Zambia officially the Republic of Zambia, is a landlocked country in Southern Africa, neighbouring the Democratic Republic of the Congo to the north, Tanzania to the north-east, Malawi to the east, Mozambique, Zimbabwe, Botswana and Namibia to the south, and Angola to the west. Despite being landlocked, there can be few places in the world as blessed as Zambia when it comes to water resources. And the nation's vast and beautiful lakes are as breathtaking as the mighty Zambezi River and Victoria Falls.
Lake Tanganyika is the longest lake in the world, while Lake Kariba is Africa's largest man made dam and rapidly becoming Zambia's very own French Riviera. For the more intrepid traveller, the tropical and wild Lake Mweru offers a fascinating glimpse of village lif that lines the shores of this vast lake in th far north overall, they are well worth a visit.
Water activities are popular in this country. You can go fly fishing, boating, skiing, scuba diving, tubing and snorkeling. Another way to experience the incredible power of the Zambezi below the Falls is to paddle the rapids with seasoned white water kayakers.
Lake Bangweulu is a beauty among the Zambian Lakes. In local language, 'Bangweulu' means 'The Place Where the Water Meets the Sky. And it's true when you look at the waters of Lake Bangweulu, the lake seems to be blending with the sky at the horizon. The lake supports one of the largest fisheries in Zambia. The most abundant species are catfish, bream, yellow belly and tiger fish.