Two Great Destinations to Visit in Zimbabwe on Safari

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Zimbabwe is a beautiful country in the southern part of Africa. It is home to abundant diverse wildlife including Africa'ss famous big five (the African lion, the African elephant, the black/white rhino, the Cape buffalo and the leopard), not to mention other fascinating animals such as the Nile crocodile, hippopotamuses and countless bird species. This article shall briefly describe Lake Kariba and Antelope Park, two great destinations to visit on safari in Zimbabwe.

The lake covers 5500 square kilometres and is a wonderful destination for tourists visiting Africa or Zimbabwe. There are many places on earth where one can go fishing and boating, but none are like Lake Kariba. Here it is likely that guests will spot majestic African wildlife drinking, resting or playing on the Lake's edge. It is rather common to see a pride of lions resting vigilantly as they watch for any opportunities that may present themselves in the bush. The lake's edge is home to diverse animals including Africa's Big 5. Here you will be in the constant company of the many grunting hippos and watchful crocodiles
After the Victoria Falls, the Zambezi River flows for a couple of hundred kilometres before becoming Lake Kariba.
Lake Kariba was built half a century ago with the construction of the dam wall. The Lake greatly benefits this region. It generates hydro-electricity that supplies both Zimbabwe and Zambia. Also, before this lake was flooded, the valley was burnt. The ash from the fire created a thick lake bead. The ash was rich and made a perfect environment for many different fish species. The lake supports the local commercial fishing industry and is a valuable resource for wildlife and the locals that live in the area

The second wonderful destination in Antelope Park in Zimbabwe. Set in over 3000 acres of open savannah grassland, Antelope Park is a unique game reserve and proud to have been chosen one of Southern Africa's ‚¬"most intriguing destinations. Walk with lions, ride through the wilderness on elephant or horseback, view the abundance of wildlife in the Park or canoe on the scenic lake. During the evening, our exclusive night encounters offer a truly amazing, close up experience of lions hunting in their natural environment.
Antelope Park also has an array of en-suite lodges and river tents, campsites and beautiful self-catering lodges. To further complement the experience, safari style, home cooked meals are available.

In conclusion, Lake Kariba and Antelope Park a superb places to visit in Africa on holiday. Guests who are daring enough to book safari packages and visit this part of the world are sure to experience the best of Africa.

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