Tanzania, a part of Eastern Africa and is fantastic destination for those combining a safari and beach holiday. It boasts of some of Africa’s greatest tourist attractions such as the Serengeti, the great migration, Olduvai Gorge, Mt Kilimanjaro, the Ngorongoro Crater and Lake Victoria. It is here that spotting the Big Five is almost a guarantee, making luxury Tanzania safari holidays some of the best in the world. Tanzania also enjoys a vast coastline along the Indian Ocean which offers beautiful sandy beaches while the island of Zanzibar which is a part of Tanzania is popular for ancient towns, spices and gorgeous beaches.
Botswana is a natural wonder in its own right, it posses striking terrains that vary from vast salt pans to pristine water ways of the lush Okavango delta. The Okavango delta is stunning with spectacular wildlife that includes the big five, birds and marine life. You can expect lots of game, fewer tourists and a blanket of bright stars. The Bushmen even claim that if you listen carefully you might hear them sing. Other exciting places for Botswana safari holidays include the Moremi Wildlife Reserve, the Makgadikgadi Plains and the Mashatu Game Reserve. The Central Kalahari Game Reserve is one of the largest conservation areas in the world and its beauty is enhanced by vastness, emptiness, grandeur and desolation.
Namibia gets its name from the Namib Desert which is considered as the world’s most ancient desert at more than 55 million years old. It is beautiful with romantic desert landscapes and inhabited by rare desert adapted plants and animals. The skeleton coast is intriguing with its beauty and many tales of terror and shipwrecks. It is not well-known to tourists but those seeking adventure will find it in flowing buckets here. The Etosha game reserve prides itself in its variety of wildlife whilst Dramaland welcomes you to explore its stark beauty and desert elephants. Namibia holidays are perfect for safaris, beaches and everything in between.
It is one of Africa’s most developed countries right at the very tip of the continent. It boasts of modern bustling cities, ancient rock art, fabulous game lodges, gorgeous beaches, mountain ranges, well managed game reserves and wine lands. It is home to Kruger National Park which has well developed infrastructure even for self drives. Here you can expect to spot the Big Five and enjoy the perfect South Africa safari holidays. Kwa Zulu Natal Game Reserve is also a great option for fantastic safaris. It’s beach front is immense, boasting of over 3,000kms of coastline. The Wild Coast in particular offers some of Africa’s most scenic beaches, including the Coffee Bay. You can either choose to stay in one of the bustling cities along the coast, or retreat to quieter areas along its lengthy coastline: the choice is yours.
Kenya is the most popular of the East African countries as a safari destination. It is endowed with towering mountains, the Great Rift Valley, bustling cities, rolling hills, lakes, spectacular wildlife and scenic beaches. The Masai Mara Game Reserve is perhaps one of Kenya’s most renowned parks due to the Great Migration but there are other parks such as Lake Nakuru Game Reserve, Lake Bogoria Hot springs and many more areas that host amazing wildlife and curious natural phenomena. You can expect to spot the big five and a short flight away enjoy beach fun along the Kenyan coastline. It also boasts of historic towns such as Lamu and Malindi which have an intoxicating mix of cultures from ancient sailors along the Indian Ocean.