Lusaka is the capital and biggest city of Zambia. One of the quickest -developing towns in Southern Africa, Lusaka is found in the south part of the central plateau at an altitude of about 1,300 meters. The city’s population was approximately 1.7 million in 2010. Lusaka is the center of both economic and government in Zambia and joins to the country’s four principal highways heading north, south, east, and west.
In recent years, Lusaka has become a famous urban settlement for Zambians and tourists alike. Its inner nature and fast-growing infrastructure sector have increased donor confidence and as such Zambians see signs of improvement in the kind housing and job. Primarily due to the high elevation, Lusaka highlights a humid subtropical climate. Lusaka stars a hot and wet season and a colder dry season with the wet season dominating the year from October to April. The city is base to Kenneth Kaunda International Museum, previously known as Lusaka International Airport and occupies on the railway line from Livingstone to Kitwe.
Appeals within the city include the Zambia National Assembly, the Cathedral of the Holy Cross in Lusaka, the Lusaka National Museum, the Lusaka Playhouse theatre, the Freedom Statue, and the Agricultural Society Showground’s, two golf clubs and three cinemas. There are also many large shopping malls and African Markets. Over the years the diversity of restaurants has raised with a choice of Indian, Greek, Continental, Fish, Thai, and Chinese is served as well as Steakhouses and cafes. There is an excellent array of lodges and hotels from Five Star through to backpackers’ hostels. Many tourists to Zambia don’t pay a great deal of time in the Capital, and you may find yourself traveling the city for a few days. Here are some hotspots and what to do during your visit.