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.

Markets

The city prides itself on its market culture, and every day, thousands of stalls sell a myriad thing. With fresh fruit stalls, hairdressers, fishmongers, restaurants, spare parts, second-hand clothing and gifts and so many more.

Lusaka City Market: Zambians go to this exciting market to get their discounts. The market is gathering at over 400 stalls, and notwithstanding its chaotic nature, visitors don’t often get bothered.

Soweto Market: this market is more operative than the City Market but is nevertheless worth a visit.

Sunday Craft Market: every Sunday the Arcades Shopping Centre car lot turns into a craft market. A great place for gifts and crafts

North mead Market recognized as a great place to buy mementos and to experience the small, restaurants, supermarkets and fresh food shops in the space.

Culture

There enough to see and do for the guest. The Lusaka National Museum, art galleries concentrating on local artists, the Kabwata Cultural Village, the Lusaka Playhouse theatre, and the Moore Pottery Factory are excellent places to visit in the city. The city flaunts a rich culture of local artists, with most of their pieces are ready for sale.

For Children

Adventure City gives a diversity of activities including water slides, paint-balling, and swimming pools. About 11 kilometers from the city center is the Nembo Scenic Park which is designed, to scale, over a 47 000 square meters area showing a representation of the map of Zambia. The Park features lakes and rapids and is an excellent place to go for a stroll with the family.

The Kalimba Reptile Park has an exciting selection of tortoises, chameleons, crocodiles, snakes, and additional reptiles, found in the neighboring areas, and the rest of Africa. It is a magnificent place to visit for the entire family and has a playground for the little ones. Set in a luxuriant garden, its amenities include a cool veranda where food is served and a mini-golf course.

Monkey Pools is at the Mukamunya Estate and gives a beautiful outing for swimming in the crystal bright turquoise waters, the source of the Mukamunya River. The grounds are stunning and with jungle-like forests and create a beautiful picnic place for the day. Find them out at the Leopards Hill Rd anywhere the tar ends. Taking the road to the left and looking out for signs.

Wildlife

Munda Wanga is 16km away from Lusaka City Centre. It is an Environmental Park that is composed of an Environmental Education Centre, a Wildlife Park and home and a beautiful Botanical Garden. Open daily from 8 am- 16:00

Lilayi Elephant Nursery.  15 minutes south of Lusaka on the Kafue Rd, you’ll encounter a turnoff to Lilayi Game Reserve, and here you will see the Elephant Orphanage program that saves and rehabilitates orphaned elephants before releasing them back into the wild animals. Open daily for viewing the baby elephants between 11.30am and 13:00.

Radisson Blu Hotel

SAFARI ADVENTURES AND CULTURAL AND FROM OUR STYLISH LUSAKA HOTEL

Just a quick walk from the active city center and a 15-minute ride from the airport, our Radisson Blu Hotel in Lusaka gives the ideal base for your stay. You’ll be efficiently located for traveling a wealth of remarkable sights, from the flourishing business neighborhood national parks. After a long day, retire to our hotel to unwind with a drink at the outdoor pool.

Whether a city organization calls or the safari sights are the reason for your visit, our Lusaka hotel gives you enough possibility to explore. If you’re viewing for wildlife and nature Lusaka National Park, Lower Zambezi National Park, and Lake Kariba will have you spoilt for choice. For a wedge of local arts and culture, the Lusaka National Museum hosts a permanent exhibition space detailing the local account and the Kabwata traditional Village handmade crafts. Lusaka hotel is in walking distance of two of the city’s major shopping malls, East Park Mall and Arcades, where you can scan local finds.

FIRST-CLASS FACILITIES AND ELEGANCE INSIDE AND OUT:

The Radisson Blu Hotel gives a remarkable modern architecture, sleek and stylish rooms. Experience complete leisure at our fantastic outside swimming pool, where you can buy a cocktail or bite from the pool bar or indulge yourself in a massage at our spa. Each of our 142 rooms and suites includes free, high-speed Wi-Fi, tea and coffee-making facilities with a complimentary breakfast. Our modern Chuma Grill Restaurant & Bar provides African fusion and international dishes for both dinner and lunch, and a breakfast buffet with five fully furnished conference rooms and a grand ballroom. Our dedicated audience coordinator will help you plan every detail of your event.

Local Attractions:

Explore more staying y shorter than 1km from the Arcades Shopping Center and the Mulungushi International Conference Center.

