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Explore one of the most famous natural attractions on Earth, Victoria Falls, and find out what incredible beauty and exciting adventures await you there. The hypnotic beauty of Victoria Falls is enhanced by its rumbling waterfalls and hazy rainbows. Moafrika Tours offers Victoria Falls 2-day packages.

Victoria Falls 7-Day Packages

Victoria Falls is more than just a waterfall; it’s an ideal starting point for a weeklong vacation that caters to all kinds of interests. Everyone can find an adventure that suits their pulse rate, whether it’s a relaxing sunset cruise down the Zambezi River, an exhilarating bungee jump or zip line, or an educational cultural engagement with local people. Spend a week at Victoria Falls, a place unlike any other, and let yourself be swept away by its breathtaking beauty and thrilling activities.

 

What to Expect on a 7-Day Tour to Vic Falls

7 day victoria falls tour

Step into the enchanted world that surrounds Victoria Falls, which stretches along the beautiful borders of Zambia and Zimbabwe. There is a wealth of natural wonders, cultural variety, and thriving economies in this dynamic area.

 

People, Tradition, and Faith

There is a diverse range of cultural practices, dialects, and spiritual traditions practiced by the many indigenous peoples that call this area home. Among them are the Tonga, the Lozi, and the Luvale. The Falls have deep religious meaning for a lot of people in the area. Nyaminyami is a revered river spirit among the Tonga people who believe she resides within the magnificent waterfall. To show respect for Nyaminyami and to ensure that spiritual equilibrium is preserved, rituals and ceremonies are carried out.

 

Natural Wonders

Victoria Falls, with its incredible width of 1,708 meters and average height of 100 meters, is undeniably the region’s crown treasure. It is a stunning display. Even from 30 kilometers distant, its hypnotic spray and resounding roar can captivate onlookers. The Zambezi River, an essential waterway for humans and other animals, winds its way serenely through this area. The river forms magnificent canyons and green islands as it winds its way through gorgeous terrain.

 

Traveling 

Victoria Falls Town is a thriving hub that welcomes travelers to the Falls. It is filled with hotels, restaurants, and adventure tour operators who are ready to meet their every need.

Not only does the Victoria Falls Bridge connect Zimbabwe and Zambia, but it also provides an exciting bungee jumping platform for those seeking an adrenaline rush. Both the Livingstone Airport in Zambia and the Harry Mwanga Nkumbula International Airport in Zimbabwe are well-equipped airports that ensure convenient access.

 

Economic Activity

Tourism is the dominant force driving the local economy, attracting tourists from all over the world to admire the Falls, engage in exciting adventure pursuits, and discover the lush rainforest.

Artisans from the local communities display their skills in busy craft markets, presenting a wide range of traditional artifacts, such as elaborately crafted wooden sculptures, colorful beadwork, and beautiful textiles. The community’s livelihoods are maintained by agriculture, and local economies rely heavily on staples like livestock, sorghum, and maize.

 

Notable Features of the Landscape

Experience the captivating atmosphere of a sunset at the Falls, where the radiant shades of gold illuminate the cascades, evoking a moment of absolute enchantment. Or, experience a spectacular walk into the dense rainforest around the Falls, where you will see playful monkeys and brilliant wildlife at every corner. For those with a penchant for adventure, have the audacity to immerse yourself in the Devil’s Pool during the dry season. This thrilling natural infinity pool is situated perilously on the precipice of the Falls. To get a bird’s-eye view of the magnificence of the Falls, you have to cross into Zambia and visit Livingstone Island.

 

Tourism Destinations Beyond Victoria Falls

  • Travel around 200 kilometers to Hwange National Park, a sanctuary for wildlife fans showcasing remarkable elephant herds, stunning lions, and a wide variety of bird species.
  • Experience an extraordinary safari expedition into Botswana’s Chobe National Park, famous for its plentiful elephant populations and exhilarating river safaris.
  • Explore the historic marvels of Matobo National Park, famous for its remarkable equilibrium rock formations and intriguing San rock art.
  • Take in the quiet beauty of Lake Kariba, a man-made lake that provides possibilities for fishing, houseboat excursions, and animal viewing in tranquil surroundings.

Ultimately, the region encompassing Victoria Falls is a captivating fusion of breathtaking natural beauty, rich cultural legacy, and thriving economic prosperity. Whether you are admiring the immense force of the Falls or discovering the wide range of neighboring attractions, this area guarantees remarkable experiences and enduring memories for both adventurers and explorers.

