Shortly after the rain begins in November, the migrating mega herd arrives on the short-grass plains of the Central Serengeti in December. After an action-packed journey, while crossing the Masai Mara, millions of wildebeests go back to Southern and Central Serengeti. The migrating herds move quicker towards the south down to the Southern Plains which they typically reach in a matter of days. Witness millions of large animals including wildebeests and zebras flock and move from one place to anot...
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Serengeti National Park is one of the most popular destinations in Africa. It belongs to the continent’s prime attraction, which also means, the number of tourists that visit the area can be overwhelming especially during the peak months. Serengeti National Park is a great place to see all-year-round. However, if you want to go against the current, and face a lesser number of crowds, November is the best time to plan your adventure. During this month, fewer people head to the park, but it bear...
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As the last month of the river crossing migration, September is when you would want to head to the Serengeti National Park if you plan to witness the final moments of the Great Migration. You shouldn’t miss this significant phenomenon happening on the plains of the park. Mega herds of animals dash, move and fight over predators for survival during the finale of the migration. Millions of wildebeests, accompanied by a small portion of zebras, gazelles, elans, and impalas move in a predictable p...
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The Mara River in Kogatende Area, Serengeti, is packed full of action in August as massive herds cross for migration. You will experience prime wildlife viewing in the destination as tons of different animals from small to large are abundant and full of life during this time of the year. River crossing is at its height in August and lasts until September. The mega herds move non-stop as they follow the rain, and head to greener pastures. You will witness predators running after the crowds as the...
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October is a suitable time to head to Masai Mara National Reserve. During this time, innumerable herds of wildebeests remain at the park before they go back to Tanzania. The migration moves, crossing the Mara River in search of greener pastures. You will have an action-packed adventure when you go to Masai Mara National Reserve during October. It's the same reason why the park is a staple in itineraries of many safari-goers. Wildlife viewing is optimal at the Masai Mara National Reserve durin...
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Kampala is Uganda's capital city. Flying to this town, you will witness and learn the unique culture and traditions of Kenyans. You can also visit many historical locations in the busy city of Kampala. To start, head to the Uganda National Cultural Centre where the heritage of the nation's performing arts is reflected. The Kasubi Tombs is also a must-see, which is the burial site of the Buganda Kingdom's royal family. Craft markets are everywhere in Kampala where you can buy unique crafts from d...
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Murchison Falls National Park is a famous destination in Uganda. The renowned incredible fall is the Nile river flowing, squeezing into an 8m wide gorge. Surrounding the park, you will also find a rich plant life, as well as 76 species of mammals and 451 species of birds. Animals like hippopotamuses, giraffes, antelopes, Uganda kobs, Hartebeests and Oribis are species you can encounter at the park. There are multiple activities that you can at the park as well. Launch trips, hiking, nature walks...
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Kibale National Park is a popular destination for chimpanzee trekking. The place offers a world-class viewing of the primates, as well as other species of mammals and birds. There are lots of activities in the area such as nature walks, cultural encounters, and bird watching. The Kibale National Park homes about 1450 chimpanzees that you can encounter up-close in their natural habitat. Around 138 bird species are in the area like White-spotted Flufftail, Hairy-breasted Barbet, Yellow-spotted Bar...
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The location of Khwai Concession with nearby reserves such as Moremi Game Reserve and Chobe National Park makes it a prime safari destination in Africa. The Khwai River, which is the main feature of the park is where tons of animals can be spotted. Mammals like lions, leopards, spotted hyenas, the African wild dogs, and cheetahs are some of the wildlife that you can encounter at the Khwai Concession. The best part of this destination for many travelers is that it offers an array of luxury lodgin...
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Discover the real face of Namibia by visiting the Etosha National Park. The destination offers a rich mix of wildlife as well as fun activities that would make your safari experience remarkable. Bird-watching is a favorite venture in the park where you can witness more than 340 species of birds. Crimson-breasted shrikes, northern black korhaans, violet-eared waxbills and pale chanting goshawks are a few beautiful creatures that you can encounter in the destination. Egyptian vulture, Caspian Plov...
