Zambia has a number of types of accommodation types for both locals and international travelers, of course all this depends on where you want to stay. But one thing is for sure, whether you are here for business or pleasure you can find accommodation to suit your needs and budget.
From fabulously luxurious
riverside lodges, 5 star hotels, stylish tented safari camps, rustic and remote bush camps, to homely guesthouses and B&B’s, self catering chalets, backpackers, campsites, perhaps even a houseboat. Well if you are in the city be sure to look forward to furnished bed and breakfast, guest houses, apartments and hotels. While in the country expect to find lodges, camp sites and some hotels which are much closer to mother nature and are far from the busy town life. These are suitable just for that relaxing holiday you have been longing for or that perfect honey moon get away.
For those who are keen on experiencing the real village life they can book with certain travel and tour agencies who also provide village tours and interactions with the locals. On such tours, tourists are given the chance to learn village life and also to share their town life skills to the locals.
are dotted mostly within or around the edges of national parks. These camps offer a fully catered service, from game drives to safari walks, you can name it and other activities are also included in the rate. The most exclusive lodges are beautifully situated in prime wildlife-watching areas and have spacious, imaginative accommodation which makes good use of traditional local timber, thatch, textiles and craftwork to create an attractive, ecologically-sensitive atmosphere. Some camps are located in remote areas which are only accessible during the dry season. These are usually rebuilt every year.
Site seeing is also available at most of the tourist centers, including several national parks. It is best to make reservations well in advance. If booking is more than four weeks in advance. Prices may increase during peak season.