Chobe National ParkChobe National Park is a true wildlife paradise and one of the best national parks in Southern Africa. Just one peek at the variety of wildlife and lush vegetation and you will be mesmerized forever! The gateway to Chobe is Kasane, a small town near the borders of Zimbabwe, Zambia and Namibia. Kasane accommodation offers hotels, tented camps and luxury lodge accommodation.
Central Kalahari Game ReserveThe Central Kalahari Game Reserve (referred to as CKGR) is the second largest reserve in the world and by far the most remote reserve in Southern Africa. The CKGR covers an area of 52000 square kilometres and it is home to rhino, black-maned lion and desert-adapted elephants among other striking game species.
Moremi Game ReserveMoremi Game Reserve is a pristine safari paradise with a striking number of wildlife species, birdlife and a diverse landscape; combining mopane woodland, floodplains, fairytale like lagoons, papyrus rivers and acacia forests.
Okavango DeltaThe Okavango Delta is a unique pulsing wetland. More correctly an alluvial fan, the delta covers between 6 and 15 000 square kilometres of Kalahari Desert in northern Botswana and owes its existence to the Okavango (Kavango) River which flows from the Angolan highlands, across Namibia’s Caprivi Strip and into the harsh Kalahari Desert.
Lake MalawiThe crown and jewel of the country’s tourist attraction is Lake Malawi, “discovered” by the missionary explore Dr. David Livingstone just over 150 years ago. Malawi although landlocked, is not denied its “inland sea.” This enormous body of freshwater fringed by beaches of golden sand is only a spectacular wonderland, but it provides water sports activities for those looking for above the typical sun, swimming and sand, and experience.
Etosha National ParkIn Namibia’s north, the world-famous Etosha National park waits for your visit. For more than 100 years, the Etosha has been a wildlife sanctuary and home to countless flocks of elephant, zebra and wildebeest herds that come to the waterholes to quench your thirst. Of course, here are the Big 5 home and roam the savannahs and steppes, they extend over more than 22,000 square kilometers. Surrounded by mopane forests and scrubland, the famous salt pan lies in the heart of the Etosha National park.
Namib DesertSouth of Windhoek, in the Namib Naukluft Park, is the red dune sea of Namibia, the Namib Desert. At sunrise, you will experience an imposing play of light and shadow, which is also the favorite motif of many photographers. The Sossusvlei is home to the most photographed dune in the world, the dune 45, is a giant of about 80 meters in height. In Deadvlei, the dry river bed, you’ll find dead acacia trees that stand surreal in the glistening white salt basin and the mighty dunes of the Namib be framed. In this unreal area especially the big Oryx antelopes (also called gemsboks or ibexes) adapted to the difficult living conditions and are surprisingly common. For children and adults, the dunes are equally an adventure sand box of the special kind.
WindhoekWindhoek being the capital city of Namibia, it is located in the country’s central regions. In the south of the capital city, the sprawling Heroes’ Acre war memorial stands to commemorate Namibia’s independence from 1990. The 1890s Alte Feste are on a hilltop in the city center, a former military headquarters with historical exhibits, and Independence Memorial Museum. Colonial influences are visible in nearby buildings like the sandstone Lutheran Christus Church. Near the church are the Tintenpalast, seat of Namibia’s government, and the Parliament Gardens, with a bowling green. Just west, past leafy Zoo Park, the Post Street Mall shopping walkway has a meteorite display. North is the Owela Museum of natural history and ethnography. The nearby National Art Gallery of Namibia showcases works by local artists. The TransNamib Museum, in Windhoek Railway Station, explores the country’s transport history. Northwest is the diverse Katutura suburb, with its markets and local taverns known as shebeens. Farther west, Daan Viljoen Game Reserve is home to kudu, mountain zebras and rich birdlife.
Alphonse IslandThe Alphonse Island is considered one of the most pristine, untouched Edens of the world, making it a nature lover’s paradise. Beautiful white beaches line the edges of the dense natural forest, interspersed with the remnants of old commercial coconut groves. Here you will find ancient ambling tortoises, scurrying crabs and an interesting array of bird species. Escape to the exquisite simplicity of a tropical island paradise, leaving behind the impositions of everyday life. Experience the raw beauty of an untouched natural sanctuary and one of the prime protected fisheries in the far reaches of the Indian Ocean.
