Victoria Falls, Zimbabwe: What to pack, what to wear, and when to go [2022]

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Traveling to Victoria Falls, Zimbabwe? If you're planning to go to Victoria Falls, this is some important information about when to go, what to wear, and what to pack.

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About your travel guide

Hi! I'm Dev. I've traveled all over the world and in my travels, I have made many packing lists. In this series, my team and I have compiled the most useful information, as well as things we couldn't live without, to help you plan your trip.


When to go to Victoria Falls, Zimbabwe

Based on the climate and weather in Victoria Falls, the best time to go is September. See below for details.

Important essentials for Victoria Falls, Zimbabwe

Here are some general tips on what to wear in Victoria Falls, as well as several items to remember to pack when traveling there.

COVID-19 ESSENTIALS FOR 2022


  • Travel insurance that includes COVID-19 coverage

    Cases are climbing again, and areas are returning to lockdown. If you or a companion get COVID-19, you may be stuck with no way home -- but travel insurance can protect you. Learn more about COVID-19 and travel insurance


  • A vaccine card protector

    Vaccine cards frequently wear away. An unreadable vaccine card can have severe consequences. This vaccine card protector helps avoid that.

  • (U.S. Residents) Telehealth COVID-19 test for entry to U.S.

    U.S. residents still need a certified COVID-19 test to return home, but it can now be via Zoom. Learn more


  • Touchless thermometer

    A touchless thermometer is important to have.


  • Kids' KN95 masks

    N95 masks don't exist for kids. These are a good alternative (and can also be used by adults if N95 masks are not available).


  • Travel disinfecting wipes

    Use these to sanitize plane and hotel surfaces.


  • N95 masks

    These N95 masks provide the best level of COVID-19 protection possible.


  • Hand sanitizer

    This hand sanitizer is an easy-to-carry TSA-friendly choice.

General health necessities


  • Emergency water purifier

    Some areas of this country may have potentially unsafe tap water, so it's useful to have an emergency water purifier like this one.


  • Travel first aid kit

    This one is a great kit.


  • Emergency motion sickness relief

Don't forget these

What to wear/what to pack for Victoria Falls, Zimbabwe by month

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January

If you vacation in Victoria Falls during January, you may find that it can be very hot and somewhat rainy. Temperatures tend to hover around the 80s F (low 20s C) during the day, while at night they can dip into the 60s F (high 10s C). In terms of precipitation, you can expect it to rain about half of the time.

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February

In February, Victoria Falls is hot and somewhat rainy. Temperatures routinely are in the 80s F (high 20s C) range. At night, lows are in the 60s F (high 10s C). This is also a rainy time for Victoria Falls, with several of the days of the month having rain.

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March

March in Victoria Falls is extremely hot. The rain can amount to several inches/centimeters. During this time, temperatures average in the 70s F (low 20s C) to 80s F (low 20s C).

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April

If you are traveling to Victoria Falls in April, you will notice that it is hot and dry with little rain. Daytime temperatures are in the 80s F (high 20s C).

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May

If you visit Victoria Falls during May, you will probably find that it is hot and very dry with almost no rain. Temperatures tend to hover around the low 80s F (high 20s C) during the day, while at night they can dip into the high 40s F (single digits C).

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June

June in this region is a perfect temperature and very dry with almost no rain. Temperatures average in the high 70s F (mid 20s C) during the day.

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July

July in Victoria Falls is a perfect temperature and very dry with almost no rain. The average overnight temperatures in the area are in the low 40s F (single digits C).

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August

If you are traveling to Victoria Falls in August, you will notice that it is hot and very dry with almost no rain. Daytime temperatures are in the low 80s F (high 20s C).

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September

September here is constantly hot and very dry with almost no rain. Temperatures average in the high 80s F (low 30s C) during the day.

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October

October in this region is blindingly hot and dry with little rain. Temperatures average in the low 90s F (low 30s C) during the day. It rains sometimes.

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November

November in Victoria Falls is really hot. Temperatures average in the low 90s F (low 30s C) during the day. It rains regularly.

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December

In December, Victoria Falls can be sweltering and somewhat rainy. Temperatures routinely are in the 80s F (low 30s C) range. At night, lows are in the 60s F (high 10s C). This is also a rainy time for Victoria Falls, with several of the days of the month having rain.

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