The Likumbi Lya Mize traditional ceremony of the Luvale speaking people of North western is one spectacular traditional event that draws tourists from within Zambia and Abroad. Every year in the month of August, Zambezi District of Northwestern Province of Zambia becomes a hive of activities as Luvale speaking people from all corners of Zambia converge and celebrate the Likumbi Lya Mize traditional ceremony.
Every year, the Chewa people of Zambia, Malawi, and Mozambique come together to celebrate their heritage through the Kulamba Ceremony. It is a vibrant traditional festival and cultural event.
It is usually held in August or September to mark the end of the agricultural season and pays homage to the ancestors’ spirits in the eastern province.
Zambia has over twenty traditional ceremonies that take place annually. All the traditions have one thing in common which is that the customs and rituals practised have been passed down from generation to generation.
The ceremonies range from small ceremonies that seclude the outside world to bigger ceremonies such as the Kuomboka ceremony which anyone can attend.
The Ngoni of Eastern Province trace their origins from the Zulu nation, a proud people with a warrior tradition. The Nc’wala was deemed to be too warlike by the colonial administration and banned. It was only in 1980 that the Paramount Chief Mpenzeni III revived the ceremony. The day before the ceremony, the Paramount Chief Ngwenyama Inkhosi Yamakhosi Mpezeni IV travels from his palace in a slow convoy of warriors to the Mtenguleni where the ceremony is held.
Kafue National Park, covering an expansive 22,400 km2 in western Zambia, makes up a significant portion of the world’s largest transboundary conservation area, known as the Kavango-Zambezi Transfrontier Conservation Area (KAZA TFCA). The park was proclaimed in 1950, making it Zambia’s oldest national park and one of the world’s most important natural heritage sites.
One of the great remaining unspoiled regions of Africa. Even as Zambia’s reputation as a spectacular safari destination grows, it retains its essence of true wilderness; South Luangwa National Park is a place that still feels relatively untouched by modern humans, and is therefore uniquely able to provide an unpredictable and exhilarating safari experience. Because of that protected quality…
Kasanka is one of the smallest national parks in Zambia, it’s also one of the most beautiful, boasting an incredible biodiversity that.
There are a few wildlife phenomena that really stand out as extraordinary events like the Kasanka Bat Migration. Up to ten million “straw-coloured fruit bats” converge upon Kasanka National Park as the fruits of a local tree ripen.
The Chinyunyu Hot Springs are located 80 kilometres from Lusaka Central Business
District (CBD) and roughly 25 kilometres from Chongwe town.
It is a tourist and heritage site under the jurisdiction of the National Heritage Conservation Commission (NHCC).
As Zambia becomes better known as a safari destination, it still retains its essence of true wilderness; a place that doesn’t feel overtaken by humans, thus providing an unpredictable safari experience. (An indispensable element if you are seeking an exhilarating and unforgettable trip.)