Fly from South Africa to Zimbabwe and explore the best highlights of Victoria Falls Zimbabwe. Explore the historic village of the town and experience the majesty of its namesake, a world renowned natural phenomenon locally knows as the “smoke that thunders”
Highlights include the Tour of the Falls, sunset cruise on the mighty Zambezi River and leisure time to enjoy many activities and adventure available in Victoria Falls
Depart Johannesburg mid morning to Zimbabwe (flight) Zimbabwe offers the visitor a host of natural wonders, not least of which is the legendary Victoria Falls, Mosi-Oa-Tunya or The Smoke That Thunders. In modern terms Victoria Falls is known as the greatest curtain of falling water in the world.
Afternoon at leisure to explore the Victoria Falls Village, that’s been transformed by explorers, hunters and missionaries. A mere stroll through the village will give you a sense of the African cultures and history that have shaped the former frontier town. Overnight in Victoria Falls.
After breakfast, enjoy a guided tour of the Victoria Falls, one of the seven natural wonders of the world. With a width of 1.7kms, the Falls have the capacity to push 550 000m3 of water per minute over the basalt cliff into the Zambezi River Gorge. The cliff over which the falls thunder, transforms the Zambezi from a placid river into a ferocious torrent, cutting through a series of dramatic gorges.
Later this afternoon, you'll experience the other-worldly grandeur when you board a cruise boat for a sun downer cruise along the Zambezi River, in search of hippo, crocodile and elephant in their home environment.
Remainder of the day is at leisure. [Breakfast]
After a leisurely breakfast, transfer to Victoria Falls Airport for your return flight to Johannesburg. [Breakfast]
Option to extend your stay in Victoria Falls or extend and explore Botswana and Chobe National Park