Top 10 Best Things to Do Around Livingstone, Zambia

Victoria Falls

Traveling in Zambia awards travelers with the exploration of remote, mesmerizing wilderness, an appealing diversity of wildlife and much more sightings. If you are one those who love to venture into sites with a relatively lack of crowds, choosing Livingstone day tours can offer you even more satisfying journey.

After all, Zambia’s colonial capital Livingstone is rapidly growing as the “Adventure Center” of Southern Africa – with handful adrenaline-pumping adventures, the unparalleled scenery of breathtaking proportions and many other leisure activities for outdoor enthusiasts. However, personalized day tours around Livingstone can be booked to take in the wonderful colonial architecture and history of Livingstone.
Here’s a full of list of activities you should do to get incredible fun in Livingstone, Zambia. Please take a look at the below-discussed things and consider accordingly:

1. Victoria Falls River Safari-

Victoria Falls River Safari

A Victoria Falls river safari adventure takes you for a wonderful theater like experience and extremely magnificent views of the picturesque Victoria Falls combined with a huge diversity of birdlife. If you are looking for a way to soak up yourself in the African bush, consider booking Victoria Falls river safari tour and see the magnificence of the falls from a unique vantage point.

2. Livingstone Island Lunch Tour-

Livingstone Island Lunch Tour

Livingstone Island is a mere 10-minute river boat ride away from the shore of the Zambezi River. You can take a river boat trip to reach the Livingstone Island and see the place where David Livingstone stood when discovered and measured the Victoria Falls first. For a memorable travel experience, you can enjoy tasting delicious lunch at the Livingstone Island.

3. Cultural Tour in Livingstone-

Cultural Tour in Livingstone

Want to see the cultural and traditional heritage of Zambia? You can visit a small town of Livingstone to uncover the life beneath the vibrant surface of the city lifestyle and its surrounding villages. In fact, you can take a half day cultural tour in Livingstone to venture into the Mukunis Village and interact with the local community for a couple of fascinating hours.

4. Quad Biking Tour-

Quad Biking Tour

Quad bikes are the type of transport options that can go where other transport forms can’t. This is the main thing which makes quad bikes the versatile and fun-filled ways of seeing African game in the bush. If you’re worried about how to ride quad bikes, rest assured that there’s no experience required. So, it’s time to take a quad biking adventure along the local trail in Zambia and discover the spectacular landscapes as well as wildlife around Livingstone and Batoka Gorges.

5. White Water Rafting –

White Water Rafting

If you are thinking to experience the real beauty of the Batoka Gorge – where exactly the Zambezi River flows, you should take part in white water rafting adventure. There’s no better way to experience the exhilaration of the Zambezi River than white water rafting adventures combining with delicious dining options and including a beer or wine in your dinner.

6. Birding Safari –

Livingstone is acclaimed as a birding paradise with some of Zambia’s estimated seven hundred and fifty (750) bird species. Amongst all, the most sought after birding species sighted during birding tours include the elusive African Finfoot (Podica Senegalensis),  Schalow`s Turaco (Turaco Schalow), Taita falcon (Falco Fasciinucha) etc.

7. Canoeing –

Canoeing safaris

Canoeing safaris are suitable for novices and experienced canoeists – involving very small rapids, tranquil channels and the wide open expanses of the Zambezi River. For canoeing safari, no previous experience is needed. In fact, the upper Zambezi River is considered as the beautiful place for canoeing adventures with magnificent vegetation like ebonies, palms, water berries and an immense variety of Albizia and acacia. Though the canoe trail operates in Zambia passing through the national park located in Zimbabwe and the pristine bush of Zambia – where you’ll encounter a big game like hippo, crocodile, giraffe, elephant and several birdlife species.

8. Elephant Back Safari –

Elephant Back Safari

Victoria Falls in Zambia is one of those incredible travel destinations offering amazing adventure-filled activities in abundance and soulful experiences. Apart from many things to do in Victoria Falls, the elephant back safari can give you an exceptional game viewing perspective as well as a unique chance to interact on a personal level with the spectacular gentle giants of Africa up-close to Livingstone.

9. Fishing Tour –

Fishing on the Zambezi River

Fishing on the Zambezi River for both the novice and experienced anglers is possibly as close as one can get to absolute perfection. Fishing is an ever changing activity throughout the seasons, so a visit is never the same as the next keeping you spellbound all the time. However, wildlife and bird species are in abundance and for anyone, nothing much can be finer than a day spent fishing on the river Zambezi in Zambia. No matter whether you are a complete beginner or a professional angler, be sure of catching one of these mighty fish on Zambezi River and getting an experience you’ll never forget!

10. Bungee Jumping –

bungee jump

The bungee jump location is just off the Victoria Falls Bridge – in no-mans-land between the borders of Zambia and Zimbabwe with the scenic Victoria Falls as a splendid backdrop. No doubt, it is one of the best bungee jumping spots around the world and a great place to examine the boundaries of fear as well as experience the true sense of safe recklessness when one plummets 111 meters towards the Zambezi River. Consider taking a bungee jumping trip in Victoria Falls and get the adventure-filled experiences like no other!


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Do you want to immerse in the unique Zambian lifestyle? Consider booking Livingstone day tours in Zambia with Mount Zion Tours and Travels and get once-in-a-lifetime experiences of exploring Livingstone. We have been providing tailor-made day packages like Quad Biking- Local Trail, Half Day Cultural Tour, Livingstone Island Lunch Tour, Victoria Falls River Safari tour etc. Get in touch with us today and let us design fully guided day tours in Livingstone for maximum fun and adventure in Zambia. Feel free to stay connected with Mount Zion Tours and Travels on Facebook, Instagram, Twitter, and Google+ now!

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