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    Re: Latest Covid travel restriction from MOH

    We haven't heard much since the initial announcement almost a month ago buy try contacting these guys in Livingstone and they should be able to give you a more specific update. They were listed as a...
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    Sticky: Re: Zambian FX & Diesel Price

    I believe most actually comes from Tanzania through a pipeline. I would expect a serious adjustment post elections.
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    Re: Zambia, Fm North to South

    What time of year are you planning this trip?
    and how much time do you have in Zambia?
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    Re: Latest Covid travel restriction from MOH

    No change to entry requirements. Updates was just about statistics and vaccinations.

    I've also seen a couple SA registered overlanders driving around too if that helps.
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    Re: Latest Covid travel restriction from MOH

    As far as I am aware, SA is still not listed as a high risk country and you should not have to quarantine with a 72hr PCR.

    There is a government address today on COVID but I think it'll mostly be...
  6. Thread: North Luangwa

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    Re: North Luangwa

    Love it!
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    Re: help wanted for 3 week itinerary

    Ah sorry to hear that. Must be disappointing. Hopefully next year then :)
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    Re: help wanted for 3 week itinerary

    Philip, have you begun your journey?

    I drove Lusaka to Mfuwe last week and while I was driving I was thinking about what tips I might want if I was driving it for the first time. It took me 10...
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    Re: My 105 'build' thread

    I just upgrade my sound system,
    Sony Android auto head unit
    JVC 6.5 component speakers in the front
    Sony 6.5in in the rear.

    It sounds a lot better, not the best speakers you can buy but...
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    Re: Latest Covid travel restriction from MOH

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  11. 16th June - MOH COVID entry requirements for Zambia points of entry.

    HI ALL,
    Please find the latest point of entry requirements for Zambia.
    Points of Note:
    - South Africa no longer considered a high risk country
    - People transiting through high risk country for...
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    Re: Latest Covid travel restriction from MOH

    Latest MOH guidelines no longer list SA as a red list country therefore no need to quarantine if you have a PCR test less than 72 hrs old.
    Will post the new guidelines in a new threat with a date...
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    Re: help wanted for 3 week itinerary

    I'm not sure if you have made bookings yet but what about this alternative:
    North of Lusaka Fringilla lodge 1N
    South Luangwa Wildlife camp 3N
    South Luangwa Zikomo safari 3N
    Luangua valley Malama...
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    Re: Vehicle hire from Lusaka

    When you say "basic" vehicle I presume you don't want a camping setup? Do you plan to drive yourself in the park or use lodge game drives? You'll need a 4x4 looking vehicle if you want to go in the...
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    Re: Lusaka to Mfuwe

    Note I haven't driven the whole way but I have driven from Mfuwe to Malama (about half way).
    The road is quite rough and is definitely slower however it is a much more rewarding road. The rains...
  16. Re: Leopards Hill Rd From Mvuu (Lower Zambezi) to Lusaka. Action packed adventure.

    It has been recently graded so it is a very easy gravel road now. I haven't driven it myself but people are towing boats on it now and I think it takes somewhere around 3 - 4 hours.
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    Re: Land Rover parts & Mechanic Zambia

    Foley's Land Rovers in Livingstone is about the best land rover workshop in the country.
    I know people who drive two days to take their land rovers there.
    http://www.foleysafrica.com/
  18. Re: Guidance on COVID 19 test procedures at Points of Entry for Zambia

    Sure no problem.
    Hopefully that works better.
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    Poll: Re: Advice on Spare Tyre Location

    Another thing to consider is the tire size, you were saying you were going to change the tires, I would recommend sticking to stock sizes as these 70 series LC are everywhere so if you really get...
  20. Guidance on COVID 19 test procedures at Points of Entry for Zambia

    Hi Everyone,
    Attached is the ministry of health's new set of guidelines for anyone planning on entering Zambia. These are set to take affect on Tuesday the 23rd of March.
    Note in section 2 a...
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    Re: My 105 'build' thread

    Reading with great interest, I am also a year into a 105 build up here in Zambia, except a HZJ105.

    Keen to see where the build leads to and how you tackle some of the issues.

    Are you...
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    Re: Comprehensive Zambia Self-drive Guide Book

    I asked around but didn't get much response.
    Only extra one I found was Bookworld which has a number of outlets around the country which is a good idea.

    For Chipata, Mamarula's seems to be the...
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    Re: Comprehensive Zambia Self-drive Guide Book

    I agree with the Lusaka retailer recommendations. I can ask on a couple Zam specific groups I'm on for recommendations if you like. I think you would ideally like one in Livingstone, Lusaka x 2,...
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    Re: Comprehensive Zambia Self-drive Guide Book

    DO you have a list of where it can be purchased in Zambia?
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    Re: How to overland to Zambia 2020?

    I've not use the border so I can't help there.
    But as far as yellow fever, I've never been asked but I believe it is stongly recommended. Tanzania (Zanzibar) will ask for it. The vaccine now lasts...
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    Re: MTN Hello World Data Bundle

    Get yourself a dual sim phone, one sim slot can be your roaming one, the other a local sim. Can easily get a sim at most borders for about $1 and it's very handing to be able to make and receive...
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    Re: 7 Month Southern/East African Trip Zambia

    If you are traveling through Zambia you won't have any issues 'tarmac' the whole way. If you want to do a few detours it depends where you want to go and what the rains have been doing, but most...
  28. Re: Zambia Revenue Authority Notice - Bond for transitting vehicles

    I'm going to agreed with Henris here. It appears to be addressed to agents, who are likely transiting unregistered japanese imported vehicles through Zambia. It may not apply to privately registered...
  29. Re: I've been gone for quite some time - but I'm back!

    For the centre diff lock it is likely a vaccum issue as mentioned earlier.
    I had the same issue, the cause was they the front diff wasn't "unlocking" so the front driveshaft was always spinning...
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    Re: Mfuwe (South Luangwa) cut off

    We actually did run out of beer....
    Note that the road has now been repair and the town has received a top up of fuel and beer..
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    Re: Mfuwe (South Luangwa) cut off

    Update: Repairs are underway and an alternative access road has been built but only for light vehicles (i.e. not trucks).
    The refueling station is out of petrol but still has diesel (for how long I...
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    Mfuwe (South Luangwa) cut off

    Hi All,
    Due to recent flood the road to Mfuwe has been closed about 15 kms before the park gates, as a culvert has washed away leaving a giant gaping hole where the road should be. I hear that the...
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    Re: Lusaka accomodation

    I stayed at Natwange Backpackers last time I was in Lusaka, clean lovely rooms, head and shoulders above the rest.
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    Re: Zambia Fuel advice

    There is a lot of malaria here in Mfuwe, a camp manager recently passed as the malaria became cerebral. Either take malaria tabs, or be very vigilant with testing and have treatment with you.
    Fuel...
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    Re: bridge camp again

    Thanks for the updated info.
    Maybe give them a review on google, the only recent reviews have been horrid so providing a well informed review could help them out.
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