Where To Go In Africa In June 2023-2024 : The month of June marks the beginning of the famed “dry season” in Africa, which follows the wetter months. For an African safari in June, consider Tanzania, Kenya, Botswana, South Africa, Zambia, or Zimbabwe. June is a fantastic month to visit the bush because it is largely dry and many famous safari locations provide excellent wildlife watching. Both Rwanda and Uganda provide great gorilla trekking opportunities because of the dry weather.

Animals in Ngorongoro Crater


The majority of parks offer significantly better game watching, and every country where we operate offers a respectable alternative for your vacation. It gets challenging deciding where to go to play the finest game! The main safari destinations in East Africa are still in minor danger of rain, but Tanzania’s world-famous Serengeti and Ngorongoro Crater are excellent places to see wildlife. Rwanda and Uganda are also starting its winter travel season for Mountain gorilla trekking. In southern Africa, all the major parks in South Africa, Zambia, Botswana, and Zimbabwe offer excellent safari opportunities in June. The Indian Ocean has moderate temperatures because winter is approaching and the days are dry and clear. Compared to Mauritius, the Seychelles and Mozambique typically have milder climates. Below are our top picks of the best African countries to Visit In June:


Tanzania is well known for its untamed landscapes and safaris, as well as for the spectacular yearly great wildebeest migration. As thousands of wildebeest, zebra, and other antelope struggle to cross the crocodile-infested Grumeti River on their route to Kenya’s Masai Mara National Reserve in June, the main portion of the migration herd is in the western corridor of the Serengeti National Park. One of the attractions of this lengthy trip is seeing the river crossings.

With its plentiful and diversified wildlife, most of which spends its whole life in the enormous 260 square km, 600 m deep crater—a magnificent UNESCO World Heritage sitethe Ngorongoro Crater is another fantastic safari option at Africa in June. The “big five” creatures of Africa—elephants, rhinos, buffaloes, lions, and leopards—as well as a wide variety of other wildlife are all seen here.

At this time of year, many of Tanzania’s other top parks, including Lake Manyara National Park, Tarangire National Park, and Selous Game Reserve (now Nyerere National Park), provide excellent game viewing and a variety of landscapes.  June is also the best time for mount Kilimanjaro climbing and Zanzibar beaches.


As the foliage begins to dry out, making it easier to identify the wildlife, June ushers in the peak game-viewing season in South Africa’s northern parks. It’s a great time to visit Kruger National Park, and going to Madikwe Game Reserve may provide you a chance to see one of the rare, endangered African wild dogs.

The Cape region receives the most rain during this month compared to the northern regions. Despite the rain, it is worth traveling to the southern Cape to watch pods of southern right and humpback whales that have left their Antarctic feeding grounds to calve and raise their young along South Africa’s south coast from Cape Town to Mosel Bay.


With typical daytime temperatures of roughly 27°C and little rainfall, June is one of the finest months to travel to Uganda. In Bwindi Impenetrable National Park, one of Uganda’s oldest rainforests and the location of almost half of the world’s population of endangered mountain gorillas, the best time to undertake gorilla trekking is at this time. This time of year is also great for watching wildlife in some of Uganda’s other national parks, including Queen Elizabeth National Park, Kidepo Valley National Park, Murchison Falls National Park, and Kibale Forest National Park.


Following several months of persistent rain, the long dry season in Rwanda starts in June. Even though it’s hot and muggy in June, the dry weather makes it the perfect time of year to go gorilla trekking in Volcanoes National Park since it makes hiking simpler. The park is reachable because Kigali, the country’s capital, is only a two-hour drive away. There are various bird species, rich animals, and varied scenery in Nyungwe and Akagera National Parks.


The majority of Botswana is fantastic in June, and most camps are still charging low- or mid-season rates, making the continent’s most expensive safari destination an excellent deal. The Okavango is fully flooded, the entire Delta is stunning, and wildlife viewing is excellent in most parts of the Delta. Chobe and the Linyanti region’s riverfronts begin to be overrun by the first herds, signaling the beginning of the region’s peak season. The game moves away from the Pans, which gradually begin to lose their allure as this northern region of the country gets better and better.

Where To Go In Africa In June 2023-2024
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Zambia is now open for business, with all of the country’s wilderness camps now operational. The grandeur of the green season is still present, and game is beginning to move toward the nation’s waterways. In June, a lot of camps are offering low season pricing, which represents fantastic value. The incredible Liuwa Plains adventures that Robin Pope Safaris offers take place in June.

ZIMBABWE, Where To Go In Africa In June 2023-2024

Beginning in June and lasting through September, Zimbabwe’s peak tourist season benefits from the dry season’s wonderful weather and animals’ concentration around waterholes and rivers. The Victoria Falls are likewise at their most impressive in May and June, and the Zimbabwean side offers the best views of this breathtaking display.

NAMIBIA, Where To Go In Africa In June 2023-2024

June in Namibia is a dry month with hardly any probability of rain. Although the nights might get chilly, the days can be warm, so we suggest bringing some warmer winter apparel. The ideal time of year to see wildlife begins in June as animals are compelled to seek out more stable water sources. This produces the iconic “Noah’s Ark” scenes that make Etosha renowned!

MAURITIUS, Where To Go In Africa In June 2023-2024

In Mauritius, June is a pleasant month with nice sunny days and mild evenings. It might not be the best place to go if you want high temperatures.

SEYCHELLES, Where To Go In Africa In June 2023-2024

While visiting the Seychelles, June is a great month to go because there is less rain and it is warm (temperatures from May to September usually stay between 28 and 30 degrees Celsius).

 MOZAMBIQUE, Where To Go In Africa In June 2023-2024

June marks the start of Mozambique’s dry winter season, which lasts for the next four months. This is also the ideal time to go diving because there is less wind and less current, and from June to October, whales are frequently sighted.

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