Which African country has the best weather

Best travel time to Africa

The best travel time for your Africa trip depends on which regions you are visiting and what you want to experience. Here is an overview of all of themAfrica travel destinations WithClimate and travel weather:

Botswana

The best game viewing can be found in Botswana during the dry months from June to October. In October it gets up to 40 ° C, in the nights the temperature drops to below 10 ° C. April and May are also suitable for safari trips to Botswana, but then rain showers can occur.

BEST TIME TO TRAVEL BOTSWANA

Kenya

The best time to travel to Kenya is from mid-December to mid-March and from June to October. From June to April it rains heavily, from November to December there is shorter rainfall. In principle, however, you can travel to Kenya all year round.

BEST TIME TO TRAVEL KENYA

Lesotho

The seasons are opposite to ours. In winter there, it can get very cold with temperatures as low as -15 ° C. In summer it is pleasantly warm during the day with up to 30 ° C, but there are also strong thunderstorms at this time. Traveling to Lesotho is most pleasant in spring and autumn, while April and May are considered the best time to travel.

BEST TIME TO TRAVEL LESOTHO

Malawi

In Malawi, a distinction is made between the cool season (May to August), the hot season (August to September), the rainy season (September to April) and the post-rain season (April to May). It is generally warm all year round, we recommend the months from May to August or September. In the rainy season, some roads can become impassable.

BEST TIME TO TRAVEL MALAWI

Mauritius

The temperature in Mauritius is fairly constant all year round. Beach holidays in Mauritius are possible all year round, but in January and February there can be (sometimes strong) storms. From May to November it is dry and less humid than summer (the seasons are opposite to ours).

BEST TIME TO TRAVEL MAURITIUS

Mozambique

In Mozambique, too, a distinction is made between dry and rainy seasons. The dry period extends from April to September and, in our experience, is the best time to travel. Especially in the south and inland it can get very humid and hot in the rainy season.

BEST TIME TO TRAVEL MOZAMBIQUE

Namibia

The sun shines all year round in Namibia. Especially in winter there (here too the seasons are opposite to ours) it can get very cold at night, the thermometer sometimes drops to freezing point! June to October is best for safaris.

BEST TIME TO TRAVEL NAMIBIA

Rwanda

The best time to travel to Rwanda is during the dry season (long: May to October, short: December to March). Travel in the rainy season is possible as the rainfall is usually short and heavy. Most of the precipitation falls in Volcanoes National Park - if you want to go gorilla trekking you should keep this in mind.

BEST TIME TO TRAVEL TO RUANDA

Seychelles

The climate of the Seychelles is determined by winds. From May to October, i.e. during the southwest trade wind, the humidity is rather low, the temperatures more pleasant and it rains less than during the northwest trade wind (November to April).

BEST TIME TO TRAVEL SEYCHELLES

Zambia

The best time to travel to Zambia is from May to August (during the cool dry season). The temperatures are pleasantly mild at this time and you can watch many animals. In the hot dry season, temperatures can reach up to 40 ° C, but the wild animals are particularly easy to see. The rainy season is quite attractive, but remote areas cannot be reached. For bird watching, however, this is the ideal travel time. Similar in Zimbabwe: The cool dry season is best for safaris, especially the months of June and August.

BEST TIME TO TRAVEL ZAMBIA

Zimbabwe

Travel to Zimbabwe is best done in the cool dry season from May to August. In principle, however, you can travel to Zimbabwe all year round. During the hot dry season from September to mid-November it is sometimes more than 40 ° C during the day, during this time you will see a lot of animals. The emerald season from November to April is great for bird watching.

BEST TIME TO TRAVEL ZIMBABWE

South Africa

Depending on the region, you will find very different climatic conditions in South Africa. The seasons are contrary to ours, spring (August to October) is ideal for safaris. In principle, however, you can travel to South Africa all year round. Many travel destinations are only heavily frequented during the school holidays, i.e. from mid-December to mid-January and in the two weeks around Easter. This is the time of year South African vacations, so if possible you should avoid traveling to popular holiday destinations.

BEST TIME TO TRAVEL SOUTH AFRICA

Tanzania

You can travel to Tanzania all year round, but when planning you should consider which activities and experiences are important to you. The months of April and May are the least suitable, when it rains a lot.

BEST TIME TO TRAVEL TO TANZANIA

Zanzibar

Zanzibar is one of the most popular travel destinations in Tanzania. The best time to travel to Zanzibar is in winter and summer, outside of the rainy seasons (from mid-March to June and November to December).

BEST TIME TO TRAVEL TO ZANZIBAR

Uganda

Travel to Uganda is best done during the dry seasons from June to October and from December to March. But even during the rainy seasons (long: April to June, short: October to December) a trip is well worth it, as it is mostly short but heavy downpours.

BEST TIME TO TRAVEL UGANDA

The optimal travel time for your Africa trip

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