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    Tourists Guide To Livingstone & General Information

    Livingstone is one of the tourist hubs of Zambia, because of its close proximity to the World famous Victoria Falls. The City is on the border of the Zambezi River, which looks across to Zimbabwe.

    An Overview & Informative Guide To Livingstone

    Livingstone gets its name from the well-known British explorer David Livingstone, who was one of the first people to explore the area.

    What You Need To Know About Livingstone

    There are a few important things to take note of when travelling to Livingstone.

    When Is The Best Time To Visit Livingstone?

    May to September are the best times to visit Livingstone, and most of Zambia, as the temperatures are at their coolest and the rains subside.

    Do I Need A Visa To Visit Livingstone?

    Depending on what Country you reside in will determine whether or not you need a Visa to visit Livingstone. Make sure you check with the Consulate or your travel/booking agent with regards to Visa requirements.

    What Should I Pack To Visit Livingstone?

    Depending on what time of year you are travelling to Livingstone will influence what you need to pack. Generally summer clothes, something warmer for early mornings and evenings; sunscreen, forms of identification and a camera should be taken with. The evenings can be quite chilly during the best times to visit Zambia.

    Do I Need Vaccinations To Visit Livingstone?

    You currently do not need any vaccinations when travelling to Livingstone. You should make sure by asking your Travel Agent a few months prior to your visit. Ant-malaria tablets are strongly advisable, so consult your GP a few months prior to your visit.

    Transport & How To Get Around Livingstone?

    Livingstone has a small international airport known as Harry Mwanga. Regular flights to Lusaka and Johannesburg are a daily occurrence. It is best to hire a car if you do not have a package that caters for transport to and from your destination.

    Attractions and Places to Visit In Livingstone

    Livingstone is in the Southern Province of Zambia and it is a tourism centre of the Country. A historic British colonial city and home of The famous Victoria Falls, Livingstone is becoming an adventurer's paradise bringing and influx of tourists making it a major tourist destination. The combination between extreme adrenalin pumping activities and breath-taking nature is undeniably enticing and a major calling card to all those adventurers out there.

    What to do When Visiting Livingstone?

    We first visit Victoria Falls, the epicenter of activity. One of the most amazing sights in the world, a truly once-in-a-lifetime experience. They are not the biggest , but are definitely the most spectacular falls. Livingstone being an adventurer’s paradise offers many exciting heart pumping activities. White Water Rafting is unbelievable; the Falls provide 18 of the world's best rapids. The rafting, itself, can be physical but mind blowing. Bungee Jumping is very popular with the location offering spectacular views of the Falls. Other popular activities include, abseiling, ramp jumping, zip lining, and the major highlight a gorge swing.

    Seeking a less death defying activity, a trip to Livingstone Island is un-missable. With fantastic photo opportunities or why not have a Helicopter flight and be blown away by the amazing sites over the falls. Another must is the elephant back safari, a truly spiritual experience. There are several National Parks nearby, many of which are well worth the visit. Livingstone has the well known Mosi-Oa-Tunya National Park which has the only White Rhinos in Zambia.

    For a more cultured experience visit the Livingstone Performing Arts Foundation. A dynamic tapestry of music, dance and song celebrating the mystical and ceremonial fabric of Zambia's diverse culture.

    How Old is Livingston?

    In the 1900s Europeans moved to higher ground known as Constitution Hill or Sandbelt Post Office, and as that area grew into a town it was named Livingstone in honour of the explorer the first European to Explorer the area.

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