victoria falls highlights zambia

3-Day Visit to Zambia to See the “Smoke that Thunders”

Victoria Falls is one of the seven natural wonders of the world. At over 5,600 feet wide and dropping over 300 feet, it is the largest curtain of water in the world. Here you will have the chance to explore Mosi-Oa-Tunya National Park and Victoria Falls itself. Experience a wide range of activities – from cultural to adrenaline loaded – or just relax taking in the beautiful scenery. This is the perfect way to end or begin any safari in the region.

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Highlights

Perfect for:

  • Perfect for Families
  • Perfect for Water Activities
  • Perfect for Adventure Seekers
  • Duration 3 days
  • Departures Anytime
  • Accommodations Luxury tented camp, deluxe or moderate hotel
  • Fitness Rating Easy
  • Activities Games drives, boat cruises, tour of the falls, tour of Livingstone, cultural visits (varies by lodging)
  • Safari Type Adventure
  • Style Value, Deluxe or Luxury
  • Land-Only Price Varies by lodging
  • Flight Price Call for pricing

Itinerary

Day 1 – Livingstone: Arrive Livingstone Airport, Zambia where you will be met and transferred by road to Avani Victoria Falls Resort (formerly Zambezi Sun), Toka Leya or Tongabezi Lodge.

Value: The Avani Victoria Falls Resort is surrounded by the Mosi-Oa-Tunya National Wildlife Park and a short walk from the spectacular Victoria Falls. The hotel is Adobe styled, with an African twist. 212 comfortably appointed rooms. An atmosphere of warm hospitality can be felt throughout this family-friendly property. A highlight is the free access to the falls and the scenic nature walks through the rainforests: guests can stroll through lush grounds admiring the majestic views, bathed in the spray. The activity center offers numerous optional excursions on your own account. (B)

Deluxe: Toka Leya is located right beside the Zambezi River, about three miles upstream from Victoria Falls. Accommodations are in 12 spacious safari-style tents. All the tents are raised on wooden decks. Each tent has a large deck out front which leads into an air-conditioned open-plan lounge area and bedroom. The bathroom is separate from the bedroom and has twin basins with two large mirrors, a separate toilet, and an indoor and outdoor shower. Activities include a river cruise on their boats, a game drive in the Mosi-oa-Tunya National Park, a guided tour of the Zambian side of Victoria Falls, a guided tour of Livingstone and Livingstone Museum and a visit to a nearby village plus local curio shops. (B, L, D, Dr)

Luxury: Tongabezi Lodge is the ultimate destination for romance and bespoke travel. The lodge has five houses and four river cottages individually styled and catered for two-to-five guests. In addition to Victoria Falls adventures, enjoy game drives, a sunset cruise on the Zambezi River, and visit a local school during your stay. Safari activities and a sunset cruise on the Zambezi River included. Victoria Falls activities at an additional cost. (B, L, D, Dr)

Day 2 – Livingstone: Spend your day exploring Victoria Falls. Enjoy the activities your lodging offers. Other activities (at an additional cost) in the area include sunset cruises, helicopter flights, micro-lighting, canoeing, jet boating, and white water rafting.

Day 3 – Livingstone/Depart: After breakfast enjoy one more activity (optional) before you are transferred to Livingstone Airport for your onward flight.

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