Where to Go On your First African Safari, a monumental journey, we are here to guide you through the extraordinary landscapes and wildlife-rich destinations that await. Whether you dream of witnessing the Great Migration, encountering the Big Five, or immersing yourself in diverse ecosystems, we’ll help you choose the perfect destination for an unforgettable safari experience.
The first adventure of your safari will be after our driver/guide, where you will be taken through attractive places in Kigali which include; Gisozi genocide memorial site & Kigali museum, the craft market, and other areas in the land of a thousand hills. Later on in the day after the city experience, you will transfer to Bwindi Impenetrable Forest National Park through Katuna Border to the south of the park through the rolling hills of Kigezi (Switzerland of Uganda)
Gorilla trekking in Bwindi. The rangers will accompany you to the rainforest to start your search for the gentle giants. The gorilla trek can sometimes be strenuous, however on locating the gentle giants, the trek will seem really worth it, you will be allowed to spend one hour with the primates where you will have to ask questions and take plenty of pictures before your time lapses to getting back to the lodge.
After the trek, you will return to the park headquarters where you will meet up with your driver-guide to proceed back to the hotel to relax for the following day’s activity.
On a bright early morning, you will have breakfast and check out for your next transfer to Queen Elizabeth National Park. You will enjoy the beautiful nature of the trip. On your arrival, check at the lodge and enjoy your lunch as you prepare to enjoy an afternoon boat cruise on Kazinga channel which highlights all the activities in the park and has the highest concentration of Hippos in the entire world, you will view many animal species including the birds, elephants, lions, buffalos, kobs, antelopes and many more
You will be taken to track lions in the plains of Mweya an experience that will take you to the hunt for one of the big five primates. You will thereafter head back to the lodge in the afternoon for lunch and after check out at the lodge and transfer to Kibale Forest National Park, Have a good time and also take some photos as you approach the fort portal and enjoy the foothills of the Rwenzori Mountains and then continue with a warm welcome of Olive Baboons along the way to Kibale National Park.
Experience the awe-inspiring spectacle of the Great Migration, where vast herds of wildebeest, zebras, and other wildlife traverse the Maasai Mara in search of greener pastures.
The Maasai Mara is renowned for its thriving population of the Big Five lions, elephants, buffalos, leopards, and rhinos – providing ample opportunities for unforgettable wildlife encounters.
Interact with the Maasai people, known for their rich cultural heritage, and witness traditional dances, ceremonies, and a way of life that has endured for centuries.
Explore the expansive Serengeti, home to sweeping savannahs, acacia-dotted landscapes, and diverse ecosystems that support a remarkable array of wildlife.
Encounter predators such as lions, cheetahs, and leopards, as the Serengeti offers a prime stage for predator-prey interactions.
Navigate the waterways of the Okavango Delta by mokoro, offering a tranquil and immersive safari experience that reveals the delta’s exceptional biodiversity.
Encounter a diverse range of wildlife, including elephants, hippos, crocodiles, and an abundance of bird species, against the backdrop of lush landscapes.
Stay in luxury tented camps nestled in the heart of the delta, providing a perfect blend of comfort and proximity to nature.
Kruger National Park is a haven for the Big Five, offering excellent opportunities for game drives and wildlife spotting.
Explore diverse ecosystems, from savannahs to woodlands, and witness the dynamic interactions between predators and prey.
Opt for private game reserves adjacent to Kruger for a more exclusive safari experience, complete with guided walks and night drives.
Enjoy the iconic backdrop of Mount Kilimanjaro, providing a stunning setting for wildlife photography and unparalleled landscapes.
Amboseli is renowned for its large elephant herds, creating memorable scenes against the majestic silhouette of Kilimanjaro.
Bird enthusiasts will appreciate Amboseli’s status as a birdwatching paradise, with numerous species to spot in diverse habitats.
Experience a unique safari along the Chobe River, renowned for its high concentration of elephants and diverse birdlife.
Enjoy spectacular sunsets over the river as you witness elephants bathing and herds of buffalo and antelope congregating at the water’s edge.
Combine traditional game drives with boat safaris for a comprehensive exploration of Chobe’s rich ecosystems.
Sossusvlei’s Dunes: Explore the otherworldly landscapes of Sossusvlei, where towering red dunes create a mesmerizing backdrop for your safari.
Witness wildlife uniquely adapted to the desert environment, such as oryx, springbok, and desert-adapted elephants.
Consider adding a touch of adventure with a hot air balloon safari for panoramic views of the desert landscapes at sunrise.
Choosing Your Safari with Safari Vacations and Travel Services: Crafting Unforgettable Adventures
Safari Vacations and Travel Services understand that your first African safari is a significant milestone, and we are committed to curating unforgettable experiences. Whether you seek the drama of the Great Migration, the tranquility of the Okavango Delta, or the desert magic of Namibia, trust us to guide you to the safari destination that aligns with your dreams. Your adventure begins with Safari Vacations, where every moment is a celebration of nature’s wonders and the magic of African landscapes.