The South Luangwa region of Zambia is renowned as the best destination in Africa for walking safaris and even seasoned safari-goers will find a new perspective on an old love by exploring the bush on foot.
'The Smoke that Thunders' - never was such an evocative name so apt as the translation of the local name, Mosi-Oa-Tunya, for what the western world knows as Victoria Falls. Columns of spray ascending from the near two kilometre wide cliff-edge can be seen from several miles away when the Falls are at their heaviest, the sheer drop transforming the wide, placid Zambezi River into a ferocious torrent, cutting its way through jagged gorges. Simply spectacular!
With 4 world heritage sites including the 'Great Zimbabwe' ruins which date from the Iron Age, to natural wonders such as Mana Pools National Park, Zimbabwe is one of Africa's most spectacular luxury touring holiday destinations as well as the ideal safari location.
Luxury Zimbabwe Holidays Fact File
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