As the third largest land animal, the hippo can reach up to five meters long. It’s easy to understand why seeing them in their natural habitat is always such a thrilling experience. On a hippo safari, you will be able to observe these epic animals from a bridge or from the side of a river. You will witness them grunting and yawning, as they slowly swim around. Be warned that they are also considered some of the most dangerous animals in the world. So during your safari trip, rest assured that you’ll be observing them from a distance.
The oldest game reserve in Tanzania, Serengeti National Park is one of the most iconic safari destinations in Africa.
The birthplace of safari travel, Kenya offers incredible natural beauty, great game viewing, the heart-pumping wildebeest migration, and interesting cultural encounters.
How to choose the right destination for your African safari? This guide compares the top 8 safari countries in Africa on national parks, highlights, and the best time to visit.