Africa is worldly known not just for its natural beauty but also for the wildlife in it’s wild. Almost every African country boasts of one type of wildlife or another, bird life and even sea life, not to mention the flora and fauna. For that reason, among others, this alluring continent has for decades been a soft landing for tourists seeking to explore the mysteries that are of Africa. Jumia Travel, Africa’s leading online hotel booking portal, has compiled a list of snug accommodation at comfort prices; in some of the best African wild destinations.
Aruba Camp and Safaris
Located in Kenya’s Masai Mara close to Kenya’s Masai Mara, Aruba Camp and Safaris is an Eco-friendly camping facility whose name, derived from the Giriama people, means luxurious. Sure to it’s name, the camp gives a luxury touch of comfort with a mix of the wild, where guests get to meet and mingle with the game of the Mara. Overlooking the Talek River, The camp offers an undisputed view of the hippos and crocodiles from below, while the night breeze blows through the lit tented camps, hugging the occupants and giving them a homely sensation. Aruba Camp is available from as low as $33.
Kruger Adventure Lodge
If seeking an exotic African experience, where man and beast freely co-exist as was intended from creation, then Kruger Adventure Lodge is the perfect destination at a pocket friendly rate of $62. Located in Hazyview, Mpumalanga, South Africa, the lodge is in close proximity to the Kruger National Park providing a gateway to preeminent game safaris. It is favorable for both adventurers as well as environmentalists desiring an extremely thrilling African wild encounter.
Bwindi Backpackers Lodge
We absolutely cannot overlook the backpacking lot, while engaging the Chimpanzees and Mountain Gorillas of the Bwindi Impenetrable National Park in Uganda. With thick forested terrains all round, backpackers have the Bwindi Backpackers Lodge to have their beauty sleep after a day-full of exhilarating activities, at only $20. This travelers’ paradise offers guests a gorilla tracking experience that will no doubt contribute to a memorable jaunt.
Tarangire Sopa Lodge
Tarangire, the sixth largest national park in Tanzania is the ultimate wild destination in this East African country; with the Tarangire River running right across and awash with wild animals. From elephants, zebras, buffalos, gazelles, impalas to the migratory wildebeest, all flock this stretch in a quest to quench off their thirst in this forever wet stream. At a rate of approximately $190, Tarangire Sopa Lodge lies among the ancient baobabs and Kopjes of the national park. The outdoor swimming pool gives guests relaxing sessions after excursions around the park. May sound high rated, but compared to facilities in the region, this is absolutely a deal to fathom.
By Josephine Wawira, Jumia Travel