Blessed with stunning natural beauty, the southern African nation of Zambia is steeped in history and offers unforgettable outdoor escapades too; here are some reasons why you should visit.

Victoria Falls

High on the list is that you can witness the awe-inspiring Victoria Falls, amongst the Seven Natural Wonders of the World. Only a five-minute walk from The Royal Livingstone Victoria Falls Zambia Hotel by Anantara, this stunning cascade is a sight to behold be it from the ground or up high on a helicopter tour.

Exotic Wildlife

Amongst the best things to do in Zambia is to embark on thrilling safaris; popular reserves include the Kafue and South Luangwa national parks home to lions, elephants, crocodiles and more. Those based at a Livingstone hotel within Mosi-Oa-Tunya National Park will be able to see animals like monkeys, zebras and giraffes from the property itself!

Joachim HuberSouth Luangwa National Park, Zambia (2506433842)CC BY-SA 2.0

Exciting Activities

For some adrenaline-pumping fun, nothing beats bungee jumping from a height of 111 metres off the Victoria Falls Bridge, with the mighty Zambezi River below and the falls in the backdrop! You can also try white water rafting with up to grade 5 rapids on offer for an exhilarating river adventure.

Rich Culture

Zambia’s history is linked to its culture and you can find out more at places like the Livingston Museum and Lusaka National Museum. Some resorts will give you an opportunity to be a part of a village me.