The Victoria Falls, the world’s largest waterfall and a UNESCO World Heritage site, is one of the greatest attractions in Africa. It is located in the Zambezi River, which forms the border between Zambia and Zimbabwe. It is the only waterfall in the world with a length of more than a kilometre and a height of more than a hundred metres. The noise of Victoria Falls can be heard from as far as 40 kilometres away, while the spray and mist from the falling water is rising to a height of over 400 meters. The water level varies throughout the year with its peak in April, at the end of the rainy season when on average and its lowest level in October and early November.
The time zone in Zambia is GMT +2.
British passport holders need a visa to enter Zambia. Visas can be obtained from the Zambian High Commission in London before you travel. Single and double entry visit visas are available at all ports of entry in Zambia, but multi-entry visas are not. If you plan to obtain a visa on arrival, make sure you have the correct amount of cash (US dollars) with you as change may not be available.