Zimbabwe, The Number One African Safari Destination For 2019
Zimbabwe, not always in the headlines for the right reasons, is in fact a very safe, magnificent safari destination and was recently rated by one of the world’s most popular travel guides Lonely Planet in third place on their ‘Top 10 Countries primed to capture travellers' imaginations in 2019!’ This is what Lonely Planet had to say: “Not only is it one of Africa’s safest destinations, it’s one blessed with ultra-friendly locals, Big Five-filled national parks, World Heritage-listed archaeological ruins, forested mountains and, of course, the mighty Victoria Falls.” Yes, this certainly is a great place to visit for many reasons and here
What We Love About South Africa – Recommended Wildlife Safari Destinations And Game Reserves
The tourist industry in South Africa is massive and not without reason. There are spectacularly beautiful places to see and visit, ranging from green mountainous highlands to flatlands of beautiful unspoilt veld stretching for miles. With the spectacular scenic Garden Route drive to Cape Town, home of Table Mountain and serenely beautiful winelands and beaches, South Africa has much to offer. Without doubt though, the biggest drawcard for tourists both locally and internationally is the exhilarating experience of driving in an open safari vehicle through the bush, seeking encounters with Africa’s wildest creatures! ‘Big 5’ hunting they
Desert To Delta – Jewel Of Africa Safaris’ Most Recommended Destinations In Botswana
Beautiful Botswana. It is a unique and special place. Its array of cultures and vast range of unspoilt natural wildlife sanctuaries are diverse and inviting for both local and international tourists. Botswana plays host to amazing and unique safari destinations. Places so unspoilt and vast, with such an array of beautiful wildlife, that these special destinations can really take your breath away. A visit to Africa is simply not complete without including Botswana in your African safari itinerary. In this article we take a closer look at a few of these unique safari destinations when visiting Botswana. The Kalahari Desert Deserts
A Night Drive In Kruger – Your Gateway To A Unique Wildlife World!
Imagine, it is pitch dark. The stars above are brilliant and the milky way seems to go on forever, but around you can see nothing but the huge shadows that surround your game drive vehicle. So close you can smell them, you can scarcely breathe. Finally, you hear the foliage snapping under their feet as the elephant herd moves away and you breathe a sigh of relief. It is a thrilling and unforgettable experience. You have experienced something similar by day, but a night drive brings a whole new dimension to wildlife encounters. Now you
The Garden Route – A Spectacular Scenic Adventure!
The route stretches from the beautiful resort of Storms River and the lovely Tsitsikamma forest on the South Eastern coast of South Africa’s ‘Cape’ provinces to Mossel Bay, close to the ‘Mother City’ at the southernmost point of Africa – Cape Town. It is a renowned scenic drive, one of the finest in the World. Along the way you experience lush green forests and miles of beautiful beaches along a coastline that offers the best of everything - beauty, entertainment, amazing sightings, wonderful wildlife and still more to see and do just off the beaten track. Best
Walking With The White Rhinos Of ‘Mosi-Oa-Tunya’ In Zambia
Mosi-oa-Tunya’ means the ‘smoke that thunders’ and this nickname has been given to the world-renowned Victoria Falls. These falls are hosted both by Zimbabwe and Zambia in the Southern-central region of Africa, but on ‘the Zambian side’ as it is known, this is also the name of the National Park where just a few surviving White Rhinos can roam without fear. It is truly sad that creatures that once roamed so freely and in such abundance now need to be constantly guarded in protected areas to avoid their mass slaughter and total distinction. This is the reality
Iconic National Parks Of Zimbabwe – Hwange And Mana Pools
One of the premier destinations on the African continent, certainly within its southern regions is Zimbabwe. Famous for the world renowned ‘world wonder’ Victoria Falls, it is less well known internationally for 2 of its superb National Parks. These are places of preservation for the precious wildlife of the country, some of it sadly endangered and of course a vital part of Zimbabwe’s massive tourist industry. Many of South Africa’s preferred luxury safari operators include Zimbabwe in package tours as it borders South Africa, Zambia and Botswana, all neighbours with exciting guided tour and safari destinations. For the
Mashatu Game Reserve – Botswana. The Land Of Giants, Predators And Wildlife Adventure Just Across The Border!
Botswana really is an amazing place to visit. A thriving country producing valuable diamonds, and from the high-powered business hub of Gaborone, to the incredibly unspoilt getaways in its many wildlife preservation areas, it is, without a doubt, a land of great contrasts. It offers a smorgasbord of things to do and see, like vibrant cities, cultural villages, places of historic interest, top level accommodation and wildlife galore! Host to the famous Okavango Delta waterways and the Chobe National park, it also has one of Africa’s best kept secrets - the Mashatu Private Game Reserve! Many international
Summer In Botswana: When Savute’s Zebras Really Dazzle!
Summer is a special time, especially for wildlife enthusiasts visiting the Botswana region of Africa, especially when you choose to visit the Savute region of the Chobe National Park. Savute boasts the second-largest summer Zebra migration in Africa; its timing is determined by the rains, but usually occurs between November and December and again between February and April, when huge numbers of zebra move from the rivers in the north in search of the rain-ripe grasslands and full waterholes in the southwest of the park. The migration is always followed by large numbers of predators, including
A Luxury African Safari – For Bird Lovers!
When one thinks of an African Safari, we automatically associate it with exciting sightings of Africa’s beasts of river and veld, but there are literally multitudes of beautiful creatures of the wilds that adorn the African skies too. Bird watchers and bird lovers may be forgiven for turning their binoculars to the skies and treetops whilst others are pointing at Lions and Elephant! One of the things about engaging really flexible guided tour operators like Jewel of Africa Safaris, one of Africa’s most successful, is that you as a bird watcher can have your Safari experience geared towards