Overview

Extend your rafting experience with our 10 days adventure, experience the most exciting and challenging rapids rafted anywhere on the planet! From the Victoria falls boiling pot to the bimbi hot spring in Kariba.

The Zambezi River below the Victoria Falls is widely considered to be the very best rafting river in the world. A deep channeled, high volume river, the Zambezi has class 3 to 5 rapids interspersed with tranquil pools.

 

9 Nights 10 Days 01 Jul, 02 Jul, 03 Jul, and more Livingstone, Southern Province
Inclusions/Exclusions
What we'll give. What we won't

What is included in the tour

  • Transfers
  • Lunch
  • Tents
  • Dinners
  • Drinks
  • Photos and Videos
  • Dry bags for your personal belongings
  • matres

What is NOT included in the tour

  • Visa (if applicable)
  • Sleeping bags
Highlights
What makes this tour special
  • Unique adventure rafting down the Zambezi, one of the best Rafting Rivers in the World
  • Exciting rapids to conquer
  • Amazing views
  • Relaxed camping along the shores
  • Amazing star lit night skies
Itinerary

The evening prior to the commencement of our adventure, we'll treat you to a mesmerizing Sunset boat cruise. This is where you'll have the opportunity to meet the team and receive a briefing from the trip leader regarding the tour. Additionally, you'll be provided with dry bags for your gear.

**Day 1**

Our journey begins with a pick-up time at 08:00hrs from your accommodation. Following this, we'll indulge in a hearty breakfast at Victoria Falls café. A safety talk will be conducted, and you'll be required to sign indemnity forms. Subsequently, a guided tour of the top section of Victoria Falls will ensue before descending.

The day's activities include experiencing the spray and swimming under Victoria Falls, with lunch served at this spectacular location. We'll then navigate 10 rapids, including the appetizer, the morning glory, stairway to heaven, and the challenging Gallivors Travels. Our first night will be spent at Songwe Camp, a picturesque sandy beach with a large swimming pond, also known as Songwe wa manzi (meaning a village with water). The camp will be pre-set, and dinner will consist of Zambian Cuisine representing the 7 main tribes of Zambia.

**Day 2**

Awakening to the aroma of coffee and tea, you'll have breakfast, and lunch prepared in the morning will be carried along. At 08:00hrs, we resume our journey, covering a distance of 18 kilometers. Notable rapids for the day include the white creamy buttocks (also known as the overland truck eater), numbers 11, 12 (the ugly family), and 13 (four rapids in a row). Lunch will be enjoyed below rapid 16, the Terminator 2. The second night will be spent at number 25, the cable car, with the camp set up and dinner served.

**Day 3**

After waking up to coffee and tea, breakfast will be served, and a floating lunch on the Mighty Zambezi River is scheduled. This day's adventure involves tackling numerous rapids, including the open season, the narrows 1 and 2, Chimamba, and Upper Mweemba. The third night is spent between the two waterfalls, Upper Moemba and Lower Moemba, where camp will be set up, and dinner served.

**Day 4**

Beginning the day with coffee and tea, followed by breakfast, a floating lunch will be enjoyed while taking in the scenic beauty of the Batoka Gorge. The day includes an early start at 06:30hrs for three portages: Lower Moemba, Dam Site, and Deep Throat after Gold Lider. Dam Site serves as our last resupply point for food, drinks, and other essentials. The night is spent at Will Camp, with camp set up and dinner served.

**Day 5**

After coffee and tea, breakfast awaits. At lunchtime, we pause along the banks of the Zambezi River for a delicious meal on the sandy beaches of the Batoka Gorge. The day includes paddling along the Zambezi River and spending the night at Hippo Camp, offering views of hippos and other wildlife.

**Day 6**

Waking up to coffee and tea, breakfast is served, followed by a delightful floating lunch on the river amid breathtaking scenery. After lunch, we paddle along the river and spend the night at Coconut Camp, where camp is set up, and dinner is served.

**Day 7**

Coffee and tea start the day, with breakfast following. At lunchtime, a floating lunch is enjoyed while relaxing on the Zambezi River in the raft. The day continues with paddling along the river, observing wildlife, and spending the night at Cattle Camp, where camp is set up, and dinner is served.

**Day 8**

Beginning with coffee and tea, breakfast is followed by a floating lunch on the river, offering stunning scenery during the paddle. The night is spent at Jomela Tiger Fishing Camp, a comfortable lodge with clean rooms, showers, and dinner served by the lodge chiefs.

**Day 9**

The day begins with breakfast, followed by a day of fishing on the Zambezi River with professional licensed fishermen. The night is spent at Jomela Tiger Fishing Camp.

**Day 10**

The final day on the river starts with breakfast, followed by a 5 km paddle to the take-out point at Bimbi Village, also known as the mouth of Lake Kariba. Lake Kariba, one of the largest man-made lakes, awaits with the truck stocked with refreshments at the take-out point. After packing, a visit to Bimbi Hot Spring offers a special moment with nature. Depending on the packing time, an overnight stay in a village may be considered, avoiding a late-night drive. The journey concludes with a drop-off at your accommodation in Livingstone.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Pickup point
Pick up from Livingstone, Kasane or Victoria Falls
Victoria Falls, Livingstone, Zambia View on Map