We know plenty of keen visitors to Africa don’t have the luxury of choosing the “ideal” dates to travel. Let’s be honest, life is busy! This might seem like a limiting factor when planning a trip, but it doesn’t have to be. One of the beauties of Africa is its diversity, which means there’s an abundance of options to satisfy almost everyone, at any time of year. However these myriad options don’t make the task of choosing where to go in Africa any easier! So over four blog posts, we’ll be looking at your best safari options for the year.
Here are our recommendations for where to go in Africa during May, June and July …
You may wonder if there is a big difference between staying on the Zambian or Zimbabwean side of the Victoria Falls; i.e. the towns of Victoria Falls vs Livingstone? With a whopping 75% of the Victoria Falls seen from Zimbabwe, and 16 different viewpoints bisecting the rainforest, you’d think it’s an obvious choice. Well yes, at certain times of the year it may well be. But there are a number of pluses for both sides to check out before your decision.
Posted on January 26, 2017 by Christine - African Travel Tips
More often than not, the first question that comes to mind when planning a safari is, ‘when is the best time to go?’ Typically in Southern Africa, the safari season we recommend is the dry winter and spring months of June through to October.
But why do we say this, and what are the implications if you simply cannot come on safari at this time?