Africa & the Middle East Forums

Start a new topic Change Forum
Advanced search

Can't choose Safari destination!!!

Jump to last reply

Hi,

I want to go on safari either this year or early next year, have investigated lots but too scared to choose as I'll only do this once so don't want to go wrong. So these are the itineraries I have so hoping for pros/cons of each.

Kenya: 2 days in Samburu, 1 day in Aberdares, 1 day Lake Nakuru, , 2 days Masai Mara, 2 days amboseli.

Or

2 Nights Mt Kenya, 2 nights Samburu, 1 night Lake Nakuru, 4 nights Masai Mara.

So the first of these, i can afford during the Migration, the 2nd itinerary I can't (I guess Mara is more expensive). The thing that worries me is that there will be too many people, too many cars in the backdrop etc.

Tanzania:
Northern Circuit: 1 night Arusha National park (inc. canoeing safari), 1 night Lake Manyara, 2 nights Lake Eyasi (inc. hunting with bushmen), 2 nights Serengeti, 1 night Ngorogoro.

Southern Circuit: 3 nights Selous (inc. boat safari and walking safari), 2 Udzwunga, 2 nights Ruaha, 1 night Mikumi.

My concern with these are there is too much travelling between parks?

South Africa:
I can self organis this, but is Kruger Park as good as the above, if we do South Africa it will be 4 nights in Kruger (tips on where to stay please and drivers etc.), 4 nights in Cape Town and 2 nights whale watching in Hermanus.

Soooooooo........... HELP!!!!

10 Replies |Back to top

| Add a Reply

Sign in to comment.

Recent Activity

  • Announcement: Writers Needed for Morocco Guidebook
    by Emily_D Fodor's Editor | Posted on Apr 11, 14 at 05:51 PM
View all Africa & the Middle East activity »
  1. 1 trip report, morocco
  2. 2 Marrakech to Fes by bus
  3. 3 Self Drive SA, Botswana, Zimbabwe - help, 4x4 hire/border restrictions
  4. 4 Safari and Beach Honeymoon in September
  5. 5 Generic malarone now availbale in Canada
  6. 6 Morocco for 2 nights
  7. 7 Memory cards for camera
  8. 8 Help with Rwanda trip
  9. 9 Maldives, Seychelles or Mauritius??
  10. 10 Sabi Sands camps
  11. 11 Hotels in Nairobi
  12. 12 Who Plans and Packs for Your Bucket List Travel (Safari)
  13. 13 Trip Report Rwanda trip report
  14. 14 Tel Aviv beaches
  15. 15 Trip Report MAGICAL, MEZMERIZING MOROCCO (Revised)
  16. 16 A Couple of Questions Regarding My Itinerary
  17. 17 Petra in August, Petra by Night?
  18. 18 israel and petra
  19. 19 Tentative Israel/Jordan Itinerary...help
  20. 20 Help with Kruger Park itinerary
  21. 21 Israel and Petra
  22. 22 Eilat - Petra and the Dead Sea
  23. 23 Need Help Organizing our time in Cape Town - 3.5 days in June
  24. 24 HELP..visiting Oman and Qatar from Dubai
  25. 25 Trip Report 6 Days in the Danakil Depression - An Experience of a Life Time!
View next 25 » Back to the top