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Victoria Falls National Park

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Victoria Falls - ZimbabweThe Victoria Falls constitutes one of the most spectacular natural wonders of the world.The sight of millions of gallons of turbulent water cascading over a sheer precipice into narrow gorge a hundred meters below is something nobody can ever forget.

It is considered that the largest curtain of falling water in the world, measuring slightly over 1.7km in width and draws visitors from all over the world.

Victoria Falls has dozens of viewpoints that are reached by paths through the rainforest, which grows in the area of the spray.

Elephants in Victoria Falls National ParkThis volume of water is greatest in April and May though photographers get better pictures, and keep their cameras dry when the river is less full. Victoria Falls is a one-hour hop by air from Harare, and less than an hour from Bulawayo.

The local people who led David Livingstone to this magical place in 1855 call it "Mosi-oa- Tanya".

The Smoke That Thunders can be seen 70km away.

"Scenes so lovely, must have been gazed upon by angels in their flight," said David Livingstone.

Water rafting  - Zambezi River It has become the premier adventure resort of Southern Africa with adventurers coming from all over the world to experience the white water rafting classified as the best waterfall in the world, rafts break their way through rapids graded as high as 5 (6beingum - navigable) through the deep gorges of the mighty Zambezi River.

Visitors can fly over the falls in a variety of aircrafts including helicopters and micro light or do bungee jumping from the bridge above the gorge. Canoeing and Kayaking on the upper Zambezi River is a magical experience that brings one much closer to nature. Here visitors have the time to enjoy the bird life and varied vegetation and to sit silently watching the animals come down to drink and play in shallow waters.

Hippo Emerging from the Zambezi RiverA night spent on the banks of the upper Zambezi on a canoeing safari or down in the brooding gorges whilst rafting, is a never to be forgotten experience.The African sun setting and rising, the camp fire and the stories of your professional guides, enrich, even further the adventurers unique bush experience.

For those visitors not wanting an active adventure there is the pleasure of cruising down the Zambezi with a chilled drink in hand, watching hippo as the sunsets behind gentle swaying palm trees.

A walk in the nearby Zambezi National Park with a professional guide, or game drive in a special constructed game viewing vehicle will open up a new experience for the visitors.

Fishing from the banks of the river is a pleasant way to spend a couple of hours or for the keener angler, a full day out in a fishing boat could easily result in a good catch. Game viewing can also be done on horseback or by hiring a mountain bike. Zimbabwe's popular safari train, Rail Safari pulls in and out of Victoria Falls, as do the famous Rovos Rail and Pride of Africa. Entertainment after dark includes traditional music, dance and casino.

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