Tuesday, 7 April 2015

TOP 5 National Parks of South Africa

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Kruger National Park

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This 20,000 sq-km big National Park , broadly the size of Wales, is home to hundreds of Lions, Bison, Elephants, Rhinos and Leopards. In its grasslands, 145 mammals hunt and graze around. It is your best chance to grab the wilderness of Africa’s forests, for which you must have been tempted by watching it on National Geographic. The best time to visit are June to September where you are less prone to malaria, moreover the reduced vegetation adds to your visibility.

Royal Natal National Park

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The Drakensberg is one of Africa's most noteworthy mountain ranges, its enchanted moniker (which implies Dragon Mountains in Afrikaans) befitting its barbed edges, green inclines and knobbly rock developments. The Royal Natal National Park covers a relative drift of the 2500-sq-km UKhahlamba-Drakensberg World Heritage Site, however packs in a portion of the range's best-known crests. Towering over its spouting mountain streams and monkey inhabited timberlands is the Amphitheater, a 5km-long mass of precipices ascending more than 3000m. The best time to visit the natural park, which is around 280km northwest of Durban, is April to July, when the climate is mellow for climbing.

Golden Gate Highlands National Park

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In these fantastic foothills of the Maluti Mountains, 300km north east to the  city of Bloemfontein, impalas bound crosswise over sparkling meadows underneath sandstone cliffs. The wildlife center's name originates from the splendid shades of gold cast by the sun on the precipices, particularly the imposing Brandwag rock, which disregards the main rest camp. The best time to acknowledge Golden Gate's open spaces and wide skylines is at nightfall, when the cotton-like mists get to be pink specks and you may detect an odd silhouetted kudu.

Table Mountain National Park

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Cape Town's most loved park runs down the uneven Cape Peninsula from Table Mountain, the 1000m-high level with aerial views of South Africa's most ancient city, to the Cape of Good Hope, where the Atlantic and Indian Oceans meet. Various activities capitalize on this terrific environment, including paragliding from the rugged tooth-like top of Lion's Head, one of the world's most flourished business abseils,a 112m rappel from Table Mountain and obviously climbing up the popular mountain. Platteklip Gorge is a prevalent course up front. Locals additionally prescribe the ways driving up from Kirstenbosch Botanic Garden.

Kgalagadi Transfrontier Park

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Red hills move away to the skyline in this 36,000-sq-km lump of raw Kalahari, which sprawls over the South Africa-Botswana outskirt and embodies one of the world's biggest preservation regions. It's astonishing to see creatures from ostriches to lions, cheetahs and panthers surviving in this dry and ruthless environment. The sanctuary is one of the world's best places to get familiar with cat family, you may encounter a roaring lion by the side of the road.

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