A safari package holiday is a very exciting and unique way to enjoy a vacation. It is a great treat for anyone and everyone should experience this special type of holiday at least once in a lifetime. In Africa guests get to be amongst nature. Africa is home to abundant and diverse animals. Visitors to the continent are sure to be entertained and enthralled by great animals within their natural environment. Most visitor agree that Africa’s big five animals are the most entertaining to observe during an African safari. Africa’s big five consist of the leopard, the black or white rhino, the Cape buffalo, the African elephant and the African lion. These animals are all very dangerous and guests should be cautious when in close proximity with any one of these animals. This article shall briefly describe seeing a leopard (a member of Africa’s big five) during an African safari package holiday.

Any seasoned safari expert will tell you that the best place to see a leopard in Africa is the Matopos Hills in Zimbabwe. This place has the highest concentration of leopards on earth. The Matopos Hills is a Unesco World Heritage Site. It is a beautiful national park that is fashioned by huge granite rocks scattered all over the land. This granite paradise is mixed up with thick vegetation of trees. This is the perfect environment for a leopard. However, during a safari package holiday it may be very difficult to see a leopard that is even a couple of metres away because these cats are masters at hiding and evading detection. The problem is that they are nocturnal animals and notoriously hard to find. They are also very skittish as they are solitary wild animals and are likely to run and hide when they detect an approaching vehicle. Only the most experienced trackers can guarantee that guests will spot these great big cats.

The area of the Matopos Hills in Zimbabwe offers some of the finest Leopard viewing in Africa. Leopard in this region have excelled which is a bit strange considering the large lion population that can also be found in Zimbabwe. Leopard in this region have also been accustomed to seeing vehicles, this obviously does not mean they are somehow “not as wild”.

In conclusion guests should go on a safari to Africa. Here they will see wonderful animals such as the leopard. Guest are sure to be enthralled and excited when they get to observe this animals within their natural environment. Guests are also sure to forget all their problems and return home feeling refreshed after their great time on a safari package holiday.

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