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When Should You Go on Safari?

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The best time to go on a safari largely depends on the specific wildlife you wish to see and the country you plan to visit. Our Seasonal calendar shows when is the best time to go on safari, with each month of the year having its own special safari drawcard.

Dry Season (May to October)

  • Easier wildlife spotting as animals gather at waterholes.
  • Less vegetation for clearer views.
  • It is peak season in many areas, so expect higher prices and more tourists.

Wet Season (November to April)

  • Parks are less crowded, and rates may be lower.
  • The scenery is greener and more beautiful.
  • Excellent for birding safaris and seeing newborn animals.
  • Some areas might be inaccessible due to heavy rains.

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