With the relentless passion for adventure, have you ever thought of experiencing the midnight sun (The African moon), listening to the lion roars, the bird’s whispers, and being the first to glance at the sunrays at day break? Then choose to defy the fact that an AC in the car is better than the cool night breeze, and accept the fact that only a piece of cloth in the heart of the wilderness is good enough to see you through the night. To all the courageous and adventure travelers, those who love trying new things and discovering true realities, the best way of making your dream come true is by choosing luxury camping safaris in Africa. Luxury camping safaris entail spending nights in camps instead of lodges and hotels, in all the places to be visited, especially in the national parks and other tourist destinations. Those who have had a bite of a camping experience testify to the new realities, comfort, fun, and discovery. The idea of travelers moving with their tents and setting up is an option and an ancient way of doing things when it comes to luxury safari.
Campsites and camping facilities are being improved each passing day, with new ideas being put in place, innovations such as mobile and luxurious camps readily available with modern facilities such as spas, and bars, spacious rooms, and sufficient lighting system. No matter the number of nights you wish to spend, and the group size, camping is the most reliable and cost-effective way during any safari to Africa. This idea of Luxury camping safaris best suits honeymooners who wish to witness the rising sun and make promises in the dead of the night with only the trees and moon as their witness; birders who love to listen to the different sounds produced by different birds at night; photographers with the passion of showing the world what a camera can make darkness look like; game lovers who want to listen to the lion roars and footsteps of the giant elephants, and several other events at night.
Considering this travel option is a wise idea because they enable you catch-up with time, understand what transpires in the wild when everyone is resting, enjoy the campfire experience, have fun with fellow campers, enjoy your privacy, enjoy the fresh air and satisfy your imaginations of the wilderness. The camps are different but very distinctive, special and lovely, both in and outside, strategically located in a safe place, but with a wide range of flora and fauna. Most of the campsites accommodate two or more people, yet have very cozy beddings, sufficient lighting system, and ample space, veranda for resting or admiring nature, taking breakfast, lunch or dinner after or before the game drive, security, mouth-watering cuisines and comfortable seats for resting or reading your novel if you are a fun.
There are private luxury campsites tailored to your taste, and the mobile camp, normally transferred from one place to another in a purpose-built tent, for all the days you intend to have your adventure. An addition to the comfort is the campfire experience, fun not to be missed by anyone, no matter how fixed the next day's schedule is, or how the entire day was. Fire is set using wood and the blazing fume sets the pace for conversation, stories, jokes about what transpired during the day, and moment relaxation. This experience normally lasts for approximately two to three hours, before lights go off for an overnight. The question of where to have a luxury camping safari is perfectly answered through packages to Uganda, "the pearl Africa", Rwanda, "land of a thousand Hills", Kenya, " magical Kenya", Tanzania, "the land of Kilimanjaro, Serengeti and Zanzibar", and the Democratic Republic of Congo.
The common yet very remarkable news about all of these destinations is an element of cool climate, cultural diversity, security in and out of the tourist destinations and hospitality of the natives, modern infrastructure, professional industry experts, the unique world wonders, and a wide range of biodiversity. Uganda is home to the endangered mountain gorillas, world’s most powerful waterfalls; Murchison falls, the longest river on earth; River Nile, equator, the third largest lake on earth; Lake Victoria, true wilderness of Kidepo valley national park and one of the cultures with the shortest people on other; the Batwa pygmies. Tanzania is famous for one of the world's natural wonders, where camping is needed most, the annual wildebeest migration in Serengeti national park, the largest unbroken caldera on earth in Ngorongoro crater, the fun-packed Maasai culture and plenty of different flora species for botanists.
Kenya, the magical destination demonstrates its uniqueness through the rare bird species in the different national parks, swarms, and game reserves such as Lake Nakuru national park, the fascinating Great Rift Valley, the gifted Masai Mara national park, with the highest concentration of lions in the world among others. Rwanda, Land of a thousand hill greets your eyes with her rolling hills, before even checking on your relatives, the endangered mountain Gorillas in Volcanoes national park, our cousins, the chimpanzees in Nyungwe national park, but not forgetting the birds and mammals in Akagera national park. The warmth of central Africa is one thing to talk about as one visit the endangered mountain gorillas in Virunga national park, the eastern lowland gorillas in Kahuzi-Biega national park and hiking one of the most active volcanoes in the world.
