Eastern Zambia, or more appropriately, Eastern province of Zambia is a very important region. The region contributes to the economy of Zambia. Why, South Luangwa National Park is hosted here!
Other traditional ceremonies though of not lesser importance are:
Eastern Zambia also plays a pivotal role in agriculture. Maize, Tobacco, groundnuts and Cotton are produced at commercial scale.
Major towns in eastern of Zambia are Chipata, Katete, Petauke, Nyimba, Chama, Chadiza and Lundazi. Precious and semi-precious minerals are found in Lundazi, Nyimba and some parts of Petauke.
The region is relatively developed in terms of air transport, health, education, telecommunication, road network and general infrastructure, more especially in Chipata City.
You will also find a number of lodges, travel agents, banks and micro finance institutions more especially in Chipata City. There are also Supper Markets and Shopping Malls. Some filling stations operate 24 hours.
There are direct flights (Proflight) between Chipata and Lusaka, a distance of approximately 550 kilometres away. You can also connect to Eastern Zambia by using public luxury coaches. These buses are more reliable, comfortable and arrive on time.
More lodges are found in Chipata and South Luangwa National Park being a city and a Zambian tourist attraction respectively.
However, if you are a tourist in the South Luangwa National Park, here are some of the lodges and camps you can select from…
Looking for Zambia hotels, lodges and guesthouses? This is the right place for you!
The Garden Villa, located in Livingstone City offers air-conditioned accommodation and an outdoor swimming pool.
Radisson Blu Hotel Lusaka, located on the Great East Road is close to Kenneth Kaunda International Airport, just 15 minutes’ drive away.