The Lower Zambezi National Park in Zambia, proclaimed in 1983, adjoins the famous Mana Pools Reserve in Zimbabwe, by way of the adjoining the Zambezi River. The Lower Zambezi National Park covers 4092 square kilometers.
The northern escarpment divides the park acting as a barrier for the animal species. Thus the majority of the game is located in the valley. The Lower Zambezi National Park lodges and canoe operators offer the best access to the park. They collect guests from Lusaka or Chirundu or Kariba in Zimbabwe. Transfers into the park is either in a 4x4, canoe or pontoon.
The best time to visit is from June to September, however all Lower Zambezi National Park lodges and canoeing operators are open from, April to November. The Months of September and October are the best for fishing. The escarpment and the plateau regions are mostly inaccessible and have not been surveyed.
A small area of the valley is home to many of the bigger mammals. Birdlife along the riverbanks is exceptional with many endemic species. Vegetation in the area is mainly Acacia forests. The Lower Zambezi National Park offers a unique combination riverine, fishing and wildlife safaris in Zambia.
See Lower Zambezi National Park Safari lodges in Zambia.