Proflight Zambia is putting on three special flights to Mongu for travellers to the annual Kuomboka ceremony in Western Province this weekend.

The service aims to encourage more tourists and local people to celebrate the cultural highlight of the Lozi calendar on Saturday, April 8.

Proflight’s director of government and industry affairs Captain Philip Lemba says The Kuomboka is the highlight of the Lozi cultural calendar and a spectacle for local and international tourists alike.


Captain Lemba says Proflight recognises its importance and hence the Airline has added these special flights to help promote the occasion and join with the local people in celebrating this exhilarating cultural experience.

The one-day Kuolmboka ceremonial event takes place at the end of the rain season and sees the Litunga, who is the Lozi King, sail in the large boat known as the Nalikwanda from the lower plains called the Leului to the higher-ground royal palace called the Limulunga.


The Kuomboka Ceremony is among the largest ceremonies in Zambia and attracts increasing number of both local and international tourists.

The airline will be flying from Lusaka to Mongu on Friday, April 7 at 14:30 Hours and the day of the Ceremony itself at 07:10 Hours; with a return Flight from Mongu to Lusaka on Sunday, April 9 leaving Mongu at 09:00 Hours.


APRIL 6, 2017

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