The name Victoria Falls is so famous in the world of tourism. But maybe many people don’t know about the Zambezi River. What does this have to do with Victoria Falls?
About Victoria Falls
This waterfall on the Zambia-Zimbabwe border will surely make a traveler chuckle. Unmitigated, the width reaches more than 1 km. Victoria Falls is included in the City of Victoria Falls in Zimbabwe and Livingstone in Zambia. Indeed, this waterfall located on the border between two countries, Zambia and Zimbabwe.
The waterfall known as Mosi-oa-Tunya by residents is so big. The height is only 100 meters, but make no mistake, the width reaches 1.7 kilometers. The water itself flows from the Zambezi River.
Best Time to Visit Victoria Falls
You must come in February or March. During those months, the water debit grew, with more than 500 million liters falling every minute and Victoria Falls looking very spectacular. But if you want to see the peace of Victoria Falls, please come in November.
Things to do in Victoria Falls
During your visit, you can also try extreme activities, namely bungee jump or rafting. If you want something more relaxed, you can play canoe or down the Zambezi River by boat. Victoria Falls is also one of the best places to see Moonbow.
Now About the Zambezi River
The Zambezi River is a 2,700 km long African river. So long, this river flows through six countries, starting from Zambia and ending in the Indian Ocean. Compiled by Landdisposition.com from various sources, this river is the 4th longest in the world. The Zambezi River itself has a depth of up to 60 meters.
What makes this river different because of the world’s largest waterfall, Victoria Falls. Not only the biggest waterfall, but the Zambezi also has rapids for rafting. Acknowledging the beauty of the river and its rapids, the Zambezi River has opened rafting tours since 1981. The rafting area is just below Victoria Falls.
The canyon under Victoria Falls has been reduced over the past 300 million years and has a length of 120 meters at the beginning of rapids. The rapids you can enjoy at a distance of 100 meters to 2 km. The river flows in the Zambezi are classified as high discharge volumes. The Zambezi River has up to 23 rapids, and almost half of the prompts are at the level of difficulty level 5.
Here there is also a 6th level of difficulty but cannot be crossed by a traveler because it is too dangerous. Tourists usually try wading rapids 1 to 18. But for those who adrenaline lovers can try rapids 11 to 23. When white water rafting, you will see firsthand the life of wild animals on the river bank. Rhinos and elephants are usually seen bathing in rivers.