When traveling to Africa, everyone hopes that they will be able to spot the Big 5: lion, leopard, elephant, buffalo and rhinoceros. However, knowing where the best places to go plus a little bit of luck, will make the chances of you seeing those animals much higher.
According to WildJunket.com, there are a few countries that may have the best wildlife watching opportunities. A trip to Botswana will allow you to experience the wildlife in many different ecosystems, from wetlands to large plains. The Chobe National Park, according to the news source, hosts one of the worlds largest elephant herds.
Tanzania is next on the list, with its beautiful Ngorongoro Crater where elephants, rhinoceros, lions and buffalos will emerge around daybreak. Drive through the famous Serengeti National Park during the right time of year and you may be lucky to experience the well-known wildebeest migration, reports the news source.
South Africa is well known as a place to go an see exotic wildlife. Kruger National Park is the countrys largest game reserve and is home to all of the Big Five animals. With wildlife safaris that are easily accessible to cities, travelers have the change to see animals and enjoy an afternoon leaning about South African culture.
Since some safaris have limits on the number of people that can fit in the vehicle, traveling with a small group to game parks is recommended.
Best places to watch African wildlife
Posted on Thursday, July 22nd, 2010