There are many rare and beautiful creatures living on the planet that form the heart and soul of Mother Earth. Home to these creatures are some of the best places that are also visited frequently by the nature lovers. Listed below are 10 best camping safaris of Africa that can offer you the best of any camping experience.
1. Duba, Botswana
Botswana’s lions are considered to be Africa’s biggest creatures and the most unusual thing about these lions is that they hunt during the daytime. So, visitors get the opportunity to witness the great battles and grand set-pieces that happen, when the lions and the buffaloes take each other.
2. Mundulea Reserve, Namibia
Animals and conservation projects form the main part in the plains and the rugged hills of this reserve. But no one should try to get hold of the exceptional guide and founder named Bruno Nebe, who single-handedly changed the overall look of the place by restoring the area’s ecology not only with the animals but also the botanical side as well.
3. Northern Kenya
It gives a glimpse of Africa which has vanished from everywhere else over the years. A land dominated by the indigenous population who live naturally and quite easily with its “neighbors” – lions, elephants and even goats. The place provides an atmosphere where one gets to immerse into the wild with intensity and strength.
4. Zambezi Valley, Zambia
If one is planning to spend some sleepless nights in Africa with lions for company outside their tents, then this has to be the place. Not only that, one can spend some time with leopards, who’ll be busy swinging their tails from the branches above and baby elephants swimming peacefully beside their mothers in the waters of Zimbabwe. This place offers camping safari in Africa at its best.
5. Gorillas, Rwanda
This country is the most densely populated in Africa and also guarantee one of the best wildlife sightings in the world – the Gorillas. With the playful young ones to the dominating male silverbacks, one easily gets to “waste” a lot of time with these groups.
6. Kruger, South Africa
One cannot exclude this place from the list of 10 best camping safaris of Africa, and the park which features quite prominently when it comes to sight-seeing in South Africa. The southern part of the park features the very best and expensive lodges, however if you are planning to check on the deep-bush experience, you need to visit the northern part with a great diversity of birds and animals.
7. Ruaha National Park, Tanzania
If visiting the old Africa is on one’s mind, then they should be coming down to this park where one can see zebras stampeding across plains, and if lucky one can get to see quite a few lions, cheetahs and leopards on the first day of their visit.
8. South Luangwa, Zambia
It may not be the best spot on the face of the Earth because of its soaring temperature all-the-year round, but it is here where professional game guiding started in the fifties and now the place is considered to be one of the best safaris in the whole continent.
9. Central Kalahari Game Reserve
People always tend to associate the name “Kalahari” with the desert, but in reality it is more than that. This place is home to many of the snakes, jackals, hares, ostriches, hyenas, lions, etc. Many travelers believe that it is where one can find everything that they are searching from a visit to the continent.
10. Maasai Mara, Kenya
This is the ideal place to see the big-cats of the continent, and the best time to visit this place is in July when migrating zebras and wildebeests arrive from Serengeti in huge numbers – all ready to provide the visitors with the biggest show on earth.