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Nyika National Park

Isoka, Zambia

Updated 8 months ago
Nyika National Park is an important natural resource not only for Zambia, but also for the whole region. It provides a unique opportunity for both economic development and the conservation of the natural environment. The region is rich in wildlife, including several species of antelope, wildebeest, zebra and buffalo. It also hosts a wide variety of birdlife, as well as flora that are unique to the area. Nyika National Park is an important source of tourism income in Zambia, with visitors travelling from all over the world to appreciate its biodiversity. The park's altitude and location create favourable conditions for the many species of plants and animals that are protected within its boundaries. The area is part of a key habitat corridor, connecting protected areas in Zambia and Malawi. This makes it an important site for the conservation of species that move across borders and rely on connectivity between national parks. Nyika National Park is a major success story for both countries, demonstrating how sustainable development can be achieved while still preserving biodiversity.

Natural resource

The governments of Zambia and Malawi continue to take steps towards encouraging responsible economic development in this region, while also preserving the natural beauty of the area. With a commitment to conservation and collaboration between these two countries, Nyika National Park will remain a beacon of sustainable development for many years to come. Visitors to Nyika can explore its rugged terrain on foot or by vehicle. Numerous hiking trails lead through majestic forests and meadows, and up to the Nyika Plateau. Several lodging options are available in the park, offering a chance to experience Nyika's beauty up close. Whether visiting for an afternoon or a longer stay, visitors can be sure that their presence will help contribute to the economic development and conservation efforts in the area.
A valuable asset in the continued co-operation between Zambia and Malawi
Stunning landscapes and abundant wildlife
Working together, we can ensure that Nyika remains a vibrant natural resource
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Place of interest

Nyika National Park Zambia is a stunning natural paradise and a great place to visit. With lush forest, grasslands, rolling hills, and breathtaking views of Lake Malawi, it's the perfect spot for any nature lover. The easiest way to access the park is by driving in from the Malawian side at Chelinda Lodge or Chelinda Camp. On the Zambian side, you will need to make your way to Lundazi. There it is advisable to seek guidance and assistance from locals who are familiar with the area. Once in the park, you can stay in a lodge or set up camp, to enjoy the serenity of being surrounded by nature. Nothing quite compares to the experience of standing in awe of nature's beauty, and Nyika National Park Zambia is the perfect place to do just that.
Lush forest, grasslands, rolling hills, and breathtaking views of Lake Malawi
Plenty of activities, unique wildlife, and unparalleled views
Experienced local guides on hand to show you the best spots and hidden gems
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Tourist attraction

Nyika National Park in Zambia is a must-see for any nature lover. Visitors to the park will be delighted by the unique, undulating grasslands that seemingly stretch on forever over high elevations. With its panoramic views, slopes of wildflowers, rolling green hills and rocky outcrops scattered across small tropical forests, there's something here for everyone. Plus, there is an abundance of wildlife to be seen, from duiker, eland and roan antelope to over 400 species of birds - including the rare Denham’s bustard, wattled crane and red-winged francolin which are endemic to Nyika. If you want to take in some stunning views and enjoy incredible wildlife, visit the park and be awed by the beauty of nature. Nyika National Park is guaranteed to make your visit unforgettable.
Over 400 different types of grasses, shrubs and trees
Incredible wildlife such as duiker, eland and roan antelope
The thrill of encountering wildlife in their natural habitat
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If you're looking for a thrilling adventure, then Nyika National Park is the place to go. Straddling Zambia and Malawi, this park offers tourists an experience like none other. Visitors can enjoy an exciting driving safari, take a leisurely walking safari or even go on a cycling safari, to spot wildlife and explore the park's bird life, flora and different wildlife habitats. For the more daring adventurer, there are night safaris when you can explore the area beyond sunset. Nyika National Park also offers daytime game drives. With the opportunity to spot different kinds of animals in their natural habitats, these tours provide visitors with an incredible insight into African wildlife and the secret lives of the creatures that inhabit this incredible space.
A unique and unforgettable experience
Horseback safari - an ideal way to take in the beauty of the park
For both the casual tourist and the daring adventurer
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Contact information

Great East Road, Isoka
Great East Road, Isoka, Zambia

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