When it is the matter of safari in Africa, it is actually a journey of unveiling the secrets of this wild nation: the music and emigrational plays of unique wildlife that haunts the arid landscape, the lifestyle of the local tribes, the shimmering elements of Mother Nature such as waterfalls, the thrills of fascinating sports like trekking and rafting, and the beautiful wild lodges and camps in the national parks. These are some of the most exciting features of the exotic wildlife safari in Africa.
Kruger National Park, Masaai Mara National Park, the Okavanga Delta, the Serengeti National Park, game parks of Botswana, the Serena lodges, plains of migration, Mozambique beaches, lakes, and much more open the doors to the most incredible paradise of wild, but welcoming nature. So, if you wish to explore the wild, but are fearful of the same; sign up for the most fascinating African safari vacation packages that feature different wildlife areas; destinations; safari types like helicopter, elephant, hot-air balloon, or jeep; durations; and lodge stays. You just have to select for the safari of your style and budget.
There are various kinds of African safari vacation packages such as birding safaris, luxury safaris, self-drive safaris, and family safaris. It is obvious that luxury safaris will cost you the most, while the family safaris can turn out to be the affordable ones. Given below are some of the best African safari vacation packages .
Magical South Africa Safari Special
For $3495 per person as per the double occupancy, this one is an 8-night safari that will be available from May to August by African Travel, Inc. Herein; four nights will be spent in Cape Town, one night in Hazyview, and two nights in the Lion Sands Private Reserve. The main features include local sightseeing, authentic dinner with a Capetonian family, 90-minute elephant ride via the bush, and open 4×4 game viewing to spot one of the Big Five.
Amazing Zimbabwe Safari Special
For $3895 per person as per the double occupancy, this one is another 8-night safari starting from 28th April and ending on 31st May and then from June to October as publicized by African Travel, Inc. You get a chance to happily spend 3 days at the Victoria Falls, 3 days at the Hwange National Park, and 2 days at the Mana Pools National Park of Zimbabwe. The main features herein are the imposing Victoria Falls, floodplains of the Great Rift Valley in the Mana Pools via the aircraft, great herds of elephant in Hwange National Park, bed and breakfast stay near the falls, game activities in Hwange and Mana Pools, the traditional Boma dinner, and a sunset cruise. The rates include the air charges as well the entrance fees.
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South Africa Family Adventure
This is a pure family offer by the African Travel Inc. for nine nights anytime between May and September for $4095 per adult and $2895 per child. This safari includes two full days in Western Cape to explore the Table Mountain, Cape Peninsula, and a special drumming workshop along with seal and penguin sights; three days of guided activities to Port Elizabeth such as ostrich riding, sunset cursing, meerkats spotting, and touring the elephant sanctuary; three nights in the awarded Shamwari Game Reserve for spotting the Big Five; some time along the Garden Route to spot monkeys and birds; and a trip to the Tsitsikamma Forest featuring bungee and ziplining adventures. The best part of this tour is that it includes malaria-free areas as well as family-friendly lodges rendering itself as a perfect family adventure.
Wings Over Botswana
Organized by Abercrombie and Kent, this is the 11-night trip for $8195 per person available in May to September and then in November. Explore the different game areas, pristine parks, as well as cool reserves via this Connoisseur journey that also features a captivating water safari. Relax in a chic tree house, marvel at the rare rainbows seen at the thundering Victoria Falls, attend a private lecture for capturing the ideal images of parks with a professional photographer, enjoy a sunset cruise on the Zambezi River with some starters, come close to the semi-habituated African elephant herd, explore a local village where you also get a chance to stay, and spot wildlife from the time-saving flights as you move between the lodges and safari camps. Mostly, you will be moving from Johannesburg to Botswana/Okavango Delta, Chobe National Park, Victoria Falls, and to Livingstone.
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Kenya Vintage Safari
Even this one is for 12 days available from June to October – the period of great annual migration. So, expect to visit the Serengeti National Park, Masaai Mara National Park, Meru National Park, and Samburu private camp for spotting birds and variety of wild animals from Nairobi. Expect the rates to be above $2000 per person that will include full board accommodation, professional safari guides, entry fees, 4X4 Land Rovers, laundry, mobile camps, and activities such as walking, hot air balloon flights, horse riding, Masaai tribe tour, night drives, game drives, and camelback safaris. For more information on this, you can contact the safari company on +27-31-205 5500.
Most of the wild areas of Africa are prone to malaria; so get the required vaccine.