Think of the word safari and then Africa comes to your mind! True, you probably know the type of experience that fits you but you are not sure about the choice and perhaps the best destination for your African Vacation. I should excite you but letting you know that the safaris in Africa are not the same as those vacation holiday tours you do in Spain, Italy or even France. Most travelers to Africa have surprised their loved ones with such a surprise trip. It’s totally a new experience in the African bush. So here we go.
South Africa Safaris
This year, South Africa is hosting the World cup but that’s not all, this rich country with various national parks boosts of excellent wildlife viewing opportunities. The top visited destination for South African vacations and holidays is Kruger National Park, you will see the African Lion and other big five animals, other destinations include Cape Town, Durban, Cape Wine lands and then the Kynsna. South Africa is rated best due to its excellent infrastructure involving the finest of hotels, road networks and high tourism development.
This is the original and true safari country. The wildebeest migration in Masai Mara every year is something that you should not miss.Cultural tours involving the Masai people is very rewarding. For the birding tour enthusiasts, Lake Nakuru beats ones expectations.You will find various tour operators or travel agents offering safaris to Kenya. There are hotels for all budgets, meaning it’s an ideal country for the shoe string. International and local flights effectively transfer you from your country to your destination.Other parks to visit include Amboseli, Tsavo and Mount Kenya.
This is the land of the great Mount Kilimanjaro, termed as the roof top of Africa. Perfect holiday spot for the discerning mount climber. There are several trekking routes available and you have a choice of taking on the hard or simple route, I advise taking the fair Marangu route. You can also visit Ngorongoro crater where the wildebeest can be seen attacked by the lions, The Ngorongoro is termed as the Eden. Other tours include birdwatching and sightseeing in other national parks such as Serengeti and Lake Manyara.
This country is fully blessed with wildlife with over 17% of its land designated as conservation areas. A visit to Okavango delta, perhaps the largest inland delta on planet earth will enable you to see the hippos, elephants, crocs and so much more, and oh yes, various fish species.You can visit the Khama Rhino sanctuary, the Kalakari Desert and Chobe National Park; yet another great game reserve with lots of wildlife animals.
This safari country has an amazing 19 parks bu the lower Zambezi national park almost summaries all game animals that this destination has to offer. Just like other top safari destinations in Africa, you will find the lions, great herds of elephants, the hippos, various bird species and so much more that give you a chance to do game viewing and sightseeing in
Africa. There is another destination worth of mention, that is the South Luangwa National Park, the then Kafue National Park having antelopes, lions, leopards and other cat family members.
Safaris to Uganda will enable you to see the Mountain gorillas in Bwindi National Park. Gorilla trekking is one of the top adventure activities in Africa. Uganda has a half of the remaining and endangered mountain gorillas in the world. The other Country where you can see them is Rwanda. Other activities in Uganda include white water rafting on River Nile, wildlife safaris in Queen Elizabeth National Park and Murchison Falls National Park. There are lots of sightseeing opportunities in this green country.
There are some other destinations such as Egypt Morocco and Namibia, excellent for holiday vacations. An African safari requires proper preparation and you should note that most tourist destinations in Africa can be visited at any time of the year. Wish you nice preparation.