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Chisimba Falls

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Address  Kasama, Zambia
Chisimba Falls

Hours  Closed now Sunday6AM–6PMMonday6AM–6PMTuesday6AM–6PMWednesday6AM–6PMThursday6AM–6PMFriday6AM–6PMSaturday6AM–6PM
Similar  Lumangwe Falls, Kabwelume Falls, Ntumbachushi Falls, Kalambo Falls, Kundalila Falls

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The Luombe River 7.2 km from Chilubula Mission in Kasama District makes a beautiful water fall called: Chishimba Falls (older: Chisimba Falls). The Luombe river joins the Lukulu River shortly after the falls.

Location directions: Drive from Kasama center on the M3 westbound for about 24km, then take the junction to the D20 road. After 11km on the D20 follow the sign "Chishimba Falls 700m - National Monument" to the left. A hydro-electric power plant (owned by ZESCO) is located above the falls.

GPS:

  • M3/D20 junction: -10.165617,31.001737
  • Turn left from D20: -10.103037,30.928463
  • Chishimba Falls parking lot: -10,10827500,30,91742900
  • Over a distance of 300m there are three successive falls:

  • Upper fall: Mutumuna Falls has a drop of 20m
  • Middle fall: Kayela Rapids
  • Lower fall: Main Fall, also called the Chishimba Fall with a drop of 30m
  • Here you can enjoy the scenic beauty of the riparian forest.
    The Chishimba Fall belongs to the Monuments and Historic Sites of Zambia.

    References

    Chisimba Falls Wikipedia