Victoria Falls - also known as Mosi-oa-Tunya meaning “the smoke that thunders” - is a town situated on the border of Zimbabwe and Zambia. The town is also situated on the Zambezi River that is famous for its world-renowned waterfall.
It is believed that the water from the Falls has natural healing elements and many people from all over the world travel to Victoria Falls in the pursuit of healing. Victoria Falls has been declared one the Seven World Wonders and it is also a UNESCO World heritage site.
Victoria Falls was founded by a Scottish explorer, David Livingstone in 1855 who subsequently named the area in honour of Queen Victoria. Since then, Victoria Falls has been a popular tourist destination for locals and international tourists alike.
Victoria Falls is not only known for its remarkable waterfall, there are other natural attractions that will make your visit to the town worthwhile. There is an abundance of wildlife and vegetation, and if you are looking for a destination to explore African safari at its best, Victoria Falls is the best place to begin. Visit the national parks in the area where you can experience the Big 5 animals, as well as other animals like the giraffe, antelope, baboon and many others.
For the thrill-seekers, Victoria Falls also offers exciting adventure activities like bungee jumping, river rafting, kayaking, canoeing, and fishing. For more tranquil activities, enjoy hot air ballooning, or take a helicopter ride while viewing the Falls. All this will assure you a day well spent in Victoria Falls.
Victoria Falls accommodation is widely available and you have the pleasure of choosing from luxury hotels, safari lodges, resorts and luxury camps.