 

What to Pack for your 7-Day Holiday at Vic Falls

Essentials:

  • Passport and travel documents
  • Plane ticket and travel itinerary
  • Travel insurance information
  • Driver’s license (if planning to rent a car)
  • Credit cards and cash (USD and local currency)
  • A small daypack for daily excursions

Clothing:

  • Comfortable walking shoes/hiking boots
  • Socks and underwear
  • Lightweight pants and shorts
  • Moisture-wicking shirts and tops
  • Swimwear
  • Warm layers for cooler mornings and evenings
  • Rain gear (umbrella or waterproof jacket)
  • Dressier outfit for dinner at a nice restaurant (optional)

Safari and Outdoor Gear:

  • Binoculars for wildlife viewing
  • Camera and charger
  • Power bank for extra battery life
  • Sunscreen and lip balm with SPF
  • Insect repellent
  • Water bottle or hydration pack
  • Beach towel (if not provided by accommodation)

Personal Care Items:

  • Toiletries (toothbrush, toothpaste, shampoo, conditioner, etc.)
  • Medications and prescriptions
  • Contact lenses and solution (if applicable)
  • Makeup and makeup remover (if applicable)
  • Hairbrush or comb
  • Deodorant

Miscellaneous:

  • Snorkeling gear (if applicable)
  • Water shoes or sandals
  • Beach bag or backpack
  • Reusable shopping bag
  • Travel adapter for charging electronic devices
  • Guidebook or map of the area
  • Snacks (especially if you have specific dietary needs)

Remember:

  • Check the weather forecast before your trip and pack accordingly
  • Pack layers for cooler mornings and evenings
  • Bring a reusable water bottle to reduce plastic waste
  • Don’t forget your sunscreen and insect repellent
  • Be mindful of local customs and dress modestly when visiting villages or cultural sites
  • Bring a small first-aid kit with essentials like band-aids and antiseptic wipes
  • Don’t forget your camera and charger to capture stunning photos of Vic Falls and wildlife!

Chobe Specific:

If you plan to go on a Chobe safari, be sure to pack:

  • Comfortable clothing and shoes for long game drives
  • Binoculars for wildlife viewing
  • Camera and charger
  • Water bottle and snacks
  • Sunscreen and insect repellent

Vic Falls Specific:

If you plan to visit Vic Falls, be sure to pack:

  • Waterproof gear or a rain jacket (the spray from the falls can be intense!)
  • Comfortable walking shoes or sandals
  • Swimwear (if you plan to swim or take a dip in the Devil’s Pool)
  • Water bottle and snacks
  • Sunscreen and insect repellent

 

Top Recommended Itinerary Items for a 7-Day Vacation at Vic Falls

Setting out on a seven-day excursion to Victoria Falls and the environs guarantees an immersive adventure through some of the most mesmerizing landscapes and wildlife-rich locations in Africa. Included in these must-do activities are visits to Victoria Falls and other adjacent must-sees like Chobe and Hwange National Parks. To ensure a smooth and fascinating exploration of this iconic region, we have highlighted each site with accurate distances from Victoria Falls and recommended modes of transportation.

 

Be Astounded by Victoria Falls

Distance from Victoria Falls: Located within walking distance from Victoria Falls Town

Transportation: Walking or short taxi ride.

Victoria Falls, the region’s crown treasure, is a great place to start your tour. Marvel at the luscious jungle, misty rainbows, and crashing waterfalls as you spend the day visiting this breathtaking natural attraction. Indulge in a thrilling sport like bungee jumping or zip-lining to get an aerial view of the breathtaking beauty, or join a guided tour to discover the geology, history, and importance of the falls.

 

Go on a Sunset Cruise on the Zambezi River

Distance from Victoria Falls: Departure point within Victoria Falls Town

Transportation: Short walk or taxi ride

Take a relaxing sunset cruise down the Zambezi River. Unwind on deck as you float past serene scenery, keeping an eye out for riverside animals like elephants, crocodiles, and hippos. Enjoy a cool drink and some tasty snacks while you watch the African sunset paint the sky with a beautiful array of golden hues.

 

Explore Chobe National Park

Distance from Victoria Falls: Approximately 90 kilometers (56 miles) from Victoria Falls Town

Transportation: Full-day guided tour or self-drive option

For an exciting safari experience in Chobe National Park, cross the border into Botswana, a neighboring country. Chobe provides unrivaled opportunity to observe wildlife, including one of the biggest elephant populations in Africa. Ride a safari vehicle across the park’s varied terrains in search of wildlife, including lions, leopards, buffalo, and a plethora of bird species. You won’t want to miss the opportunity to take a boat ride down the Chobe River and see elephants playing in the water against a backdrop of majestic landscapes.

