Attractions on the Copperbelt
Despite Kitwe and the Copperbelt province as a whole been a mining area, it boasts of a number of tourist destinations at a very low cost. The following are some of the tourist destinations:
Nsobe Game Camp, in a setting of lakes and beautifully maintained parkland in Zambia, is home to 15 species of antelope, giraffe and zebra, and over 320 bird species. It is conveniently located just off the road from Kapiri Mposhi to Ndola. Conferencing facilities are available
Located in the heart of Kitwe, is the Chisonkone Curio Market which is the home of various curio artifacts and articles ranging from decor to footwear. The Curio market is always visited by a number of international as well as local tourists and residents. Get that souvenir here.
The lake is 100 meter deep Lake Kashiba, Further south on the Kapiri Mposhi road. Both lakes have local cultural significance and are formed by the collapse of surface rock into the underlying limestone. Lake Kashiba offers basic camping facilities, safe swimming and good birdwatching.
Nsobe Fisheries consists of a hatchery facility capable of producing 10 million fingerlings per annum for onward sale into a network of small scale out-growers managed by the CopperKing Co Ltd.
Copperbelt Museum in Buteko Ave, diagonally opposite the New Savoy Hotel. It has many interesting samples of the minerals found here as well as cultural arts and crafts.
Because Zambia is a football loving nation, many games are always been played at the magnificent Levy Mwanawasa Stadium (Ndola Stadium) in Ndola. Why not join in the great fun as you watch different games at the Levy Mwanawasa Stadium? See you there..."chipolopolo iyeee"
The Dag Hammerskjold Memorial ten kilometres along the Ndola/Kitwe road commemorates the sight where the United Nations Secretary General died in a plane crash during the Katanga crisis in Zaire in 1961.
Nsobe Game Camp is setting up an educational facility called the Nsobe World of Birds for Children. This consists of large walk-through aviaries where children can see birds and wildlife in their natural habitat up close. There is also a snake and Reptile Park, and educational information on trees and many other aspects of our flora and fauna. Children who before would never have had the opportunity to interact and appreciate nature will have a chance to do so.
Lake Chilengwa, lying about sixteen kilometres southeast of Ndola is one of two sunken lakes found on the Copperbelt. Lake Chilengwa is right on the Zairean border and Armed ploicemen found at the roadblock at Chiwala school will accompany any visitors to the lake.
Explore the Mall...
Plot 634, Chingola-Kitwe Road,
Telephone: +26 (0212) 251 165
Monday - Thursday: 07:00 - 21:00
Friday: 07:00 - 22:00
Saturday - Sunday: 07:00 - 22:00
Public Holidays: 09:00 - 19:00
(c) 2014-2016, Copperhill Shopping Mall. All Rights Reserved. Designed & Maintained by iClick Systems