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Diverse Seasons In Kruger Park

Mon, Dec 28, 2009

South Africa

It usually muddles up the traveler when it comes to select the best time to go on safari. Just imagine you want to sight the wildlife in a particular forest and you land in the time of heavy rainfall. Do you think you will able to watch the glimpse of any wildlife? Due to heavy rainfall like human beings even they find shelter. Thus, makes your entire journey fizzle. So it is very much important to have complete information about the seasons in which you would like to freak in.

Possessing a land of about twenty thousand sq km the Kruger Park flourishes with an amazing flora and fauna that is carved up in fourteen different ecozones. Lying in the north –east of South Africa, Kruger Park travels parallel to the border of Mozambique in the east, Zimbabwe in the north, and the Crocodile River palms on the southern side.

Well known among the tourist it is regarded as the flagship of South African National Parks.  No doubt that the park is renown as an all year destination but like every seasons provides with different fruits in the same way every season have specific impacts. And perceptions differ every individual have their own choice to visit the park. Thus from every one’s perceptive may be our information will help you in planning your safari.

South African Kruger Park mainly has two seasons, a complete dry winter and a wet summer. The winter seasons last from April to October while the summer seasons stays on from November to March. As we have categorized it in two seasons you may pick it according to respective changes and likes.

Get chilled in Kruger Park:

No doubt that the winter season is considered as the best time for safari to visit Kruger Park. Well but it solely depends on the preference for your wildlife sightseeing. If you are wildlife lover then this is the ripest moment to visit the Park. Winters are usually very dry in Kruger, which actually displays the falling of leaves and drying up of ponds. Very few ponds survive through the dryness and stay moist. These are the best moments to catch the glimpse of all animals as they usually surround such ponds in winters for drinking water. Actually animals are found in the park all over the land but during the season of winter they centralize in smaller area which makes pretty easier for travelers.

Winter hardly wraps up from April to October but still the rightest time to enjoy will vary from June to September. The drier the land the more easily you may be able to view, as it cripples the hindrance of vegetation. Eventually it makes the landscape less fascinating. Don’t worry about the mercury point as they are comfy during day time but don’t forget to wrap yourself in some good woolen wardrobe during night as it is really chilling point.

Feel the warmth of the Park:

Moving in Kruger park during the summer season is altogether different from the chilling atmosphere in Kruger Park. With the start of early spring and early summer the electric storms start flapping which add glimmer to the world of vegetation. The winters slowly lose their dryness and swiftly turn the forest in lushly greeneries. The mob that is fond of landscape beauties should always land in the time of October to December which will satisfy their desires to fullest.

As the winters are very dry the summer boil up a person. And when rain drops touches the land it also gets along the heat in atmosphere. Even tough you might visit in summer but many times the heat is not tolerable in some area where they reach the height of 40 deg. But then at such point move towards the southern part of the park which rest at high level that comprises of mild temperature and good amount of rain to chill you.

It is the green and luxuriant flora that generates the beauty of this landscape. Walking along the lavish greeneries you may recite few words of William Wordsworth that may be completely suitable for the moments. Similarly, one of the loveliest attractions is the charm of baby animals. Usually most of the genuses in the forest have their babies during early summer.

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