Contact info

161 Mulombwa Close, Fairview, Lusaka, Zambia
+260 977 805483
Open today: 06:00 - 22:00
Sun06:00 - 22:00
Mon06:00 - 22:00
Tue06:00 - 22:00
Wed06:00 - 22:00
Thu06:00 - 22:00
Fri06:00 - 22:00
Sat06:00 - 22:00
PO Box 31300, Lusaka

Backpacker hostel

Lusaka Backpackers provides quality accommodation to the budget traveller in secure and relaxed surroundings. The rooms are spacious, clean and include linen, duvet, pillows and towels as well as free luggage storage. Facilities include a swimming pool, travel desk to book your trips and safaris, self catering kitchen and free internet access.
Check in is available 24 hours
Rooms are priced at a very competitive rate
Hot showers, free wifi, self catering kitchen, restaurant and bar

Lusaka Backpackers offers a variety of accommodation options that include:

  • Standard twin-2 single beds, shared bathroom
  • Standard double-1 double bed, shared bathroom
  • 4 bed dorm-shared beds, sleeps 4. Single sex only
  • 8 bed dorms-bunk beds, sleeps 8. Mixed sexes only
  • Family rooms-1 double bed, 1 single bed, shared bathroom
  • Triple rooms-3 single beds, shared bathroom

Tours

Lusaka Backpackers offers amazing local activities that can be booked at their in-house booking centre. The staff are very friendly and knowledgeable on travel destinations within Zambia. A number of options are available to the budget traveller and tailor-made tours can also be arranged to suit your needs.
Up-to-date travel information
Excellent budget safaris
Friendly and knowledgeable team of staff

Lusaka Backpackers's travel desk has all the suggestions for tours and trips locally and throughout Africa. Their friendly and knowledgeable team of staff gives you the low down on where to go and where not to go and how much you really need to spend.

Lusaka Backpackers can organise your tours and safaris including:

  • Visits to the Victoria Falls
  • Rafting
  • Bungee jumping
  • Microlight flights
  • Guided tours
  • Gorge swing
  • Abseiling

Lusaka Backpackers's recommended tours in Zambia:

Visits to the Victoria Falls

No trip to Zambia would be complete without a visit to the Victoria Falls, known to Zambians as Mosi-a-tunya, 'The smoke that thunders', Victoria Falls is twice as high as Niagra and is the largest sheet of falling water in the world.

Canoe safaris

Canoeing safaris are participatory with all supplies and provisions being carried in the canoes. The canoeing safaris are kept to a manageable size of five canoes per safari.

South Luangwa National Park

The South Luangwa National Park is one of Africa's best-kept secrets. Remote and wild, this 9050 square kilometers of pristine wilderness is home to some of the most varied and abundant wildlife the safari traveller could ever hope to find.

Overlanding

Lusaka Backpackers can help you with mechanics, vehicle storage, sales, hire as well as route advice. Their goal is to make off-grid style adventuring accessible to anyone that desires fun nature experiences. Lusaka Backpackers believes everyone should have the opportunity to experience and explore endless amounts of terrain with ease.
A wide selection of overlanding solutions
Have the opportunity to experience and explore endless amounts of terrain with ease
Expert advice - Team has lived and driven around Southern Africa

Are you thinking of driving yourself through Africa? Lusaka Backpackers can help you with:

Mechanics: They do not have their own mechanics but can put you in contact with guys who are expert on your type of vehicle. With a strict screening process, Lusaka Backpackers ensures you do not get in contact with the wrong type of mechanic!

Vehicle storage: Lusaka Backpackers provides free parking for overland vehicles where you are welcome to work on your vehicle. They also have contacts who handle long term storage.

Vehicle sales: If you feel you have simply had enough, then maybe they can help you sale your vehicle.

Vehicle hire: If you need a replacement vehicle or do not have your own but always wanted to go overlanding, then Lusaka Backpackers has various options of vehicle hire available, from fully equipped vehicles to basic 4x4’s to take your equipment.

Route advice: You will have your GPS and your map, but nothing beats a local who knows that the rain washed the bridge away.

Contact information

161 Mulombwa Close, Fairview, Lusaka, Zambia
+260 977 805483
Open today: 06:00 - 22:00
Sun06:00 - 22:00
Mon06:00 - 22:00
Tue06:00 - 22:00
Wed06:00 - 22:00
Thu06:00 - 22:00
Fri06:00 - 22:00
Sat06:00 - 22:00
PO Box 31300, Lusaka

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