The immense Zambezi River shapes lives and landscapes throughout many other areas of the country, creating opportunities for game viewing, fishing and other water-based sports and activities.
Walking safaris are a real highlight; those in the South Luanga region being recognised widely as some of the best in the world.
Time difference: GMT +2 hours
Flight duration: Flying time 10 hours 10 minutes
Currency: Zambian Kwacha (South African Rand and US dollar are also accepted)
British Airways fly direct from London Heathrow to Luska. Virgin Atlantic and South African Airways fly to Johannesburg where a charter carrier will connect to Mfuwe or Lusaka
The Falls are at their most spectacular from March to May, although are worth a visit at any time of year. For safaris the dry season of May to November provides the best opportunity for game viewing.