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  • Writer's pictureMarvel Nyathi

The Best time to Visit Victoria Falls? Wet or dry Season?



 

The Victoria Falls, located on the border of Zambia and Zimbabwe, is one of the most breathtaking natural wonders in the world. With its immense size and thunderous roar, it attracts tourists from all over the globe. However, choosing the best time of year to visit this magnificent waterfall can greatly enhance your experience.


The ideal time to visit the Victoria Falls is during the dry season, which runs from May to October. During this period, the water levels are lower, allowing for a clearer view of the falls and easier access to various viewpoints. The months of June and July are particularly popular as they offer cooler temperatures and less humidity.


On the other hand, visiting during the wet season (November to April) can be a thrilling experience as well. The falls are at their fullest during this time, creating an awe-inspiring spectacle with massive amounts of water cascading down. However, heavy rainfall can sometimes limit visibility and make certain activities inaccessible.


Ultimately, choosing when to visit depends on personal preferences. If you prefer a more tranquil experience with better visibility, opt for the dry season. But if you seek adventure and don't mind getting wet while witnessing nature's power in full force, then visiting during the wet season might be more suitable.


Both seasons offer unique experiences at Victoria Falls. Whether you choose to witness its grandeur during its peak flow or admire its beauty when water levels recede slightly – each visit will leave you in awe of this natural wonder's magnificence.



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