Africa is a top travel destination for wildlife lovers worldwide, but with so many destinations to choose from, making a decision on where to go can be overwhelming. The folks over at AfricanSafariHome.com have put together their Top 3 luxury safari destinations to help guide you in the right direction.
Serengeti in Tanzania
The Serengeti in Tanzania is home to the largest animal migration on the planet. Each year over 2 million animals move in a circular pattern from the Serengeti to Maasai Mara and back. The animals consist of over 1.4 million wildebeest, 400,000+ gazelle and over 240,000 zebra. These plains game are closely followed by a variety of predators, making for a magnificent wildlife viewing experience.
The Serengeti boasts open plains and excellent luxury accommodation, making for great wildlife viewing and relaxing when not on a game drive. Some of the featured lodges in the area include the Singita Sasakwa and Singita Sabora properties, starting at around $1,270 per person sharing.
The Okavango Delta in Botswana provides a unique safari experience with many of the camps and lodges set on the waterways. Elephant back safaris provide a great way to really get up close and personal with the many animals in the area. The sheer size of the elephants provides security from predators and the viewing platform from way up high is excellent.
The Delta area is definitely a leading luxury safari destination and features magnificent properties like Sandibe Safari Lodge and Abu’s in the Delta. These premier camps start at $1,140 per person per night.
The Victoria Falls is the largest waterfall in the world and the perfect destination to include on any luxury safari. During the peak season when the falls are at their thundering best, the entire yearly supply of New York’s water goes over the edge of the falls every three and a half days. African Safari Home provides an excellent guide to the area including the best times to visit the Victoria Falls.
The Victoria Falls can be viewed from either the Zimbabwe or the Zambia side of the Zambezi River, but the most prestigious lodge is located a few miles away. Royal Chundu is a masterpiece of design with a riverfront setting that will leave you refreshed and reconnected with nature and yourself.
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