 

Immerse Yourself in Livingstone’s Rich Culture

Distance from Victoria Falls: Approximately 10 kilometers (6 miles) from Victoria Falls Town (Zambia)

Transportation: Short taxi ride

Travel across Zambia to the lively town of Livingstone, which was named after the famous Scottish explorer David Livingstone. Stop by the town’s museums, craft workshops, and marketplaces to learn about its long history of cultural preservation. Discover the fascinating history of the Victoria Falls Bridge, a famous landmark that connects Zimbabwe and Zambia, and be amazed by the engineering marvel that it is. As the day comes to a close, enjoy a traditional Zambian meal while being serenaded by vibrant music and dance performances.

 

Hwange National Park Safari

Distance from Victoria Falls: Approximately 200 kilometers (124 miles) from Victoria Falls Town

Transportation: Full-day guided tour or organized transfer

Take a once-in-a-lifetime safari adventure to Hwange National Park, the biggest and oldest national park in Zimbabwe. Game drives over the park’s expansive plains will introduce you to a wide variety of animals, such as zebras, elephants, lions, and giraffes. Because Hwange is a haven for more than 400 different bird species, binoculars will come in helpful during your birdwatching adventures. Immerse yourself in the African night sky while dining on delectable cuisine in a five-star safari lodge in the middle of the bush.

 

Admire the Balancing Rocks of Matobo National Park

Distance from Victoria Falls: Approximately 350 kilometers (217 miles) from Victoria Falls Town

Transportation: Full-day guided tour or self-drive option

Take a beautiful drive to Matobo National Park, which is home to ancient San rock art and breathtaking granite rock formations; it is a UNESCO World Heritage Site. Discover the park’s harsh landscape on foot or in a car, stopping to admire the balancing rocks that defy gravity and the stunning panoramic views. Explore the park’s cultural and historical importance while visiting the grave of Cecil John Rhodes, the British imperialist and developer of Rhodesia. The park is home to a wide variety of wildlife, so visitors should be on the lookout for animals including antelope, leopards, and rhinos.

 

Relax and Reflect in the Botanical Gardens

Distance from Victoria Falls: Located within Victoria Falls Town

Transportation: Walking or short taxi ride

Finish up your adventure with a stroll through the tranquil Victoria Falls Botanical Gardens, located in the middle of Victoria Falls Town. As you meander through the gardens, stopping to appreciate the serene ponds and unusual plant species, breathe in the aromatic blossoms and verdant foliage. Enjoy the recollections of your adventures in this fascinating part of Africa as you reflect on the wonderful experiences of the last week.

Victoria Falls and adjacent surroundings provide a wide range of activities throughout your 7-day journey. Whether you’re looking for exhilarating safari adventures, cultural landmark exploration, or just to relax in the African wilderness, Victoria Falls and the surrounding attractions guarantee an amazing adventure.

 

Why Book Your 7-Day Holiday at Vic Falls with MoAfrika Tours?

Join MoAfrika Tours for an unforgettable and carefree seven-day vacation to Victoria Falls. We build personalized itineraries to your interests, drawing on our broad expertise and local knowledge. Every moment is packed with excitement and discovery. Our knowledgeable guides will be by your side the entire time while you explore the surrounding areas, whether it’s taking in the breathtaking beauty of Victoria Falls or going on an exciting safari in Chobe or Hwange National Parks. In addition, we provide a variety of lodging options, from posh lodges to homey inns, to meet your needs and budget. Embark on an unforgettable journey with MoAfrika Tours and witness the breathtaking beauty and cultural diversity of Victoria Falls. Just let us take care of the details and go on your adventure!

Frequently Asked Questions

An absolutely wonderful place to visit is Hwange National Park! Taking a guided safari tour or wildlife drive is the best thing to do if you only have a day to see the area. A wide variety of animals call Hwange home. Among them are the Big Five: lion, leopard, rhinoceros, elephant, and Cape buffalo. You can also spot cheetahs, hyenas, and antelopes.

A seven-day vacation budget to Victoria Falls ought to be versatile enough to cover a variety of hotel and activity preferences. For example, it’s not uncommon for a 7-day safari package to cost over $500 per person.