Ndola, approximately 320 kilometres north of Lusaka, this airport is another option for travellers. It offers domestic flights to Lusaka and other cities in Zambia, as well as international flights to Johannesburg.


OR Tambo International Airport

If you are unable to find a direct flight to Lusaka, OR Tambo International Airport in Johannesburg, South Africa, is a major hub with numerous international connections. From there, you can take a connecting flight to Kenneth Kaunda International Airport in Lusaka.

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Things to do in Lusaka

Lusaka has an abundance of attractions to see - to make things easier, here's our top 3:

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Lusaka National Park

Escape the city and see wildlife at Lusaka National Park, just 15 kilometres away. This park is surprisingly large for its proximity to the capital and offers visitors the chance to see animals like giraffes, zebras, wildebeest and even the rare white rhino. There are also walking trails and hides for wildlife viewing.

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Lusaka National Museum

Learn about Zambia's history and culture at the Lusaka National Museum. The museum has exhibits on archaeology, ethnography and contemporary art. Visitors can see traditional clothing, musical instruments, and historical artefacts. The museum also has a dedicated section for children.

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Kabwata Cultural Village

Experience traditional Zambian life at the Kabwata Cultural Village. This living museum showcases traditional huts, demonstrations of daily activities and Zambian crafts. Visitors can also try traditional Zambian food and learn about the different cultures of Zambia.

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