7 Day Week-Long Adventure Victoria Falls

History and Discovery of Victoria Falls

This 7 Day Week-Long Adventure Victoria Falls features the magnificent Victoria Falls and the surrounding areas, offering a blend of thrilling activities, serene nature experiences, and cultural encounters. Victoria Falls, one of the “Seven Natural Wonders of the World,” serves as the focal point of your adventure, complemented by excursions to nearby attractions. Come explore Africa with us!

7 Day Week-Long Adventure Victoria Falls Highlights

Day 1: Arrival and Sunset Cruise on the Zambezi River
Day 2: Victoria Falls Tour and Local Market Visit
Day 3: Adventure Activities and Cultural Village Tour
Day 4: Day Trip to Chobe National Park
Day 5: Victoria Falls Private Game Reserve Safari
Day 6: Helicopter Ride and Devil’s Pool Experience
Day 7: Farewell and Departure

7 Day Week-Long Adventure Victoria Falls Itinerary

7 Day Week-Long Adventure Victoria Falls

Day 1: Arrival and Sunset Cruise on the Zambezi River

Upon arrival, you will be greeted by our Remarkable Adventures Africa representative who will drive you to the Shearwater Explorers Village for check-in. After settling in, you will embark on a relaxing sunset cruise on the Zambezi River. Enjoy cocktails and snacks while watching wildlife along the riverbanks and experiencing the stunning African sunset.

Main Destination: Victoria Falls
Accommodation: Shearwater Explorers Village (Budget lodge located at Victoria Falls)

Day 2: Victoria Falls Tour and Local Market Visit

After breakfast, start your day with a guided tour of Victoria Falls, exploring both the Zimbabwean and Zambian sides. Witness the majestic Main Falls, Horseshoe Falls, Rainbow Falls, and more. In the afternoon, visit a local market to experience the vibrant culture and purchase unique souvenirs. Return to the lodge for dinner and your overnight stay.

Main Destination: Victoria Falls
Accommodation: Shearwater Explorers Village (Budget lodge located at Victoria Falls)

Day 3: Adventure Activities and Cultural Village Tour

Begin your day with optional adventure activities, such as bungee jumping, zip-lining, or white-water rafting. In the afternoon, enjoy a cultural village tour to learn about the traditions and lifestyle of the local people. Experience traditional dances and sample local cuisine. Dinner and overnight stay at the lodge.

Main Destination: Victoria Falls
Accommodation: Shearwater Explorers Village (Budget lodge located at Victoria Falls)

Day 4: Day Trip to Chobe National Park

Early in the morning, depart for a day trip to Chobe National Park in Botswana. Enjoy game drives and a boat cruise on the Chobe River, known for its large elephant herds and diverse wildlife. Lunch will be served in the park. Return to Victoria Falls in the evening for dinner and an overnight stay.

Main Destination: Chobe National Park
Accommodation: Shearwater Explorers Village (Budget lodge located at Victoria Falls)

Day 5: Victoria Falls Private Game Reserve Safari

After an early breakfast, head to the Victoria Falls Private Game Reserve for a full-day safari. Search for the endangered Black Rhino and other wildlife species. Enjoy a picnic lunch in the reserve. Return to the lodge in the evening for dinner and your overnight stay.

Main Destination: Victoria Falls Private Game Reserve
Accommodation: Shearwater Explorers Village (Budget lodge located at Victoria Falls)

Day 6: Helicopter Ride and Devil’s Pool Experience

Start your day with an exhilarating helicopter ride over Victoria Falls, providing a bird’s eye view of this natural wonder. Later, take a guided tour to Devil’s Pool, where you can swim on the edge of the falls (season permitting). Enjoy a farewell dinner at the lodge.

Main Destination: Victoria Falls
Accommodation: Shearwater Explorers Village (Budget lodge located at Victoria Falls)

Day 7: Farewell and Departure

After breakfast, check out from the lodge. Depending on your flight schedule, you can visit the Victoria Falls Snake Park or relax at the lodge. You will be driven to Victoria Falls Airport for your flight home, concluding your week-long adventure.

Main Destination: Victoria Falls Airport
End of Week-Long Adventure: Exploring Victoria Falls and Surrounding Areas

GENERAL INFORMATION

ENTRY REQUIREMENTS:

All visitors to Victoria Falls must have a valid passport with at least 4 consecutive blanks pages. The Government of Tanzania has rolled out an online Visa application portal accessible on internet.  Any applicable visa and/or relevant documentation are the responsibility of the traveler.  For further information on Visa requirements visitors are advised to contact their nearest Zimbabwe Embassy or Consulate. 

LANGUAGE: English 

TIME: GMT +3

CLIMATE: Southern Africa climate is predominantly tropical.  The long rains are from mid-March to late May and the short rains from November to January.  The hottest months are from October to February and the coolest months are June to August.

VOLTAGE: 220 Volts/AC50Hz. Sockets are UK style, 3 pin square plugs. Power is from the National Grid in the city/major towns and generator with inverter back up in the Safari Lodges and Camps.

CURRENCY: Foreign currency must be changed at the Bank, Bureau de Change, and Hotel/Safari lodge/Camp/Resort.   Major Credit Cards, Master card, Visa, American Express, are usually accepted throughout the country.  Where credit cards are accepted, the payment will normally be recorded in US$ regardless of the card’s default currency. However, US$ older than 2009 are only accepted 

CLOTHING: Dress is mainly informal and should be comfortable as well as practical. Something warm should be brought along for early morning and evenings. Safari clothes are available from hotels/lodges/camps.

BAGGAGE: Where possible, travel light. Baggage space on safari is limited to medium suitcase or soft bag per person plus reasonable amount of hand luggage. There is 15 Kilogram per person limit on all flights to the wildlife sanctuaries. Excess luggage must be stored in your arrival hotel. 

WATER: You will find many different of opinion of what is safe and what is not. We recommend for peace of mind, to drink local Bottled Mineral water. It is important to drink plenty of water especially during the hotter months. We would recommend that guests drink at least 2 to 3 litres of water per day to limit the effects of dehydration.   

HEALTH: East Africa is a safe and secure destination; however, it is a good idea to take a few precautions.  Kindly consult your GP or local doctor at least 6 weeks before you travel, with regards:

Malaria prophylactics. East Africa is a known malaria area and preventive measures are essential. You are advised to take one of the recommended anti-malarial drugs.  Be sure to wear long sleeved shorts and trousers after sunset and spray the exposed parts of your body with a mosquito repellent spray. The hotels provide mosquito repellent sachets as part of the room’s amenities in all our locations. 

Remember to protect yourself from direct sun rays with sunscreen cream or safari hat.

DIETARY REQUIREMENTS: For those guests with specific dietary requirement, please ensure Imbasa is notified prior to travel so that the respective Hotels and Lodges are informed 

GRATUITIES: As a guideline and dependent on how happy you are, we would suggest the following: 

The General Hotel/Lodge/Camp Staff – Approximately U$ 10.00 per person per day 

Driver Guides – Approximately US$ 15.00 to US$ 20.00 per person per day

PHOTOGRAPHY: Please be careful when photographing public buildings, airports, bridges, the national flag and people in uniform.  Ensure that you have sought permission before photographing local people and their villages.  If in doubt, please check with your guide.

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