Zambia has 14 plus waterfalls. Given that number of waterfalls, to those that have had the privilege to perceive this information and sites, Zambia has earned itself the name, , the Land of Waterfalls.' Zambian Waterfalls are abundant, but outside of Victoria Falls, not many people know about them. While Mosi-O-Tunya (the local name for Victoria Falls meaning the "smoke that thunders") deservedly gets the lion's share of the attention, and wildlife game parks get the remainder of the tourist time and money, The country is in the midst of trying to bring more tourism to its overlooked regions in the country's north. Perhaps the most important features driving this push to promote the north are its numerous waterfalls some of which are mentioned below

A visit out to these remote regions means to get way off the typical beaten path on most tourists' radar and really get to become more intimately familiar with the rhythms and pace of life in what many would consider to be the real Africa.

Among these waterfalls are the towering Kalambo Falls (the country's other cross-border waterfall), the wide and unique Kabwelume Falls, the intriguing Ntumba chushi Falls, and a smaller version of Victoria Falls (but impressive in its own right) in Lumangwe Falls.

To complement the waterfall, sightings of wildlife, are the domes of the Mutinondo Wilderness, the beaches of Isanga Bay (on the shores of Lake Tanganyika), and the Pristine white Sandy beaches of Lake Bangweulu and we believe that the rewards and life changing experiences will be carried with you even more so than the attractions themselves.

The Victoria Falls

David Livingstone, the Scottish missionary and explorer, is believed to have been the first European to view Victoria Falls on 16 November, 1855, from what is now known as Livingstone Island, one of two land masses in the middle of the river, immediately upstream from the falls on the Zambian side. Livingstone named his discovery in honor of Queen Victoria of Britain, but the indigenous Lozi name, Mosi-O-Tunya—"The Smoke That Thunders"—continues in common usage as well. The World Heritage List officially recognizes both names.

The nearby national park in Zambia is named Mosi-O-Tunya, whereas the national park and town on the Zimbabwean shore are both named Victoria Falls.

Chavuma Falls

Chavuma Falls is a small waterfall on the Zambezi River in northwestern Zambia close to the border with Angola and the town of Chavuma. During the wet season the waterfalls are generally overwhelmed by the flow of the river, but become visible as the dry season progresses. They are only a few metres high.

Kabwelume Falls

Kabwelume Falls is a waterfall on the Kalungwishi River in the Northern Province of Zambia. The falls is about 6 km downstream of Lumangwe Falls. When viewed at peak water volume (April/May), a month after the wet season, the falls makes a spectacular semi circle of falling water. There are plans to build a hydro power station on this falls.

Kalambo Falls

The Kalambo Falls on the Kalambo River is a 772ft (235m) single drop waterfall on the border of Zambia and Tanzania at the southeast end of Lake Tanganyika. The falls are some of the tallest uninterrupted falls in Africa (after South Africa's Tugela Falls, Ethiopia's Jin Bahir Falls and others). Downstream of the falls, is the Kalambo Gorge which has a width of about 1 km and a depth of up to 300 m, running for about 5 km before opening out into the Lake Tanganyika rift valley.

The falls were first seen by non-natives in approximately 1913. Initially it was assumed that the height of falls exceeded 300m. Read more

Lumangwe Falls

Lumangwe Falls on the Kalungwishi River in northern Zambia is the largest waterfall wholly within that country, with a height of 30-40 m and a width of 160 m. The falls is 80 km from Mporokoso on the Kawambwa road. It has a similar depth of water falling over the edge to the Victoria Falls (Mosi-oa-Tunya) on the Zambezi for which it is frequently mistaken in photographs.

At the river's height at the end of the rainy season in April/May, spray from the waterfall may be carried 100 m into the air and the roaring sound in the gorge below seems to shake the ground. Read more

Ngonye Falls

The Ngonye Falls or Sioma Falls are a waterfall on the Zambezi river in Western Zambia, near the town of Sioma and a few hundred kilometers upstream from the Victoria Falls. Situated in the southern part of Barotseland, the falls are a difficult two- or three-day journey from the capital, Lusaka. Their inaccessibility makes them much less known than Victoria Falls. The surrounding area was converted into a national park in 2010/11.

The falls are formed by the same geological process as Victoria Falls, with cracks in the basalt riverbed being eroded away to form the drop. Their height is only 10-25 meters, but the width of the falls is impressive. They form a broad crescent, interrupted by rocky outcrops. Read more

Ntumba chushi Falls

Ntumba chushi Falls (also spelled Ntumbacusi and Ntumbacushi) are situated on the Ngona River in Luapula Province, Zambia where it runs over the edge of the northern Zambian plateau into the valley of the Luapula River.

The main falls occur where the river splits into two channels to form two parallel waterfalls each about 10 m wide with a drop of about 30 m, and separated by a distance of 50 m. A small patch of relict rainforest grows in the spray from the falls. During and immediately after the rainy season, November to April, the water coming over the edge may have a depth of up to 1 m, but in the later dry season the flow may reduce to a produce a 'bridalveil' effect. Read more

Mumbuluma Falls

Mumbuluma Falls is a set of waterfalls just outside Mansa, Zambia in the Luapula Province.

The waterfalls are a national monument of Zambia. Mumbuluma Falls is made up of two waterfalls occurring in succession, an upper and lower falls.

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