Zambia in June

June

June is one of the best value months to visit Zambia – it’s the beginning of walking safari season, and water levels are medium to low at Victoria Falls.

  • Day time maximum temperature = 23°C
  • Night time minimum temperature = 9°C
  • Average rainfall = 0mm
  • Average daylight = 11 hours

WHAT’S THE WEATHER GOING TO BE LIKE IN ZAMBIA IN JUNE?

  • Warm days with cool nights
  • June is the start of the dry season, featuring cloudless skies and virtually no rain all month
  • Day temperatures are pleasant and night temperatures continue to drop
  • We recommend bringing warm layers for early morning walks and game drives as well as for the evenings.

WHAT ARE THE HIGHLIGHTS OF VISITING ZAMBIA IN JUNE?

  • All camps are open
  • Rates are reasonable, as it’s not yet high season – Chiawa Camp and Old Mondoro have excellent special offers at this time of year
  • The ground is drying out, but the scenery remains lush and green
  • Rivers are still high after many months of rain
  • Humidity is low, so there are fewer bugs and mosquitoes
  • There are hardly any other travellers
  • Wildlife is becoming easier to spot as the bush dries out
  • June marks the start of the walking safari season
  • It’s an excellent time to visit Victoria Falls, as water levels are medium to low and the spray doesn’t impede the view
  • Photo opportunities abound, including wildlife and the world’s largest waterfall.

ANY LOWLIGHTS?

  • Some nights can be very cold
  • Morning game drives are pretty chilly.

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