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Zambia Travel Advice

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Zambia Travel Advice

Before visiting Zambia, there are a few things you should know. We've put together a list of some travel advice. Let's examine it:

Health – Covid-19 restrictions and prevention measures are still in effect in some of the Zambia Destinations. Some of them can include:

  • Limits on movement and curfews.
  • Proof of immunization or negative Covid-19 test results to utilize public services like transport. And, compulsory use of masks.

Be sure to check and see if there are any restrictions and/or requirements before you go on a Zambia Safari.

Currency – Zambia uses the Zambian Kwacha as its official currency. But, many lodgings and hotels also accept US Dollars. As well as credit cards.

Tipping in Zambia is not mandatory. But, if you have a satisfying experience, it’s advised to $10 for park rangers and $25 to be split among the rest of the staff of your accommodation.

Security and Safety – Zambia is considered one of the safer countries in Africa. But, you should always exercise caution while on your trip. Like, avoid walking late during the night and leaving your possessions unsupervised.

And, while on game drives in the national parks or game reserves, obey the rules set by the instructors and park rangers.

Entry Requirements for Zambia

Covid-19 is still prevalent in some areas of Zambia. So, all the regulations and measures must be followed.

  • Have a covid-19 vaccination certificate with you (digital or physical).
  • You’ll also require a visa for entering Zambia. It can be applied online.
  • Visitors travelling from a nation where yellow fever is widely present must have a valid and current yellow fever vaccination certificate.

At the Zambian border, you can be subject to an examination if you’re coming from an Ebola-affected country.

The Local Laws and Customs of Zambia

Local laws and customs will apply to all visitors and it’s their responsibility to abide by them. Be sympathetic to all the traditions and laws as your behaviour can be seen as unfriendly or inappropriate.

  • Be wary when taking pictures of locations that the authorities and officials have classified as sensitive.
  • Such as government structures, river intersections, army bases, etc. It’s best to stay on the side of safety and avoid taking pictures of these places.
  • Respect local laws and don’t remove any objects from national parks.

Ensure to stick to the above travel advice set by the government of Zambia. And, we wish you a happy journey!

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