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Africa's most impressive waterfall leaves all who gaze upon it in mystified awe, but there's much more than spectacular scenic beauty to enthral visitors to Victoria Falls
The town of Victoria Falls is to Zimbabwe as Hong Kong is to China ... a seemingly autonomous and vibrant enclave that boasts everything a traveller to southern Africa could wish for. The waterfall – especially when the river's water levels rise between January and June – is immense and description-defyingly impressive, but the Zimbabwean town that shares the falls' name is in itself a great destination to explore.
With many of its hotels strung out along the Upper Zambezi, a stone's throw above the Falls, Vic Falls town has developed in close proximity to 'the smoke that thunders'. This makes it considerably easier for guests to access the waterfall on the Zimbabwean side than from the Zambian town of Livingstone. Furthermore, the tiny Victoria Falls National Park, with its rainforest trails and numerous viewpoints, provides unrivalled opportunities to view the multiple falls that together constitute this extraordinary natural spectacle.
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Visit Livingstone, Zambia, to marvel at the Victoria Falls – or 'the smoke that thunders' – before going on safari and a river cruise in Botswana's Chobe National Park
per person5 days
Fall under the spell of three prime attractions in Zimbabwe and Zambia – Victoria Falls, Hwange National Park and the Mana Pools
per person9 days
Combine three of Southern Africa's most loved destinations into one romantic getaway and you'll share the memories forever
per person11 days
Exploring these areas of the Southern African continent should on top of your bucket list
per person13 days
Combine water and wildlife in a journey that takes you from the Victoria Falls to Kafue and South Luangwa national parks – Zambia at its best
per person9 days
Experience the paradise of Botswana and enjoy game viewing as well as exciting activities in Zambia
per person7 days
The ideal safari to capture Botswana's unrivalled beauty and abundance of flora and fauna through the lens
per person14 days
This Southern Africa safari adventure will take you to the tip of the African continent
per person19 days
Experience a safari adventure that combines the very best of Victoria Falls with the undeniable highlights of Cape Town and the Whale Coast.
per person10 days
With some of the wildest and most remote game areas on the continent, and a remarkably low population in a massive country, Zambia has an aura of mystery waiting to be uncovered.
per person10 days
With its close proximity to the iconic waterfall, Vic Falls town offers not only the best opportunities to access and view the Falls, but also a wide array of exciting adventure sports and rewarding safari activities that make it oh-so-tempting to stay and play for at least week.
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Victoria Falls town also adjoins the larger Zambezi National Park, giving visitors the opportunity to go on game drives where they stand a good chance of seeing elephants, buffaloes and a wide range of general game. Lions, leopards and African wild dogs also occur within the reserve.
The town itself contains all the facilities a traveller could desire. Every taste and budget is catered for with lodging options ranging from backpacker establishments to luxury lodges, big hotels and casinos. Restaurants and bars are also plentiful, while sundowner boat cruises on the Zambezi River above the Falls are an institution.
Few visitors to Vic Falls are able to resist being tempted by at least one of the wide range of adventure sports on offer. Whether it's rafting, riverboarding, bungee jumping or the Flight of the Angels helicopter ride over the Falls, it would feel almost wrong to visit this action-packed town without sampling a couple of its many pulse-racing pursuits.
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Frequently Asked Questions about Victoria Falls
The months of February to May are the best time to experience the thundering Victoria Falls. During this period, the falls will be at it's greatest volume. go there.
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All details were covered, all staff and food excellent, service was perfect - would highly recommend for sure.
It took one e-mail to Discover Africa (very friendly and competent staff), one phone call for details and one phone call for minor modifications and in the end we had a perfect holiday experience - a magical Botswana safari as they titled…
I am giving below my feedback about all aspect of the trip from 24th May to 5th June, 2016. a) Accommodation at Johannesburg, Victoria Falls, Skukuza Rest Camp, Kruger National Park and Cape Town was well located with comfortable rooms as…
Thank you Amanda for arranging that my sister could join mid-way through our trip from Cape Town to Victoria Falls. Africa travel is not easy, but your great help made it all possible. My sis and I shared some amazing moments in the Okavango…
Just a quick note to thank Discover Africa for their services during our recent trip to Zambia. The arrangements went like clockwork.
from United Kingdom
The service received from the staff at Discover Africa was fantastic. Dealing with Megan was a pleasure. She was able to create a unique package for us that both exceeded our expectations and fitted within our budget. My fondest memory was…
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Listed as one of the Seven Natural Wonders of the World, the thundering Victoria Falls is situated on the border of both Zambia and Zimbabwe. Also known as “Mosi oa-Tunya” (“the smoke that thunders”), National Geographic estimates that… read more
Witness one of the world’s most striking natural attractions Victoria Falls. As well as a cruise along the Upper Zambezi River - where you’re sure to spot wildlife as the sun goes down, take a guided tour of the falls and learn more about… read more
Featuring as one of the Seven Natural Wonders of the World, the Victoria Falls is a bucket list travel destination for travellers planning an African safari. Located at the border of Zambia and Zimbabwe, it creates the biggest curtain of… read more