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Mombasa is a beautiful part of Kenya, which offers both the wonders of nature and the culture of a city. You have lots of places to discover in this part of the world, where tons of activities await you. October is a great time to head to Mombasa, which bears hot climate with a little amount of rain. Explore the historical parts of the town such as the Fort Jesus, a UNESCO World Heritage site. A collection of pottery and ceramics, as well as ancient architectures, can be found in the area, which...
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In southern-central  Tanzania, you will find a safari gem called Mikumi National Park. October is a great time to visit this destination due to the dry climate, which will make exploration a lot easier. Wildlife is abundant, and its beautiful landscape is frequently compared to the famous Serengeti Plains.  Various animals dwell in the park such as zebras, wildebeests, buffalos, impalas, giraffes, elephants, lions and spotted hyenas, as well as groups of yellow baboon and vervet monkeys. The l...
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Tarangire National Park looks good during October. This month bears a drier climate, which makes exploration, activities, and games a lot more comfortable and enjoyable than the rainy season. The park has blooming plants and vegetation this time of year, which makes stunning photos. With area coverage of 2850 square kilometers, there's enough space for a dwelling of a high number of varied animals like elephants migratory wildebeest, elands, gazelles, impalas, zebras, kudus, rhinos, hartebeest b...
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Tsavo West National Park is a vast wilderness destination. The Big 5 can be spotted in the area as well as the rare black rhino in the rhino sanctuary. Besides the abundance of wildlife, the park is also where you can have stunning views of the Mzima Springs and Mt. Kilimanjaro. You can encounter exotic animals at the park like the shy lesser kudu and the fringe-eared oryx. Near the waterholes, you will see enormous elephants gathering. If you love to witness rock formations, Tsavo West National...
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Head to Selous Game Reserve during September that bears suitable weather for games and other activities. With an area of 50,000 square kilometers, this destination becomes second to the largest reserve in Africa. Tons of animals and attractions await you here including hundreds of species, lakes, and rivers. In 1982, UNESCO declared the park as a world heritage due to its stunning beauty. It’s the home to more than 350 birds species and reptiles. The Selous Game Reserve also hosts the most sub...
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August is one of the ideal months to visit Stone Town. With rare rainfall and clear skies, this month is one of the busiest times in this part of Tanzania as many tourists head to this destination. There are tons of things to see and do in Stone Town, which is also a UNESCO World Heritage Site. You will fall in love with the area’s unique culture, and rich history, which have been preserved and can be seen mostly at the town’s architectures. Shop at bazaars, eat local cuisine and explore his...
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The pride of Uganda is the Bwindi Impenetrable National Park. It’s the home of more than half of the world’s mountain gorilla population, which makes it a popular destination for gorilla tracking. The park is a protected UNESCO world heritage site where different varieties of wildlife, breath-taking sceneries, and rich flora and fauna can be found. You can experience hours with a gorilla family in their natural habitat in this destination. Birdwatching is also a favorite activity at the park...
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Amidst Kenya lies a beautiful destination named the Amboseli National Park. This park possesses both thriving trees, vegetation, and wildlife. The Amboseli National Park is the home to thousands of animals like Cape buffalo, African bush elephant, lion, impala, cheetah, Masai giraffe, hyena, Grant's zebra, blue wildebeest, and more. 400 species of birds are also in the area, and in June is the best time to explore the park due to a dry climate while the sun is not as harsh as summer. The Ambosel...
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June is the prime time to see the wildlife thrive at the Ruaha National Park. During this dry season, the animals stay near the bodies of water for an accessible source of water. Games and guided walks are a pleasurable experience due to the comfortable climate and predictable wildlife. Greater Kudu, elephants, hippopotamus and crocodiles are just a few of the species that are abundant in the area. Tourists fall in love in the park’s attractions like its rivers, the Jongomero, Mwagusi, and Mzo...
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June is a dry season in Tanzania, and around the Ngorongoro Crater has the coldest climate -- a perfect time for a trip. This destination is a protected World Heritage site and a must-visit place for many tourists. Besides the abundant wildlife that dwells in the area, there are as well many attractions in the vicinity. About 25,000 large animals live in the area such as African buffalo or Cape buffalo and hippopotamus. The blue wildebeest, Grant's zebra, the common eland and Grant's and Thomson...
