Landlocked between Zambia and Zimbabwe, Victoria Falls was discovered by Scottish explorer David Livingstone. Born from the Zambezi River, they are one of the most beautiful natural wonders in the world. This impressive wall of water, stretching over 1.2 km, and which can pour up to a million liters of water per minute after the rainy season (February to May), an essential stopover during a trip to Southern Africa.

Victoria Falls has been the pearl of Zimbabwean tourism for over 100 years. The small town of the same name has taken advantage of its ideal location in relation to the falls.

Zambia shares with Zimbabwe the dizzying spectacle of Victoria Falls. Livingstone the nearest town to the falls.

Zimbabwe shares borders with Mozambique, South Africa, Zambia and Botswana. Its area is 390,000 km².

The population currently stands at around 15.99 million.

Languages:  English is the official language of the country. Many local dialects are still spoken (Ndebele, Shona, Kalanga, Nambya…)

The climate is tropical. The rainy season is from November to early April, and the dry season from May to October, with temperatures that can reach up to 39° C. In summer, light cotton clothes are recommended during the day, but you must plan a jacket for the sometimes cooler evenings.

Given its tropical climate, short rains may occur. A pair of sunglasses, sunscreen, a hat and walking shoes are required. Don’t forget the bathing suits.

Zimbabwe is a landlocked highland country. Lake Kariba and the Zambezi River delineate most of the border with Zambia (to the northwest). The natural landscapes are dry or wooded savannah.

A passport valid for 6 months after the return date is required. Please note: a minimum of (3) three blank pages is mandatory (including 2 side by side when the passport is open). A visa of 30 USD must be paid at immigration upon arrival and a ticket can be requested. In Zimbabwe, entry and exit requirements are subject to change without notice.

It is possible to book flights from Windhoek, Johannesburg or Maun with:

  • Air Namibia
  • British Airways
  • Air Zimbabwe

These flights are not included in our prices.

Jet lag

GMT + 2, Capital  : Harare


The post and telecommunications services are operational, but the power cuts being numerous, their operation is not optimal.


The current currency is now the US dollar. Credit cards such as VISA and Mastercard are accepted again.


The risk of malaria exists all year round around the falls, and more particularly during the rainy season, from November to May. We recommend that you contact your doctor to consider antimalarial treatment. Apart from the recommended tetanus vaccination, there is no specific vaccination. A yellow fever vaccination certificate is required from all passengers arriving from the infected area.