Africa is one of the most beautiful continents that will change the way you see nature. It is the second largest and second most populated continent. It contains 54 fully recognized sovereign states. With its vast amount of wildlife and culture, its definitely a place worth considering

Today we are going to look at the top 8 best African safari countries.


Uganda is a landlocked country located in East Africa. Its abundant wildlife includes chimpanzees as well as rare birds. it is a great destination to experience wildlife viewing in both forest and savannah. Uganda has 5 major national parks promising outstanding scenery. The popular tourist activity is gorilla trekking. Just make sure to carry a pack of bananas in case you encounter one. You can also go for a boat ride in Lake Victoria, the largest lake in Africa.


Located in the southern part of Africa, Zambia Is known to be one of the best safari countries. Hippos, lions, and birds make up just a fraction of Zambia’s diverse wildlife population. It has three major national parks. Tourists are recommended to visit Kafue national park for its impressive landscape. Lower Zambezi nP for canoeing and water activities and finally the South Luangwa national park which has the most animals. Zambia is also home to Africas big five which are elephant, leopards, rhinos, lions, and buffalos. If you do decide to go to Zambia, just make sure you don’t get chased by a pack of lions.


A bargaining service industry continues to grow in Kenya, and ecotourism plays a big part in East Africa’s strongest economy. Visitors flock to the country to see Africa’s “Big Five animals.” however, lions, elephants, rhinos, leopards, and buffalo are just a handful of the treasured species in this country. Baboons, zebras, giraffes, flamingoes and more are enjoyed by tourists, thanks to a strong national park system and a network of wildlife reserves.

Kenya also has a beautiful coast in Mombasa that borders the Indian ocean. tourists often come here for the vibrant nightlife, restaurants, and hotels.


Zimbabwe is a landlocked country in southern Africa known for its dramatic landscape and diverse wildlife, much of it within parks, reserves and safari areas. The Zambezi River and the Batoka Gorge offer a series of thrilling adventures such as white-water rafting and zip lining. Victoria Falls, one of the natural wonders of the world makes a thundering 108m drop into the narrow Batoka Gorge. Downstream are Matusadona and Mana Pools national parks home to hippos, rhinos, and birdlife.

Although Zimbabwe is struggling economically, Its capital Harare is known as the city that never sleeps.


Found in southwest Africa, is distinguished by the Namib Desert along its Atlantic coast, thus having one of the beast desert beach views on earth. The country is home to diverse wildlife, including a significant cheetah population. The capital, Windhoek, is encompassed by German colonial-era buildings from as late as 1907. In the north, Etosha National Park’s salt pan draws game including rhinos and giraffes.

With some of the highest sand dunes in the world, the Namib Desert has a number of activities for visitors to enjoy, making it a popular tourist destination. from  nature walks to quad biking in the dunes, hot-air balloon flights and so much more, Namibia makes a great safari destination


Botswana, a landlocked country in Southern Africa, has a landscape defined by the Kalahari Desert and the Okavango Delta, which becomes a lush animal habitat during the seasonal floods. The massive Central Kalahari Game Reserve, with its fossilized river valleys and undulating grasslands, is home to numerous animals including giraffes, cheetahs, hyenas and wild dogs. Botswana also has the world’s largest concentration of African elephants!

With a combination of desert activities, wildlife, and luxurious hotels. Botswana won’t do you wrong


Is a well-developed country on the southernmost tip of the African continent, marked by several distinct ecosystems including the famous Inland safari destination, Kruger National Park. From shopping malls, beaches, clubs, pubs, tours and theme parks, the list is just endless. If you have ever watched the movie blended, then you’ll probably know sun city, a luxury resort and casino, situated in the North West Province of South Africa.

The Western Cape offers beaches, lush Winelands around Stellenbosch and Paarl, craggy cliffs at the Cape of Good Hope, forest and lagoons along the Garden Route, and the city of Cape Town, beneath flat-topped Table Mountain.

Take a cruise, kayak with the crocodiles, enjoy horseback safaris and canopy tours, take a microlight flight or zip line, visit the congo caves, ride an ostrich, dive with great white sharks…..the choice is yours


I’m sure most of you have heard the phrase “Hakuna Matata” which means “ no worries”.  Timon and pumba might cum to mind. Well, this is where the directors got inspired.

Tanzania is an East African country known for its vast wilderness areas. It is home to the plains of theSerengeti, famous for its annual migration of over 1.5 million white bearded wild beasts, 250,000 zebras and for its numerous Nile crocodile population. Tanzania also has the Ngorongoro crater, created when a large volcano exploded and collapsed on itself three million years ago. In 1978, UNESCO declared it to be the largest intact volcanic caldera in the world. it provides a habitat for a diverse animal community. It truly is breathtaking

Tanzania is also Home to Africa’s highest mountain, the ice-capped Kilimanjaro.

Offshore lies the tropical islands of Zanzibar and Mafia, packed with an array of lodgings and hotels, marine activities and tourist exploration of whale sharks and coral reefs. A great thrill would be The famous Manta resort offering an enticing experience for those who’d enjoy sleeping under the ocean.

Hotels, beach life, historical sites and national parks. Tanzania truly is the haven of safari.

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Kenyon Ndezi is a recent graduate, writer, creator of; and the owner of, which is a company focused on building apps for small businesses and individuals. Follow along and get inspired!

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