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Zambia Motorhome rental

Zambia is a great destination for a self-driving tour, and motorhome rental is the best way of going about this. Featuring some of Africa’s best safari opportunities, numerous national parks and the magnificent Victoria Falls, Zambia is sure to leave a lifelong impression on those who choose to self-drive here.

Zambia is fast becoming one of Africa’s most visited countries, attracting millions of visitors wishing to see the world’s largest waterfall and Africa’s best game park; South Luangwa National Park. Camping car rental is recommended for exploring the country, and choices are good and camping sites plentiful.

Recommended camping van drives in Zambia

Zambezi Basen:

A stunning drive through small villages, visiting lions and blue wildebeest at Liuwa Plain National Park, hundreds of elephants at Sioma Ngwezi National Park and the incredible Victoria Falls. This area is widely spread and best enjoyed from motorhome parks such as Kambula Lodge Western Zambia and Soka Fishing Camp.

Great East Road:

From Lusaka to Chipata in the Eastern region, passing though picturesque villages and Lower Zambezi National Park, and then continuing north to the magnificent South Luangwa National Park. On this scenic journey, rest in Bridge Camp, Mama Rula’s Campsite and Croc Valley Camp.

Kafue National Park:

From Pemba, visit Africa’s largest park and ogle at hippos, crocodiles, puku, lions and leopards as well as plenty of other animals. This is the most visited park in the country, and there are many camping parks such as McBrides Camp and Mayukuyuku Camp.

Driving a RV rental in Zambia

Road network:

There are only a few main roads that pass through the national parks and connect the main cities and towns. Petrol stations can only be found in the main urban areas so be sure to fill up frequently.

Speed limits:

Urban roads: 50 to 65kph
Provincial roads: 80 to 100kph
National roads and motorways: 100 to 120kph

Alcohol limits:

0.08 per cent; fines for offenders are low but jail time is likely.

Safety:

Drive on the left and be cautious of wild animals, potholes and lose gravel. There is no AA in Zambia. Police roadblocks are common although the police at these checkpoints usually wave travellers through without problem.

Compare campervan hire in Zambia

Companies such as Bushlore, Compass and Explorer Safaris provide 4×4 camping car rental in Zambia, in Lusaka, Livingstone and Pemba as well as at Livingstone Airport. We’ve consolidated the best rates on a variety of models, such as the Landrover Defender, the Toyota Hilux and the Nissan Chassis.


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