You hear it before you see it. Mosi au Tunya as it is known, “the smoke that thunders.” 1000 tons of water drop over the edge, every single second. And you can experience these falls on a day trip from Botswana.
It’s only a one-hour journey from Chobe National Park into Zimbabwe, for a day at Victoria Falls. You may even see elephants crossing the road at the border post. High water is from April to August, when there is so much spray and roar you hardly see the water. October to February is quieter, more beautiful, yet not as dramatic.