Things to do in Lusaka

Lusaka: capital of Zambia

Lusaka is the capital, as well as the biggest city in Zambia, which is in Africa. It is in the southern section of the central plateau region.


Things to do in Lusaka



If you are looking to find out what to do by night in Lusaka, there is plenty of entertainment at its bars, pubs and clubs. Some of the popular ones to check out during your trip are Rhapsody’s, which also has a nice restaurant and has live music; or the Polo Grill, which is a large open air bar near a polo field where you can watch a match while you enjoy your drink; or O’Hagans, which is a South African chain pub.


Lusaka Museum

Check out the Lusaka Museum, which opened in 1996. It has several galleries which tell the story of how Zambia developed from ancient times to today, as well as having a children’s corner on the upper floor. It features contemporary art, paintings, models, and sculptures.


Victoria Falls

Head to one of the worlds most famous waterfall – The Victoria Falls.  It is the largest in the world by width and height, and is twice as tall as the Niagara Falls, which you find on the border of the US and Canada.


When to go to Lusaka

Lusaka has a humid subtropical climate, with hot summers and warm winters. The coolest month is in July, when the temperature averages 14.9 °C (58.8 °F), while the hottest month is in October, with an average high temperature of about 32 °C (90 °F).


Livingstone Festival

In August you can experience the Livingstone Festival. During the festival there’s a lot of fun things to do in Lusaka. Go see theatre troupes, performance artists, music groups, jugglers and clowns

Lusaka Facts

Population3 100 000
CurrencyZambian kwacha
AirportLusaka Intl, Zambia (LUN)

Lusaka average temperatures

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Golf in Lusaka

Located next door to the airport you will find the only 18 hole golf course in Lusaka: The Lusaka Golf Club. It is the most prestigious sporting facility in Zambia with flat and wide fairways framed by large trees, making it an amateur friendly golf course.

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