Africa is an amazing tourism destination; from the icy and cold Table Mountains and the Wine Lands in South Africa through the Kalahari semi Desert in South Africa, Namibia and Botswana, the wildlife infested Okavango Delta and River Zambezi’s incredible Victoria Falls on the Zambia/Zimbabwe border to “the Magnificent 2” – Lakes Malawi and Lake Tanganyika – Africa extends through the majestic snow-capped Mt. Kilimanjaro in Tanzania (at 5,850m the tallest free standing mountain in the world) to the stunningly beautiful DR Congo home of the River Congo (world’s deepest and second longest river and record holder for biggest drainage basin) and the Virunga Volcanoes, to Lake Victoria (the world’s second largest fresh water lake) source of The River Nile (world’s longest) as well as Lake Tana, the Blue Nile, the Blue Nile Falls and the ancient rock hewn churches of Ethiopia, the mythical and mind-boggling Pyramids in Egypt, extensive white sandy beaches from Durban, Zanzibarthe spice island, Diani & Nyali beaches in Mombasa, the Red Sea and Morocco on the Atlantic Ocean.
Lying across her entire breadth and widthfrom the beautiful, green and mountainous west/central African rainforest jungle; the flat, dry and semi-arid east African savanna and semi-desert southern African pans her wildlife infested game parks and reserves are a natural habitat for the world’s largest diversity and concentration of species of wild animals; from lions, leopard, cheetahs, hyenas, wild dogs, jackals, genet cat, elephants, rhinoceros, buffalo, giraffes, zebra, wildebeest, topi, many species of antelopes, hippopotamus, crocodiles many species of primates including gorillas, chimpanzees and bonobos, many types of monkeys from baboons, black & white colobus moneys, blue monkeys, red-tailed monkeys, golden monkeys; many species of reptiles, fishes, birds and butterflies; two species and four subspecies of gorillas including the rare but critically endangered Mountain Gorilla (gorilla beringeiberingei) and the majestic Eastern Lowland Gorilla only found in KahuziBiega in eastern DR Congo as well as two more of the four Great Apes i.e. Bonobos and man’s genetically closest relative the Chimpanzee.
Some of her most iconic and popular national parks and nature reservesinclude Kruger National Park in South Africa, Moremi in Botswana, South Luangwa in Zambia, the great Hwange National Park in Zimbabwe, the Ngorongoro Crater and Serengeti’s endless plains which together with Kenya’s Maasai Mara are scene of the phenomenal annual the Great Wildebeest Migration, arguably the world’s greatest wildlife spectacle (only rivaled by Boma National Park, South Sudan’s antelopes migration) and considered the 8th wonder of the natural world, Bwindi and Kidepo Valley in Uganda and Simien Mountains in Ethiopia.
Africa is also home of incredible cultural interactions and experiences; from the proud and aloof Zulu in South Africa, the San bushmen in Botswana and Namibia, elegant and charming Rwandans in Burundi and Rwanda; the Batwa pygmy People, four ancient but still living traditional Kingdoms and theKaramojong in northern Uganda; the tall Congolese of DR Congo and the Ba’Aka pygmy people of Central African Republic;powerful Nigerians, the majestic Maasai and Samburu of Kenya and the unbelievable cultural tribes-people of the Omo Valley in Ethiopia who seem to live in an archaic time warp to the supple Arab-Africans who inhabit the desert north from Egypt through Libya to Morocco.
Together, they are Africa’s ultimate crowning jewels and a huge attraction for tourists and nature enthusiasts from all over the world.
SafariDMC demystifies Africa for you, bringing out the best of each location in a coherent and connected whole and makes planning, and actually traveling in Africa, a joyous experience from beginning to end. Please contact us now. Our Safari Consultants will be pleased to discuss your requirements get back to you. We look forward to hearing from you, and to welcoming you to Africa for the ultimate safari experience.