LivingstoneOnly minutes away from the Victoria Falls, one of the Natural Wonders of the World, Livingstone is one of the most romantic destinations on the Africa continent. It is rich in culture and history, with a host of adventure and adrenaline experiences to choose from. More information
Liuwa Plains National ParkLiuwa Plains National Park extends in the Western Province of Zambia, west of the Barotse Floodplain of the Zambezi River next to the border with Angola. The Park was appointed as a reserve of Barotseland by the king, Lewanika, in the nineteenth century and later became a National Park in 1972. Herds of lechwe zebra and, tsessebe, also graze the plains and are all hunted by predators such as wild dog, cheetah, lion, and hyena, Many people will know the story of the famous lioness known as lady Liuwa.
Lower Zambezi National ParkThe Lower Zambezi National Park ranges in a small channel from the Chongwe River in the west to the Luangwa River in the east. One of the best-looking National Parks in Zambia, and the Zambezi River forming a natural environment to the park and the Zambezi Escarpment working as a beautiful scene.
Kafue National ParkIn the core of western Zambia, 22,400 km2 of Kafue National Park is the oldest and most prominent of Zambia’s national parks. First gazetted as a National Park in the 1950’s by the legendary Norman Car, Kafue is one of the grandest national parks in Africa. Two hours’ drive from Livingstone, it remains mostly unexplored with endless tracts of its first bush still unscathed. Thanks to its size and diversity of habitat types the Kafue holds a remarkable variety of wildlife. Recently years the Park has seen a well-managed growth in the number of Safaris Camps and Lodges operates around the Park. This new interest has produced more visitors and investment to the area, notably in infrastructure with some roads and airstrips. As a result of the increasing interest and benefits regarding investment. The wildlife is to enjoy a heightened level of protection by the Zambian Wildlife Authority (ZAWA), always assisted and supported by the operators in and uniting the park.
Kasanka National ParkKasanka National Park is a peaceful sanctuary, situated on the southwestern tip of the Lake Bangweulu basin, is one of Zambia’s modest national parks. It’s 450 km2 however, are so well supplied with rivers, lakes, wetlands, forests, lagoons, meadows and dambos that it supports a uniquely broad variety of game and overflowing with birds and fish. It is not common to see large herds of animals around every corner, but it is unquestionably one of the most scenic parks in Zambia’s national parks and is managed privately and funded Kasanka Trust Ltd.
South Luangwa National ParkSouth Luangwa is Zambia’s leading national park located in the Eastern part of the country. Luangwa Valley is vast, remote and home to people and a remarkable abundance of animals. Over 60 different species of mammal call South Luangwa National Park their home, drawn by the diverse variety of habitats like the sandy seasonal river flowing to the mineral-rich alluvial floodplains that reach out to distant blue hills. Predators like lions, leopards and wild dogs stalk the smaller prey, while primates like yellow baboons and vervet monkeys sway through the trees. Down on the river, vast densities of elephant, hippo, and crocodile enjoy the calm waters.
North Luangwa National ParkThe North Luangwa National Park is a secluded expanse of land in the northernmost part of three parks in the valley of the River Luangwa. North Luangwa is regarded to be one of the last surviving wilderness in Africa, covering 4636 square kilometers. Secluded from the public, with no permanent cottages there. Access is with one of the safari operators approved to conduct walking safaris Remote Africa and Shiwa Safaris.
Hwange National ParkHwange National Park (formerly Wankie Game Reserve) named after a local Nhanzwa chief, is the largest Park in Zimbabwe that lies in the North West bordering Botswana, off the main road between Bulawayo and the Victoria Falls. The Park hosts over 100 mammal and 400 bird species with elephants numbers more than 20,000 up from about 4,000 when the park was established thought to be one of the biggest populations of African wild dog left in the world along with Kruger National Park. Tremendous pride of lion and buffalo are also common, and you have a good chance of spotting leopard and rhino, cheetah and the woolly brown hyena also occurs here sometimes.
Victoria FallsAlso known as “Mosi oa Tunya” (The smoke that thunders). The Victoria Falls is the largest, located on the borders of Zimbabwe and Zambia, is probably the most beautiful and certainly the most majestic waterfall in the world. A trip to southern Africa would not be complete without visiting this memorable sight. Visitors to Victoria Falls can also enjoy sundowner cruises on the Zambezi, flights over the Falls, horse ride, ride an Elephant, dare to go white-water rafting on the rapids below the Falls, and, for the really brave, bungee jump 111m off the Victoria Falls Bridge.