Africa & the Middle East Forums

Post New Topic

Recent Activity

View all Africa & the Middle East activity »
  1. 1 First time safari advice and awkward question
  2. 2 Logistics on staying in a riad in the medina
  3. 3 Fly or Train from CMN to Fes/Marrakesh
  4. 4 First Safari trip-on the right track?
  5. 5 best bag to get for fly in safari in kenya
  6. 6 Souvenirs from South Africa
  7. 7 Viator tour company
  8. 8 tours in Johannesburg
  9. 9 Planning my last day in Morocco
  10. 10 Trip Report Egypt Quickie Trip
  11. 11 South African Cities
  12. 12 First Time Safari Help...Use a tour or not?
  13. 13 Luggage protection for Joburg?
  14. 14 Travelling during Purim or not?
  15. 15 East African Visa Beware!!!
  16. 16 Stanleys Camp Luggage
  17. 17 where to go in africa
  18. 18 Help with Flight Option: CMN or RAK
  19. 19 Trip Report Ethiopian Holidays You Should Not Miss
  20. 20 Best Wineries - 2-3 days in Franschhoek and Stellenbosch
  21. 21 Tentative Itinerary - what do you think?
  22. 22 Help with bags
  23. 23 Royal Air Maroc Dreamliner JFK-CMN and maybe connect to RAK
  24. 24 4 DAYS IN MOROCCO- AGADIR OR ESSAOUIRA??
  25. 25 MOROCCO FOR 10 DAYS
View next 25 » Back to the top

Where to start? Too many options!

Jump to last reply

We (my wife and I) have travelled a lot in North America and Europe but have never been to Africa and want to start putting that right.

What do we want? An active holiday (days on beaches are not our thing) with plenty of wildlife (preferably including cheetahs, jaguars and elephants) great scenery and in an area that is safe. But with a whole continent to consider we don't know where to start. We also do not want to spend too much time travelling between different areas; we would much rather see a lot of a smaller area.So be gentle please and point us in the right direction.

Some specific questions:
What is the best time of year for what we want to do?
Guided or not?
Which guide books for more information.

Many thanks

Diz01

22 Replies |Back to top

Sign in to comment.

Advertisement