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Why is an Africa Safari so memorable?

Embarking on an unforgettable adventure and witnessing the untamed splendor of an Africa Safari is something very special that stays with you forever.

From awe-inspiring landscapes, majestic wildlife, and the rich cultural heritage from the north of Africa all the way to south.

Whether you’re venturing into the vast expansive plains of the Mara – Serengeti ecosystem, marveling at the Wildebeest migration, where millions of animals traverse the plains, defying all odds in a true testament to the circle of life. 

The Serengeti National Park in Tanzania is one of the most iconic safari destinations, known for its vast plains and the annual wildebeest migration. The march of the Gnus. Witness the dramatic river crossings as the herds traverse crocodile-infested waters, creating a spectacle like no other. The Maasai Mara National Reserve in Kenya is another popular choice, offering breathtaking views and astonishing wildlife encounters. Simply take part in the Greatest Game Show on Earth.

For those seeking a more intimate and exclusive experience, the Okavango Delta in Botswana is a must-visit. This pristine oasis boasts a diverse ecosystem, where one can silently explore the waterways in a mokoro (traditional canoe) and observe elephants, hippos, and a myriad of bird species. Take time to explore the lush greenery of the Okavango Delta – one of the world’s largest inland deltas, creating a unique ecosystem that supports a diverse range of wildlife. It is home to over 500 species of birds, various mammals including elephants, wild dogs, lions and hippos, as well as numerous species of fish and amphibians.

Tracking Mountain Gorillas in the lush, montane mist-covered mountains of Rwanda’s Virunga Range or Uganda’s Bwindi Impenetrable Forest will take your breath away. These dramatic precious landscapes and the rare chance to photograph gorillas in the wild, make for incredible photographic opportunities – an Africa safari promises an experience like no other.

Stand in awe looking down at the world’s largest intact caldera – The Ngorongoro Crater- pulsating with abundant wildlife. Whether you choose East Africa or Southern Africa, each destination promises an extraordinary safari experience that will leave you in awe of Africa’s natural wonders.

Africa is synonymous with its diverse and abundant wildlife, and a safari offers an unparalleled opportunity to witness these magnificent creatures up close. 

The Big Five, comprising lions, elephants, leopards, rhinoceroses, and buffaloes, are the crown jewels of any safari experience. From the roar of a lion or spots on a leopard, to the graceful stride of an elephant, encountering these iconic animals in their natural habitats is a lifelong memory. Read about the ‘Little Five’ here.

For the ‘twitchers’ there are approximately 2,400 bird species in Africa, 1,400 of which are endemic to the continent. Countless, colourful reptiles and lively insects, every moment on safari is an opportunity to discover something new and extraordinary.

We’ll take you there ….and leave only if you have to!