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Town Livingstone

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Located in Zambia :: Lower Zambezi :: Livingstone
Category: Places :: Town

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The town named after missionary and explorer David Livingstone forms the gateway to the Victoria Falls. The Zambian and Zimbabwean side of the falls offers different views. Situated within the Southern province of Zambia, the city is at the border with Zimbabwe separated by the Zambezi river and the Victoria Falls bridge. The town is a major route to the Falls, but over the years, the city developed into a great tourism town popular amongst history lovers. The Livingstone Museum and Maramba Market is worth a visit. It is a city rich in scenery and heritage, and the tourist heart of Zambia, and is a good stop over when travelling North.

Contact [ correction ]
Address : Livingstone Tourism Association, Zambia
Contact : Livingstone Tourism Association
Tel : +260(0)21 332 2365
Email : Click Here
Cellphone Reception : Good Main Cellular Network : Airtel or Zamtell

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Destination Information [ correction ]
Police Station : Yes   Police Telephone : +260(0)21 332 0116 (Number not reliable)
Hospital : Yes   Hospital Telephone : +260(0)21 332 1436 (Number not reliable)
Doctor : Yes   Doctor Telephone : +260(0)21 332 1182 (Number not reliable)
Tourist Information : Yes   Tourist Information Telephone : +260(0)21 332 2365
Petrol : Yes   Petrol Type : ULP/LRP   Petrol Price Index : ZMW16.06 per litre (Jan-2019)
Diesel : Yes   Diesel Price Index : ZMW14.65 per litre (Jan-2019)
Towing Service : Yes   Towing Service Telephone: +260(0)21 332 4373
Facilities : Gas Refill, Shopping Mall, Shopping Centre, Shops, General Dealer, Bank, ATM, Foreign Exchange, Internet Cafe, Tour Services, Lodging, Camping, Butchery, Bakery, Liquor, Restaurant, Pharmacy, Airport, Airstrip, Car Rental, Tyre Repair, Tyre Sales, Mechanical Repair

Facilities [ correction ]
Other Facilities : Medical Centre. Fast Food. Auto Dealer/s. Commercial Offices.

Activities [ correction ]
Game Viewing, Game Drives, Night Drives, Quad Bikes, Tours and Excursions, Hiking Trails, Guided Walks, Mountain Biking, Horse Trails, Golf, Fishing, Swimming, Snorkelling, Surfing, Water Skiing, Canoeing, Makoro Trips, Sailing, Boat Trips, White Water Rafting, Bird Watching, Scenic Flights
More Activities: Visit to the Livingstone Museum. Archaeology Gallery.
Notes on Activities: (Some activities may be offered nearby).

Travelling Information

ACCOMMODATION:
A selection of hotels, lodges, guest houses, B&B, backpackers and camping is available around the city. (Jan-2019).

CAR RENTALS:
Car rental services offered by Europcar situated at Livingstone International Airport, Main Airport Building open from 06h00-20h00 daily, Tel : +260(0)21 332 2753. Voyager Zambia is the Franchise for Europcar. (Jan-2019).

COMMUNICATIONS:
For internet access, visit the City Cyber Business Centre situated along Dambwa central market open between 08h00-18h00 daily; Cell: l +260(0)95 420 7142. Services offered also includes laminating, photocopying and binding among others. Most accommodations and restaurants now provide free WiFi access. (Jan-2019).

EMERGENCY SERVICES:
City has a branch for the Speciality emergency services specialising in air medical evacuations tel +260(0)21 332 2330.

NOTE: Visitors to Zambia are advised to have their own personal travel insurance. Local police, hospitals, clinics etc. cannot be relied upon.
Please note that any emergency numbers indicated on our data will be for the local police, hospital, clinic etc. and most of the times, don't work. Many tourism sites show the numbers like 999 for police, they often don’t work.

If you have a medical problem when in Zambia, Specialty Emergency Services has a Call Centre (24 hours). Phone them on 737. This company has offices in Livingstone, Lusaka and Kitwe. But they will fly anywhere to assist if visitors have the right insurance. If you want to check your insurance, contact SES on [email protected] (http://ses-zambia.com/).

FOOD:
You will find good food supplies here in Shoprite and Spar. Restaurants and fast food take-aways scattered all over town. (Jan-2019).

FUEL:
Note that petrol and diesel prices change all the time, and you can expect to pay different prices at different fuel stations. 'KR' in the petrol and fuel prices refer to 'Kwacha renewed', as the many zeros are being removed from Kwacha currency. Some fuel stops in Livingstone includes the Engen fuel stop, Total fuel stop, Puma Fuel Stop, all situated along the main T1 highway in Livingstone. (Jan-2019).

GAS REFILL:
Done at Ankufa Supplies Gas Refill where SA Gas bottle refill is done but cannot refill UK bottles. (IOverlander Info Nov-2016)

HEALTHCARE:
Hospital contact is the Livingstone Central Hospital open 24 hrs a day situated along Zambia Youth Ave. There is also the Southern Medical centre along Mokambo Rd, also open 24hrs; Tel: +260(0)21 332 3547. Clinics also includes the Maramba along Maramba Rd and Mahatma Gandhi Clinic along Kanila and Maoma Rd also open 24hrs. Doctor Tel added is for Dr Shroff. Most pharmacies are situated along the T1 major highway. These includes the Healthrise pharmacy, Health and Glow pharmacy and HK pharmacy amongst others. (Jan-2019).

MECHANICAL SERVICES:
For vehicle repairs and auto parts visit Autoworld situated along John Hunt way open till from 08h00 to 17h00 during working days; 08h00-12h00 on Saturdays and closed on Sundays; Tel : +260(0)97 996 7768. There is also Foley's Land Rovers situated along Balewa Rd, open 08h00-17h00 during working days and 08h00-12h30 on Sat; Tel: +260(0)21 332 0888. (Jan-2019).

MONEY:
Banks around Livingstone includes Barclays bank, Stanbic, Finance, FNB, Investrust Bank Plc, ZNCB and there is the Golden Coin Bureau De Change situated at Kobil Filling Station, Livingstone which caters for all the currency exchange services; Tel: : +260(0)21 332 4776. (Jan-2019).

POLICE:
Police contact added is for the Livingstone central police station. (Jan-2019).

SHOPPING:
There is the Falls Park Shopping Centre, a one stop shopping centre in the city. For craft market, visit the Mukuni Park Curio Market along Mwela Street. Bobbili Gems and jewellery offers a selection of jewellery, necklaces and earings. (Jan-2019).

TOW-IN:
Tow-in tel is for CFAO Zambia but they cater for their clients only who have the Nissan vehicle brands. (Jan-2019).

TYRE REPAIRS:
Tyre repairs services are also offered at Foley's Land Rovers situated along Balewa Rd, open 08h00-17h00 during working days and 08h00-12h30 on Sat; Tel: +260(0)21 332 0888. (Jan-2019).


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