Zambia – Africa’s Unsung Safari Destination

The scorching African sun in the summer on the Zambezi can reach highs of up to 105° F, but the cool breeze from the water will feel oddly cool on your back. The buffaloes loom onshore while the elephants walk with their young ones as 15-foot crocodiles slither beneath the surface. And yet, Zambia, quite undeservedly, gets less attention than the major safari destinations.

This is just a small description of what makes Zambia Africa’s unsung safari destination with immense potential and a wide variety of game. The numerous experiences include boat rides, walking safaris, fishing, and canoeing.

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Different Types of Safari Available in Africa

Safaris can be different. The differences consist not only in the duration of the adventure, but also in the form of transportation and the goals set.

Here are some of the general types of safari:

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Gorilla Trekking in Uganda

No doubt, the highlight of going on a safari in Uganda is seeing mountain gorillas.

In natural conditions, they live in only three countries: Uganda, Rwanda and the Democratic Republic of Congo. There are about 740 of these gorillas in the wild, half of them living in Uganda. Read More

Which Country Has the Best Big Game Safari?

Whenever wildlife guides and tourists talk about the big five they don’t actually refer to the biggest five wild animals as most individuals think. They usually refer to ones most difficult to hunt on foot. The term was coined by hunters but safari tour operators adopted the name and they have been an attraction ever since.

The big five include the lion, the cape buffalo, the rhino, the leopard and the elephant – these animals all together are usually found within some of the best national parks in Africa. But don’t limit yourself to the Big 5 – there are other “big” animals to be found in Africa: hippos, crocodiles, wildebeests etc. Here are some of the best national parks in Africa to go looking for the big game. Read More

Uganda: A Great Alternative for a Safari Holiday

Commonly referred to as the Pearl of Africa, Uganda is one underrated country rich in culture and diverse ecosystem. This landlocked country has some of the most beautiful national parks and is the home to a wide variety of plant and bird species.

The following are some of the national parks to visit when you decide to take a Uganda safari.

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