Livingstone Package Holidays

Package Holidays to Livingstone

Livingstone is a tourism centre for Victoria Falls and is therefore a popular destination for tourists. Packages to Livingstone include return airfares from Johannesburg, airport taxes and return airport/hotel transfers. They also include accommodation on a bed and breakfast basis, and many will include on of the many activities in the area such as a sun downer cruise on the Zambezi River, or game drive through Mosi-oa-tunya National Park. These packages do not include visas, park fees, travel insurance, gratuities and personal expenses.

Most popular areas in Livingstone

The Livingstone Museum has four permanent exhibition galleries. The Pre-history Gallery displays objects excavated from various parts of Zambia from Stone Age to Iron Age. The Natural history gallery displays rare mammals, reptiles, birds and insects of Zambia. The Ethnography and art gallery displays various cultural and traditional materials of the people of Zambia and the History gallery displays a collection of materials on Zambia’s history, in particular the notebooks and sketches Dr. Livingstone. Among the priceless memorabilia is a model of the mangled arm bone used to identify his body.

The Railway Museum depicts Zambia’s unique railway history including the restored historic Zambezi sawmills locomotive shade buildings.
The field museum is built around an actual excavation through the Pleistocene of the Zambezi River and displays how the falls may have originated.
The Mukuni Village provides an idea of a typical Zambian village and the way of life of an indigenous people.

The Makumbi boat cruise take in the Zambezi islands, where animals like hippos, crocodiles and birds can be seen.

The Livingstone zoological park lies on the bank of the river Zambezi upstream from the Victoria Falls. The park is 10 square kilometers within the Mosi-oa-tunya National Park and visitors enjoy game drives in the wildlife section of the Mosi-oa-Tunya National Park.

Information about Livingstone

Obviously the Victoria falls are one of the main reasons tourists visit Livingstone, but the town has many other draw cards for tourists offering museums, wild life parks, river tours and extreme sports for adrenaline enthusiasts. Named after the famous Victorian missionary explorer, Dr. David Livingstone, the Town was established in 1905 and boasts many surviving Edwardian colonial buildings like the North-Western Hotel built 1909, the Saint Andrews Church built 1910 in memory of David Livingstone and still in use, The High Court built in 1910 and the Old Government House: the main government office and governor’s residence from 1907-1935.

Useful Information/Links
Official Tourism website