Africa certainly makes your dream desire for fun and adventure a reality. It juxtaposes the experience of wandering through the thick wilderness and cooling off at the airy beachside. With its vast inland savannah plains, towering mountains, desolate deserts, Africa is the go-to destination for adventure seekers. While there is no shortage of ideal travel locations, Kenya and Tanzania are the most popular options when it comes to embarking on a bush to beach safari. In addition to their amazing safari parks and game reserves, they both boast an array of coastal areas with the pristine white sand beaches, turquoise blue waters perfect for scuba diving, jet-skiing, snorkeling, windsurfing, kitesurfing, swimming, or simply chilling.
Benefits of Bush to Beach Safari
Usually, the idea of a holiday is to take a break from the hectic work life and refresh your mind. You want to let go of the modern lifestyle and embrace nature in its purest form. A bush to beach safari in Tanzania and Kenya allows for a flexible tour experience. You get to go for an adventure and relax at the same time. The experience helps improve your mental and overall physical well-being.
Bush to Beach Safari in Tanzania and Kenya
There are not many places in Africa that can offer an immense wildlife experience as Tanzania and Kenya. The diversity and quantity of game viewing available are extraordinary and what's makes it even special is the ease of viewing it. Tanzanian wilderness features the migration of wildebeest, Thomson gazelles, zebras in the vast Serengeti plains and an exceptional beachside experience along the coast of Zanzibar. You also get to spot the 'big five' numerous wild cats and birdlife. To get the most out of the bush to beach safari experience, you need to subscribe with an experienced Tour operator to design an itinerary with an all-inclusive bush to the beach safari experience.
Amboseli National Park - Kenya
Located in Southern Kenya, Amboseli National Park is one of the most popular parks in Kenya. The Park is famous for harboring large herds of elephants with an exclusive view of Africa's highest peak Mt. Kilimanjaro. Other Wildlife creatures here are giraffes, Zebras, cheetahs. The parks also feature hundreds of bird species.
Tsavo National Park - Kenya
Tsavo National Park is renowned as one of Kenya's oldest and largest park. The park is divided into two sections - East and West Tsavo National Park. The parks are home to some of Kenya's unique wildlife creatures like Tsavo lions, cheetahs, hyenas, mongoose, elephants and numerous birdlife. Other interesting sights are the Mudanda rock, yatta plateau, Lugard falls and Aruba dam.
Mombasa Beach - Kenya
The highlight of your African safari trip is your transition from bush to beach safari experience. The Mombasa beach is located north of Mombasa Island. After a hectic and adventurous game drive from Tsavo to Amboseli, you get to exit the bush and have an amazing beach experience. You can lounge on the pale palm-shaded sand. Mombasa beach features some really interesting activities designed to make you relax. Some activities here are windsurfing, snorkeling, drink, fresh coconut juice, and take a camel ride along the shoreline of Mombasa Marine National Park.
Serengeti National Park - Tanzania
Serengeti National Park is famous for its annual migration of over 2 million wildebeest, zebras, and Thomson's gazelle. The Park is one of Tanzania's finest bush safari landscape. There is an abundance of wildlife and biodiversity. The most popular viewing is the 'big five' - Lions, African Leopards, African bush elephant, Eastern black rhinoceros, African buffalos. You can also spot cheetahs, hyenas, African golden wolf, colobus monkeys. The Serengeti Nationals Park records over 500 unique birdlife and variety of reptiles like Nile crocodile, leopard tortoise, black Mamba and many more.
Tarangire National Park - Tanzania
Located slightly off the main safari route, Tarangire National Park is a quiet park in Northern Tanzania. The park features some unique wildlife viewing such as the famous elephant migration, birdlife with an authentic safari atmosphere. The park features other interesting views including 3,000 elephants mostly at the peak months, wildebeest, giraffe, Thomson's gazelles, buffalo, leopard, cheetah, etc. Tarangire National Park is also regarded as one of Tanzania's finest birding destinations.
Ngorongoro Conservation Area - Tanzania
Located in the Arusha region of Tanzania, the Ngorongoro Conservation Area was officially declared a UNESCO World Heritage Site in 1979. The Area features various landscapes like woodlands, grasslands, lakes, swamps, and dense mountain forest. The park also boast of renowned Archaeology sites like Oldupai gorge, and Laetoli. The park is one of the only areas in Tanzania that allows Human habitation around wildlife protected areas. There are numerous wildlife like wildebeest, Zebra, hyenas, Jackals, grants etc. The 'big five' are also featured here with numerous birdlife like ostriches, Kori mustard, crowned crane, tawny eagles.
Zanzibar Island - Tanzania
Zanzibar offers the most unique beach experience. There are numerous beaches littered all over Zanzibar such as Kiwengwa, Nungwi, Kendwa, Matemwa, Kizimkazi, Bwejuu. Zanzibar Island offers a beach experience that helps you relax after a hectic bush safari experience. Here you can visit any of the beach resorts and enjoy numerous activities like scuba diving, snorkeling, and swimming.
The mix of a bush and beach safari experience heightens the mood of your vacation and gives a whole new meaning to fun and adventure. Join the bandwagon today!