The mysterious and the unexplored continent of Africa is best known for its stark wilderness. Full of multitude of sanctuaries and national parks which are the home of countless species of flora-fauna and boast of a huge diversity of Eco-systems, African continent is a wildlife-lover’s paradise in true sense. Travel itinerary in Africa is incomplete without at least one African Safari. Take a look at these top 10 African Safari destinations for your next trip!
- Okavango Delta, Botswana
A unique inland water eco-system, the Okavango Delta reserve gives you the best of both worlds – this is a place where you can spot abundant terrestrial, aquatic wildlife as well as a huge variety of birds!
- Kidepo Valley National Park, Uganda
Uganda’s most beautiful, remote and least-explored park, Kidepo National Park is considered to be the most beautiful wildlife reserve in Africa. Bestowing visitors with spectacular views of the Savannas, this reserve is best known for the phenomenal wildlife sightings.
- Etosha National Park, Namibia
The best place in Africa for hypnotic Cheetah spottings, Etosha National Park is a startling white pan of land which is home to the Big Five, vast herds of gazelle and antelope as well as around 300 species of birds.
- Ahaggar National Park, Algeria
The perfect place to experience the Tuareg nomadic culture and admire the sweeping Sahara landscapes, Ahaggar National Park is a diverse area, boasting classic dunes. Plan your vacation to this wildlife reserve to experience the best of Africa!
- Kruger National Park, South Africa
Home to several endangered and elusive species like wild dogs and small cats, Kruger National Park is an ideal self-drive safari destination that is perfect for first-timers. Famous for the great diversity of habitats, it is also the ideal place to spot some crocodiles in action.
- Perinet Reserve, Madagascar
Known as “island of the moon,” Perinet Reserve is home to 80% of Madagascar’s wildlife. The best place to witness the giant lemur in action, the Perinet Reserve is a must-visit place for every wildlife buff!
- Serengeti National Park, Tanzania
With grasslands dotted with lone acacia trees, Serengeti provides you with a classic African safari setting. Filled to the brim with herbivores and predators, this is a great place to spot some live hunting action!
- Hwange National Park, Zimbabwe
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Considered to be the least crowded of Southern Africa’s major safari destinations, Hwange National Park is the ideal place for those who detest crowded safaris and want to explore the wilderness by themselves. Home to a huge eleph
- South Luangwa National Park, Zambia
- Maasai Mara National Reserve, Kenya
A quintessential Kenyan safari destination, Masai Mara national Reserve has come on the radar of wildlife lovers only recently. Home to plentiful cats, this reserve gives you the best opportunity to spot the Big Five. The best time to visit this reserve is during the phenomenon of the great migration win which an estimate of 2.5 million animals like wildebeest, zebra and other antelope migrate across the mighty plains of East Africa in search of better grazing.
Famous for its incredible walking safaris, South Luangwa National Park is well-known for Hippo-spotting. Also touted to be a birder’s paradise, this reserve has something to offer to the visitors throughout the year!
Get out your track suits, pack your haversacks and off you go this land of wild to enjoy an off-beat holiday!
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