When To Go To Africa

When to go

to Africa

Choosing the best times to visit Africa...

Tanzania safari
Tanzania safari
Zanzibar snorkelling

Africa features some of the best year round climates of any of the African safari destinations. Generally, the main dry season runs from June until the middle of November when the weather is dry and temperatures hit the low 30s. In Tanzania and Kenya, the short rains of late November and early December bring humidity to East Africa, until the long rains of April and May clear this out again. Game viewing is, arguably, at its best between June and November and again from January until April. In Zambia, the best period (and sometimes only accessible period for game viewing) is between July and October. Below is a breakdown for the best time to visit Africa.

Best time to visit Africa:

  • YJan
  • YFeb
  • YMar
  • MApr
  • MMay
  • YJun
  • YJul
  • YAug
  • YSep
  • YOct
  • YNov
  • YDec

  = Yes   = No   = Maybe

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