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TOUR OF THE CRAFT VILLAGE IN VICTORIA FALLS

Visit a traditional village and meet the local people.....

Prepare to be amazed as you enter a different world, where a way of life continues as it has done for centuries, enabling you to go back in time.


NOTE: Sadly this Craft Village is no longer in operation. There are several other cultural activities on offer, like a traditional village tour, where you go out to a real African village and spend a couple of hours there seeing how their daily lives operate. There is a also a traditional home hosted lunch, where you can eat a traditional lunch of mealie meal and stew in a small house in the township of Victoria falls. Please contact us if you would like more information on these activities.

 

This tour is done together with the Tour of the Falls, after visiting the Victoria Falls you will be taken to the Traditional Craft Village.  In the village you will have a chance to to replica homes of the various tribes throughout Zimbabwe and Southern Africa.

The history of each tribe and how they have evolved will be explained during the tour.  There will be local people in the village performing traditional skills such as carving, basket weaving and even cooking.

You will be given the opportunity to shop in the adjoining curio market and shops for souvenirs and gifts.

Trips run daily between 8.00 and 8.30 / 13.20 and 13.45 from all hotels in Victoria Falls Hotels and the duration is about three hours.

If you are just wondering around the town of Victoria Falls the Craft Village is situated just behind the Post Office.  If you don't feel that you would want to take the organised  tour you are able to pay and visit the craft village on your own.  You will have the same magical experience.

It is well worth experiencing this mythical African side of Victoria Falls.

Zimbabwe traditional dancers

Traditional Dancers

traditonal healer or witch doctor

Traditional Healer/Witch Doctor



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Client Testimonials

Perfect
by Kate (Zimbabwe)
Many thanks for all your assistance. You have probably been the most responsive and helpful tour organizers I have worked with- anywhere in the world. I'll be sure to recommend you to my colleagues and friends.

All the activities lived up to the hype!
by Alex (Swaziland)
Good Afternoon Boo,
Just wanted to let you know that we are now back in Swaziland and had an incredibly fun time enjoying Victoria Falls! All the activities lived up to the hype and I would like to thank you for all your help in organising a busy but full holiday for us! Everything went smoothly from the moment we arrived to the time we left.
Also wondering where you prefer to have your reviews written?
Thanks again!
All the best

Memory I will not forget
by Sunitha (22.5.13)
Hi Jane
Hope you are keeping well. I must say a very big thank you for all your assistance and advice for my trip. I had the most amazing time at Vic Falls, a memory I will not forget.
Thanks a million once again.
Regards
Sunitha

Fantastic Itinerary
by Graham & Janet (United Kingdom)
Dear Boo
We would like to offer our thanks for sorting a fantastic itinerary for our all too short visit to Vic Falls. The cruise on the Zambesi at sunset was a delight and the helicopter flight breathtaking! The pick ups were punctual and staff members were all very smiley, friendly, helpful and good company. The whole experience of the actual Falls and the town itself was outstanding.
We will return! Your company will be our first port of call. Many thanks for a very efficient service.
Best wishes

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