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Address: Mukuni Rd, Victoria Falls, Zambia
Phone Number:
+260 97 9114653
09:00 - 18:00
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Sun - Sat 09:00 - 18:00
Recommended length of visit: 2-3 hours

Walk in Dr. David Livingstone's footsteps and sit under the "Meeting...

Walk in Dr. David Livingstone's footsteps and sit under the "Meeting Place" tree where he and the Mukuni people met as they helped him find his way to discover Victoria Falls. Experience and discover the day to day traditional village life of the warm and vibrant Mukuni Village people from housing, agriculture, education and family through a cultural and historical tour. Here you'll find incredible, handmade arts and crafts that support fair trade and the people in the Historic Mukuni Village in Livingstone, Zambia. Getting to Mukuni Village is a simple 10-20 minute drive from most local resorts and Victoria Falls. While most every cab, taxi or livery driver know the location of the historic and traditional Mukuni Village, those who are new to the area or visiting should contact us to confirm driving directions. From Victoria Falls, on Livingstone Way / Mosi-Oa Tunya, head East on the road opposite The Royal Livingstone and Zambezi Sun Resorts. Follow it to Mukuni Rd and continue heading East onto Mukuni Rd. Where the road ends in front of an enormous mango tree, Chief Mukuni's Palace, the African Craft Market and where the Cultural Tours begin.

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Local Village

We visited the village during our stay in Livingstone, we hired a local taxi cost was $20 return, taxi driver waited while we toured the village which took approx.75mins. We were... read more

Reviewed 3 March 2017
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53 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 39 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 March 2017

We visited the village during our stay in Livingstone, we hired a local taxi cost was $20 return, taxi driver waited while we toured the village which took approx.75mins. We were shown around the village by a guide, she explained the everyday life of the village people..we were allowed into a family home to see inside and see what family... More 

1 Thank syanmor
Rockville Centre, New York
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125 reviews
56 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
Reviewed 20 February 2017 via mobile

This is an active village of over 7000 residents where tours allow you to glimpse into the life of the locals and struggles they have in daily chores. It is eye opening. A MUST SEE. There is a chance to buy gifts at the end of the tour that directly support the residents of the village

Thank muddyrts
Hong Kong, China
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425 reviews
100 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 465 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 January 2017

There was no need to join any tour for this and we simply took a taxi there. Upon entering with a fee USD5@, a guide from the village came out and guided us around. We found her indifferent, seems wanted to finish as soon as possible. Anyway, we met quite many kids in the village who are pure and lovely.... More 

1 Thank MissHK2009
2 reviews
Reviewed 29 December 2016 via mobile

The Elephant ride, is a wonderful experience, the guides are good and what is more amazing its when you are feeding them, something out of this world. Execellent experience!

Thank Theresa K
Geneva, Switzerland
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28 reviews
14 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 28 December 2016

So much of what is seen around the Falls seems very touristy, and I was longing to understand more about life away from the tourist attractions. While my guide also helped me visit Chinotimba, the non-tourist living area on the edge of Vic Falls, his grandffather had come from this village and he suggested a visit. Coming from Vic Falls,... More 

1 Thank rebekah_jorgensen
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83 reviews
61 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 55 helpful votes
Reviewed 9 November 2016

Mukuni is a very typical Zambian village that also has the palace of the local chief. There is also a small market where you can buy some beautiful local hand made crafts - but barter. Offer half of the requested amount and SLOWLY work your way up. If the price doesn't suit you walk away and you will normally get... More 

Thank Hoanui
Jakarta, Indonesia
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1,248 reviews
694 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 611 helpful votes
Reviewed 7 November 2016

We visited this village with our driver. We enter to one house to see how they live. Caroline welcome us and show her houses and activities. They have kitchen building in the midle where they cook food and dine.

Thank Darnel-HDI
High Point, North Carolina
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20 reviews
17 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 31 October 2016

This was a memorable experience, but made difficult by awareness of the economic difference between the people of the village and those of us who visit. I had no idea what to expect and was hesitant to go through the tour when I arrived, but I am glad I did. This is home to a local tribe and you are... More 

Thank cre8ifsol
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2,540 reviews
1,539 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 546 helpful votes
Reviewed 18 October 2016 via mobile

This is a good place to see how the locals live.They are changing.but still live in huts.The chiefs palace is no entry.

Thank SE s
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20 reviews
8 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
Reviewed 24 August 2016

This is an authentic village,with around a population of 8,000.We were escorted around the village by a guide, who was a native of the village.It was a very informative and interesting tour, which I can highly recommend.You hear and see things in the media, but nothing like the real experience.People were very polite & friendly, children keen to be photographed... More 

1 Thank LMCKOO1

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