Africa mostly reminds people of the wilderness and the wild life; however there is a side to Africa that most fail to explore. There is more than the wildlife to be explored during your visit to Africa and a perfect example of the nature’s wonders would be the Victoria Falls in Zambia. There are many tourists coming to Africa from various parts of the world, most associate Africa with the wild life. Some prefer camping while others want to enjoy a bit of luxury while making the most of what the region has to offer. For those who prefer the later as an ideal holiday, there are many world renowned hotel chains that offer great choices of accommodation such as AVANI Hotels & Resorts. One of the highly recommended choices of accommodation in Zambia in close proximity to the famous Victoria Falls would be AVANI Victoria Falls Resort. There are over a 200 well appointed rooms in three categories. The hotel features a pool and incorporates the transnational African art into most of its interior.
The Victoria Falls is formed by the Zambezi River forming the border between Zambia and Zimbabwe. The Kololo tribe living in the region around the 1800s’ referred to it as “The Smoke that Thunders.” However in a more modern contest the falls are known as the greatest curtain of falling water in the world. The width of the water fall is nearly two kilometers wide.
Some of the activities available to adventure junkies include, Bungee jumping, abseiling, zip lining, white water rafting, walking with the lions, jet boats, devil’s pool, horseback trials, elephant safaris. Some of the other activities also include the steam train ride over the Victoria Falls Bridge; visit to nearby villages such as Mukuni Village.