Southern Africa Tours
Zimbabwe is a landlocked country covering an area of 390 757 km2 (150 872 sq. mi) and is renowned for its dramatic landscape and diverse wildlife, much of it within parks, reserves and safari areas. Although seven terrestrial ecoregions are recognized in Zimbabwe, the country is mostly savanna landscape and some moist and mountainous Eastern Highlands that supports a tropical evergreen forest. Around 270 mammalian species and over 600 birds occur in Zimbabwe, making it a great safari destination for enthusiastic travellers.
Covering a surface area of 581 730 km2 (224 610 sq mi), Botswana is a topographically flat country with a low human population around 2.4 million. This implies it boasts of vast undisturbed wilderness and wildlife thrives in this country rendering it one of the most exclusive safari destinations in Southern Africa. It has the highest African Elephant populations in the world distributed over national parks and protected areas.
Zambia is a 752,617 km2 (290,587 sq. mi) landlocked country in Southern Africa, with a tropical climate, and consists mostly of high plateaus with some hills and mountains, dissected by river valleys. It is closer to the equator, hence relatively higher rainfall, implying numerous ecosystems ranging from forest, thicket, woodland and grassland vegetation types. This results in higher flora and fauna diversity. It has 73 ethnic groups meaning great cultural diversity within its borders. A total of 242 mammalian species have been recorded. Around 757 bird species have been recorded, of which 600 are either resident or Afrotropic migrants. 470 species are known to breed within Zambian borders and 100 are non-breeding migrants. Comprehensively, Zambia is a top destination to enjoy landscape, culture and wildlife.