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South Africa

South Africa

South Africa's climate is generally sunny and pleasant, but there is considerable regional variation: the northwest is very arid, the south is temperate, and the northeast has a more typically tropical climate. view details

Botswana

Botswana

Botswana is renowned for its superb wildlife viewing throughout the year. The rainy season – generally in the form of magnificent afternoon thundershowers – is from late December to the end of February, sometimes continuing into March. view details

Tanzania

Tanzania

Need to know more about Tanzania? Check out this extensive document with info on the various regions, including The Serengeti and Zanzibar, as well as climate, currency, visas and other important travel advice. view details

Kenya

Kenya

Low-lying coastal region fringed with coral reefs and islands; some dry regions covered with savannah and thorn bush; rich plateaus (highlands) as high as 10,000 ft.; and arid and semi-arid northern Kenya. nights and mornings. view details

Great Migration

Great Migration

The migration traditionally follows the rains to take advantage of the new grasses on the plains of the Serengeti and Masai Mara. Theoretically if traditional weather patterns occurred annually the following is a basic idea of how the migration moves throughout the year. view details

Zambia

Zambia

Zambia has three distinct seasons. December to April: warm and wet, May to August: cool and dry. September to November: hot and dry. Average temperatures in summer range from 25° C to 35° C and in winter from 6° C to 24° C. view details

Zimbabwe

Zimbabwe

Zimbabwe has a sub-tropical climate with a summer season of about eight months (October to April), with hot, sunny days the norm. Summer daytime temperatures range around 86ºF (30ºC) in the main centers. view details

Uganda

Uganda

The climate is warm, though pleasantly varied depending on your location within the country. The Bwindi Impenetrable Forest can get cool during the night because of the vegetation and altitude. view details

Namibia

Namibia

The cold Benguela current keeps the coast of the Namib Desert cool, damp and free of rain for most of the year, with a thick coastal fog. Inland, rain falls in summer. view details