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10 travel features tagged “National Parks”

Africa’s Salvador Dali dreamscape

In Matopos National Park, surreal balancing rocks, psychedelic reptiles and multicoloured lichen combine to create a scene from another planet.
Read more… 28 January 2014


Zimbabwe, a side you've never seen

Slowly leaving behind its days of violence and corruption, the southern African nation is back in the business of offering travellers thrilling, up-close animal adventures.
Read more… 30 July 2013


Africa’s last Eden

From surfing hippos and humpback whales to coastal lagoons and expansive savannah, Gabon’s Loango National Park is one of the most stunningly diverse sanctuaries on the continent.
18 July 2013


Rwanda’s rainforest renewal

Nyungwe – a more affordable option than the popular Volcanoes National Park – offers waterfall treks, colobus monkey spotting, and a chance for Rwandans to put their past behind them.
Read more… 24 June 2013


Livingstone’s Zambia

In the anniversary year of his birth, follow in the Scottish explorer’s footsteps through the country that lays claim to both his most famous discovery and his buried heart.
Read more… 15 March 2013


Life in Zambia’s lush Luangwa Valley

Spread over four national parks, this remote African valley is home to 60 animal species, including buffalo, elephants, lions and hippos and the unique Thornicroft's giraffe.
14 March 2013


Safari in Kenya without four wheels

Get out of the jeep and see the country’s iconic wildlife by boat, bike, horseback or on your own two feet.
Read more… 26 February 2013


Madagascar's labyrinth of stone

A massive limestone formation runs through the African island’s largely unexplored Tsingy de Bemaraha National Park, which shelters some of the world’s most diverse wildlife.
22 November 2012


Discovering Tanzania’s chimpanzees

Scientist Jane Goodall landed in Gombe Stream National Park in 1960 and spent years observing the resident chimpanzees. The park still draws numerous visitors each year.
24 May 2012


Tanzania’s Mahale Mountains National Park

This remote national park in western Tanzania is home to forested mountains, white sand coves and crystal-clear waters, and is one of the best places in the world to see chimpanzees.
Read more… 26 April 2012


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