Which is Best?- Eastern Versus Southern Africa

EXPLORE AFRICA!Eastern Africa and Southern Africa Safaris – what’s the difference?

Either way, you can’t go wrong!
Eastern Africa


Southern Africa Value Tour
Key EASTERN Africa Safari Characteristics:
  • Classic picture-postcard image of Africa with the Serengeti, the Ngorongoro Crater, or Masai Mara in Tanzania and Kenya
  • Rainforest of Uganda and Rwanda with mountain gorillas and chimpanzees
  • Vast herds of wildebeest and zebra taking part in the Great migration
  • Larger number of wildlife game on the open plains
  • Scenic views of Mount Kilimanjaro
  • Many opportunities for cultural encounters with local tribes including Maasai
  • Beautiful coastal line ideal for safari and beach vacation
  • Safari:
    • While on safari, you’re constantly on the move, and the lodges and camps are simply a place to spend a night.
    • Safari drives may last all day while commuting to the different regions
    • Safari vehicles are normal 4×4 with a pop up roof that allows you to stand up and look out of the roof.
Tanzania Sky Safari Tour
Top Picks for an Eastern Africa Safari:
  • Best of Kenya and Tanzania– Visit Eastern Africa with stops to the Serengeti, Maasai Mara, Ngorongoro Crater and more.
  • Tanzania Family Safari Gold– The classic safari experience with stops to Arusha, Lake Manyara National Park, Central Serengeti, Ngorongoro Crater and Tarangire National Park. Great family vacation!
  • Uganda Gorilla Experience (Gorilla Trekking)–  Visit Bwind Inpenetrable Forest and Take a fully guided gorilla trek into the dense rainforest and meet its inhabitants.
Key SOUTHERN Africa Safari Characteristics:
  • Smaller herds of wildlife, more concentrated in smaller private concessions
  • Wide range of terrain and scenery from deserts in Namibia to the Okavango Delta
  • Some of the most luxurious safari camps and also wide choice of camps to suit all budgets
  • Wider variety of safaris activities including extensive walking opportunities (especially in Zambia and Zimbabwe), canoeing, hot air ballooning, kayaking and mountain biking.
  • Visit Victoria Falls, one of the seven wonders of the natural world
  • Easily combined with a safari with a visit to major cities including Cape Town
  • Safari:
    • Generally, your safari drives happen early in the morning and late in the afternoon, with the hot hours of mid-day spent lounging around the lodge.
    • Up close and personal game viewing
    • Wildlife viewing on private concessions with few other tourists
    • Safari vehicles are normal 4×4 and completely open-sided, with a shade roof in summer or no roof in winter.
Southern Africa Value Tour
Southern Africa Value Tour
Victoria Falls
Top 3 Picks for an Southern Africa Safari:
  • Okavango Delta and Victoria Falls Luxury– Explore Okavango Delta, Moremi Game Reserve, Chobe River Front and Livingstone (Victoria Falls)
  • South Africa Adventure Tour– Start in Johannesburg and end in Cape town. Explore South Africa’s highlights including experience Big 5 game viewing, discover fascinating cultures and explore geographic marvels.
  • Southern Africa Value Tour– Southern Africa has fast become Africa’s most popular tourist destination. This value tour provides the best destinations in Southern Africa. Includes stops to Chobe River Front, Johannesburg, Cape Town and Kapama Private game Reserve
So, which region is better? Hard to say, but neither will disappoint!
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