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Upper Zambezi

Upper Zambezi is an unforgettable safari holiday that you shall flashback in years to come. The river stretches to a wide area to the eminent Victoria Falls. There are numerous catchy events that you can perform, one of them being the iconic canoe safari.

You can cross over to the Zambezi National Park. The roar of Victoria Falls fills the air and catches the tigerfish as you move along. Additionally, you can paddle at the scenic view. You can reflect peacefully on your canoe trip.

Additionally, you can game watch animals like warthog, elephants, and impala. Other memorable activities at Upper Zambezi include; jet-boating, white-water rafting, bungee jumping, helicopter flights, quad-biking, river cruises, birding safari, micro lighting, and cultural village tours trip at the Livingstone island, and horse riding.

The flora here includes; savannah grassland, ilala palms flank, huge trees, teak, mukwa, and mopane. Tourists can combine their holidays with Victoria Falls. At night, you can relax at opulent lodges. You can take your kids to the upper Zambezi safari, provided they are above the age of 12.

Animals At Upper Zambezi

The Upper Zambezi area is known for its vast wilderness and huge herds of wildlife.

  • The wildebeest, buffalo, big cats, and wattled cranes are some of the famous animals that can be seen here. Seasonal migration is needed for their survival.
  • This area is spectacularly scenic and offers some colorful bird-watching.
  • In addition hippos, elephants and buffaloes are seen in and around the river and its tributaries.

Activities at Upper Zambezi

There are some interesting activities you can involve in Upper Zambezi while visiting Zimbabwe.

  • White Water Rafting is one of the activities you can engage in.
  • Canoe safari is another activity to do in Upper Zambezi.
  • You can go for a guided Victoria Falls and Livingstone Island tour.
  • Explore the Elephant Café, home to a herd of rescued elephants. This is also a wonderful thing to do in the Zambezi.
  • Bungee jumping is one of the most interesting activities to experience in Upper Zambezi.

Highlights of Upper Zambezi

  • A relaxing float down the Zambezi.
  • Exceptional views;
  • Offering fantastic wildlife viewing.
  • A wide range of activities from game drives to canoe safari.
  • Excellent safari lodges with experienced guides.

Best Time To Visit Upper Zambezi

The best time for wildlife viewing in Upper Zambezi is from June to September, the middle and end of the Dry season. During the dry season, the animals gather around the Zambezi River for their need of water. Staying at Victoria Falls is at its best from May to September.

You will experience the beautiful scenery surrounding Upper Zambezi along with excellent wildlife. Are you excited now?

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