The continent of lush tropical and wild forests, Africa is the hottest destination for safari and wild life loving people. A place with huge variety of wide forests can be explored systematically only if you have proper guideline and knowledge about the dark green forests and African National Park Tours. There are numerous national parks with all different verities of creatures. Amongst all the Masai Mara National Reserve in Kenya is the most popular and famous national parks in Africa. It is considered to be the most tempting park of all. Masai Mara is a favorite to all type of people and all part of the world. The sky in Masai Mara is huge, wide and crystal clear looking down on the savannahs. The bird life is a lot varied and the wild beest migration is also of a great attraction. The Masai Mara is highly populated and dense enough to catch the tourists.
Masai Mara is the land of native Masai people. They live totally different from the western cultured people. They lie on the Great Rift Valley starts from the Red Sea in Ethiopia to Mozambique, Malawi, Tanzania and Kenya. The most common animals seen in Masai Mara are the Thomson’s gazelle, Giraffe, Topi, Impala, Zebra, bat-eared foxes, Jackal, Cheetah, Hyenas, Lions, Leopards and the rarely seen black Rhino. In the Mara river near to the Masai Park you can see dangerous Nile Crocodiles and hippos. If we talk about the bird life of Masai, then they include the beautiful storks, vultures, eagles, lilac breasted roller and many more.
Among the popular National Parks, Arusha national park is also very famous. The Tanzanian National Park is also called the jewel of the “Northern Safari Circuit” of Tanzania. The topography of Arusha National Park is varied with rocky Mount Meru, the lovely Momela Lakes and the swamps in the Ngurdodo Crater. Mount Kilimanjaro overlooks the distant horizon and mount meru, a dormant volcano is near the park.
The most distinguished and interesting animals in Arusha National Park are the colobus monkeys diving and jumping from branch to branch. It is really most humorous to see the monkeys living a free and lively life. Beside the colobus, there are Olive baboons, Blue monkeys, Antelopes, Zebra, Hyena, Leopard, Hippo, Giraffe, Elephants and other animals in the park.
Just like the Masai Mara Park, there is a huge variety of birds also in the Arusha national park. Both resident and migrant birds are part of the park. Some of the nearby destinations are Serengeti, Ngorongoro Crater, Tarangire, Lake Manyara and Mount Kilimanjaro. Some of the other fascinating National Parks in Africa are Bwindi National park in Uganda, Hwange national park in Zimbabwe and Lake Malawi in Malawi and several others.