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Spotting Leopards in Africa?
Surprisingly Leopards are extremely difficult to spot when on a safari. These creatures are both solitary as well as shy.
These animals are masters in disguising themselves and in Africa, there are definitely destinations where you will have the chance of seeing leopards and below we have drawn up a list of spotted leopard safari destinations:
The Kruger National Area – South Africa
In the Kruger area there is a fairly healthy population of leopards and this serves as good news and many of these shy creatures becomes comfortable around safari vehicles.
If you interested in seeing the Leopard, you can visit the below Game Reserves within the Kruger Area:
- Sabi Sands Reserve
- Mala Mala
The Okavango Delta within Botswana
The river within the Okavango Delta cuts through the centre of Botswana’s Kalahari Desert. This creates an abundance of birdlife and other wildlife such as different mammals.
Most of the Camping areas offers incredible elephant sighting that you can enjoy.
Chobe in Botswana
The Chobe National Park with the North West region is a great destination if you interested in spotting the spotted.
In Chobe spotting these creatures are fairly popular at Savute and Linyanti, this is an area where these leopards have gotten quite used to safari vehicles roaming area in their territory.
Masai Mara within Kenya
Even if you can’t make it for the great Migration time between July and October, at Masai Mara, you can still enjoy seeing great animals such as the leopard.
Staying a night as the private courters will allow you to see even more and enjoy the scenic views of the Mount Kilimanjaro.
South Luangwa within Zambia
South Luangwa is situated East of Zambia within the Luangwa Valley and at the end of Africa’s rift valley.
This is an ideal leopard territory and the fact that the lodge offers night drives makes it excellent for spotting leopards.
Go on and enjoy your safari destination. If you have any questions or comments. Feel free to contact us.