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Top 7 Best African Safari Tours you should Book in 2023

Everyone would prefer value for their money! To satisfy your travel zeal, you need to understand what the Best African Safari Tours are so that you get the best out of African safaris.

There are over 100 things to do in Africa but there are those that gives the best experience. Whether travelling in a group, sole or couple, prefer high-end accommodations or basic lodges, the Best African Safari Tours got you covered.

No matter the number of days you plan to spend on and African holiday, these safaris can fit in. The Best African Safari Tours that are listed here are solely based on frequency of inquiries and clients’ positive reviews from TripAdvisor.

The 7 Best African Safari Tours

  1. Big 5 Safari

The Big 5 safari animals are the lion, leopard, elephant, rhinos and the African buffalo. These five large mammal species were known to be difficult and dangerous animals to hunt on foot and it was considered a feat by trophy hunters to bring them home.

Big 5 game safari are best done by game drives. Game drives compared to other safaris are, affordable, have no age limits, less tiresome and can be done all year round in most parks.

Big 5 game in Africa

The parks that offer the best big 5 safaris in Africa are; Masai Mara National Reserve, Serengeti national park, Kruger national park, Murchison Falls and Ziwa Rhino sanctuary, Moremi Game Reserve & Chobe National Park, Etosha National Park and the Waterberg Plateau Park.

Ideal Safari: 4 Days Murchison Falls Safari

Explore the biodiversity of Murchison Falls National Park Uganda with our 4 Days Murchison Falls Safari package that involves Big five Game and Chimpanzee Trekking. This will give you an opportunity to view the big five; lions, leopards… View Tour

  1. Mountain Gorilla Trekking Safaris

If you ask any traveler heading to Rwanda or Uganda which adventures are they planning to experience, you will find that over 90% are after the gentle giants, Mountain Gorillas.

Gorilla trekking is a safari that doubles as an adventure and a conservation. This means you enjoy watching mountain gorillas in their natural habitat while giving back to the nature and the communities near the park.

Mountain gorillas are some of the endangered primates’ species that can only be found in 3 countries in the whole world; Uganda, Rwanda and Democratic Republic of Congo.

Mountain gorilla safaris are also known to be eco-friendly.

Ideal Safari: 3 Days Gorilla Trekking Safari 

This is an Africa wildlife safari leading you to Bwindi impenetrable national park for mountain gorilla trekking and Batwa community walk. Bwindi inhabits half of the world’s remaining mountain gorillas and it is located in the southwestern… View Tour

  1. Wildebeest Migration Safaris

It is unrealistic talking about the Best African Safari Tours and forget about the wildlife world cup of the world, wildebeest migration! The great wild animals’ migration from Kenya to Tanzania and vice versa.

Watching millions of wildebeests together with other animals, zebras, lions and more migrating from one country to another is an awesome experience that fits every list.

Wildebeest migration safaris in Africa

The wildebeest migrate around the Serengeti, and into the Masai Mara running after rainfall. The chaos that happens then can only be experienced not explained in words. It’s most active in Kenya’s Masai Mara during August to October and May to July in Tanzania.

This is the 7th Wonders of the Natural World that seem imaginary but real.

Ideal Safari: 3 Days Serengeti National Park 

This is with no doubt one of the most exceptional Tanzania safaris, offering you a lifetime opportunity to immerse yourself into the endless plains of Serengeti as you enjoy view of big five game and watch the great wildebeest migration… View Tour

  1. Birding Safaris

You can talk of the best African safaris tours and don’t mention bird watching tours. Over 50% of world’s bird species reside in Africa. That alone is an assurance that you will get the best birding safari in Africa.

From the endemic bird species to migratory birds, Africa offers the best birding experiences to travelers, birders in particular. The variety of bird species guarantees birding on the list of Best African Safari Tours.

Birding in Africa

You can have your best birding safaris in one of these destinations in Africa; lake Nakuru, Okavango delta, Mabamba swamp, Murchison Falls National park, iSimangaliso Wetland Park, Selous Game Reserve, Samburu and Bwindi Impenetrable National park among other destinations.

Ideal Safari: 7 Days Bird Watching Safari

This Safari is designed to satisfy birders interests and motives as you visit Uganda’s best birding sites and the most birding haven. Uganda is the best tour destination for bird watching safaris which encounters both seasonal and endemic bird… View Tour

  1. Primates Tours – Chimpanzee Trekking Tours

It should be noted that wild chimpanzees can only be found in Africa. I mean, who wouldn’t like to experience animals in their natural habitats untamed! This alone puts on the list of Best African Safari Tours.

The best primates’ tours are of course the chimpanzee trekking safaris and golden monkey tours. They are best done in Uganda, Tanzania and Rwanda.

Chimpanzees in Africa

The primates’ capital of the world is found in Africa, Uganda and that is Kibale forest national park. There are 13 primate species in the forest hence giving you the best African primates tours.

Other places to see chimpanzees in Africa include; Nyungwe forest national park in Rwanda, Mahale Mountains National Park Tanzania and Virunga national park in D.R. Congo.

Ideal Safari: 7 Days Rwanda Primates Safari

The safari introduces you to the “land of thousand hills”. Rwanda is a best place for an experienced African safari with chances to view mountain Gorillas and chimpanzees in Volcanoes national park where you will encounter in gorilla trekking… View Tour

  1. Mountain Climbing

For the fans of greater heights, the reviews were mostly positive as for the hikers liked trekking to the top of the African great mountains.

Mountains that offers the best hiking experience are; Mount Kirimanjaro in Tanzania, The Drakensberg, South Africa, Rwenzori mountains and mount Elgon in Uganda, Atlas Mountains, Morocco, Nyiragongo mountains in Congo and Mount Kenya among others.

Mountaineering in Africa

Hikers commend mountaineering in Africa due to its biodiversity and easier trekking routes compared to elsewhere in the world making one of the best African safari tours.

Ideal Safari: 9 Days Mt Kilimanjaro Climb

Experience the world-class hiking adventures only on Kilimanjaro Climb – Rongai Trek in Tanzania. Conquer the great peaks of the majestic and free-standing Mount Kilimanjaro by hiking through the Rongai route. The Rongai climb takes hikers… View Tour

  1. Cultural Tours

Africa is a cultural melting pot with hundreds of cultures and art. Cultural tours involves associating with local communities, visiting different sites and cultural performances.

The art and culture displayed by the Africans, puts cultural tours among the Best African Safari Tours that every traveler should include on their bucket-list of to do things in Africa.

Cultural Experience in Africa

The best cultural experiences in Africa include among others; the Masai people in Kenya, Sultans spices & slaves – Stone Town, Batwa people in Uganda and Rwanda, Pharaohs Nile Cruise Adventure in Egypt, KwaZulu-Natal Battlefields, Karamjong in Uganda, Rwandans, Iks and Ethiopians.

Ideal Safari: 3 Days Golden Monkey  and Batwa Cultural Experience

This Safari will lead you to the smallest but magnificent Mgahinga National Park in the south western part of Uganda where gold meets silver. It’s the only park where the two endangered primates (golden monkeys and gorillas) inhabit the same habitat… View Tour

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