Whether you are looking for calm and serenity or seeking adventure and a dose of adrenaline, safari destinations will give you what you want. Safari is the kind of magic that will take you away from the monotonous routine and turn your holiday into a stunning experience that combines beauty and uniqueness.
Many jungle safari destinations offer great options around the world. In this article, I will introduce you to the best safari destinations that will make wilderness look like home.
On a landscape that brings together land, water and sky, Victoria waterfalls are ranked as one of the seven world wonders by CNN. This small natural treasure that is located in the Zambezi River between Zimbabwe and Zambia is 360 feet tall.
In fact, it attracts thousands of tourist every year and particularly during autumn where visitors can witness special natural phenomena called “the devil’s pool” or “the armchair” thanks to the low level of water and consequently, people can safely swim and enjoy a marvelous adventure.
South Luangwa National Park
Still in Zambia, in the east, this national park includes a wide variety of species that range from antelope, elephants and lions to hippopotamus. In addition, this park is considered as a heavenly destination for birders thanks to more than 400 different species that are best spotted during the rainy season.
The best thing about Luangwa national park is that you will get the opportunity to experience a direct contact with the wildest animals including hippos which are usually found by the Luangwa River during the dry months of winter.
Kruger National Park
In the extreme northeast of South Africa, lies the astonishing Kruger national park. In this particular facility, you will be able to spot the big five (lions, leopards, elephants, rhinos and buffalos). Due to its very large area, you will need to take a tour on vehicles in order to appreciate all the beauties of this park.
Wilderness photographers consider it as their best attraction since more than 600 bird species, 15 reptile species and 80 wild mammal species make this place their home. You will be definitely amazed by the peaceful difference appreciated in Kruger national park.
Maasai Mara National Reserve
Literally the best national reserve in the world, Maasai Mara is located in the southwest of Kenya on the borders with Tanzania. It covers around 1500 square kilometers and houses different species including African big cats as well as the big five, zebras, gazelles…
Over 2 million tourists visit this reserve every year and many people say that it is the best place to see lions in their natural environment. Actually, you can admire the daily habits of animals around the year but it is best recommended to make a reservation between July and October thanks to a great natural event that happens within the borders of Maasai Mara: it is the annual “great migration” where more than 2 million creatures ranging from wildebeest to zebras, buffalos and antelopes migrate across the Mara river.
Ranthambore National Park
Safari destinations are not only found in Africa, there are plenty of them in the whole world. Ranthambore for example, is a top-notch attraction for those who love Asian jungles and look for a unique adventure in the wild.
Located in Rajasthan, India, this national park is the largest reserve for tigers in the entire world. Actually, you will enjoy looking at the special Bengal tigers which have the biggest size among this species. Book a trip to this interesting safari destination during the rainy season and you will love the diversity of animals particularly birds.