Nestling in the very heart of southen Africa, Zambia is one the continent’s most magical and welcoming safari destinations.
Zambia has a proud history in Southern Africa. Originally a British colony, Zambia gained independence in 1964 and went on to play an important role in helping her neighbours to achieve their freedom too, offering sanctuary to the leaders of other liberation movements.
Zambia has never had to endure serious conflict, either in the pursuit of freedom or in the transition to post-independence government. Zambians are justifiably proud that their country is known within the region for a stable and democratic government, a fast developing economy and the friendliness and natural hospitality of her people.
Today, Zambia represents an exceptional African safari destination, with a good travel infrastructure, a proactive approach to conservation, and an emphasis on high quality safari guiding. Visitors are also attracted by Zambia’s very low crime rate and the country’s forward looking approach to tourism.
With over 70 regional dialects and 4 main languages, as well as borders with 8 different countries, Zambia is also a country of great diversity and tolerance. Visitors are greeted warmly, and Zambians are uniformly delighted to show off the majesty of their country. If you learn our key Nyanja phrases, you will be even more warmly welcomed, and will likely make friends for life!
We came here at the beginning of our trip to Zambia and I’m so glad we did! The whole trip exceeded my expectations. Everyone at Jackalberry Safaris was so nice and made the whole thing an amazing experience. Thank you!Daria