VICTORIA FALLS ZAMBIA

The Victoria Falls is one of the Natural wonders of the world and has fascinated travellers since it was first discovered by David Livingston in the 1850's Now Declared a World Heritage site, so ensuring minimal environmental impact as the prime consideration.
The Zambian side of the Falls is reached by daily flights from Johannesburg to Livingston, or by road transfers from Victoria Falls airport. For guests arriving from Chobe, a road transfer is also arranged.
As on the Zimbabwean side, a myriad of activities are available, action packed, gentle and cultural.

ACTIVITIES VICTORA FALLS ZAMBIA

WHITE WATER RAFTING
Full and half day trips are offered on the Zambezi, Zambian side. Low water is July to January and High water is January - July - this is approximate. Depending on the rains and the river water levels. Rafting trips are accompanied by professional guides, and full briefing is given, as well as familiarisation with your raft prior to commencement of the trips. The rapids are exciting and strenuous, and the scenery in the gorge is breathtaking. Lunch is served in the gorge. A strenuous climb up the gorge mark the end of a memorable day. Cold beers are served on your way back to town.

CANOEING THE ZAMBEZI ZAMBIA
Upper Zambezi canoeing offers a choice of full day or half day trips. Breakfast is served at the start of the day, and on full day trips , a picnic style lunch is served on an island in the Zambezi River. Cold beers are served at the end of your day on the way back to your hotel.

GUIDED FALLS TOUR ZAMBIAN SIDE
Tours are offered daily and are accompanied by knowledgable informative guides.. The Victoria Falls is one of the most spectacular natural sights in the world, and the tour takes the form of a walk in the rain forest.

LIVINGSTON MUSEUM AND CITY TOUR
The town of Livingston was moved from Old Drift in 1905 due to health reasons. The town was carefully planned with wide streets, avenues of beautiful trees, buildings with high ceilings and mosquito netted verandas. Guests are taken to view the famous Maramba market whish is bustling with produce and local shoppers.
Curios are available from another market situated in a small park in the centre of town. The city tour is crowned by a visit to the Livingstone Museum, which houses the most comprehensive collection of memorabilia of the explorer David Livingston.

SUNSET CRUISE ON "THE AFRICAN QUEEN"
Daily afternoon departures. The African Queen is a five star, triple decked 70ft catamaran, furnished in Rhodesian teak, beech wood and brass. Guests are transferred to the Royal Landing and board the boat for a sunset cruise, including a selection of cocktails and iced drinks as well as freshly prepared snacks. Return to your hotel after sunset.

MUKUNI VILLAGE TOUR
Daily departures. Mukuni village was founded as Gundu in the 13th century and later renamed after the ruler Mukuni, on his arrival from the Congo. It is home to they Leya people. The tour presents an opportunity to see how the local people live in a real African Village. It has a population of 7.000, a clinic, basic school and boreholes for drinking water. Guests see how huts are built and decorated, meet residents and see the locals at work - creating curios.

GAME DRIVE
Daily departures. Mosi-oa-Tunya National Park is a wildlife sanctuary on the banks of the Zambezi river and it is the only part among the nineteen in Zambia which is fenced off. It is 20km square and gives the opportunity to view and photograph animals at close range. It boasts five white rhino, various antelope, buffalo, giraffe, wildebeest, kudu, waterbuck, warthog and zebra. There is beautiful rivereine vegetation and gorgeous views across the Zambezi River. It is also possible to see where the settlers lived before 1904 in Old Drift.

HELICOPTER FLIGHTS OVER THE FALLS - ZAMBIA 15 minutes or 30 minutes
Regular departures throughout the day. You will be collected form your hotel 30 minutes prior to departure of the flight. Swoop over the Zambezi and hover over the Victoria Falls for a perfect photographic opportunity. On the thirthy minute flight, continue down the Zambezi to view game on the river banks.

HALF DAY ELEPHANT BACK SAFARIS ZAMBIA (mornings or afternoons)
Transfer to Thorntree lodge where tea, coffee and cordial is served. Afterward, the guide gives a short introductory talk including safety aspects. Guests are taken to meet the elephants and their handlers and the trail begins. The Safari winds through riverine bush and shallow parts of the Zambezi River onto the islands. Halfway through the ride, guests dismount and interact with the elephants whilst the guide gives an informative talk on the African Elephant and its relationship with man.
The morning ends with a full English breakfast. The afternoon safari ends with a choice of snacks.

