Hotels In Lusaka
Taj Pamodzi Lusaka
Taj Pamodzi Lusaka
A luxurious retreat in one the fastest growing and most hospitable cities in Africa, Taj Pamodzi is the undisputed choice for business and leisure travelers to the sparkling Zambian capital. 22 kms away from the international airport, the hotel is set amidst tropical gardens in Lusaka’s central business district, with 192 contemporary rooms and suites ushering you into the good life.
Our food and beverage offerings take you on a fabulous world tour, featuring creamy risottos, Thai curries, Sichuan-style pork ribs, lamb biryanis, and homegrown classics like nshima and braised oxtail. The hotel exceeds expectations of global travelers at every turn, whether you’re socializing with Lusaka’s swish set over martinis and single malts at Marula Bar, working out at the fully-equipped fitness centre and squash courts or luxuriating in a wellness treatment at the award-winning Jiva Spa. We are also the city’s premier choice of venue for corporate meetings and glamorous soirees, with five all-equipped meeting rooms, a large ball room -perfect for wedding receptions - and immaculate, warm Zambian hospitality. Our concierge desk hand-picks itineraries that allow guests to explore the region’s best kept secrets, from the vibrant Sunday Market and bungee jumping at Victoria Falls to walking with cheetahs and boating amongst hippos at some of the best wildlife sanctuaries in the world.
Lower Zambezi National Park – Hippoland
Masks Of Zambia
The art of mask-making is one of Africa’s most revered, diverse and fascinating traditions, one that has deeply influenced 20th century artistic movements like cubism, fauvism and expressionism. Taj Pamodzi celebrates this unique heritage with a striking ‘Mask Wall’ near the lobby of the hotel. Guests are drawn to the exotic art, crafted from materials like wood, feathers and natural sisal fibre. Each mask has a genealogy and is a study in the tribal cultures of the country, from the cikunga, a symbol of leadership worn by the chieftains of the Chowke tribe to the complex nyau yolemba – large basketwork structures representing animals– worn by the Chewas. Our Concierge Desk is only too happy to guide you through the amazing stories and traditions behind the masks. Kids and adults alike are regaled with tales of the makishi masquerade, a unique pantomime performance at the end of the mukanda initiation ceremony for young boys in the western provinces of Zambia, where each mask represents a virtue or personality.