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Best Time For Wildlife in Zambia

Zambia Travel Advice

As always with Africa and our approach to tailor-made travel, we will need to first see which parks you would like to include on your Zambia Safari and what wildlife you are hoping to observe. As with Botswana there are considerable savings to be made on a Zambia Safari outside of peak season and the wildlife viewing is still spectacular. As a general rule it is hot and wet from December to April, with heavy downpours in the late afternoon or evening. From May to October it is dry and becomes progressively cooler; especially at nights. Then the heats starts to build from September through to November before starting the whole cycle over again. Of course, as the dry season progresses and the water sources become fewer and fewer, the game and its predators become more concentrated and produce more regular sightings; especially of the big cats.

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