3 Day Victoria Falls Best Budget Tour

The 3-day round-trip tour to Victoria Falls from Johannesburg takes guests to one of the Seven Wonders of the World which promises to be a magical, breath-taking experience

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  • Duration: 3 Days
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Fun activities to look forward to include a sunset cruise on the mighty Zambezi River, a guided tour of the Falls and the choice of one of the many exciting Victoria Falls activities run by a leading tour operator on the Zimbabwe side.

Guests are accommodated in a choice of budget-friendly establishments on the Zimbabwe side of Victoria Falls which are clean and comfortable and ideally located a short distance from everything there is to see and do in the area.Enjoy an idyllic sunset cruise on the mighty Zambezi River on your first evening in Victoria Falls. The river flows through the Zambezi National Park which is home to the Big 5 and an incredible array of wildlife and birds. The next day starts with a guided walk through the Victoria Falls Rainforest to the iconic waterfall. A mid-day meal and drinks at the Rainforest Café is optional.
The rest of the day is spent finding out why they call Victoria Falls the ‘Adrenalin Capital of Africa’.

Choose one activity off a list of things to do at Victoria Falls. This could include a scenic walk through the bush with elephants or a leisurely canoe trail through the Batoka Gorge or something more hair-raising like a bungee jump or swing off the Victoria Falls Bridge or a Flight of Angels helicopter tour.

Before your flight home, explore the village of Victoria Falls or enjoy a hearty breakfast at a restaurant with a magnificent view of the iconic Falls. Guests are accommodated in a choice of budget-friendly establishments which are clean and comfortable and ideally located a short distance from everything there is to see and do in Victoria Falls. 

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Itinerary

Day 1

JOHANNESBURG – VICTORIA FALLS

Guests make their own way to OR Tambo International Airport in Johannesburg for a mid-morning direct flight to Victoria Falls Airport.

Airlines flying direct from Johannesburg to Victoria include British Airways, Fast Jet and SAA

  • Depart OR Tambo Airport, Johannesburg: Between 10h25 and 11h25

  • Arrive Vic Falls Airport, Zimbabwe: Between 12h00 and 13h00

Complimentary transfer from Victoria Falls Airport to your lodge.

Guests meet at the Big Tree at Victoria Falls for a sunset cruise on the mighty Zambezi River. Enjoy excellent game viewing and birdwatching while cruising down the river.

Guests return to their lodge after the sun sets. Choose between dinner at the lodge or one of the many popular restaurants in town (dinner for your own account).

Overnight at a budget-friendly lodge on the Zimbabwe side of Victoria Falls.

Included in rate: No meals included on Day 1


Day 2

VICTORIA FALLS

Wake up early and enjoy a hearty breakfast at your lodge before departing mid-morning for a guided tour of the Falls. This includes a leisurely walk through the Rainforest on the Zimbabwe side of the Zambezi National Park.

Lunch at Rainforest Café close to the Victoria Falls waterfall is optional.

Spend the afternoon enjoying the activity you selected. This could include a helicopter Flight of Angels tour, a walk with lions or an elephant interactive safari at The Elephant Camp or something more adrenalin-pumping like bungee jumping or the longest bridge slide in Africa.

Make your way to The Bridge Café for sundowners. This stunning eatery is built on a platform overlooking the Batoka Gorge and offers guests a panoramic view of the waterfall and Zambezi National Park. The location is hands down the best in town.

Order a delicious meal at The Bridge Café or choose to eat at one of the many popular restaurants in the town of Victoria Falls. Make arrangements for pick up and drop off times with your guide. Avoid walking back to your lodge late at night, particularly if you’ve had a bit to drink.

If you’re visiting Victoria Falls during the Full Moon and if the sky is clear; you’ll witness one of the most magical sights in Africa which is called the Lunar Rainbow. This is when the light of the moon reflects off the towering column of spray from the Falls.

Friday and Saturday night is party night at Shoestrings Bar for vibey youngsters. For something more romantic, Three Monkeys is a cocktail bar and restaurant set up in an renovated 1935 railway carriage. The food is excellent and the atmosphere is quaint and endearing.

Overnight at budget-friendly accommodation on the Zimbabwe side of Victoria Falls.

Included in tour rate: Breakfast


Day 3

VICTORIA FALLS – JOHANNESBURG

Enjoy a leisurely breakfast at your lodge. You have a few hours to explore the town of Victoria Falls and visit the outdoor arts & craft markets.

We recommend visiting the iconic Victoria Falls Hotel and enjoying a cup of tea on Stanley’s Terrace. The view over the waterfall and the Zambezi National Park from the historic hotel is spectacular.

Guests are picked up from their lodge mid-morning and driven to the Victoria Falls Airport for the return flight to Johannesburg.

Be careful about timing and please don’t run late for the transfer to the airport. Moafrika Tours cannot be held responsible if you miss your flight.

Airlines flying direct from Victoria Falls to Johannesburg include British Airways, Fast Jet and SAA

  • Depart Victoria Falls Airport, Zimbabwe: Between 13h30 and 14h00

  • Arrive Johannesburg, South Africa: Between 15h00 and 15h30

Included in tour rate: Breakfast


What’s included

  • Cost of transfer from/to Victoria Falls Airport
  • 2-nights’ accommodation in a budget-friendly lodge in Victoria Falls
  • Zambezi Sunset Cruise
  • Guided tour of the Falls
  • Choice of ONE activity at Victoria Falls (Zimbabwe side)  

What’s excluded

  • Food and drinks other than stated
  • National Parks fees and fuel surcharge fee on certain activities
  • Personal purchases 

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