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It’s a dry season, dust is everywhere, and wildlife gathers in bodies of water at the Mala Mala Game Reserve. May is a great time to visit this destination due to desirable weather that’s not too hot and not too cold. Rainfall is infrequent, and the sun shines just right during this season. Mala Mala Game Reserve is the largest and oldest Big Five preserve in South Africa. The area covers 130 km² where tons of animals live such as hyena, Cheetah, wildebeest, hippopotamus pods, zebra, giraff...
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The dry season starts to settle in South Luangwa as April arrives. This destination bears one of the greatest wildlife sanctuaries among the rest of Africa. You will see a significant concentration of animals near the Luangwa River, and the park's lagoons. South Luangwa National Park has an area of 9059 km2 Park, where about 60 species of animals and 400 different birds dwell. This month is the most suitable time to visit this destination as it has a desirable climate for games, walks, and other...
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One of UNESCO World Heritage sites, Okavango Delta is a must when you head to Botswana. Although the rainy season hits Okavango Delta during April, this destination is still an experience you should include to your African adventure list. The Big Five is easy to spot anywhere in the area, as well as other wildlife like elephants, and hippos. During April, humidity is high, so you must prepare for the hot climate and occasional thunderstorms. Due to rainfalls, the Okavango River becomes ultimatel...
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Mt. Kilimanjaro is an excellent destination to experience in October. October is the best month for a Kilimanjaro trip due to agreeable weather, which gives you a high chance to reach the summit. June to November, as well as February, are also suitable months to climb the mountain as there are fewer chances for rain. Crowned as one of UNESCO World Heritage Site, tons of hikers include its summit on top of their lists. Wildlife is inexhaustible in the Mount Kilimanjaro National Park. You will wi...
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Calving season peaks in February and the best place to catch this striking phenomenon is at the Serengeti National Park in Ndutu Area. It's easy to predict the migration during this month as migrating animals like zebras and wildebeest give birth to their offspring. Mobile camps are fully operating during February when the action in safaris is at its heights. It's typical to see animals giving birth, as well as predators catching their prey. Besides following the migration, you can also do lot...
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Tsavo East National Park is one of the oldest safaris in Kenya. Since 1948, the park homes a wide variety of wildlife from birds, mammals, and predators. Herds of giraffes, hartebeests, gazelles, and zebras are typically seen in the area, as well as the Big 5. Some highlights of the park are the Galana River and the Yatta plateau, but there are also swamps, lakes, pools, and dams that visitors can explore. Tsavo East National Park is near beaches around Malindi and Mombasa, which makes it a popu...
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The short dry season from January to February is a perfect time to experience the wonders of Samburu National Reserve. The rainless savannahs are fit for guided walks and games. The number of visitors is lower than the peak months, allowing you to savor the beauty of the reserve without dealing with crowds. Many mammals like antelopes give birth during this season to benefit the abundant source of water and food. Being one of the most popular parks in Kenya, Samburu is where a wide variety of wi...
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Wildebeest migration peaks as July arrives in Kogatende Serengeti. Thick herds of this species, as well as other wildlife such as zebras, will be seen across the Serengeti National Park. This month is the best time for drives, as there would be little to no precipitation, and wildlife can be easily spotted near bodies of water. At the Seronera River Valley, you can usually find groups of animals like elephants and gazelles, as well as predators like lions, hyenas, cheetahs, and leopards. Steppin...
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Make your African getaway remarkable by heading to Sabi Sands Game Reserve Safari in May. It’s the perfect time to go to this destination due to a dry climate, which allows you to explore the area by foot or games. Sabi Sands Reserve is the first to establish a luxury safari concept and the home of the leading Safari brands in the continent. It’s easy to spot all members of the Big 5 in this destination. Nature walks and game drives will lead you to a remarkable experience of an African Safa...
