Victoria Falls are one of the biggest and main tourist attractions in Southern Africa. People travel from all over the world to feast their eyes upon the largest sheet of falling water ever seen. The look, sound, and feeling of the falls are all mesmerizing and so is the humble realization that this is, in fact, Nature's Supreme Masterpiece. No picture can even come close to capturing the truth... Nothing can prepare you for the shock of seeing something for the first time.
Victoria Falls forms the border line between two countries, Zambia and Zimbabwe. This gives you the incredible opportunity to view the falls from either country or both.
You can also choose whether you want to go alone or opt for a guided tour of the Falls.
If you want to visit Victoria Falls Tours and be in awe of its magnificence, you must travel to Zimbabwe. 75% of the falls are on this side, which also boasts 16 distinct viewing sites, including the main falls, which provide stunning views all year long.
The falls on this side never dry up, whether it's the dry season or the hottest part of the summer. On the Zimbabwean side, several hotels are close to the town and the falls' entrance, making travel simpler and more affordable from one place to another. You can walk to the Falls yourself and back to town within a matter of minutes.
The Zimbabwean side of the Falls is where you will find the famous David Livingstone Statue overlooking the Falls.
The Zambian side of Victoria Falls is definitely to go if you want to fully experience the falls. The falls from this side can get you thoroughly soaked by the spray as this side gets you extremely close to the waterfall compared to Zimbabwe. Even though just 25% of the falls are on this side, visiting during the wettest part of the year will give you twice the experience.
Depending on the water levels, the falls on this side may totally during the dry season, making this the ideal time to open the very popular Devil’s Pool and Livingstone Island. The only side that provides access to the stunning Livingstone Island, where David Livingstone first laid eyes, is the Zambian side. So as much as you won’t see a lot of the Falls during this time, you will have an opportunity to try out the Devil’s Pool.
To fully experience the Falls and appreciate all of it, you need to try and visit both sides. Each side is unique and offers something different from the other and hence the need to see both sides. Experiencing both sides has now been made easier with the introduction of the KAZA Uni-visa that allows crossing between the two countries as well as Botswana.
Victoria Falls is generally a good place to visit all year round but for some, the Best time to visit Victoria Falls depends on what they want to experience. During the high-water season, from February to May, the views of the falls are to die for. During this time, the water levels are at their highest and the volume of water creates a thundering smoke that rises and can be seen from kilometers away.
In the low water season, the views are still impressive but may have dried up in some parts of Zambia. This is however the perfect opportunity to try out activities like rafting and the very famous Devil’s Pool on the Zambian side of the fall.
For 3 days only every month when there is a full moon, Victoria Falls grants you the opportunity to see the lunar Rainbow. This is a natural phenomenon that only happens in two places only in the world. If you visit during this time you will get to see it and also get the chance to go into the rainforest at night.
For a guided Victoria Falls Tour and 50% of the National Parks fees, children ages 3 to 11 pay 50% of the adult rate. The park is free to enter for children under three.
Children under 6 enter the park free of charge, and children aged 6 to 16 pay 50% of the adult entrance ticket.
A dreamlike and otherworldly night experience anticipates the people who are sufficiently fortunate to design their Victoria Falls outings to concur with the full moon. For three evenings every month (one on one or the other side of the real full moon date), the Rainforest is open for a sensational lunar rainbow - an intriguing normal peculiarity (otherwise called a moon bow moonbow bow or white rainbow) delivered by the moon as opposed to the sun (a sun based rainbow).
Duration: 2 hours
Where: Victoria Falls, Zimbabwe
Weather: Weather permitting
Things to Bring: Clients are advised to bring the following with: · Comfortable attire that provides sun protection · Sunscreen · Mosquito repellent
When All year round
High Water- Rafting: Approximate Dates: 25th Dec – 10th August
What to Wear: Clients are advised to wear the following: · Comfortable attire that provides sun protection · Hiking/running shoes · Warm clothing in winter (April to August)
InclusionsA Tour of the Victoria Falls, transfers (from / to hotels in Victoria Falls) and rain coats.
Exclusions* National Park Fee Entrance Fees * Items of a personal nature.
Minimum Age 2 years
Fitness Level No Fitness Requirement
Qualifications Not Applicable
Minimum Height:0.0 m
Maximum Weight 0.0 kg
Maximum Height:0.0 m
Certification None Required
Experience Level None Experience
Tour of falls is a spectacular journey of Seeing Victoria Fall from close. On Tour of Falls, you will witness why Victoria Fall is called Smoke that Thunders.
The Tour of Falls lasts for 2 hours. The Tours of Falls is truly an amazing experience that takes you close to the falls. The Tour of Falls begins with visiting the rainforests.
February to September are the best months to go for Tours of Falls. If you go early you can catch the sunrise which looks stunning from Victoria Falls. The best time to visit the spectacular Victoria Falls is from February to May.
Yes, if you really want to feel what the incredible Victoria Falls looks like then the Tour of Falls is the best way out. You can literally feel why the Victoria Fall has named Smoke that Thunders.
Wear raincoats, hats, gloves, scarves, and shoes as you will be very close to Victoria Fall, it is easy to get the sparkle of water of falls.
6 years. The minimum age restriction for Tour of Falls is 6 years. All children between 6 to 12 years have to pay half of the cost. The Tour of the falls lasts for 2 hours.
On a Tour of Falls, we suggest you carry hiking shoes, waterproof bags for cameras. Do not forget to take raincoats with you.
The full day trip cost you around $23. It includes your pick and drop service from hotels and raincoats (in case you forgot). The Tours of Falls lasts 2 hours.
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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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