Lusaka Backpackers - Formally Known As Chachacha

Lusaka Backpackers was until recently known as Chachacha Backpakers. If you are in Lusaka City looking for budget accommodation near the city center, then this is the right place for you!


From Lusaka's central avenue, Cairo Road turn in to Church Road, then Bwinjimfumu Rd. Mulombwa Close is a turn on your left.

The centrality of the Backpackers makes it an ideal place to spend your quality time. It is 15 minutes’ walk from Lusaka City Center and all the facilities you will find in a big city.

Since all the four main highways branch off from Lusaka City going to all parts of the country, transportation to and fro is very easy.

Whether on business or just looking for a place to spend your night, you are welcome indeed!

Facilities and Services

You will find excellent facilities and services such as:

  • Bar-B-Q
  •  Restaurant
  • Laundry Service
  • Airport Pick Up (chargeable)
  • Phone and Fax
  • Swimming Pool
  • Self-Catering Kitchen
  • Internet Access
  • Cha Bar (where to unwind and relax with a cold beer, snacks and sandwiches.)

Attractions Near The Lusaka Backpackers

Lusaka Backparkers

A travel desk is also available where the guests can book onward adventure trips. But if you want to go out exploring the city, Lusaka has some excellent places where you can relax, go out eating, drinking, or simply go shopping. The hub of life in Lusaka is centered on the shopping malls and the city centre itself.

Try out the Pakati Sunday market which is organized by the Arcades Shopping Centre right at the shopping centre itself. The market is a congregation of the locals within Lusaka and from neighboring areas who gather to sell their wares which includes carvings, fabrics, art works and jewellery. The Arcades Shopping Centre is along the Great East road.

Some other interesting places include the Henry Tayali Visual Arts Centre, (headquarters of ZNVAC-the Zambia National Visual Arts Council), the Lusaka National Museum, Munda Wanga Botanical Gardens and the Kabwata Cultural Village for curios and artifacts.

This Backpackers belongs to two other sister backpackers. There’s Cape Town Backpackers and Johannesburg Backpackers.

Expect only high quality service at the Backpackers!

Guests Have Liked Lusaka Backpackers!

Check some of their reviews...

“Excellent hostel, very friendly and welcoming. Nice pool and bar with areas to sit in the sun or the shade. Good mosquito nets to the beds. Good on-site restaurant with a limited but well-cooked menu. It’s a shame more people don't take more than an overnight break, they are missing a fun place.”

“A bit of tranquillity in the heart of Lusaka.”

“The staff was helpful. The swimming pool is a refreshing surprise!”

“The dinners were very tasty! Overall, a really nice experience.”

“There was a little kitchen for cooking that was pretty clean, and the restaurant even let me use their hot sauce. The staff was helpful (John) and they have nice maps of the area for guests. Nice big shopping centre with 2 supermarkets in walking distance. It's also near the bus station.”

Contact Details, Location, Travel Arrangements And Reviews For Lusaka Backpackers 

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