The best safari spots in Africa include wildlife parks in Kenya, Tanzania, Uganda, South Africa, Botswana, Zimbabwe, Zambia, Namibia, and Gabon. If you are looking for the best safari, where you almost guaranteed to see the “big five” of the most popular animals (the big five of the most popular animal species: lions, leopards, buffaloes, rhinos, and elephants), then you cannot go wrong if you choose these places.
- Masai Mara National Reserve, Kenya (Masai Mara National Reserve)
Kenya holiday destinations are the most popular safari destinations, and the Masai Mara reservation is the most famous wildlife sanctuary in Kenya. From October to July, you can witness the epic seasonal migration of millions of wildebeest and zebras. It is also possible to go on a cultural tour of the habitats of the Masai tribe; this will broaden your horizons.
- Chobe National Park (Botswana) (Chobe National Park, Botswana)
Chobe National Park is located in the Okavango Delta and contains four different eco-systems. In Savuti (The Savuti marsh), in particular, concentrated the most significant number of species of wildlife in Africa, all year round. Chobe boasts 120,000 elephants, so you can hardly miss them while enjoying safaris. It is best to visit Chobe from May to September: dry, cool winter months.
Herds of zebras, eland, and wildebeest, buffalo and giraffe gather around Savuti at this time of year. Chobe can be reached by car, which makes traveling less expensive compared to other parks in Botswana. Also available is a wide range of accommodation that is suitable for any budget; you can even rent a whole houseboat (a barge adapted for housing).
- Kruger National Park (South Africa) (Kruger National Park, South Africa)
Kruger National Park in South Africa has the most significant diversity of wildlife in Africa, including the Big Five, hippos, crocodiles, leopards and others. Kruger Park is the best in terms of accommodation and support in Africa. Therefore it is ideal for independent safaris on your own car.
- South Luangwa National Park (Zambia)
South Luangwa National Park in Zambia, ideal for walking safaris, will truly experience your stay in Africa. Here you will find a sea of living creatures and more than 400 species of birds. The Luangwa River is filled to the brim with hippos and, if you’re lucky, you will meet a pack of 30 lions or more at once. The park has over 60 different animal species and more than 400 different bird species. South Luangwa Park offers both budget and luxury safari accommodation. The best time to visit luxury destinations Kenya is the drought season from April to October. Towards the end of this season, the animals are very concentrated around the remaining bodies of water, which makes safari even better.
- Serengeti National Park (Tanzania) (Serengeti National Park, Tanzania)
The Serengeti National Park in Tanzania offers a classic safari. Vast meadows make the Serengeti fantastically convenient to observe the hunting of lions because you can see it quite clearly. This is where the migration of wildebeest and zebras begins, and since this area is much larger than the territory of Mara. As a result, it is less crowded with tourists.
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