Toka Leya Camp

Toka Leya Camp


The new Wilderness Safaris’ hotel, the Toka Leya Camp, is situated beautifully a few kilometres upriver of the world-famous Victoria Falls, amidst the splendour of the Mosy-Oa-Tunya National Park. The convenient location is off the beaten track and yet only at a 15 minute’s drive from the falls.


The adventure starts with the journey to the camp: a rough and narrow track branches off the main road and winds its way through the untamed bush land. Who would think that the wilderness housed a read more » luxury tent camp beyond comparison?


At the end of the track, the bush gives way to the one kilometre wide Zambezi River and the guest arrives at the Toka Leya Camp nestled under the shade of tall Jackalberry Trees. Board walk connect the main building with the exciting tent chalets.


It is a wildly romantic atmosphere: The pristine nature, the luxurious facilities and the rushing Zambezi. The main building accommodates a restaurant and a bar. The open construction allows for spectacular views and the design is in line with the typical elegant Wilderness Safaris’ style.


The architectural highlight is doubtlessly an almost perfectly circular terrace located directly above the Zambezi. A giant tree has been left standing and is now a feature of the terrace. A short series of steps leads down to the water’s edge and the fireplace, the African Boma.


At night, after an exciting day in Africa, the guests gather under the tall trees standing sentinel next to the fire by the river. The entire camp is now lit by oil lamps only and infused with a charmingly romantic atmosphere.


The Toka Leya Camp – the fine comforts, the contemporary safari style and, first and foremost, the superb location in the national park let the camp stand out among the Victoria Falls’ accommodation options.


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The most stunning characteristic of the twelve spacious and luxurious tent chalets would have to be the breathtaking view: Each of tents features a timber veranda facing the majestic Zambezi River.


Unwind read more » in the comfort of your veranda and indulge in the unique atmosphere this little paradise on earth offers: The wide river, the rush of the rapids, the chirr of the crickets and wild sounds of the bush – all in the vicinity of the Victoria Falls.


A different style of camping, the safari tents feature elegant colonial style furniture and plenty of room to spread out. A generous bathroom comes equipped with a shower, double washbasins, a hair dryer and quality toiletry articles.


The finest bathing delight, however, can be experienced outside. Your eyes resting on the expanse of the Zambezi River, an exciting exterior shower provides a most exceptional bathing experience.


Take your time to explore the wonders of the pristine nature. The comfortable Toka Leya Camp and the wild surroundings are a wonderful combination. Quite frequently, even from your room, elephants can be observed crossing the river.


Toka Leya will leave you thrilled – promised!


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Of course, no visit to the Toka Leya Camp would be complete without a visit to the awe-inspiring Victoria Falls. Located just 15 minutes away, the falls are a stunning display of the forces of nature.


Take read more » an easy walk just opposite the plunge or treat yourself to a special highlight: A helicopter flight above the falls. The so called Flight Of Angels is a memorable experience. Soar high above the thundering water and enjoy a dramatic perspective of this miracle of nature.


A perfect addition to the Victoria Falls spectacle is a tranquil sunset river cruise. The comfortable ship leaves directly from the Toka Leya Camp to navigate the upper Zambezi’s waters and search for bathing elephants or hippos.


A sundowner in hand, enjoy the romantic scenery slowly drifting by. In May and June, when the water level is at its highest, you may even be able to see the spray shot into the air by the thundering falls in the distance.


The National Park surrounding the Toka Leya Camp is known for its abundant wildlife and especially its prolific birdlife. Rare species like the African Finfoot, the Half-Collared Kingfisher, the African Skimmer or the Collared Palm Thrush can be spotted. A classic game drive is the most comfortable way to explore the park.


Those who enjoy challenging fishing should cast a line for the carnivorous Wolf Fish. Especially during the summer months, fishing for the ferocious fish is a fierce fight.


Several species of bream contribute to making you fishing trip a definite success. Try your hand at fly fishing and develop a knack for swinging the line just right.


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