Africa & the Middle East Forums

Post New Topic

Recent Activity

  • Announcement:
  • Come explore the new Fodor’s Forum
    by ibobi Fodor's Editor | Posted on Dec 4, 17 at 08:03 PM
View all Africa & the Middle East activity »
  1. 1 Trip Report HP PRINTER ☎ 1~800~570:l233 TECHNICAL HELP Contact Now ☎sss!
  2. 2 Leishmaniasis Common? - Marrakech?
  3. 3 9 days itinerary help and some other questions
  4. 4 Tanzania and Kenya Trip 2018 - advise needed
  5. 5 Safety in Johannesburg
  6. 6 Morocco 10 day Itinerary
  7. 7 South Africa: WESTERN CAPE in spring: Need HELP getting addicted!
  8. 8 Qatar to Iran
  9. 9 Sharm el Sheikh - Anyone been recently
  10. 10 Lebanon Spring 2018
  11. 11 Sept in Dubai. what to wear
  12. 12 Ethiopian Tour operators
  13. 13 visiting Ethiopia as a single female on a low budget
  14. 14 Tanzanian Tour Operators
  15. 15 electric devices
  16. 16 Flying from Florida to Dubai
  17. 17 Advice on private tour Morocco
  18. 18 Victoria Falls
  19. 19 Morocco--rent motorcycle without license
  20. 20 sahara desert
  21. 21 Erta Ale ETHIOPIA - any updates?
  22. 22 STONE TOWN hotel recommendation for 1/14/18
  23. 23 Feedback on 2-Week South Africa Itinerary?
  24. 24 Private driver in Morocco
  25. 25 Private tours in Morocco
View next 25 » Back to the top

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

Sign in to comment.

Advertisement