Mountain luxury camping safaris
In a continent gifted with a variety of physical features, hikers and any other tourist have what to talk about. hundreds of thousands of tourists, from across the world make safaris to the east and Central Africa to explore some of her hidden treasures such as the snowcapped mountain Kilimanjaro, the highest stand-alone mountain in the world, in Tanzania, Mountain Nyiragongo, one of the most active volcanoes in the world in the democratic republic of Congo, and the snow-capped mountain Rwenzori, the second-highest mountain in Africa. Reaching the summit of most of these mountains requires more than one night and so camping is the only accommodation for everyone at different levels of the mountain, on different days.
Wildlife luxury camping safari
Passionate about meeting your cousins; the chimpanzees, friends the gorillas, ticking off Africa's big five (lions, rhinos, elephants, leopards and buffaloes), watching the fascinating landscape, enjoying the surprise visits by the hyenas, great water bodies, spice plantations, and the rare bird species among others. Luxury camping facilities have been erected all over the national parks and other attractions to enable you catch-up with the game drive time, boat cruise, birding, trekking, primate trekking, cultural encounter, and guided nature walk among others.
Zanzibar luxury camping safari
Zanzibar Island, a sweet word that scratches most of the traveler's ears is a name of an amazing destination, rich in history and a collection of Islands worth a luxury camping safari. The fame of this dream destination centers around the ancient buildings within the legendary stone town, the sweet fragrance from the spice plantations, white sand beaches spread across the shoreline of the Indian ocean, glittering faces of the Swahili-Arabic natives, slave trade history and the rare red Zanzibar Colobus monkeys among others.
Honeymoon luxury camping safari
Though many under look and wonder how their first love life in a tented structure can be, experience confirms that the memories, fun and romance under the African moon are unforgettable and worth a chance. Camps are set up in a way that they have cozy beddings and several facilities that keeps guests very comfortable and peaceful during the entire adventure.
Wildebeests migration luxury camping safari
Mobile camps enable you to get the entire action in the wild, known as the wilderness world cup, Inviting several participants, young and old, prey and predators. This unique migration of the rare millions of wildebeests, accompanied by zebras, elands, and gazelles among others, through the Serengeti-Masai ecosystem, both during day and night and leading to endless smiles, fun, and anxiety. Your camera, eyes and binoculars never rest because any time brings an unpredictable surprise.
Balloon luxury Camping safari
A hot air balloon safari is one of the main activities across Africa, perfect for camping. Some of the few notable destinations offering it include among others; Serengeti national park in Tanzania, Masai Mara national park in Kenya and Murchison falls national park in Uganda. The activity commences very early in the morning for approximately one hour, over the wilderness.
What to pack during a luxury camping safari
For luxury camping safaris, all you need are essential items for the period and nature of activities you are to engage in, because the more the baggage, the most cost incurred and comfort affected. carry your soft suitcase, with good hiking boots, long-sleeved shirts, trousers, decent dresses, medical insurance, insect repellents, a hut, camera, binoculars, Visa, passports, torches for light around the camp, a sleeping bag, a tent for those who will prefer erecting their own.
Best time for luxury camping safari. December to February and June to October are the most suitable travel times when there is either no or very less rainfall that can disorganize the comfort and activities during the safari. Most of the tourist activities transpire in this period which means chances are that the place can be a little congested and busy, but camp setups are ever secure, camp, and in a peaceful destination.
It is important to make bookings a few months in advance so that enough preparation is made, and all you need is secured. All the African tourist destinations can be accessed by air, roads, water, and railway among others. Luxury camping safaris in Africa are one of the most remarkable adventures that are so unique and unforgettable, very comfortable, fun-packed, and worth a trial.