The arrival of 2020 heralds not only a new year, but a new decade, and a ton travel opportunity along with it. And what better way to reinvigorate your bucket-list than to check out the places, attractions and tried-and-tested experiences that will have their moment in the spotlight this year.
Southern Africa’s spectacle
See Cape Town, Kruger, Vic Falls
Southern Africa’s most iconic destinations always manage to top the world’s best-of lists. And it’s easy to see why: Cape Town’s vibrant heritage is like nowhere else on earth; Kruger National Park is Africa’s Big 5 mecca; and Victoria Falls is a veritable, awe-inspiring adventure capital. With this itinerary, you really can have it all – there’s a unique multi-sensory experience of a lifetime waiting to be had. And who wouldn’t want to make memories like that? Read more.
A vast, watery wilderness
Experience Chobe, Okavango, Makgadikgadi Pans
Botswana is home to some of the most uniquely beautiful places on earth. It’s a diamond-studded land of contrasts, blessed with the wildlife-rich Chobe Region, the Okavango Delta’s maze of flooding rivers, and the parched landscapes that make up the Makgadikgadi Pans – expect all things wild and wonderful. Read more.
Face-to-face with the mountain-dwellers
Visit Volcanoes National Park, Akagera, Nyungwe
Rwanda’s tourism scene is most famous for the opportunity to get up close with the world’s most enrapturing creature on one of its spectacular mountain gorilla treks. But the country’s conservation success story is about more than just gorillas: Volcanoes National Park invites you to explore its fire-spewing namesakes; Akagera National Park offers the chance to see the Big 5 on a more traditional safari; and Nyungwe Forest National Park harbours the oldest rainforests in Africa. Truly, it doesn’t get any wilder than this. Read more.
Nature’s greatest showcase
Discover Ngorongoro Crater, Serengeti, Maasai Mara
Every year, hundreds of thousands of wildebeest and zebra follow their natural instincts and journey across the vast plains of East Africa in one of the world’s grandest wonders, known as the Great Migration. This tour is played out across three of Africa’s epic wildlife areas – the Ngorongoro Crater’s tremendous beauty, and the flat-topped Acacia plains of Serengeti National Park and Maasai Mara National Reserve. Managing to encompass the quintessential bucket-list adventure. Read more.
A New Year’s Resolution worth keeping
Over the past few months, Rhino Africa has scoured the continent in search of the perfect African adventure to add to your 2020 travel list. Being the perfectionists we are, we have gone the extra mile to unearth only the very best of what Africa has to offer. Yes, we’ve slept in the beds, tasted the food, engaged the people and marvelled at the wildlife – a tough job and we loved doing it – all to make sure that your perfect African safari is everything you desire and more.