Rooms:

Vividly decorated in black and white with bursts of color, our vigorous rooms are capacious and comfortable.

Accessibility Features:

Get in touch with us to find out more about our accessible rooms and amenities.

Stay Easy Hotel

Modern, Budget, City Centre – Stay Easy Hotel is a budget-friendly city center hotel in Zambia’s capital that’s an accommodation favorite for leisure and business. The hotel is just 40 minutes from the international airport, business is comfortable with free WiFi, in-room spaces for work, and a dedicated meeting room, and recreation is comfortable. At Zambia’s biggest mall next door and by the pool.

Stay Easy Hotel’s 130 en-suite rooms have a comfy bed, free WiFi, many of plug points, walk-in shower and home amenities including curtains, in room air-conditioning and sound-deadening design makes it easy to keep the city outside. A choice of twin and double configurations add to support for solo visits and the simplicity of group travel.

Located on Lusaka’s famous Church Road just forty minutes away from the Kenneth Kaunda Airport it’s simple stopovers in Lusaka. Zambia visitors are going to Lower Zambezi National Park, the mineral wealthy north or the magnificent Victoria Falls are well located on their route for safari and natural wonder discovering.

You’ll find time for meetings in our lounge with our 15-seater boardroom, sun-deck and a pool for a limited leisure even if you’re here on business, and free breakfast provided in our bright dining room and the convenience of the neighboring Levy Junction Mall. Created to make it easy to work, unwind and stay in Zambia’s capital, the Stay Easy Hotel is welcoming even if it’s your first time in Lusaka.

Why Stay Easy?

15-seater meeting room, En-suite with shower, Satellite tv, coffee, and tea facilities and desk, Peaceful comfort with air-conditioning, Free hotel-wide WiFi, Fresh, light and complimentary breakfast, dark curtains.  Mall and near the CBD, Free on-site parking, Pool, sun-deck and garden, 40 minutes from Kenneth Kaunda International Airport.

WELCOME TO CHAMINUKA

Chaminuka Nature Reserve Lodge

Chaminuka is an outline of Africa. From the notion to the intention to the performance to its holdings of African Art and Wildl game to social life, it is the work of Andrew and Danae Sardanis, who made Chaminuka their home since 1978.

Chaminuka is a village on a hill facing  Lake Chitoka; it is some 10,000 acres of natural  Miombo  forest and savannah; it is the roar of the lion and the laugh of the hyena; it has elephant, giraffe,  zebra, eland and sable and many animals of the Zambian forest; and it is the fish eagle, kingfisher, ibis, egrets. Storks, ducks and the geese and the additional migratory birds that revisit its lakes for rest during their long annual vacations from the Antarctic to the Russian steppes and back.

So it is the vast private collection of contemporary African paintings and sculpture as well as traditional artifacts more than one thousand pieces – got from all over Africa over a span of 50 years. The collection circulates throughout the house, the guest suites and the gardens and hotspots the African culture and form of life over the ages.

Also, above all, it is the people a microcosm of Zambia, a mixture from all the families with many kids of all ages, and churches and schools and it is soccer team that fights with those of the farms in the area. Today this intimate Lodge welcomes perceptive travelers from around the world, who seek excellence and style and an extraordinary opportunity to encounter the Real Africa in all its glory.

THE LODGE – Thirty separate suites, each with en-suite bathrooms and air conditioning elegantly decorated in a fusion of contemporary and traditional African themes. Four fully furnished and decorated Villas, each with, four bedrooms with bathroom or shower en-suite lounge, dining room, and a kitchen.

Several ‘Intakes,’ village lounge areas, where guests can relax in private, enjoying the glorious panoramic views of Chaminuka’s African Eden which vanishes into the wilderness beyond. (Your drink will taste excellent at the Lupili Insaka and Deck, viewing Lake Chitoka, from where you can see some of the marvelous sunsets of Africa.

Why Staying here: Three libraries, two restaurants,  Sophisticated dining room for special functions, Billiard room with full size snooker table, Art and artefact shop offering a collection of paintings, sculptures, Floodlit tennis court,  Pool table and table tennis table swimming pool, Jacuzzi, and traditional artefacts, Chaminuka has the most beautiful art!

