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Known as “The Smoke That Thunders”, this small park protects not only the Zambian side of Victoria Falls but a sanctuary packed with plains game too.
Entering the Victoria Falls section of Mosi-oa-Tunya National Park, you’ll find well laid-out footpaths leading to a number of viewpoints. While the bulk of the falls (around three quarters, in fact) lies in Zimbabwe, there are some real highlights to be had on the Zambian side which winds its way up close to the cascading sheets of water, across the “Knife-Edge Bridge”, and down to the swirling, churning “Boiling Pot” at the base of the falls.
Having viewed the falls from every possible angle, consider a game drive in the wildlife section of the park to see Zambia’s only white rhino.
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Experience the best of the migration and wildlife in Kenya, then travel to Zambia to witness Victoria Falls, ending your adventure at Hwange National Park.
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It takes two to three hours to drive (or be driven) around the Mosi-oa-Tunya wildlife sanctuary. Most of the route follows the Zambezi River in this small park with healthy populations of zebra, giraffe, warthog and impala, as well as the occasional elephant that’s wandered across from Zimbabwe. There are no big cats here but there are the eight white rhino, and your chances of seeing them are really good.
On the whole, the game viewing can’t be compared to the tooth-and-claw action you’re likely to see at Chobe (available on a day trip from Victoria Falls) but it’s close, convenient and really beautiful too with riverine forests, woodlands, palm trees and a colorful assortment of birds.
There’s also the option of a guided walking safari led by one of the park’s armed scouts or you can visit the Old Drift graveyard which marks the location of the original European settlement of Livingstone.
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