Places to Visit in Senanga, Zambia, South Africa, Africa
Senanga is a town belonging to the Western Province of the Southern African country, Zambia. It is located on the eastern bank of the River Zambezi, on the road leading it to the city of Livingstone via Sesheke towards the. Positioned at 16°07′ S 23°16′ E, Senanga is situated around 670 km southwest of Lusaka, the capital of Zambia.
Senanga is a scenic town offering fishing opportunity for visitors at Zambezi River and is also one of the gateways to two natural tourist attractions Ngonye Falls (80 km) and Sioma Ngwezi National Park (120 km). There is a tall radio mast in the town, known as a major landmark of Senanga.
How to connect Senanga?
Senanga hosts an airport but that lacks scheduled flight services. Better, if international tourists first directly reach Harry Mwanga Nkumbula International Airport in Livingstone and then they can continue their journey to Senanga by road by bus or rental car. This airport is situated around 400 km southeast of Senanga, with direct air-link to Nelspruit, Johannesburg, Addis Ababa, Harare, Nairobi and Lusaka.
Senanga’s road link is also well maintained throughout the way to Livingstone and buses are also frequent in this route.
Culture, Food and Shopping in Senanga:
Senanga is the site of the Zambia Sport Fishing Competition, which held annually during Easter holidays and draws a large number of local and international anglers. Senanga is also famous for its traditional shops and food corners.
Things to do in Senanga:
Tourist Attractions in Senanga:
The Zambezi River flows close to the town of Senanga and holds the title of Africa’s 4th longest river. In Senanga, Zambezi is famous as a great fishing spot and is also the site of the annual Zambia Sport Fishing Competition, which generally takes place during Easter holidays.
Sioma Ngwezi National Park:
Situated around 120 km south of Senanga, the Sioma Ngwezi National Park is the 3rd largest national park of Zambia covering a total area of 5,000 square kilometers. The park is home to around 3,000 elephants and other wildlife includes Sable Antelope, Puku, Impala, Zebra and Roan Antelope. The park lacks road, so visitors are advised to consider a guided tour for easy exploration of the park.
The Ngonye Falls is located near Sioma town, on the Zambezi River, around 80 km southeast of Senanga. The height of the falls ranges from 10 to 25 meters but its width doubles the height with a spectacular view. It is little difficult to access but can.
List of other places of interest in and around Senanga include:
- Senanga radio mast
- Liuwa Plains National Park
- Ngwezi Pools Nature Reserve
- Devil’s Pool
- Victoria Waterfall
- Abseil Zambia
- Royal Livingston Express
- Livingstone Reptile Park
- Livingstone Museum
- Railway Museum in Livingstone
- Kafue National Park
- Lochinvar National Park
- Bruce-Miller Game Farm
- Blue Lagoon National Park
- Kaoma Cheshire Orphanage
Best time to visit Kasama in Senanga:
Senegal is a year round destination, although one can experience best of Senegal tour between May and October.
Hotels in and around Senanga:
Senanga Safaris Lodge is the main option for accommodation for visitors coming to Senanga from time to time. Visitors can also refer the nearby cities’ hotels for better hospitality services that are listed below:
- Country Lodge in Mongu
- Yeta Motel in Mongu
- Thebe Lodge in Mongu
- Sioma River Camp in Sioma
- Matoya Fishing Lodge in Lukulu
- Nina Fishing Camp in Lukulu
- The River Club in Livingstone
- Tongabezi Lodge in Livingstone
- Protea Hotel Livingstone
- The Courtyard Hotel Victoria Falls in Livingstone
- New Fairmount Hotel & Casino in Livingstone
- Livingstone Safari Lodge & Campsite in Livingstone
- Livingstone Holiday Home in Livingstone