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Lake Nakuru National Park is one of the great sceneries you can find within the Great Rift Valley. You will see a diverse ecosystem in the area, as well as the picturesque view of ridges. Many people head to Lake Nakuru National Park to hike, watch birds, picnic, and join game adventures. The Greater and Lesser Flamingos dwell in this destination, as well as many types of terrestrial birds. There are about 450 bird species in the park, 56 species of mammals such as rhinos and waterbucks that roa...
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July is a great month to plan your trip to Masai Mara. The rainy season has passed, and the great migration begins at this time of year. Masai Mara is Kenya’s top reserve, which is a staple in itineraries of many safari-goers. There are tons of wildlife to see in this destination, and the number of animals grows even more prominent up to this day. July is a good time for games, which bears little to no precipitation with a colder climate than summer. You can encounter the Big 5 on your adventu...
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The breath-taking Lower Zambezi National Park re-opens the majority of its camps during April. It is a great time to head to the area as there is less crowd, and the area is quiet, allowing you to savor nature and relax with the sound of wildlife. With an area covering 4092 square kilometers, this park has tons of sceneries that will stun you. The great Zambezi river is accessible within the park, where you will see a wide variety of wildlife from elephants, buffalos, to predators like lions, l...
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Victoria Falls is a globally famous destination, which many people dream to witness in real life and up close. Now you can live your dreams because you can see this spectacular creation of nature yourself by visiting Africa in March. The Victoria Falls looks stunning during this time of year as the rainy season has begun to wane. The falls undergo high water during March, which means the current is stronger with rising water, and dense spray allows rainbows to form. You can witness the real magi...
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The Lake Manyara National Park is alive in August, which means herds of animals gather near bodies of water. A dry season also implies you have a high chance of encountering wildlife everywhere you go, as animals roam free around the park and near the lakes. We suggest you plan your African safari adventure during this time of year as accommodation rates are cheaper due to a fewer number of tourists than earlier in the year. August also gives way to unique landscapes because trees like acacia an...
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As summer begins to wane and colder seasons crawl close, March gives way to perfect weather to visit Kruger National Park. With a temperature that’s not too cold nor too hot, exploring the area would be a pleasant experience. There would be occasional showers due to change of season, which allows the foliage and plants to thrive. It’s a great time to take photos during this month with a lush landscape the park offers. It's also during March is the best time to reach the destination for birdw...
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Your trip to Uganda wouldn’t be complete if you will not see the Queen Elizabeth National Park. It’s the home of hundreds of animals like cape buffalos, waterbucks, lions, warthogs, leopards, giant forest hogs, hyenas, and elephants. About 95 species of mammals and more than 612 variety of birds nestle in the Queen Elizabeth National Park. Tons of tourists and photographers choose this destination as a favorite as it unites them with nature. Around the area, you can also get stunning views o...
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Pristine beaches, clear ocean waters, and historical destinations are the main highlights in Zanzibar. January is the best time to hit this part of Africa to make the most of that summer heat. Take a dip in Zanzibar’s sparkling tides, and witness the precious marine life under its salty seas. Safari Blue is the best pick if you want to experience a stunning African beach. You may also want to visit the Jozani Chwaka National Park, where the famous red colobus monkey dwells. The region homes th...
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Witnessing the wildebeest migration, viewing predators, and experiencing luxurious safaris; these are just a few reasons why you should head to Grumeti Reserve. Lying close to the borderline of Western Serengeti, this destination is the home of a wide range of wildlife. Although the Great Migration happens between June and July, the region offers extraordinary sights throughout the year. Zebras, elephants, and Thomson’s gazelles roam the vast plains of Grumeti Reserves, where luxurious camps a...
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Awarded as 2017’s Best City in the world by Telegraph, Cape Town is the paradise you must witness in January. Thousands of tourists fly to this part of the world and head to adventures. The Mother City homes long lines of restaurants, hotels, and businesses that offer various activities. Witness two oceans meet in the Cape of Good Hope Nature Reserve, that bears stunning beauty all-year-round. Hiking the Table Mountain, one of New Seven Wonders of Nature, is a chance you shouldn’t miss when ...
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