Africa & the Middle East Forums

Post New Topic

Recent Activity

View all Africa & the Middle East activity »
  1. 1 Itinerary Ideas
  2. 2 Tanzania Itinerary help
  3. 3 planning first safari to Tanzania ... feeling overwhelmed
  4. 4 Trip Report Trip Report: Tanzania Northern Circuit Safari with Earthlife Expeditions
  5. 5 Help with Israel Trip (First Timers): Some Basic Questions
  6. 6 Trip Report Our Magic Carpet Ride-Marrakesh!
  7. 7 Tel Aviv-Haifa: gifts and presents. Any ideas?
  8. 8 An Ugandan Urge- Gorillas & Chimps in the midst
  9. 9 Narrowing down my 10 day itinerary
  10. 10 Where do I even start planning my SA safari?
  11. 11 Kenya/Tanzania
  12. 12 Dubai first time
  13. 13 2 nights in Dubai
  14. 14 16 hours in Qatar
  15. 15 Petra from Israel
  16. 16 Trip Report Nine months to Egypt (but you should go now)
  17. 17 Trip Report A South African in Lusaka
  18. 18 Packing for trip to Tanzania
  19. 19 Need tour operator for Tanzania and Kenya
  20. 20 A Little Trick for Converting Centigrade to Fahrenheit
  21. 21 Trip Report RETURN TO BOTSWANA, PLUS JOHANNESBURG, 2017
  22. 22 Trip Report Babies Galore: Kenya in April
  23. 23 Safari suggestions
  24. 24 Best places to eat in Egypt?
  25. 25 Cashgate Scandal Malawi effected my tour ?
View next 25 » Back to the top

Safari in Dec./Jan. - Help?

Jump to last reply

Hello all,
First, while this is my first posting, I've been reading the site for sometime now and all your guidance is invaluable, so thx very much.

Here's my question; my wife and I are planning on a 4 night safari over end of Dec. beginning of Jan. of this year. We'll be in the CT area before then and plan to do the safari before heading back to the U.S.

We've been on safari before in the Kruger area, but have never been further north. We're debating where to go and the choice seems to come down to Botswana (Delta/Moremi/Chobe) or Zambia (SLNP).

Its a big question, but wondering what you guys think in general in terms of the general experience and the weather and game viewing that time of year? Are insects terrible? Any thoughts on Mfuwe Lodge? Not many places are open that time of yr. in Zambia. We like the idea of being able to see Vic. Falls before hand and may spend a night there as well. Keep in mind we'll be newbies to both locations. Should we consider any other areas which may be better that time of year?

Any help would be much appreciated. We are having trouble deciding where to go. Thanks very much.

9 Replies |Back to top

Sign in to comment.

Advertisement