According to 2010 data, the city of Lusaka, the capital of Zambia in Africa, is home to about 1 million 700 thousand people. At the same time, Lusaka, the country’s biggest city, is named after the founder of the city. There are many high buildings in the center of the city as well as west of Cairo Street. The ministries and parliament are located in the eastern part of the city near the central commercial areas of New City Market and Kamwala Market.
Among the places attracting people’s attention, mainly tourists, are the Lusaka National Museum, Political Museum, Zambian National Assembly, Lusaka Theater, Holy Hajj Cathedral, monuments, Golf Center, Lusaka Sports Club, Munda Wanga Environmental Park and the University of Zambia. In a city with a slightly tropical climate, the temperature can vary depending on the altitude. The city is dry and cold between May and September, dry and warm between October and November, rainy and hot between December and April.
As well as using taxis and transfer services, you can also rent a car to make your way to Lusaka city centre from the 27 kilometres away Lusaka Airport. You have to use private means of transportation, as there is no direct public transportation to central Lusaka from Lusaka Airport. It’s possible to reach the centre in 30-35 minutes from the airport.
The taxis that wait outside Lusaka Airport arrivals terminal provide comfortable service 24/7. You can get to central Lusaka from Lusaka Airport in 30 minutes for a fare of only around 30-40 dollars.
Even though Lusaka Airport is not that big, there are two international car rental agency offices in the terminal building. You can pick from Avis (+260211271020) or Europcar (+260211271221. If you make a reservation before you arrive to Lusaka Airport then you can pick up your vehicle and head towards the centre without wasting any time. You can reach central Lusaka in 35 minutes with your rented car by taking the Great E/T4 road in a maximum of 35 minutes.Last Updated: April 19, 2017