4 African Countries You Should Visit For An Amazing Safari Experience

While on a visit to Africa, there are quite a number of varying experiences you can take back with you among which is a fulfilling safari experience. The diversity of wildlife in Africa is so much that you are bound to completely enjoy walking and being driven around in African forests by experienced tour guides however, choosing a great country and destination is key to having an overwhelming experience.

In this article, we will share the top 4 African countries where you are guaranteed to be swept off your feet by amazing views and real wildlife experiences that will last a lifetime.

1. The Botswana Safari:

There is a belief that the lions in Botswana are the biggest lions in all of Africa. While this may not be a proven fact yet many visitors of this country return to get a glimpse of nature’s largest and ferocious wildlife. Botswana safari is home to half of the world’s remaining Mountain Gorillas so if you enjoy wildlife and loves to see animals in their natural habitat living their daily lives, this is the place to be.

There are opportunities to walk through the natural habitat for the Mountain Gorillas. There is over 350 Mountain and even Silver Back Gorillas that live, eat and play in this particular forest and apart from large animals, Botswana safari is home to over 1000 species of birds.

2. South Luangwa National Park In Zambia:

This particular safari experience comes in many different forms. This country is legendary for its spectacular African walk-through safari, raw wilderness, amazing waterfalls and rich culture. There are over 400 different species of birds living in this park with rivers filled with hippos that are always willing to be spotted as you are walking or riding throughout this park. The best time to visit Zambia’s South Luangwa National Park would be during the dry season in the months of April to October.

3. Zimbabwe’s Hwange National Park:

A lot of people like this Hwange National Park because of its rich wildlife. There are more than 100 mammal species including elephants, giraffes , lions and cheetahs and this country is also known for its large wild dog population. The best part is that you can take an amazing ride down the Zimbabwe River which offers a view you would never forget.

The most exciting times of the year to experience low level white water rafting here is through the months of July to the end of February. While visiting Zimbabwe another great place for amazing safari experience would be the Victoria Falls with one of the most amazing waterfalls in Africa.

4. The Ngorongoro Conservation Area in Tanzania:

Tanzania’s Ngorongoro Conservation Area is another spectacular location to visit. Tanzania as a country is home to a very large variety of attractions including The Serengeti, Mount Kilimanjaro and many other amazing East African visitor attractions. Not only can you see a huge number of varying wildlife species in the Conservation Area, but this country is also home to where some of man’s earliest remains have been found.

You can find almost every species of wildlife in East Africa like the rare black rhino here. In Lake Manyara, you can find a very diverse specie of animals with various adaptation mechanisms; you could very well see lions climbing trees and leopards on the land,not to mention pink flamingos and 400 other bird species.

There are other developing safari regions in Africa like Nigeria and Ghana’s wildlife in West Africa. All of these beautiful African countries have so much to offer and if you visit of these particular ares, your safari experience would be a very interesting and memorable one.

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Norman Kunell is a freelance wildlife journalist who has spent over 15 years of his life in Africa. He seeks out new and untapped visitor attractions and shares his experiences. He recommends that you visit Buzz Ghana: a Ghanaian information portal where he blogs.

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