If going on a safari in Africa is on your travel bucket list, or if you’ve ever been curious about African safaris, then this article may interest you.
What are the types of African safaris?
In Africa there are many ways to observe and photograph animals. You have the option of experiencing one on ATVs (or game drives). There are also water safaris (in boats), aerial safaris (in hot air balloons, helicopters or planes) and walking safaris, which are carried out in specific areas and are very exciting.
What are the best safaris in Africa?
Masai Mara Nature Reserve, Kenya
The Masai Mara National Reserve is possibly the best known national park in Africa. It is located in a protected savanna area in southwestern Kenya, along the border with Tanzania. Going through this part of the savannah on safari allows you to contemplate the best of the country’s fauna, where animals such as lions, cheetahs, elephants, zebras and hippos live.
It is also the place where one of the most popular tribes of the continent resides: the Maasai, who still preserve their culture and traditions despite the number of visitors they receive each year.
Visiting it during the Great Migration, in autumn, is one of the great travel experiences in Africa that must be lived at least once in a lifetime.
The Serengeti National Park is one of the essentials on a trip to Tanzania. It is located in the north of Tanzania.
This natural reserve has among its inhabitants lions, leopards, hyenas, zebras, buffalo or elephants, among others. At more than 15,000 kilometers, it is one of the largest parks in the country, known for its great annual migration of wildebeest and zebra.
At more than 22,000 kilometers, the Etosha National Park is one of the largest in Africa and the world. Its main characteristic is that it is covered by a huge white blanket belonging to the salt flats that are in the place.
It is situated in the Okavango Delta and has one of the highest concentrations of fauna in Africa. It is famous for having about 120,000 elephants, more than anywhere else in the world. The best time to travel to Etosha Park is from May to October, during the dry season.