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A landlocked country in South Africa, Zambia is flanked by Congo, Mozambique, Zimbabwe, Botswana, Namibia, Malawi, and Angola. With its tropical climate, plateaus, mountains, hills and forests, Zambia is resplendent with natural splendor. Waterfalls, beautiful river basins and lakes make Zambia a nature lover’s paradise.

To enjoy some pristine natural beauty, a tourist can visit the Zambezi River Basin and the Congo River Basin. For the adventurous traveler or tourist, canoeing, whitewater rafting, bungee jumping, tiger fishing, and river surfing can be a great way to showcase your bravado. Zambia is made up of national parks that are full of exotic animals and birds. In the midst of untamed nature, a visit to Zambia provides the opportunity to enjoy excellent safaris.

Lusaka is the capital of Zambia and the capital has a variety of night clubs, restaurants and cinemas. Lusaka is situated on a plateau, in the south central part of Zambia. The capital bustles with energy with people thronging the malls and other venues. The city is a mix of skyscrapers, shopping centers and old colonial buildings.

The Kabwata Cultural Village which preserves indigenous arts and crafts and showcases traditional dance is a part of Lusaka. Lusaka is also home to the Holy Cross Cathedral, the Munda Wanga Zoological and Botanical Gardens and the Lusaka National Museum.

There are many national parks in Zambia and Kafue National Park is one of the most famous parks in Zambia. Kafue National Park is located in the central, southern part of Zambia. The park covers a large area and is the second largest park in the world. A beautiful park, Kafue National Park is divided by the Kafue River. The river allows many to enjoy fishing. There are countless species of wildlife in the park.

A commercial center that is located about 320 km from the capital is Ndola. It is an important trading center and is a large mineral producing region in Zambia. The Copperbelt Museum is situated in Ndola. Chilengwa Lake and Kashiba Lake are two of the sunken lakes and the latter is ideal for bird watching. Ndola is located near Zaire.

The second largest city in the country, Zambia is Kitwe. Kitwe is also a major tourist attraction in Zambia. Kitwe was popular for copper, but now it has become a paradise for industries. Kitwe is home to shopping malls, theatres, cinemas and many other facilities, due to urbanization and modernization which has raised the image of the town. Mindolo Dam and Falls and Lake Makwera are located near Kitwe and are popular tourist spots in Zambia. The Chembe Bird Sanctuary is also about 30 km from Kitwe.

Zambia also has a splendid waterfall called Victoria Falls. Victoria Falls is one of the most powerful waterfalls in the world. The spray coming out of the flowing water can be seen 30 km away. Knife Edge Bridge forms the ideal place to view the main falls and the boiling pot. Zambia is the best place to enjoy the beauty of the landscape through walking safaris, bird safaris, river safaris, canoe safaris and elephant safaris. Zambia, with its beautiful landscape of natural beauty, offers a fascinating experience to a visitor to the region.

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