ZAMBIAN FALLS TOUR, MARKET AND MUSEUM
These tours may be combined and duration will be three hours.

FULL DAY GAME DRIVE, LIVINGSTON MUSEUM, CITY TOUR, MARKET AND MUKUNI VILLAGE TOUR
These tours may be combined into a seven hour tour.

LIVINGSTON ISLAND LUNCH
Departures are daily. Transfer by boat across to Livingston Island to be met by sparkling wine, followed by a three-course lunch served on the siland with it's unique location close to the falls. Wines, beers, local spirits and soft drinks, as well as tea and coffee is included.

FULL DAY CHOBE TOUR WITH LUNCH, GAME DRIVE AND CRUISE
Tour departs daily for Hotels in Livingston. Transfer across the Botswana border via a short ferry , completing customs and immigration before continuing to Chobe, cruise on the Chobe River with a chance of spotting elephant and other game coming to drink and bathe in the river. Lunch is served at Chobe Safari Lodge, located on the banks of the Chobe River in Kasane. The afternoon continues with a game drive in open vehiles in the Chobe National park, with a chance to see lion, buffalo and numerous species of plains game. Transfer back to Zamia in the late afternoon.

VICTORIA FALLS HOTELS AND LODGES ZAMBIA

THE RIVER CLUB VICTORIA FALLS ZAMBIA
The club is located on the banks of the Zambezi River - Victoria Falls, Zambia.
Set among lush riverine vegetation with a distinct Edwardian style, it has ten luxury en suite chalets all with en suite bathroom, overlooking the river. Rooms comprise of a selection of family rooms, twin rooms and honeymoon suites. The main house includes a dining room, lounge and library, whilst the swimming pool has a magnificent view over the river. Staying is on a fully inclusive basis, all meals, Boat cruises, game drives and guided walks. Sundowner cruises, visits to local villages , visits to the falls and park fees are also included.

THORNTREE LODGE VICTORIA FALLS ZAMBIA
Located on the banks of the Zambezi river, fifteen kilometres upstream form the Victoria falls is Thorntree Lodge, with seven standard rooms and two suites, each en suite and stylishly furnished. The lodge blends into the riverine vegetation and commands river views from the main deck and private verandas. Thorntree offers a range of activities including game drives, sundowner cruises, cultural tours, pontoon boat cruises and visits to local villages. For those looking for adventure, all the activities such as white water rafting, canoeing and many more can be arranged.
Staying at the lodge will include all lodge activities and meals.

TONGBABEZI LODGE VICTORIA FALLS ZAMBIA
This is an exclusive romantic lodge positioned on the river banks, with incredible views across the Zambezi River. The lodge accommodates just eighteen guests in cottages and houses - with the Honeymoon house being described as "worth getting married for" activities are visits to the Victoria Falls, Mosi-oa-Tunya national park, Livingston museum and markets, guided boat trips on the Zambezi, guided canoeing on the Zambezi, tiger fishing, bird watching, tennis on the lodge's grass court and a rock swimming pool. Your stay at Tongabezi Lodge will include all lodge activities and meals.

THE ROYAL LIVINGSTON HOTEL VICTORIA FALLS ZAMBIA
This Sun International hotel is located in the Mosi-oa-Tunya national park. Which fringes the Zambezi River and overlooks the Victoria Falls. The hotel offers an unsurpassed level of luxury, service and sophistication for this region.
Accommodation in 173 luxurious air conditioned rooms, comprising of two storey clusters in groups of ten rooms per cluster, each with private balcony or terrace offering spectacular views over the Zambezi River. The Royal Livingston offers every facility in style, including a personalised butler service, excellent dining, sport and recreation facilities, entertainment and more.

THE ZAMBEZI SUN HOTEL VICTORIA FALLS ZAMBIA
Another Sun International facility - the three star Zambezi Sun - the perfect family holiday venue. The hotel is simple, rustic, fun and welcoming. The architecture inspired by Africa. The hotel comprises of 212 en suite rooms and is a two story building. All rooms have private balconies, air conditioning, satellite television, coach, safe and telephone. The hotels reception area houses a buffet restaurant, pool bar, al fresco grill and entertainment area. Linked to the lobby is the convention centre, and nearby a range of facilities available for guests from both the Royal Livingston Hotel and the Zambezi Sun, including an adventure centre, gaming area, boma, children's club and shops.

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