There is really no better way to enjoy the African scenery and wildlife than getting back to basics and enjoying a camping safari in the great outdoors. There are so many tour companies offering this type of holiday nowadays and they are really beginning to grow in popularity. Many people who wish to have a genuine and authentic African experience speak with such enthusiasm of the Kenya and Tanzania camping safari experience, but what exactly does this entail?
There are many tour companies which will make up an itinerary for you according to your wants and needs however the most popular camping safaris take in both the Serengeti and Masai Mara national parks. You will be able to take in so many amazing sights in each of these incredible parks. In fact the animals are too numerous to mention but in the Serengeti there are bats, primates, rodents, cats, dogs, weasels and so on. Obviously the biggest pull is the big cats, giraffes, elephants and so on. The Masai Mara boasts many incredible species too such as the hippopotamus, buffalo, elephants and so on.
Serengeti Safari Camp in Tanzania
This is a very popular place for visitors to the area who have a keen sense of adventure. It is possible to go for full day game drives here along with your own designated private vehicle and guide. In fact you can do anything you like here with the guide at your disposal. The camp comprises of only 6 tents which are en suite and very luxurious and traditionally decorated. This really is not your average tenting experience!
Masai Mara in Kenya
Recently the Masai Mara has recently been called one of the modern 7 wonders of the world and contains the incredible Royal Mara Safari Lodge. This lodge is on the course of the annual wildebeest migration route, and as you will imagine boasts some completely spectacular views. The camp itself is tented and is situated on the Hippo Bend Lagoon which is situated very close to a number of prides of lions and also elephant, giraffe and buffalo herds. In fact the camp is in an area which is densely and richly populated by wildlife which must be seen to be believed.
There are so many incredible experiences to be had in this corner of the world and before you plan your trip, do ensure that you do your homework with regards to taking the right clothing with you. You need to ensure that you are ready for the weather and the conditions no matter the time of year. A camping safari in Kenya and Tanzania is sure to be one of the most memorable times of your life. Ensure that you bring your camera to capture all that wildlife!