This fully customisable 3-day Explore Victoria Falls Package on the Zimbabwe side is the perfect add-on to any African safari. During your tour of Victoria Falls, you will get to feel the spray of the waterfall, take a sunset cruise on the Zambezi River and enjoy a cultural evening with dinner and drum show.
Resting on the southern banks of the Zambezi River at the western end of the eponymous falls, this popular touristtown is compact enough to walk around and makes an ideal base for travellers exploring the seventh wonder of theworld, the unfathomably vast Victoria Falls. About two-thirds of the falls can be viewed from the Zimbabwean sideand, while the falls are undoubtedly the star attraction, the area provides both adventure seekers and sightseerswith plenty of opportunities to warrant a longer stay. Popular activities include scenic flights over the falls inhelicopters or microlights, bungee jumping off the Victoria Falls Bridge, white-water rafting (seasonal), and day tripsto Chobe National Park. The town itself offers some excellent accommodation and restaurant options as well as aneclectic variety of African curios and authentic art sold by friendly Zimbabwean locals who are wonderfullywelcoming and eager to help you enjoy your stay. Day Itinerary Overnight: Victoria Falls Hotel The Victoria Falls Hotel, popularly known as “the grand old lady of the Falls”, is situated in the Victoria Falls NationalPark, and is a member of the exclusive Leading Hotels of the World group. It is one of only three IS0-accreditedhotels in Zimbabwe. The Edwardian-style five-star hotel combines the charm of the old with the convenience of thenew. Set in lush tropical gardens with lily ponds, palm trees and semi-tropical shrubs, it provides the tranquillity andseclusion that many guests seek. The famous Victoria Falls are just a ten-minute walk away using the hotel’s privatepathway, and “the smoke that thunders” or “Mosi-O-Tunya” in the local dialect, is clearly audible and visible fromthis luxurious landmark.
RaIkane Sunset Cruise
RaIkane Sunset Cruise
Enjoy a brief history of the river with a cocktail in hand as you set out on the Sunset Cruise. Snack on delicacies fromthe high tea selection, as well as other delectable snacks, and be treated to any of the thirst-quenching beveragesfrom the fully-stocked bar, while you take in the wild Zambezi
Enjoy dinner and dancing in the elegant Edwardian Livingstone Room, with classic a la carte and tables d'hotemenus. Whilst the Livingstone Room reflects the century old hotel's style of grandeur and opulence, the dress codehas been relaxed for the convenience of the guest. A fine selection of wine and liqueurs are available. Maximumseating capacity of 120 pax
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A Guided Tour of The Falls (Zimbabwean side), The Boma Restaurant.
Guided tour ofthe Falls (Zimbabwe)
A view of the Victoria Falls is something you will never forget and the best way to see them is on a guided tour.Discover how the Falls were formed and what local customs and traditions surround them. These tours areextremelyinformative and end with a visit to the local art and crafts centre.
The Boma Restaurant
The Boma–Dinner & Drum Show is a “must do” Victoria Falls dining and entertainment experience, specializing intraditional African food, drumming and dancing. The food is cooked and served in the style and quantity of a lavishfeast, including irresistible desserts.On arrival, you are dressed in a chitenge (traditional sarong) and welcomed into a vibrant atmosphere in which thetantalizing aromas of local dishes andgame meat on the braai (barbecue) fill the restaurant, which is partially opento the star-filled African sky.Your meal begins with a mouth-watering platter of starters whilst the buffet includes soup from the campfire, arange of salads, game meat cooked on a braai (barbecue), followed by desserts. Vegetarian options are alsoavailable, as well as local dishes such as peanut butter spinach.You can also look forward to outstanding performances by traditional singers and dancers, and enjoy an energizinginteractive drumming show. A face painter, storyteller, hair braider and fortune teller also form part of this festiveevening
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We travelled with Falcon Safaris in Zimbabwe and Botswana for 16 days. Falcon designed a wonderful trip with private guide to the most interesting sites in both countries. The organization of the whole trip was excellent, flights within the country, accommodation and activites. The guides were very knowledgable and told us a lot about the countries, their history, people, economy and much more. Wevisited the Great Zimbabwe Ruins, the Victoria Falls and a number of national parks in both countries.
Rhino tracking was a real adventure! We had tremendous further game drives and saw very many animals - we did the Big Five. We had much more activities than planned and enjoyed very much.We strongly recommend Falcon Safaris to everyone planning a trip to Southern Africa and East Africa.
Our Consultant Vimbai was very helpful and accommodating. We stayed at the Elephant hills hotel which was nothing short of amazing.Our activities included a helicopter flight, dinner cruise as well as a morning game drive. All the activities were absolutely amazing.
We worked with Gertrude to schedule and organize everything and she did an excellent job. I asked a lot of questions via e-mail and she answered everyone in a timely helpful manner. Our guide at Victoria Falls was also great. He met us at the airport, provided a thoughtful tour of the Falls and got us to our next guide in Botswana. Our lodgings at River View Lodge were just as described- very comfortable and excellent food. All the staff were so pleasant and helpful. If I had to do it again I would arrange a morning boat ride as well. We only did the sunset boat rides and they were the high point of our entire trip- we saw so many animals and our guide was very knowledgeable. Just a great experience. Our lodgings at Oddball's Enclave was rustic and we loved it. So great to disconnect from the world for a bit. Leo, our guide, was the best - got us out and about, saw fantastic wildlife and got back to camp safely each time. Doc manages the camp so well. This whole trip was planned and organized by Falcon Safaris and we could not have been happier.
Falcon safaris have given my the correct advice with excellent service. The only suggestion will be to work closer with the lodges to confirm bookings as soon as possible. We have booked and pay our deposit a year in advance. We have only receive our final convermation from Chobe Safari lodge a week before departure. I do realize its not within your controle but with limit alternatives and a group of 14 people it becomes an issue to find alternative accomodation if the booking was cancelled.
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