The Largest National Parks In Africa | TheTravel – TheTravel


National parks in Africa vary in terms of what they can offer due to their location, climate, and animal species.
One thing that Africa is very well known for is its wildlife and fantastic jungles. It is why Africa has become a preferred safari destination for many people. The African savannah is home to many wild animals, especially the big five. Countries in these areas have also taken a great initiative to take care of these animals and guard them for a long time.
In national parks, one will find the highest number of wild animals. Different national parks vary in terms of what they can offer due to their location, climate, and animal species. Some national parks are more expansive than others, and all this brings exciting diversity.
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Selous is the largest park in Africa in terms of size. The park covers an area of 55,000 square km. As a result, its area is bigger than any other park on the continent. Selous park is not the most famous park in Tanzania. Still, it offers a variety of wild animals for tourists to see. It is well-maintained, making it easy for people to use its roads, and it has the big five, which are a favorite for many.
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Central Kalahari is a game reserve found in Botswana. The park has an area of 52,000 square km, making it the second-largest in Africa. Here, tourists can see animals such as lions, elephants, leopards, giraffes, hippos, and many more. It is a park that is frequently visited in Botswana, bringing the country foreign exchange. With the access roads to the park well done, it is easy for tourists to reach it.
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Niassa Game Reserve is found in the northern parts of Mozambique. The park is located on the order of Ruvuma river and Tanzania. It is a well-protected park in Africa as it is larger than Switzerland’s. Niassa Reserve has an area of 42,000 square kilometers, and it is home to several wild animals such as wild dogs, elephants, and the African lion. It is home to biodiversity and has several species of both animals and plants. Here, a visitor will find several species of antelopes, and birds, and explore how the jungle ecosystem works in symbiosis.
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This is the largest and oldest park found in Zambia. Kafue National park stretches for an area of 22,400 square kilometers. It is a park that was established as early as the 1950s. For the year it has been in operation, the park has been prominent in preserving nature and heritage in the country of Zambia. As a result, one will find many animals and even untouched nature tracks. Here, there is a variety of bird species, several elephants, lions, hippos, antelopes, and other animals. It has several camps and lodges for quality accommodation. It is also connected by an airstrip inside for easy access.
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Etosha National Park is one of the oldest in Namibia as it has been in operation since 1907. The park is known to have some of the most attractive big animals, such as lions and elephants, and in high numbers. It is also very well-rated due to its facilities such as camps and transport systems. Visitors to Etosha national park have so much to enjoy, such as various species of even endangered animals like the black rhinoceros. Its landscape is made of grasslands, and the savannah provides a conducive environment for other species of animals.
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Kruger national park is top-rated both in South Africa and across the world. It is a park founded in 1898 and is home to a high population of the big 5. Here, tourists enjoy high numbers of rhinos, elephants, lions, leopards, buffalos, and more. The park covers an area of 19,455 square kilometers. Other than the animals, the park has several archaeological and historical sites that attract many tourists as they learn about ancient life.
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It is a park found in Malawi, the largest in the country. Luvushi Manda National Park has an area of 15,000 square kilometers and covers miombo woodlands, dambo wet grasslands, and huge forests. The park is one of the most diverse in Africa in terms of landscape and vegetation. As a result of this, the park has so many species of wild animals. Although it does not have many large animals, there are plenty of small ones such as birds, antelopes, and more. It also offers a good environment for hiking.
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The Serengeti National Park in Tanzania is one of the most popular parks in Africa, and for a good reason. For starters, it is known to host the great wildebeest migration, which is a world wonder. The Serengeti covers a large area in Tanzania, and it is a UNESCO heritage site. The park has great plains and savannah. It has some of the best experiences to see a variety of animals such as zebras and wildebeest. The park has the best lodges and camps in the region, giving tourists a great experience.
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Hwange National Park is found in Zimbabwe and is the largest in the country, with 14,651 square kilometers. Hwange is a park with a wide variety of attractions for visitors as it has elephants, lions, buffalos, birds, zebras, giraffes, and more animals.
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Tsavo is the largest park in Kenya in terms of size. It is divided into Tsavo East and Tsavo West. The park has fantastic roads, good care from the government, camps, and plenty of wild animals, including rhinos for visitors.
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