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Lusaka Backpackers

Lusaka, Zambia
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Conveniently located in the central area of Lusaka close to bus stops, shops and restaurants, Lusaka Backpackers provides a variety of accommodation options including standard twin or double, 4 and 8 bedroomed dorms, family rooms as well as triple rooms. Evenings are always fun at The Cha bar and a hearty breakfast from the cafe will leave you feeling revived for your onward journey. Lusaka Backpackers also tours and overlanding services. Their airport pick-up service ensures your arrival into Lusaka is easy and hassle free.

Backpacker hostel

Lusaka Backpackers provides quality accommodation to the budget traveller in secure and relaxed surroundings. The rooms are spacious, clean and include linen, duvet, pillows and towels as well as free luggage storage. Facilities include a swimming pool, travel desk to book your trips and safaris, self catering kitchen and free internet access.

Lusaka Backpackers offers a variety of accommodation options that include:

  • Standard twin-2 single beds, shared bathroom
  • Standard double-1 double bed, shared bathroom
  • 4 bed dorm-shared beds, sleeps 4. Single sex only
  • 8 bed dorms-bunk beds, sleeps 8. Mixed sexes only
  • Family rooms-1 double bed, 1 single bed, shared bathroom
  • Triple rooms-3 single beds, shared bathroom

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Lusaka Backpackers offers amazing local activities that can be booked at their in-house booking centre. The staff are very friendly and knowledgeable on travel destinations within Zambia. A number of options are available to the budget traveller and tailor-made tours can also be arranged to suit your needs.

Lusaka Backpackers's travel desk has all the suggestions for tours and trips locally and throughout Africa. Their friendly and knowledgeable team of staff gives you the low down on where to go and where not to go and how much you really need to spend.

Lusaka Backpackers can organise your tours and safaris including:

  • Visits to the Victoria Falls
  • Rafting
  • Bungee jumping
  • Microlight flights
  • Guided tours
  • Gorge swing
  • Abseiling

Lusaka Backpackers's recommended tours in Zambia:

Visits to the Victoria Falls

No trip to Zambia would be complete without a visit to the Victoria Falls, known to Zambians as Mosi-a-tunya, 'The smoke that thunders', Victoria Falls is twice as high as Niagra and is the largest sheet of falling water in the world.

Canoe safaris

Canoeing safaris are participatory with all supplies and provisions being carried in the canoes. The canoeing safaris are kept to a manageable size of five canoes per safari.

South Luangwa National Park

The South Luangwa National Park is one of Africa's best-kept secrets. Remote and wild, this 9050 square kilometers of pristine wilderness is home to some of the most varied and abundant wildlife the safari traveller could ever hope to find.

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Lusaka Backpackers can help you with mechanics, vehicle storage, vehicle sales and vehicle hire, as well as route advice. Their goal is to make off-grid style adventuring accessible to anyone looking for a fun and nature experience. Lusaka Backpackers believes everyone should have the opportunity to safely explore the unchartered terrain of their dreams.

Are you thinking of driving yourself through Africa? Lusaka Backpackers can help you with:

Mechanics: They can put you in contact with experts on your type of vehicle. With a strict screening process, Lusaka Backpackers ensures your vehicle repairs go smoothly.

Vehicle storage: Lusaka Backpackers provides free parking for overland vehicles where you are welcome to work on your vehicle. They can also put you in touch with companies that handle long term storage.

Vehicle sales: If you feel you have simply had enough, then Lusaka Backpackers can help you try to find a buyer for your vehicle.

Vehicle hire: If you need a replacement vehicle or are looking to go overlanding in a rented vehicle, Lusaka Backpackers has various vehicle hire options available, from fully equipped vehicles to basic 4x4’s.

Route advice: You will have your GPS and your map, but nothing beats a local who knows that the rain washed the bridge away!

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