Africa & the Middle East Forums

Start a new topic Change Forum
Advanced search

Tanzania vs Vic Falls/Chobe - Where should we go?

Jump to last reply

We've been thinking about and planning this trip for several months and now it's time to make some decisions. We thought we had absolutely decided to go to Tanzania but were also hoping to have a side trip to Vic Falls. We're working with 2afrika and they designed a special trip to the Falls which includes Tanzania, but it just about doubled the cost for only one actual day at the Falls that we decided to just skip it.

Then I saw that 2afrika offers a trip to Victoria Falls and Chobe National Park for the same cost and number of days as the Tanzania trip. So now we're kind of torn between the two. I hope that some of you experienced travelers can advise us.

We are especially wanting to see the animals. I understand Chobe has lots of elephants, but would we see as many different animals and quantities as we would at Ngorongoro or Serengeti? In your opinion, which trip would be a better Africa experience for first time visitors?

I haven't heard much said about Victoria Falls? Is it not wonderful worthwhile experience? I read where some people suggested that it wasn't safe? Any thoughts there? Also if we switch and go Victoria Falls/Chobe, is it still OK to go in February? Or is that not a good time of the year?

Thanks for your help. We will need to make a decision by next week.

Pooh

11 Replies |Back to top

| Add a Reply

Sign in to comment.

Recent Activity

  • Announcement: Writers Needed for Morocco Guidebook
    by Emily_D Fodor's Editor | Posted on Apr 11, 14 at 05:51 PM
View all Africa & the Middle East activity »
  1. 1 East Africa summer 2014
  2. 2 Kenya and Tanzania Trip Planning Help
  3. 3 Yet another Kruger private reserve budget lodge post + Blyde Canyon
  4. 4 Seeking Itinerary Routing for 3 week SA Trip
  5. 5 Cape Town Safety?
  6. 6 first time family safari in August 2014
  7. 7 BOTSWANA - Maun (Okavango) to Chobe - 4x4 self drive...
  8. 8 Memory cards for camera
  9. 9 Self Drive SA, Botswana, Zimbabwe - help, 4x4 hire/border restrictions
  10. 10 First Time in Israel Tour Suggestions
  11. 11 Sabi Sands camps
  12. 12 Questions on 10 day Morocco winter vacation
  13. 13 London to Tel aviv What to expect at BG /Trans to Tel aviv / booking.com
  14. 14 place to sleep near airport for a 6 hour layover .. switching airports
  15. 15 Help with Rwanda trip
  16. 16 Have you been to East Africa ?Ethiopia?
  17. 17 Tel Aviv beaches
  18. 18 trip report, morocco
  19. 19 Marrakech to Fes by bus
  20. 20 Safari and Beach Honeymoon in September
  21. 21 Generic malarone now availbale in Canada
  22. 22 Morocco for 2 nights
  23. 23 Maldives, Seychelles or Mauritius??
  24. 24 Hotels in Nairobi
  25. 25 Who Plans and Packs for Your Bucket List Travel (Safari)
View next 25 » Back to the top