A Great 9-Day Luxury Tour Of Victoria Falls In Zimbabwe

Author: Yash

Zimbabwe is a nation that is not explored by a lot of tourists around the year. But it has some stunning natural attractions. One of them is Victoria Falls. It is a hub for many activities and trips to the surrounding region. The Chobe river is also quite popular for the herds of hippos and elephants found here. A trip to these locations gives you great adventure and provides the perfect combination of relaxation and activities. Embark on this 9-day luxury tour of Zimbabwe to learn about the activities you can partake in here.

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Detailed Itinerary

Day 1: Welcome to Zimbabwe

Meet your private guide at Victoria Falls airport, who will transfer you to your hotel, the Victoria Falls Safari Lodge. The lodge is only a short drive outside the location of Victoria Falls. It gives you the impression of being in the wild while being in a huge, open-planned tree house. Enjoy the waterhole that allows the guest. The waterhole gets a lot of wildlife from sunset to early evening.

Day 2: Flying Over Victoria Falls

Today, enjoy flying over Victoria Falls with the aid of a helicopter. Your guide will pick you up from the airport and transfer you to the desired helipad. After the flight, your guide will drive you in a private vehicle to the town so you can browse through the markets and shops in the city. There are many delicious options here for eating out in the town. But you can go back to the Victoria Falls Safari Lodge for some delicious dishes sitting on their deck.

Day 3: Indulging in some Adventure

Today, you can embark on some exciting and adventurous activities in the area. Your guide will drive you to meet a herd of elephants in a private vehicle. Marvel at the sight of these elephants, which move around without causing much fuss. Talk to their handlers to learn all about how they handle these animals. Stroll a little through the bush with these elephants. Then, reach the beachside to indulge in some adrenaline-filled white-water rafting. It is a thrilling experience that will leave a lasting impression on your mind. Following that, relish some lovely refreshments at this location before retiring to your resort.

Day 4: Touring Victoria Falls

Enjoy an early breakfast before the guide drives you to Victoria Falls. Halt at the Big Tree. It is a huge baobab that is more than a hundred years old and has a circumference that exceeds seventy feet. Then, carry on to view the Falls. Begin at the Devils Cataract and the Livingstone statute and proceed through a rainforest to Danger Point. The stroll is quite easy and is only about a couple of miles. Enjoy the spectacular scenes that you encounter along the way. You should keep a raincoat with you because there is frequent rainfall here.

Day 5: Cultural Mpala Village

After viewing the Falls, your guide will transfer you to a local African village. Your guide will provide an introduction, and the head of the village will take you around to the homesteads and the local borehole. You will also visit a rural school, meeting the children, teachers, and headmaster. Your guide will then take you back to your hotel.

Day 6: Cruising on the Zambezi River

Today, enjoy the first half of the day relaxing and rejuvenating for the tour that lies ahead. In the evening, your guide will drive you in a private vehicle to the jetty to cruise on the Zambezi River and view the sunset. Enjoy some lovely local wine and beer along with light snacks as you envelop yourself in the pristine blue waters of the river. Soak in the views of the stunning African sunset that looks even more gorgeous from the cruise. Following that, retire to your resort for the night.

Day 7: Lovely Houseboats

Today, your guide will drive you in a private vehicle to the northern border of Botswana to clear the immigration and customs. Then, be transferred to Kasane Immigration, where a representative from the Chobe Princesses will meet you. Then, clear the customs for Namibia and be transferred by boat to Impalila Island. Here, check-in and board the Chobe Princesses, which are spectacular houseboats. The resort has several houseboats, and they only permit a small number of guests in each boat. There is no set departure date or itinerary for these houseboats. You can enjoy drifting down the Chobe River and looking at some great wildlife and scenery along the way. Settle down, relax on one of the several deck chairs here, and view the relaxing scenery that passes you by.

Day 8: Cultural Impalila Island

There are several activities on these houseboats that do not get crowded because the houseboats only have a limited number of guests. Enjoy various activities here, including birding, guided fishing, and game viewing. You may even stroll on Impalila Island to see the ancient Baobab tree. Then, reach a local village located on the Namibian side of the river to learn more about the culture and way of life of the people living there. Regale yourself with the various myths and legends of these people.

Day 9: Departure

Today, your private guide will transfer you to the airport for your international departure.

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