ACTIVITIES:

  • Chaminuka offers a broad range of activities to keep you occupied during your stay at the lodge.
  • GAME DRIVES Morning and Night Drive in the Chaminuka Nature Reserve which has more than 72 species of wild animals, a combination of mammals, reptiles and amphibians.
  • CHAMINUKA CHEETAH EXPERIENCE, BUSH WALKS, FISHING & BOATING, BIRD WATCHING, Visit Local Villages and Schools, Visit Local Churches. TOURS – Day trip to LUSAKA. The visit provides a complete view of the way of life a Lusaka, a typical African Capital City and covers the principal historical, government and cultural places including the primary markets. Which is charged separately according to the number of participants ART COLLECTION and Visit KASISI CHILDREN’S HOME.

AMENITIES:

  • TV, Minibars, and vaults in each room,
  • Health Free valet and laundry service, and beauty treatment on request,
  • Broadband internet admittance and cellular and landline telephone access,
  • Electricity: 240V

Pioneer Camp & Lodge

Pioneer Camp is an excellent place to stay if you require to be near Lusaka but don’t desire to be in it! Only 130 minutes from the International Airport, we give a restful stopover before, after or throughout your Zambian safari. We have a variety of chalets and a cool campsite, with the bar and restaurant at the center of Pioneer, a fabulous place to meet fellow travelers and review your safari experiences!

We have a variation of chalets all bearing within our 25 acres of miombo woodland, all of our cottages offer comfort and are designed to be in keeping with your African safari. There is a comfortable, friendly feel to the entire property. You can securely walk around the territories or within the local area, which is excellent for birding too.

Accommodation:

Family cottage – A comfortable two-bedroomed cottage that can host up to six people three beds in each bedroom with a generous veranda, kitchen, living and dining area.

Miombo chalets – These are our highest standard of accommodation, with either twin beds, king-size or queen-size doubles, en-suite bathrooms with a shower and sunken bath and a shady veranda with woodland views.

Family & triple Miombo – Our Family Miombo chalet is enormous with a king size and single bed, perfect for parents and children to share. It has an en-suite bathroom and is suitable for wheelchair access as well.  The triple miombo chalet has three single beds with an en-suite bathroom with a shower and sunken bath and a veranda, this opportunity is also fitting for families as well as friends/ groups traveling together.

Safari Chalets – These are our mid-range chalets, designed to the same specification as the Miombo chalets but smaller. They also have en suite baths and a veranda with woodland scenes.

Pioneer Tents – The thatched Pioneer Tents are for those traveling on more of a budget. Luxury accommodation with twin beds, but are not en-suite, they use shared bathroom facilities.

Protea Hotel Lusaka

Treat yourself to a delightful stay at our hotel in Lusaka. Let the Protea Hotel by Marriott Lusaka set the scene for a significant visit. It does not matter if you’re in Zambia for profession or leisure, you’ll be enchanted with our sleek, amenity-laden accommodation and excellent location within the mall Shopping and Entertainment Complex. Get yourself comfy in your contemporary room, free Wi-Fi access, a mini-refrigerator, which flourishing deluxe bedding, and a flat-screen TV.

Please check out our restaurant and experience a delicious free breakfast every morning or unwind with a meal and a beverage in the evening after a long day in Lusaka. Cool off in our and take a splash pool as well. If you’re representing an event in the area, we offer two well-designed venues, which can be combined to accommodate 100 seated delegates. Also, the city’s best shopping and dining, as well as the University of Zambia and Mulungushi International Conference Centre are just steps away from your door. We’re committed to making your visit special at the Protea Hotel Lusaka.

Encounter modern amenities in our Lusaka hotel accommodation

  • Surround yourself with modern amenities during your Lusaka, Zambia stay, in our spacious accommodation
  • Comforts in every room cover plush pillowtop bedding and a work desk, as well as free Wi-Fi
  • Make use of  friendly perks like a mini-refrigerator and a safe in your hotel accommodation
  • Additional  facilities for your Lusaka visit comprise an in-room coffee/tea maker and a flat-screen TV
  • Our hotel rooms give everything business, and leisure travelers need to unwind and feel at home
  • Selection of  accommodation with two queen beds if you’re visiting Zambia on holiday with your family

Essential Amenities:

Free high-speed internet, Pool, Airport shuttle & Meeting event space

Highlights:

Our hotel serves from an excellent location in the Arcades Shopping and Entertainment Complex; you just step away from shops, restaurants & a casino, whether you’re entertaining a small seminar for 10 to a conference for 100, our adjustable conference venues give an excellent setting & There’s no better way to begin your day in Lusaka than with our delightful complimentary breakfast, which highlights buffet and Continental options.

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