Top 10 Must-Visit Safari Destinations in Africa

Do you want to explore the unmatched wildlife experience? There is nothing better than visiting the world’s second-largest continent (Africa). The recommended season (from June to October) for planning a trip to the best safaris in Africa is around the corner. In this article, we’ve listed the top 10 destinations that may be a great choice for you.

1.   Kruger National Park

Spread over 7,500 square miles, this park is famous for offering game-viewing areas and memorable experiences. Along with the Big Five ( the African lion, the African leopard, the African elephant, the white or black rhino, and the Cape buffalo), the Kruger National Park has many additional species to see which include: Nile Crocodiles, Cheetahs, and Hippos.

It doesn’t matter whether you go here for the first time or 5th time, you always get overwhelmed by the lifelong experience of it.

2.   Etosha National Park

Located in Namibia, this park offers a stunning view of the Dolomite hills and parched savannas. In this park, you can experience camping in a spring-fed waterhole and wait for animals to come. Animals like jackals, hyenas, cheetahs, and caracals can be seen in this park.

3.   Sabi Sand Game Reserve

Sabi Sand Game Reserve is a private reserve cluster near the southern Kruger. This vast savannah is a popular location for wildlife drives and excursions. With its popular offering of spectacular night drives, where you can witness nocturnal animals like Bushbabies, Aardvarks, and Civets.

4.   Queen Elizabeth National Park

The Queen Elizabeth National Park is in Uganda. It is close to the well-known Murchison Falls. Various landscapes like Mountains, Swamps, Crater Lakes, Tropical Forests, Open Savannahs, and Wetlands make this destination perfect for experiencing the ultimate wildlife species for your holidays.

5.   Central Kalahari Game Reserve

Spread over 52,700 square kilometers, it is the world’s second-largest game reserve. Because it’s a very compatible place to see the Big Five, Wild Dogs, and a variety of bird species, it has become one of the most attractive game reserves in Botswana.

6.   Mana Pools National Park

With the huge population of elephants and sightings of leopards, wild dogs, and lions, it also has some pictorial views. In addition, it’s the best safari for game drives and bush walks. Due to this park’s thin vegetation, you can also experience walking safaris.

7.   Laikipia Plateau

With the herd of Grevy’s zebras, Giraffes, Wild dogs, and black rhinos, it is the place for wildlife thrillers. You can explore this destination by riding on a camel or a horse. Here you can take the perfect shot of animals’ natural habitat to make it a lifelong experience.

8.   Serengeti National Park

The Serengeti, a UNESCO World Heritage Site, is well-known for its yearly migration of wildebeest and zebras, which return to the Serengeti to give birth. You can witness antelope species, lions, and cheetahs in this iconic safari destination.

9.  Masai Mara National Reserve

This destination is located in the Great Rift Valley. It is one of the most animal-concentrated places here in Africa. Aside from animals, you can also experience the thrill of majestic rolling hills, grasslands, and acacia woodlands.

10. Moremi Game Reserve

Here, you can explore the four famous Big Five and more than 400 bird species. With the popular game viewing and wilderness on a Mokoro canoe safari, you can experience a different level of adventure.


So there you have it: choose the destination you think would give you goosebumps every time you think of this journey.

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