Things to do in Ndola

See rare gems and jewels in the Copperbelt Museum of Ndola

Ndola, the third largest city in Zambia, is the location of the country’s copper mining region. You can learn more about the industry and see amazing gems and jewels in the Copperbelt Museum as well as enjoy the beauty of the surrounding nature of Zambia.


Things to do in Ndola

Ndola is a great place to spend your holiday in if you want a sunny atmosphere with a warm and welcoming local culture. The international airport in the city is one of the three in the country, making this city very accessible.



You can get some gifts for yourself or others at the shopping mall where you can find just about anything, including local handicrafts and souvenirs.





Also, try playing a round of golf at the Ndola Golf Club which has excellent grounds and where you can sip a cool drink while playing.



If you are a sport’s fan, see a game at the Ndola Stadium which hosts most of the city’s sporting events and is a great spot to cheer with the crowds.


The Slave Tree

You can also see landmarks such as the Slave Tree which has historical significance in the country’s role in the slave trade in the 19th century.


When to go to Ndola

Ndola has a humid subtropical climate with a rainy season and a dry season. There are always a variety of things to do in Ndola and anytime is wonderful to visit, however, the rainy season is the most popular time. Temperatures during this time average at about 17 °C (60 °F). The rainy season makes the city flourish in bright colors, so if you choose to visit Lake Chilengwa, this is a great time to see the water’s natural beauty.

Ndola Facts

Population455 194
LanguageBemba, Nyanja, Loza
CurrencyZambian Kwacha
AirportNdola, Zambia (NLA)

Ndola average temperatures

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Golf in Ndola

Set in the natural landscape in the Ndola countryside, the 18 hole course of Ndola Golf Club will give visitors and locals of Ndola a great, relaxing round of golf. While there is no water on the course, and just a few bunkers, it is still challenging thanks to dramatic elevation differences on some of the holes. As a bonus you get amazing views of the area surrounding Ndola, which is a reason in its own right to visit the only golf course in Ndola.

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