One of the most amazing trips that you are ever likely to go on in terms of a vacation is to complete an African safari. In a world of zoos and animal sanctuaries, there is no better place on earth to view live, wild animals in their own habitat than on a safari adventure an you will be able to tour the African planes and savannas and get up close and personal with some of your favorite animals. If you decide to go on an African safari then it is important that you make sure that it is the best that it can be and we have some of the best places to go in order for you to have the very best experience.
Bwindi Nature Reserve, Uganda
If you are looking to see mountain gorillas in their own habitat then Uganda is the best place to go and none more so than this nature reserve. This area is home to around half of the world’s mountain gorilla population and you will not only be able to witness these incredible creatures on a trip to the reserve but also see some of the most amazing African landscape complete with jagged mountains, misty waterfalls and lush green mountainside.
Etosha National Park, Namibia
In this incredible nation park you will be able to cut through the rugged and desolate African planes to witness tall African elephants, the ethereal black rhino as well as cheetah flying across the ground and the opportunity to see some big cats. The camps in this region of Namibia re incredible and whilst inside you will stay in the lap of luxury, just outside your door you will be in the heart of the wildest side of Africa.
Chobe National Park, Botswana
This is one of the most populous wildlife spots and through the heart of the Chobe national park is the peacock-blue river, the spot where a huge range of animals come to drink and wash. Here you have a high probability of spotting a wide range of creatures from elephants, wild dogs, cheeta, hyenas as well as a wide range of incredible African bird species. To best see the animals you should take a trip down the river and watch them from the water’s edge.
Kruger National Park, South Africa
Widely regarded as the best place to see the big 5 animals in Africa, elephant, lion, buffalo, leopard and rhino, Kruger is also one of the most popular safari spots across the entire continent. This reserve has had a great deal of funding which means that it is perfectly preserved and has the infrastructure in place to give you the best possible safari experience. If you want things to be easy going and give you the chance to see the best of the animals then Kruger is definitely for you.
A safari is an experience like no other and you should invest much time planning to ensure that you get it just right.