Zambia is widely-regarded as offering one of Africa’s top safari experiences that Africa has to offer and some of the most impressive bush accommodation. An exciting alternative that has been pioneered in Zambia, are a unique set of safari houses, ideal for families or groups of friends looking for a private and tailor-made safari experience. Take a look at our top 5 safari houses in Zambia:
With its dappled markings, gangly legs and long, craning neck, the giraffe is one of the most unique species on earth. As a watchtower for other grazers of the African plains, giraffes are often spotted peeking out above the treeline. Sadly, the world’s tallest land mammal is more endangered than ever before, having suffered greatly from widespread habitat loss, illegal hunting and civil unrest. Whilst key subspecies have recovered from the brink of extinction, conservation efforts are underway to protect the savannah’s gentle giants.
For a unique encounter, head to the plains of the Okavango Delta where you can cross the plains on horseback, cantering across the lowland in the wake of a galloping giraffe.
Lastly, as the national animal of Tanzania, the giraffe is not only fiercely protected by legislation but also celebrated by the culture, making it the perfect destination for a giraffe safari.