Which is the best African safari?

Enjoy the experience of a lifetime with an African safari holiday



African SafariA safari holiday is an experience that everyone should enjoy at least once during their life. Seeing your first safari animal peaking through the undergrowth is a simply unrivalled experience, and one which will stay with you forever. In order to ensure that you see as many safari animals during your African safari holiday as you can, there are a few tips to consider; although, game viewing will always heavily rely on luck.

Southern Africa is awash with safari parks, but when it comes to the question of which is the best African safari, it really is a matter of personal choice. More important is the time of year. Both wet and dry seasons have their advantages. The dry season means water is at a premium, so safari animals are more concentrated and easier to find around watering holes, as are others on safari holidays. The wet season sees young animals arrive into the world, but the lush bush makes game viewing more testing.


Best African safari holidays


Safari in Kenya

Kenyan Safari Holidays

The abundant wildlife and beautiful African scenery of parks like the Masai Mara and Amboseli make Kenyan safaris the most popular in the world. The nearby tropical beaches are a huge treat after a morning's game viewing too.

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Safari in South Africa

Safari Holidays in South Africa

South Africa is a rising tourist destination, with an extraordinary range of attractions and sites that simply couldn't be recreated anywhere else. The famous Kruger National Park is just the tip of the iceberg of South African safaris!

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Safari in Tanzania

Safari Holidays in Tanzania

The range of African safari holidays in Tanzania is quite astonishing. Whether you are looking to explore the Serengeti in absolute luxury, camp out in the Ngorongoro or drift across the Selous in a hot air balloon, Tanzania has it all.

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Once you have selected a safari park, accommodation is the next most important decision. Taking your own private game cottage puts you right in the heart of the action, and if you are lucky, you may wake up to zebra, giraffe or even warthog wandering in front of your kitchen window. Staying in a safari park over night is a magical experience. The night sounds are sensational, and the early morning and late evening are often the best time to see safari animals, and you don't want to travel too far in a morning if you are going game viewing at dawn!

Travelling independently also gives you the complete freedom to explore the other wonders of your chosen country. In both South Africa and Kenya, there are stunning stretches of coastline very close to the safari parks, which offers a sensational alternative to a day in the park during your African safari holiday. It also gives you the flexibility to continue trying to spot any animals that remain on your wish list should the end of your safari holiday seem to be closing in too quickly!

You can also arrange for local guides easily in most cases upon your arrival, who will give you the best possible chance to see all that you have come to see, as well as providing inside tips including choice of clothing and approach and the avoidance of noise and strong scents.

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