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Africa – a paradise you can’t help but fall in love with and all her beautiful elements.

Summer is known for three things; sunshine, barbecues and definitely the African Safari. It is that time of the year again and now is the perfect time to experience the African continent in all its glory.

The weather is right, fun and adventures are guaranteed, what more can you ask for?

Here are our top three African park picks for you to visit.

Kruger National Park, South Africa

African Safari

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The Kruger National Park is almost 2 million hectares of an unparalleled landscape filled with a diversity of life forms, mixed with history and archaeological sights.  It is located in the provinces of Limpopo and Mpumalanga in northeastern South Africa and offers a wildlife experience that ranks with the best in the continent treating you to Africa’s big five – Elephant, Lion, Rhino, Leopard, and Buffalo.

 

Home to 517 species of birds, 114 species of reptile, including the black mamba, the African rock pythons, and 3000 crocodiles, thirty-three species of amphibians, 50 fish species, 147 species of mammals including the Warthog, the protected African wild dog, Impala, Burchell’s zebra, and lots more that only a visit will help you appreciate.

 

Touring the Kruger National Park is suitable for any kind of tourist as there are plans for every group with the classic safari tour, the family holiday safari, the romantic safari, the fully guided safari tour, etc are available for just any traveler.

 

Fabulous activities to enjoy an amazing experience include an elephant-back safari, majestic hot air balloon flight, horseback riding, blissful spa treatments, and golf.

 

Maasai Mara National Reserve Kenya

 

African Safari

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Situated in south-west Kenya, the Maasai Mara is one of Africa’s Greatest Safari.

 

The recommended visiting period is during July – October when the famous migration of the zebra, Thomson’s gazelle, and wildebeest to and from the Serengeti every year takes place: a mesmerizing experience to behold!

 

Known as the World Cup of wildlife, it hosts over 95 species of mammals and over 570 recorded species of birds.

 

For other activities to make a visit to the Maasai Mara National reserve a lifelong memory, we strongly advise you include hiking Mountain Kilimanjaro, a hot air balloon trip, skydiving, a visit to the Maasai cultural village, a day at the white sandy beach and golfing

 

Ngorongoro Crater Conservation Area, Tanzania

 

African Safari

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Named after Ngorongoro Crater, a large volcanic caldera within the area.

One of the best things about the Ngorongoro Crater is the fact that it appeals to a wide range of travelers and tourists.

If you love walking, the views are indeed spectacular. Bird lovers will be head over heels by the extraordinary range and diversity of birdlife, and any artist or photographer who needs an inspiration from mother nature you know our best bet.

The luxury tourist hotels in the Conservation Area allows people to access – the unparalleled beauty of one of the world’s most unchanged wildlife sanctuaries.

 

Let’s do summer the Wakanow way and get started in an African Safari and remember our PSS option is still valid for your holiday plans. 

 

About the Author

Ugochukwu is a Content Writer with a keen interest in Social Media and Content Marketing. Ugo, who is a graduate of Metallurgical Engineering from the Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and Technology developed a knack for writing and spitting marketing words on paper. He has worked for Brila Media - a sports media firm before moving to the travel industry. His professional interests include- communications, content marketing and business management. In his spare time, he delivers a sports podcast, trades the forex market and reads about history.

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