Victoria Falls Extension

$1250 / Per person

Overview

Visiting Victoria Falls is best at the beginning, the middle as a short break or at the end of your typical wildlife safaris in Southern Africa.

If at the start of your trip it’s a great way to relax, recover from jetlag and get into the swing of being on safari. It’s also fantastic at the middle of your safari as it can give you a ‘break’ from the fast pace of action-packed safaris and a moment to recharge your batteries in comfort – before moving onto the next safari destination. Particularly if you are doing a longer safari, it’s recommended to take a short break.

Then finally if ending your trip with Victoria Falls, it’s a great way to freshen up, dress up and get back to ‘civilisation’ whilst also slowing down and preparing for the return home.

There’s a multitude of accommodation options available in the nearby area of Victoria Falls to match all budgets. We’ve selected some of our favourite and most popular options, but there’s plenty more on offer should these not suit you. It’s also worth considering the Zambian side of the falls and the town of Livingstone, which might be more convenient if on a Zambian safari.

  • 4 Days
  • All ages
  • Victoria Falls
  • Destination: Victoria Falls, Zambia & Zimbabwe
  • Tour Language: English
  • Included:
    • Airport Return Transfers
    • 4 Nights Hotel Accomodation
    • Entrance Fees
    • Services of Professional Guide
    • Selected Activities
  • Excluded:
    • Internation Air fares
    • Meals and Beverages
    • Items of Personal Nature
    • Travel Insurance
    • VISA and Passports

Tour Plan

The Victoria Falls has something to offer for each and every traveller visiting Southern Africa on safari. It’s one of those must-see locations that works perfectly at the start, middle or ending to an extended safari.

01

8:00 am to 10:00 am

DAY 1 - Join Trip in Victoria Falls

Join your extension trip in Victoria Falls, Zimbabwe. The town, whilst specifically built due to its proximity to the falls has a certain charm and is full of restaurants, bars and shops and is known as the adventure capital of Southern Africa. There are no included activities planned today, so you are free to arrive in Victoria Falls at any time. On arrival into Victoria Falls Airport (VFA), a local representative will meet you and take you to your hotel on a shared transfer. You'll be provided with a pack specifying timings of your Victoria Falls tour for tomorrow and other useful information. Depending on your arrival time, you may choose to explore the town, which is easy to navigate on foot, or just have a quiet evening at the hotel to enjoy the peaceful surroundings. Please note, this Victoria Falls extension is unescorted and is not accompanied by a Trip Leader.

  • Airport Road Transfer fares
  • Hotel Accomodation
02

8:00 am to 10:00 am

DAY 2 - Guided tour of Victoria Falls

This morning you will be picked up by a local guide and taken on a tour of Victoria Falls. The thundering cascades of Victoria Falls is one of the planet's most spectacular natural wonders. Known by the indigenous people as Mosi-oa-Tunya, this local name translates to 'the smoke that thunders' and it will be easy to see why on arrival. The falls of the Zambezi River plummet over a sheer cliff wall that spans more than 1676m, dropping some 100m into the abyss below. During the tour your guide will talk through the importance of the falls to the local community and the history of David Livingstone 'discovering' the area. This afternoon is free to explore the local markets and a great chance to try the Zimbabwean staple, sadza, a maize based dish often accompanied by a meat, vegetable or peanut stew. You may also wish to visit the office of Wild Horizons in town or their desk in the hotel to book an adventure activity in advance of your free day tomorrow. A full list of activities available is in the optional activities section of your trip notes.

  • Road Transfer
  • Breakfast & Hotel Accomodation
  • Entrance Fees
03

8:00 am to 10:00 am

DAY 3 - Free day to explore town or join an adventure activity

Victoria Falls offers a vast array of choice when it comes to choosing an activity to enjoy during this free day. For the more adventurous explorers, white water rafting on the Zambezi River is an adrenaline rush like no other! More cultural, local experiences are also available and Wild Horizons will be able to offer advice on all listed excursions. Please note, we ask our customers to avoid both elephant back riding experiences and walking with lions. Although often advertised as responsible or good for conservation, there is significant evidence that both of the aforementioned activities contribute to canned hunting, have no conservation benefit and are bad for the animal's welfare.

  • Breakfast & Hotel Accomodation
04

8:00 am to 10:00 am

DAY 4 - Trip ends in Victoria Falls

The trip ends today. Your shared departure transfer to Victoria Falls Airport (VFA) will be arranged to suit your departure flight time and is around 30 minutes\ drive.

  • Breakfast & Hotel Accomodation

View On Map

Located on the border between Zambia and Zimbabwe and fed from the Zambezi River, the spectacular Victoria Falls is not to be missed. Cascading 100 meters across an expanse of two kilometers it is twice as wide and twice as deep as Niagara Falls, and is often referred to as the greatest curtain of falling water in the world. The power of the falls is so mighty that it was described by the Kololo tribe living in the area in the 1800’s as ‘Mosi-oa-Tunya’ – ‘The Smoke that Thunders’.

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