Where To Go When Best safari destinations for every month of the year

Want to take the family away during the December break? Keen to spoil your partner for your anniversary in May? Any time of year is the best time to go to Africa, provided you know where to go! Below, we’ve curated a safari calendar showing which safari destinations to visit for every month of the year, telling you where to go when – and why.

Where to go on safari in January

Where To Go On Safari In January

Start the year as you mean to go on by enjoying the things that really matter. Fresh air. Being in nature. Quality time with your loved ones. We can thinkContinue Exploring…...

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Where to go on safari in February

Where To Go On Safari In February

February is reputed to be the month of love, and we’ve always loved creating itineraries for safaris in February. Whether you get seduced by salt pans, fall for the adorableContinue Exploring…...

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Where to go on safari in March

Where To Go On Safari In March

This is a pivotal time in the seasonal calendar, and an African safari in March can have a strange end-of-days feel to it – not of foreboding, but of imminentContinue Exploring…...

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Where to go on safari in April

Where To Go On Safari In April

An African safari in April – essentially autumn in the Southern Hemisphere – can be particularly uplifting. Temperatures are typically starting to fall, but many of the best destinations don’tContinue Exploring…...

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Where to go on safari in May

Where To Go On Safari In May

Going on an African safari in May will see you arrive on the cusp of winter – but with enough memories of summer to provide a real sense of theContinue Exploring…...

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Where to go on safari in June

Where To Go On Safari In June

June marks the beginning of winter in Southern Africa, while in East Africa, the long rains have just ended and the bush is lush. While the mercury may be startingContinue Exploring…...

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Where to go on safari in July

Where To Go On Safari In July

As it’s generally cooler and drier than other times of year, an African safari in July is understandably a popular option, and the best-known destinations can become a little busy.Continue Exploring…...

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Where to go on safari in August

Where To Go On Safari In August

This is the middle of the peak season in many key destinations, but there are compelling motives behind more people choosing to go on an African safari in August. DramaticContinue Exploring…...

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Where to go on safari in September

Where To Go On Safari In September

Clear skies, limpid light and mild weather mean that when September rolls around, many people’s thoughts turn to Africa. But don’t just think about it, book it! An African safariContinue Exploring…...

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Where to go on safari in October

Where To Go On Safari In October

Peak-season intensity cools as temperatures rise. Some like it hot, and if you count yourself among them you’ll find things are really cooking in terms of game viewing, the dry,Continue Exploring…...

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Where to go on safari in November

Where To Go On Safari In November

Late spring is a lovely time to go on safari: warm days are cooled down with dramatic afternoon thunderstorms, the bush starts to green and baby animals frolic on theContinue Exploring…...

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Where to go on safari in December

Where To Go On Safari In December

An African safari in December allows you to experience the Southern African green season, when the bush comes alive with fresh grass growth, flowers and newborn animals. During or justContinue Exploring…...

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