Zimbabwe

Victoria Falls Safari Lodge

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"An experience painted in a thousand words Images of Zimbabwe, Zambia, Namibia and Botswana ."

 

Zimbabwe offers the visitor a host of natural wonders, not least of which is the legendary Victoria Falls. Mosi-Oa-Tunya – the smoke that thunders, stretches over 1.5 km as it plunges over 100 m into the Zambezi gorge below. When David Livingstone saw the Falls for the first time in 1855, he wrote .Scenes so lovely must have been gazed upon by angels in their flight. and today visitors can take the .Flight of Angels. a helicopter or light aircraft flight over the Falls which gives you the ultimate view of this magnificent wonder.

 

The energetic can enjoy the thrills of white water rafting, canoeing, bungee-jumping or just relaxing on a sundowner cruise surrounded by a spectacular African sunset. Separating Zimbabwe from Zambia, the great Zambezi River thunders over the Falls while crocodile and hippo lurk in the placid lagoons upstream. Zimbabwe boasts several national and private game parks including Hwange National Park, one of the few great elephant sanctuaries left in Africa, which covers 14,600 sq km and is situated just south of Victoria Falls.

 

THE CLIMATE

In Victoria Falls winter days are dry and sunny with temperatures ranging between 15°C and 20°C. Summer temperatures average between 25°C and 38°C during the day with the hottest month being October. The rainy season is from November to March when the evenings are cooler.

 

OTHER TOURIST INFORMATION

The unit of currency is the Zimbabwe Dollar and Visa credit cards are accepted. It is however recommended to take cash in smaller USD denominations.The official language is English. Visitors are advised to take precautions against Malaria. Shoppers will find a large selection of arts and crafts and local curios of interest.

 

Hotels Used In Zimbabwe and Botswana packages:

Victoria Falls

  • Rainbow Victoria Falls (B/B)
  • A.Zambezi River Lodge (B/B)
  • The Kingdom At Victoria Falls (B/B)
  • Ilala Lodge (B/B)
  • Elephant Hills Hotel (B/B)
  • Victoria Falls Safari Lodge (B/B)
  • Victoria Falls Hotel (B/B)
  • Stanley and Livingstone (B/B)
  • Matetsi (F/B)
  •  

Botswana

Chobe

  • Chobe Game Lodge (F/B)
  • Chobe Safari Lodge (F/B)
  • Mowana Safari Lodge (F/B)
  • Chobe Marina Lodge (F/B)
  • Chobe Chilwero Lodge (F/B)
  •  

Hwange

  • Hwange Safari Lodge (B/B)
  • The Hide (F/B)
  • Makalolo Plains (F/B
  •  

Okavango Delta

  • Camp Okavango (F/B)
  • Xugana Island Lodge (F/B)
  • Camp Moremi (F/B)
  • Pom Pom (F/B)
  • Sandibe (F/B)
  • Nxabega (F/B)
  • Stanley.s Camp (F/B)
  • Chief.s Camp (F/B)
  • Baines. Camp (F/B)
  •  

Savuti Safari Lodge

Victoria Falls Hotel

 

CONDITIONS

Comair Limited (.British Airways Comair.) gives notice that while making every effort to ensure the comfort and enjoyment of travellers, the following conditions apply in respect of tour packages. British Airways Comair does not operate or control any accommodation, catering, transport (other than its own flights) and / or other services that comprise your tour. Those services are provided by third parties, on their own terms and conditions. Neither British Airways Comair nor any of its associated or subsidiary companies, directors, officers, employees or agents shall be liable for any loss or damage, whether direct, indirect, consequential or otherwise arising from any cause whatsoever, including but without limiting the generality of the aforegoing, any accommodation, transportation, catering or related services, whether such loss or damage results from breach of contract or delict (tort) which may be suffered by the traveller or any of the traveller.s dependants and / or heirs and/or any other persons accompanying the traveller. British Airways Comair, its associated and subsidiary companies, directors, officers, employees and agents are accordingly indemnified by the traveller or his estate against any claim of any nature whatsoever for any damages or loss which might be instituted against it arising from or connected with or pursuant to the tour package contemplated in these terms and conditions. All air transportation is provided in Traveller (economy class), unless Club (business class) is requested and confirmed and all additional amounts paid to British Airways Comair or the services of other selected airlines subject to their respective conditions of carriage and applicable law. The governing law to apply in respect of tour packages and those terms and conditions is that of the Republic of South Africa. The placing of an order that is accepted by British Airways Comair and/or any participant in the tour shall be deemed to constitute acceptance by the traveller of the aforegoing conditions.

NOTE: If airline schedules change, the sequence of itineraries or tour durations may be altered, with appropriate pricing changes.

 

NEWS FLASH

Dear Partner
08 JUL 2008

 

Please note that the departure taxes have increased effective 01 Aug 2008. Please note that the Air Insurance and Fuel levy has increased.

 

The following are the Government Gazetted Taxes, which must be added to all packages, unless otherwise indicated.

ZIMBABWE / ZAMBIA
Passenger Service Charge
(Includes the EV tax )
ZA - JNB/VFA & JNB/LVI USD$20.00 per person
Airport Tax CB - VFA/JNB USD$35.00 per person
Airport Tax JI - LVI/JNB USD$25.00 per person
Air Passenger Tax WC - JNB/VFA & JNB/LVI USD$18.00 per person
Air Insurance /Fuel YQ- JNB/VFA/JNB & JNB/LVI/JNB USD$65.00 per person per sector
NAMIBIA
Air Passenger Tax WC - JNB/WDH
NA - WDH/JNB
R60.00 per person
R167.00 per person
Air Insurance/ Fuel YQ - JNB/WDH/JNB USD$ 65.00 per person per sector
Passenger Service Charge ZA - JNB/WDH R99.00 per person
WITHIN South Africa
JOHANNESBURG to CAPE TOWN, DURBAN AND PORT ELIZABETH R55.00 per person
DURBAN TO JOHANNESBURG / CAPE TOWN R48.00 per person
CAPE TOWN to JOHANNESBURG R43.00 per person
PORT ELIZABETH to JOHANNESBURG R46.00 per person
Air Insurance/ Fuel YQ – All departures USD$55.00 per person per sector
EV TAX: R10.00 per person EX JNB Only

 

Notes: These charges must be collected from clients. For pax travelling on Okavango Delta Extension packages a US$11.00 per person Airport tax for Domestic flights within Botswana must be collected.

 

PLEASE NOTE THAT AIRPORT TAXES ARE SUBJECT TO CHANGE WITHOUT NOTICE AND ARE UPDATED ACCORDING TO EXCHANGE RATE FLUCTUATIONS WHERE APPROPRIATE.