There is no better place in the world than Africa for a Safari holiday, but what with South Africa, Namibia, Botswana, Zimbabwe, Zambia, Uganda, Tanzania and Rwanda to choose from, the choice can be somewhat overwhelming.
While we haven’t taken a wildlife safari in every country in Africa (yet!), we have ticked off quite a few, and if you are looking for the best possible safari experience in 2016, we think you’ll struggle to find anywhere better than the Serengeti in Tanzania.
A National Park covering some 14,750 km², the Serengeti Plains homes the largest remaining unaltered animal migration in world – the Great Migration, when millions of wildebeest, zebra, and other ungulates embark on their annual pilgrimage across Tanzania and Kenya, in what is commonly called the circle of life.
While you have to plan your trip carefully if you are to see the Great Migration, the Serengeti does not disappoint at any time of the year, and when we visited during October 2015 (when the migration is still in Kenya), we saw an abundance of bird and wildlife. In fact, this is what we saw in just one game drive…