“The people are friendly and welcoming and has more than 70 ethnically diverse people with a cultural blend of values, norms, materials, and spiritual traditions.”
Writer from Zambia
Zambia is a landlocked country located in the southern part of Africa and one of the developing countries where poverty, education, unemployment, and diseases are still challenges. It’s blessed with beautiful natural resources and peaceful culture.
Zambia is among the most peaceful countries in Africa. The people are friendly and welcoming and has more than 70 ethnically diverse people with a cultural blend of values, norms, materials, and spiritual traditions. The most spoken languages are English, Tonga, Nyanja, Bemba, Lozi, and Luvale.
There is a special town in Zambia that we are going to look at. It’s one of the most visited places in Zambia because of the beauty and the interesting activities that it offers. Anyone who has been there has a special story to tell. Keep reading to learn more exciting stuff. Livingstone is located in the southern part of Zambia and named after the explorer Dr. David Livingstone. It is one of the biggest cities in Zambia, surrounded by nature and many attractions, especially for tourists.
Livingstone is the home of the mighty Victoria Falls and one of the seven wonders of the world. When you arrive, you’ll enjoy the spectacular view of the falls. You’ll surely want this to be part of your tour experience. You can fly over Victoria Falls in a helicopter for the best view or bungee jump from the Victoria Falls Bridge for a fun thrill.
Above the Falls lies the Zambezi River which offers a stunning view of the sunset and wildlife. The river is calm and perfect for refreshing and relaxing. Hop on a Zambezi boat cruise to explore the river, see a variety of animals such as elephants, giraffes, and hippos, and watch the beautiful sunset.
Mosi-oa-Tunya National Park
Mosi-oa-Tunya National Park is a great place for a safari. It might be one of the smallest parks in Zambia, but it sure does have such unique species. Wildlife including white rhinos, elephants, giraffes, buffaloes, waterbucks, impalas, wildebeest, zebra, bushbuck, warthogs, monkeys, baboons, hippos, and crocodiles are found in the park all year-round. It is the only park that has white rhinos in Zambia!
The Livingstone Museum is the oldest yet the most interesting museum in Zambia. Exploring through the five fascinating galleries covering archeology, ethnography, history, art, and the life of David Livingstone is one experience you do not want to miss.
Visit the Local Community
Get the chance to visit a local village and learn about Zambian culture and lifestyle. You’ll gain insight into the local way of life by participating in their daily routines. Participate in enjoyable activities with children from a community school, such as dancing, singing, and playing. For visitors who wish to understand more about the local culture, this is a great chance. You’ll also have the opportunity to tour local community projects and orphanages
When you arrive in Livingstone, the town and community will be there with open arms to welcome you.
African Impact Foundation is on a mission to equip young people with education and skills to move out of poverty. Our holistic approach gives young people in Southern and Eastern Africa the best chance of real, long-term change to break the cycle of poverty for themselves and their community through four pillars: Gender Equality, Education, Wellness and Livelihoods.
During the 12 years of the African Impact Foundation’s impact, we have seen first-hand how youth face specific challenges, as well as have a window of time to make decisions about their future. Because of this, we want to see young people have access to more opportunities and grow skills to create a prosperous life for themselves, their family, and their community.
Come and visit Livingstone to make this experience part of your life. Take part in exciting and fun activities as you tour around. Enjoy the beautiful natural resources as you connect with the peaceful residents and learn more about their culture.