Zimbabwe is home to the famous Victoria falls, touted as one of the Seven Natural Wonders of the world. The falls, one of the biggest in the world, is located in the country’s northwestern part of the Zambezi river. The noise of the Victoria Falls can be heard as far as 40 kilometres away. Often a trip to nearby Namibia or Botswana is combined with a trip to Victoria Falls. Victoria Falls makes a thundering 108m drop into narrow Batoka Gorge, where there is white-water rafting and bungee-jumping. Downstream are Matusadona and Mana Pools national parks, home to hippos, rhinos and birdlife Zimbabwe has the largest platinum and diamond reserves in the world. Multiple currencies work in Zimbabwe, you can buy an item priced in South African rands, pay in US dollars, and get a change in Euros! The air connectivity is good and there are direct flights to Victoria falls from nearby locations in South Africa and Namibia. Apart from Victoria Falls, Zimbabwe also has a few national parks notably the Hwange national park.


Holiday Ideas

The Victoria falls is roughly split between Zambia and Zimbabwe, both the sides have its own plus and minus points. For an optimum experience, we recommend seeing it from both the side and choosing the helicopter ride which gives you an aerial view which is a lifetime experience. While there are national parks in Zimbabwe for wildlife, but we recommend going to Botswana or Namibia in the neighborhood for a wildlife and desert experience, you can even combine Victoria falls with South Africa. Victoria Falls has its own airport and it is well connected with all these three neighboring countries.

Victoria falls aerial view

Victoria falls aerial view

Victoria falls frontal view

Victoria falls side view