When to Travel to Africa

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When should you travel to Africa
 

Ever wondered when best to visit the Okavango Delta? Or when to see the Victoria Falls in full flood? How about when to see The Great Migration? Or when to visit the Maldives? We’ve compiled the calendar below as a guide on when best to visit these top African and Indian Ocean Island destinations. These are the best times to travel - so you need to plan your trip accordingly and book well in advance to ensure availability at the best hotels and lodges.

Of course the best time to visit will depend on your individual tastes and interests. For instance you might prefer cool temperatures and log fires to the hot summer sun. Or you might be more interested in bird watching than seeing the Big 5. Peak season often means higher prices and larger crowds - for these reasons, many people prefer travelling in the quieter months. This calendar is intended as a guideline only and shows our favourite times of the year to visit – there is no substitute for first-hand, expert advice from one of our African travel experts. So contact one of the Rhino Africa team today for a free quote or for no-obligation, expert advice and let’s start planning your African adventure of a lifetime!

Please note that it's important to factor in availability when booking your dream trip. We'd hate for you to set your heart on a particular destination or lodge only to find that you've left the planning too late. To give you an idea of the kind of preparation required, some of our clients are booking a full year and a half prior to their departure date because they'd rather not leave it to chance. If you're uncertain about when you should be booking, contact one of our travel consultants who will be able to offer you some guidance.


  Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Kruger National Park        






 
Cape Town



         


The Garden Route



         


Kwa-Zulu Natal    






     
Victoria Falls




             
Devil's Pool
           




Okavango Delta          




   
Chobe            



   
Namibia              




Masai Mara - Migration              



 
Serengeti - Migration







     
Gorilla Trekking

     



     
Zanzibar          




   
Mauritius            


     
Seychelles  









 
Madagascar      
         

 
Maldives



             


Top Destinations

Kruger National Park
The wild heart of Africa. Rugged, exhilarating and breathtaking Big 5 safaris with expert rangers.

Cape Town
From Camps Bay to Table Mountain and from stunning beaches to majestic winelands - Cape Town has it all.

Victoria Falls
'The Smoke that Thunders' - one of the seven Natural Wonders of the World, Vic Falls is spectacular.


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