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Victoria Falls Safari Holiday - Zambezi Africa Tours

Victoria Falls Safari Holiday

Duration

9-Days

From

$1 950.00

Trip Type

Lodge Safaris

Activities

Birding, lodging , Game viewing 

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Zambezi Africa Tours

Itinerary Overview

This is an ultimate Victoria Falls holiday package that combines the hype and adventure that makes Victoria Falls and Livingstone the Adventure zone in Africa Tourism. Victoria Falls is convenient to Livingstone, Chobe national park and Hwange national park. Its nature and safari brought on one-stop shop. Explore all the African culture from either side of the river, the history and influence of the Victoria Falls to the conservation efforts in the region.

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Itinerary

Welcome to Victoria Falls. The Mosi-oa-Tunya whose roar of thundering water can be heard to distant places 40 km away. At 1 700 metres wide and 100 metres high Victoria Falls is the largest curtain of waterfalls in the World. You have today a day to tour the waterfalls. Usually 2-3 hours should be enough to explore the length from the Zimbabwe side and the Forest it supports.

The Sunset cruise

Later in the afternoon you take the cruise boat on the upper Zambezi river as you easy the day with an epic sunset game viewing from the boat. The Zambezi river forms the border of Zimbabwe and Zambia all the way from the confluence with the Chobe river in Kasane Botswana to lower Zambezi below the Kariba Dam. Thats close to 2000 km in length.

Chobe Safari

The Chobe national park in Kasane Botswana is just 80 km away from Victoria Falls. Chobe is Botswana’s premier safari national park for safari. Situated on the periphery of the Okavango Delta, that is home to thousands of wildlife. It has approximately 205 000 elephants which is half of the elephant population in Africa. As such you are assured to see good herds of elephants. 

The Chobe river on the other hand runs across the national park supporting a good number of species of antelopes, cats as well as grazers like hippos. You first have your game drive on 4×4 vehicles exploring the national park on land. Later in the afternoon you take a boat cruise to view game from the boat. After sunset you make your way back to Victoria Falls. 

Rafting Zambezi
Rafting in Zambezi

Back in Victoria Falls you have all day to explore the adventurous side of the Zambezi river. Starting off in the morning you take either a half day rafting or Full-day rafting excursion down the rapids of the waterfalls with experienced guides. Basic swimming ability is the only requirement the rest will be fun in the water all day.

If you prefer a combo of bridge activities to include Abseiling, Zipline, Gorge swing or Helicopter flights or even microflights ; the choice is yours and the combinations of fun and adventure here are enough for everyone.

Livingstone is a stone throw away from Victoria Falls to expand your choice of activities and everything booked and done on this one-stop shop.

 

Devil's Pool
The natural Pool

Today you go on a half day Tour of Livingstone Town and experience the a taste of East African life. Livingstone is Zambia’s Tourism capital with a diverse of life that will fascinate most visitors. The humbleness of the people and the happiness and welcome they have is amazing. 

Later in the afternoon you have lunch in Livingstone African restaurant before you go a Tour of the Livingstone Island. This is site from where David Livingstone first viewed the waterfalls from having been canoed to the island by locals. In his own words, “This is the view of Angels on flight” explaining the magnificence of the Victoria Falls.

You will have also a chance to swim in the Devils Pool as well. Its completely safe though on the edge of the waterfalls.

Delta Safari

Hwange national park is the biggest national park in Zimbabwe and home to over 450 species of birds and 100 species of mammals including the 19 big mammals including elephants, buffaloes, lions and the rare painted dogs, an already endangered species. It is 14 651 ha and has dams and waterholes that attracts wildlife. The elevated lookouts allows you to view game from concealed places thus avoiding to disrupt them.

The fertile soil is blown from the Kalahari desert that supports good grazing grounds here. The Kalahari dense woodland is dominated by the Zambezi Teak and  sand camwood. The North of the park is dominated by the mopane (butterfly) woodland.

You have 2 days to explore the fullest of Hwange national park . You’ll have one night here on a lodge in the quietness of the African Bush.

Today is a day to mingle and understand the culture of Zimbabwe. You’ll go on a village Tour, a typical African village. You will learn the basic survival skills of indigenous people and the conservation programs communities are engaged in to save the environment and wildlife. 

A visit to one of the schools in the countryside is set to give an insight on the education of African Youths and how they already relate to the outside World.

You will have an opportunity plant a Tree and get a certificate for that as recognition for your role in being part of Africa’s environment support efforts.

The evening you attend a farewell diner The African way at The Boma. Traditional dance and food the African way. After the Boma you will have a taste of night outing in Victoria Falls at places like the Shoestrings club.

Included/excluded

Included on Tours

Included in package

Excluded in package

Ground transportation in customized vehicles

International Airfares; Excess baggage charges;

Guiding in English and/or translations in German, French and Dutch

Country to country Visa fees

Accommodation as indicated on the itinerary

International vaccinations and inoculations

Meals as shown (breakfast/lunch/dinner)

Personal items

All Park Entrance fees

Beverages, Communication charges, laundry etc

 

Postage and Porterage fees, Tips and gratuities for your driver/guide and lodge staff

 

Shopping charges for personal items

 

Optional activities unless specified

 

Any other services not shown or indicated as included on the itinerary

Justice organised some super experiences for me, and my family visiting from Sweden. He made sure to source local companies giving us an authentic experience. The sunset cruise was the best ! My cousin’s son loved the white water rafting. Thank you for giving them a true adventure experience of Zambia 🇿🇲!

Zambezi Africa Tours

We are a home grown Africa company based in Victoria Falls, Zimbabwe. Working together with a team of Tour Guides across the region and collaborating with local service providers to make Africa your preferred destination.

 

Responsible Traveling

As custodians of this beautiful earth, at Zambezi Africa Tours we commit ourselves and you our travelers to take care of the environment. Our broad efforts and recognition is our role in planting trees with tourists or on behalf of travelers once you book with us