East Africa’s second largest country, Tanzania, is one of the most captivating and diverse African safari destinations. Boasting a remarkable array of national parks and game reserves, ranging from the expansive and world-renowned Serengeti National Park to the wild and secluded hidden wilderness gem of Katavi National Park, Tanzania has it all. In fact, few destinations in Africa can rival Tanzania’s sheer diversity and abundance of wildlife and vast and varied landscapes. From the classic savannah destinations of the Serengeti, Tarangire and Ngorongoro Crater to the stunning beaches and coral reefs of Zanzibar, a Tanzanian safari offers travelers an endless variety of destinations to explore, safari adventures to experience, and wildlife species to see.
While South Africa may be at the bottom of the world map, it’s at the very TOP of the Telegraph’s list of best countries – Claiming the prestigious and highly coveted top title and number 1 spot as ‘The Greatest Country in the World’!
It’s time to celebrate! South Africa, our wonderful ‘Rainbow Nation’, has officially been voted ‘The Greatest Country in the World’ by nearly 30,000 experienced travellers who voted for their favourite destinations, airlines, and travel companies across the globe (among other categories) in this year’s Telegraph Travel Awards! Out ranking top international heavy-hitters and world-renowned travel destinations, South Africa is at the very top of its game, and making sure the whole world knows it too! This definitely takes being ‘PROUDLY SOUTH AFRICAN’ to a whole new level and we couldn’t be happier!
Often described as ‘the world in one country’, there is no denying that South Africa is one of those glorious countries that just ‘HAVE-IT-ALL’ – A total enigma, and we just can’t get enough – and clearly neither can the rest of the world! Breathtaking, bold, vibrant, exhilarating, colourful, captivating, and brimming with diverse cultures, languages, religions, and ethnicities, South Africa is a country unlike any other. There truly is nothing quite like it! Not to mention its vast, varied, and beyond astonishing array of spectacular destinations – From the most beautiful beaches and coastlines in the world, majestic mountains (including the globally acclaimed Table Mountain – one of the ‘7 Natural Wonders of the World’) and magnificent mountainscapes, the captivating Cape Winelands, vibrant cities, sensational secret spots, spectacular hidden gems, and of course the unspoiled, untouched, and untamed African bushveld – it’s safe to say South Africa has it ALL!
Travelling to Zambia? Great choice! A beautiful, diverse, and vibrant landlocked country in southern Africa, Zambia has emerged as one of the most premier wildlife and safari destinations in Africa for avid travelers, globe-trotting tourists, and head-over-heals local and international wildlife and safari enthusiasts alike. Boasting relatively untouched and unspoiled landscapes and a vast diversity of wildlife and birdlife, Zambia should definitely be on your African safari travel bucket-list. However, one of the top things that sets Zambia apart from other African countries is that despite its growing reputation as a spectacular and must-visit safari destination, its remote location has helped it retain its essence of true wilderness – providing an unpredictable and exhilarating safari experience to anyone that visits.
Boasting an endless and exciting variety of things to do, see, explore, and experience, here are the top 5 reasons to travel to Zambia for your unforgettable African safari trip, adventure, or getaway.
Are you ready to take a WALK on Africa’s wild side? If you’re eager to experience something slightly more wild, daring, and down-right thrilling going on an extraordinary, exhilarating, and adventure-filled walking safari through the untamed African bushveld should be right at the top of your African safari travel bucket-list. Exploring the African bushveld on foot encourages you to fully immerse yourself in the vast and untamed wilderness as well as gives you the unbelievable opportunity of witnessing magnificent up-close wildlife sightings and encounters you only tend to read about in books and travel magazines.
That’s not all! Walking safaris in Africa allow you to discover, explore, and experience Africa’s unapologetic natural beauty, diverse wilderness landscapes, and all of its incredible inhabitants from a whole new perspective as you witness and encounter a vast and wonderful array of wildlife, birdlife, and so much more you may not otherwise have been able to spot by going on a traditional 4×4 safari vehicle / game drive. To kick it up another notch on the thrill and adventure scale, you can even embark on a night-time guided walking safari / bush walk – Talk about an adrenalin rush like no other! Go ahead and ditch the safari vehicle and embark on an unforgettable walking safari in Africa instead! Here are the top 5 walking safaris in Africa.
