Trips to see Lions in Africa

Explore these exciting upcoming trips to see Lions in Africa.

These safaris offer small group experiences, support conservation projects, and indicate their tours are environmentally and ethically responsible.

On all of these trips you are most likely to see all three of Africa’s big cats – Lion, Leopard and Cheetah. And if you are lucky some of the smaller cat species too.

Sep 2022 – East Africa

Oct 2022 – South Africa

Feb 2023 – Botswana

Did you know Africa is home to ten wild cat species?

East African Safari – September 2022

“This exploration of Eastern Africa takes in the very best of both Kenya and Tanzania.

In Kenya you will be taken to visit Lake Nakuru and the millions of flamingos before carrying onto the Maasai Mara and Lake Naivasha.

Entering Tanzania we will head to the popular parks of Lake Manyara, Ngorogoro Crater and Serengeti.

This is the most comprehensive safari holiday of Eastern Africa around to see the big cats of Africa and one that will keep you coming back year after year.”


Tour: East African Safari Exploration

Hosted by: Royle Safaris based in the UK

Destination:  Kenya and Tanzania

Tour Dates:  September 1st to 20th, 2022

Duration:  19 nights


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Just Cats South Africa – October 2022

“This wildlife holiday focuses on South Africa’s feline world and offers the very best chance of seeing Africa’s cats – both big and small – in the wild.

Kruger National Park is home to Lion, Leopard and Cheetah, plus Serval, African Wildcat and Caracal.

Sabi Sands Game Reserve is especially famous for Leopards, but Lion, Cheetah and other cats are also frequently observed.”


Tour: South Africa – Just Cats

Hosted by: Naturetrek based in the UK

Destination:  South Africa

Tour Dates:  October 3rd to 14th, 2022

Duration:  11 nights


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Big Cats of Africa – February 2023

“Our Big Cats of Africa Photo Tour will take you to two of Botswana’s most productive wildlife areas.

We will enjoy the Kalahari Desert when it is lush and full of predators, including Leopards, one of the highest densities of Cheetahs, and its famous black-maned Lions.

From there we will fly by charter to the Okavango Delta where we look for those same big cats in the famous wildlife rich floodplain.”


Tour: Big Cats of Africa Photo Tour

Hosted by: Cat Expeditions based in the USA

Destination:  Botswana

Tour Dates:  February 25th to March 5th, 2023

Duration:  9 days


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