Mongu, Zambia
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Climate & Best time to visit Mongu

Climate in Mongu:

Best time to visit Mongu:

Dry Season (May to October): This period marks the dry season in the Zambezi Basin. It experiences minimal rainfall, clear skies, and lower humidity. The weather is ideal for various activities such as visiting Victoria Falls, wildlife safaris in national parks like Zambezi National Park (Zimbabwe) and Lower Zambezi National Park (Zambia), and water-based activities like river cruises.

Wet Season (November to April): This period signifies the rainy season. Rainfall is more prevalent and intense during these months. The landscapes become lush and green, and some areas may become inaccessible due to flooded roads. However, it's a time of regeneration for vegetation and wildlife.

Money & Prices

Currency in Zambia:

Zambian kwacha (ZMW)

How expensive is a trip to Mongu?

Eating out:
Simple meal:
3.49 USD
Fast food meal:
3.12 USD
Mid-range meal:
13.08 USD
Bottle of water:
0.45 USD
Soft drink:
0.88 USD
2.15 USD
Local Beer:
1.06 USD
Public transport - one way ticket:
1.28 USD
Taxi - 1km:
1.16 USD
* Prices are approximate. Make sure to check the latest exchange rates when planning your trip.

General information

Zambia general information:

Voltage: 230 V, Frequency: 50 Hz
  • Type C (European 2-pin)
  • Type D (Old British 3-pin)
  • Type G (British/Irish 3-pin)

Visa & Travel Requirements

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