African Travel Concept

Useful Country Information

Best Time to Visit: September and October for safari and April and May for Victoria Falls.  

Language:  English is the official language and widely spoken and there are 73 other dialects prevalent across the country.

Currency: The currency in Zambia is the Zambia Kwacha (K).  To check the exchange rate with your home currency check here.

Entry requirements:  Please contact your local embassy for visa requirements, or click here to email us should you require assistance.

Please note:

  • Only single entry visas can be obtained from an embassy. Multiple entry visas must be applied for at the Immigration Offices on arrival.


Zambia Diplomatic Affairs and Visa Information

Chief Immigration Officer

P. O Box 50300, LUSAKA, ZAMBIA

Tel: 00260 1 260 999 
Fax: 00260 1 262 723 


Malaria Advice: It is recommended that one take an anti-malaria prophylactic when visiting the country as it is found in all commonly visited areas all year round.

Health Information and Vaccines Required: Click here to read more

Yellow Fever Vaccinations: For more information, please click here.

Tipping: Tipping is not customary in Zambia, but a discretionary 10% or loose change is appreciated when there is not a service charge already included.

If you are unsure of anything before you fly, please contact one of our consultants who will be more than happy to help.



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