Victoria Falls is one of the largest waterfalls in the world, as well as one of the seven natural wonders. Situated on the Zambezi River between Zimbabwe and Zambia it is often referred to as the "Smoke that Thunders".
The waterfall is 1,7 km wide and drops 100 m into the Batoka Gorge, and is one of Zimbabwe's most popular tourist destinations. The town Victoria Falls subsequently has a number of well-appointed hotels and guesthouses, and is serviced by an international airport, and a network of roads.
Victoria Falls is only 80 km from Kasane in Botswana. Many tourists will also enter Zimbabwe at the border post between these two towns. Kasane is a large town near the entrance to the Chobe National Park and it is also serviced by an international airport. Road and airport transfers as well as shuttle services are available between the two towns.