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The word Safari comes from Swahili and means “long Journey” and has become synonymous with wildlife based holidays in Africa. So if you are planning an African Safari, it can be a significant expense and done correctly will no doubt be an experience that changes your lives and those of the communities you visit, but
The word Safari comes from Swahili and means “long Journey” and has become synonymous with wildlife based holidays in Africa, and over the years the term Big Five also became synonymous with Safaris in Africa where you could almost be guaranteed to see the so-called Big 5 Game species. What is the Big Five?
So you have decided that you want to go ahead with your bucket-list tour to Victoria Falls, and when you start your research, you soon find out that as Victoria Falls is the adventure capital of Africa, it has so many choices of hotels, lodges and activity experiences, so suddenly the task looks quite daunting.
All visitors to Zimbabwe are required to present a passport with at least 6 months validity from the date of entry, and 3 blank pages for visas, entry and exit stamps. You may be requested to provide your return ticket as well as proof of sufficient funds to cover your stay. A Visa is required
Victoria Falls, known by the locals as “Mosi oa-Tunya” (“the smoke that thunders”) lies almost half-way along the Mighty Zambezi Rivers’ 2700 km journey from its source in north-western Zambia to its entry into the Indian Ocean on the coast of Mozambique. Spanning nearly 2 Kilometres the Zambezi River plunges approximately 108 meters into the
Here’s what you need to know about health and safety regulations for travel to Zimbabwe, Zambia, Botswana and South Africa. (Thank you to African Bush Camps for the update) Zimbabwe It should be noted that these guidelines to not negate, in any way, from the current visa regime Tourists Pre-Travel Requirements All passengers entering the
An African Safari is usually a once-in-a-lifetime bucket-list trip and Safari options are as varied and wide as the continent itself. Planning a Safari can be almost as fun as the Safari itself, if you have the right knowledge and advice. In today’s modern world with the pressures of everyday life and the issues facing
The following is a circular we have received from Botswana Tourism introducing a $30 tourism levy for entries into Botswana from June 1st 2017. TOURISM DEVELOPMENT LEVY The Levy Background The Ministry of Environment Natural Resources’ Conservation and Tourism through the Botswana Tourism Organisation wishes to announce the introduction of an obligatory Tourism