Africa & the Middle East Forums

Post New Topic

Recent Activity

  • Announcement:
  • Recent Spam Attacks
    by mkataoka Fodor's Editor | Posted on Nov 28, 16 at 01:31 PM
View all Africa & the Middle East activity »
  1. 1 upcoming Africa trip ... gift ideas needed?
  2. 2 Free walking tours Medina Marrakech ???
  3. 3 Trip Report Glorious Return to South Africa--Two Weeks in October
  4. 4 Israel Transportation
  5. 5 What you do not know about East Africa.
  6. 6 Trip Report Morocco Trip Report
  7. 7 Has Anyone Been to Sudan...?
  8. 8 North African Tips for a First Timer
  9. 9 Trip Report Chaos in the old Medina-Marrakech
  10. 10 Morocco help
  11. 11 First trip to Africa
  12. 12 Morocco 6 days Itinerary..Need Help
  13. 13 Kenya Safari Tour Operator Recommendations
  14. 14 Trip Report 3 day desert tour: Marrakech to Merzouga
  15. 15 Driving Distance from Kalahari Tented Camp to Western Etosha NP
  16. 16 IRAN
  17. 17 Money in Uganda
  18. 18 Uganda Visa
  19. 19 accomodation near Mata Mata Border post
  20. 20 Egypt- Dec Itinerary-help needed
  21. 21 Private Guide for Cairo
  22. 22 Egypt - Need Help!
  23. 23 Attractions in Cairo and around
  24. 24 CASABLANCA for 1 Day
  25. 25 Trip report about self-driving in Northern Namibia for 2 weeks in May 2014
View next 25 » Back to the top

Victoria Falls area hotel options??

Jump to last reply

I have been reading this forum for a while in preparation for a trip next fall. With two friends, I am planning what will be a first trip to Southern Africa. We are working with a local (SA) agent but nothing is fixed yet. I am sure to have many questions as the plans progress but here is the first:

We are tentatively planning two nights in the Victoria Falls area and have decided to overnight in Zambia. Time is the first week in October. The options presented so far are either the Royal Livingstone or the Islands of Siankaba. The RL seems to evoke a wide variety of opinions. Siankaba looks fabulous in the photos but how will it be in October?

I would love to read the opinions of those here who are familiar with the area and the accommodations and location and overall experience of both places. The River Club has not been discussed.

Many thanks for all of the great advice here so far.

11 Replies |Back to top

Sign in to comment.

Advertisement