9 Aug 2015

Victoria Falls | The Largest Waterfall in the World

Situated at Zimbabwe and Zambia border, Victoria Falls (over 1708 m wide and over 100 m depth), has been considered the largest curtain of water in the World. 
The quickest way to get there is by catching a connecting flight via Cape Town or Johannesburg, South Africa. Daily flights operates between Joburg Airport to Victoria Falls Airport in Zimbabwe or Livingstone Airport in Zambia which will take around 1 hour 30 min. 
Antimalarial precaution will be recommended for Zambia only, Zimbabwe have no such requirements. If you travel between Zambia and South Africa a proof of a Yellow Fever Vaccination will be required to have (with minimum 10 days before arrival, the good thing is that the vaccination will be valid for 10 years). Although better flying to Victoria Falls Airport which is 20 minutes drive from Victoria Falls town.



If you wish to travel in style, 'Of course, the Rolls Royce of travel to the Victoria Falls is by Rovos Rail, a breathtaking luxurious train journey with spectacular landscapes.' Dress code will be smart - casual. The rates for 2015 will be approximately £1000 for a Pullman Suite and £2100 for a Royal Suite which will include 5* services for the entire 4 days + daily trips included. If you wish a longer journey to Namibia (9 days) it will cost between £3500 and £6000.   

Rovos Rails, South Africa
Rovos Rail | Simon Pielow
Wondering if Victoria Falls is safe, yes it is. Safer than other african countries. 
On both sides of Victoria Falls there are some excellent safari lodges from where you will be able to visit Chobe National Park and Victoria Falls National Park which can be easily combined with a Big 5 safari or beach holidays. 
If you are not decided yet in terms of activities, following 'Mi Casa es su Casa'  principle,  Royal Chundu  can offer you a quite big variety to choose from, such as:
Microlighting, Helicopter Fights, Lunar Rainbow, White- Water Rafting, Bungee Jumping, Devil's Pool, Horse Riding, Lion and Cheetah Encounter, Abseiling, Zambezi Jet Boating, Victoria Falls Bridge Tour, Livingstone Island and many many more. 
Sunset at Victoria Falls | Mario Micklisch

Interesting Facts?
The waterfalls were named after  Queen Victoria of Great Britain, by a Scottish missionary,
Victoria Falls is part of the UNESCO World Heritage Site,
Is one of the Seven Wonders of the World,
Humans lived around the falls continuously for about two million years,
The waterfalls supplied energy to several cities in Zambia and Zimbabwe.
the spray from the falls makes the River Zambezi Rain Forest the only place that receives rainfall 24 h, 7 days a week.


Love, A

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