Time to plan your trip to Kenya! Avid travelers and wildlife enthusiasts looking to combine adventure, travel, and once-in-a-lifetime experiences with phenomenal game viewing, vast unspoiled landscapes, the magic of the African bushveld, beautiful beaches, bucket-list worthy experiences and so much more, the magnificent East African country of Kenya is a one-of-a-kind African safari destination which will undoubtedly exceed all your expectations.
Home to some of the best – if not THE best – national parks, conservancies, and wildlife reserves in Africa, people travel from all around the world to experience all of Kenya’s wilderness wonders, safari adventures, unparalleled wildlife viewing, and wild unapologetic natural beauty first-hand.
Have you ever dreamt of experiencing one, or ALL (because why just limit yourself to one anyway), of Africa’s wildlife spectacles, wilderness phenomena, or extraordinary safari experiences first-hand? Well, there is NO time like the present!
With Africa boasting such a vast, diverse, and down-right magnificent array of once-in-a-lifetime, not-to-be-missed, leave-you-utterly-speechless, sweep-you-right-off-your-feet, jaw-dropping, awe-inspiring, and beyond spectacular wildlife spectacles, phenomena, and great migrations, the only problem you’ll have is deciding which one to tick off your bucket-list first! Here are our top 10 Africa Wildlife Spectacles & Experiences you absolutely should experience on your trip to Africa.
Are you practically jumping at the bid to plan your ultimate bucket-list worthy safari trip to Africa, but you have absolutely no idea when the best time is to go to? Don’t worry, we’ve got your back!
While everyone has their own memories of Africa they take away with them, the wildlife makes for some of the most magical to remember. Lucky for you, the vast continent of Africa boasts the widest diversity of wildlife in the world and is home to the most extraordinary wildlife sightings, spectacles, and gatherings than anywhere on the planet. As most people travel to Africa to witness its glorious diversity of wildlife up-close and first-hand, winter in Africa, between the months of June and October, is undoubtedly the best time to go on the ultimate wildlife safari in Africa and here are just some of the reasons why.
Diverse and dramatic, Botswana’s Chobe National Park is a force to be reckoned with. Here are the top 10 safari experiences at Chobe National Park as well as the best and most exciting things to do, see, and experience when visiting one of Botswana’s most iconic wildlife and safari destinations.
Whether you’re a safari newbie or a seasoned explorer, you definitely don’t want to miss out on any of Chobe National Park’s incredible and thrilling range of wildlife and safari activities, adventures, and bucket-list worthy experiences on offer. While the classic game drive will forever hold its allure, we encourage you to embrace the myriad of experiences that will not only provide a dazzling display of alternative perspectives but promises to be nothing short of unforgettable.
The Big 5 are Africa’s undisputed super stars, its X-FACTOR, the reason why people come back time and time again – they just can’t get enough – and who are we to blame them? The mere possibility or slight opportunity of getting to witness these majestic animals in action, even for a brief moment, is one of the top reasons people travel to Africa and why avid wildlife enthusiasts and tourists set out so eagerly on dawn and dusk game-viewing excursions, safari drives, and wildlife expeditions – ITS ALL ABOUT AFRICA’S BIG 5!
While some may argue that giraffes and zebras are far prettier creatures than the mighty and rugged buffalo, or that cheetahs can be much easier to spot and find than the wildly elusive leopard, it simply doesn’t matter, because getting to see any of Africa’s Big 5 living wild and free in their natural habitats is, and FOREVER will be, one of the most unforgettable thrills at the top of every travellers’ safari tick list.
Are you eager to experience an authentic African safari adventure that will quite literally stampede its way into your heart and leave echoes of trumpeting giants lingering in your wildlife-loving soul? Then look no further than Botswana’s breathtaking Chobe National Park, where elephants reign supreme, and the powerful pulse of the great Chobe River breathes life into the endless stretch of unspoiled wilderness that makes up one of Botswana’s most glorious wildlife and safari gems.
Nicknamed ‘The Land of the Gentle Giants’, Chobe National Park’s elephants truly are celebrities in their own right with avid travellers, wildlife enthusiasts, and tourists flocking from all across the globe for the opportunity to see these mighty and magnificent mammals and largest member of the African Big 5 in action and to experience breathless face-to-face encounters with these never-ending herds of the largest living land animal on earth.