Top 10 wildlife safaris in the world
DUBA PLAINS CAMP, Botswana
Duba has some of the biggest lions in Africa. These lions prey on herds of buffaloes grazing in the open fields, offering visitors a chance to take memorable photographs.
ETOSHA NATIONAL PARK, Namibia
This national park showcases the rarest of wildlife species and is home to the world’s tallest elephants. Elephants and lions are common in the parks, while the leopards are found in the thick vegetated areas. A healthy population of black rhinoceros make for a glorious sight.
Situated in Eastern Zambia, it is a splendid sight for wildlife. This walking safari gives you a complete thrill when you meet animals on their terms. Here lies the populations of giraffes, herds of elephants and African buffaloes ranging in several hundreds, while the Luangwa River supports crocodiles and hippopotamuses. It is one of the best-known national parks in Africa for walking safaris.
BWINDI IMPENETRABLE FOREST RESERVE, Uganda
Bwindi Mountain Gorillas- This is what they are called and you get to see them in groups. Though it is a sanctuary for chimpanzees, many birds and the colobus monkeys are also found here. The endangered mountain gorillas do not live in the zoos since they cannot survive restraining.
KRUGER PARK, South Africa
Kruger Park is South Africa’s most magnificent African safari destination. Soaked in the legend and history, this park gives you its vast landscapes and spectacular African wildlife.
MASAI MARA NATIONAL RESERVE, Kenya
Masai lions, African leopards, hyenas, jackals, bat-eared foxes, Tanzanian cheetahs, migration of zebras, Thomson’s gazelle and wildebeests are seen crossing rivers or walking in groups. Though hippopotamus and crocodiles are found in large groups in the Mara and Talek rivers.
HWANGE NATIONAL PARK, Zimbabwe
The elephants of Hwange are world famous and this park has the world’s largest population. The Victoria waterfalls has many tourists flocking here to enjoy the grandeur.
VOLCANOES NATIONAL PARK, Rwanda
This park is a hub for the mountain gorillas. It is also home to other endangered species. It consists of picturesque lakes and caves.
GORONGOSA NATIONAL PARK, Mozambique
As you step into this park, you enter into an area of fifty coral islands which are bound to leave you mesmerized. Hippos, lions, and elephants are widely found here.
YELLOWSTONE NATIONAL PARK, United States
Yellowstone National Park has one of the world’s largest petrified forests. Pronghorns are commonly found on the grasslands in the park. Wolves and Grizzly bears, which are decreasing in numbers, are spotted here.