Getting There The gateway to southern Africa, Johannesburg’s O.R. Tambo International Airport is served by daily flights from Singapore on Singapore Airlines ( singaporeair.com) and from Hong Kong on Cathay Pacific ( cathay pacific.com). From there, it’s an hour-and-40minute flight to Victoria Falls, which also serves as a hub for safari-goers.
Where to Stay Bumi Hills Safari Lodge Lake Kariba; africanbush camps.com; from US$495 per person per night sharing, all-inclusive. Linkwasha Hwange National Park; wilderness-safaris.com; from US$551 person per night sharing, all-inclusive. Little Ruckomechi Mana Pools National Park; wilderness-safaris .com; from US$1,080 per person per night sharing, all-inclusive. Victoria Falls Hotel Victoria Falls; victoriafalls hotel.com; doubles from US$401. Zambezi Queen zqcollection.com; twonight cruises from US$1,140 per person per night sharing.