Humming “Hakuna Matata” and lining up with friends to walk in the endless plains of Africa’s savannah with its endless grassland and numerous animals is probably the best experience under the sun.
The joys and memories of childhood rekindled by the “The Lion King”. This summer, the Simba Lion version evokes our childhood memories. The migration of the canyon is earth-shattering, and the animals by the water play leisurely. “The Lion King” has become a classic in the history of children’s animation. It not only won the Oscar for Best Animated Feature Film, but also won the hearts of countless people around the world.
The Wildebeest migration is ongoing as we speak , and it is indeed a journey to marvel at. The stampede of Wildebeest, Zebra, and other animals is a must-see, and the entire event takes place in the African savannah.
The best way to savor Africa’s natural beauty and endless plains is Kenya’s Masai Mara.
A safari in Kenya’s Masai Mara will leave you feeling as if you have entered the world of “The Lion King”. The park is home to more than 400 species of animals, including the “Big Five” (elephant, rhinoceros, buffalo, leopard, and lion).
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Where Does Lion King Take Place
Kenya is thought to be the original home of Simba, Timon and Pumbaa from the Disney movie, The Lion King. These lovable characters offer comic relief throughout the film and are best known for their Hakuna Matata mantra which is a swahili word of no worries.
Located in East Africa it is one of the countries with a good economic foundation in sub-Saharan Africa. It is relatively stable among African countries, with a developed water, land and air transportation network. The capital city of Nairobi is clean, orderly and safe for tourists to travel.
In Kenya, the outline of the East African Rift Valley is very clear. It splits the country in half, just crossing the equator across the country, so Kenya has the title of “East African Cross”. Kenya’s rich terrain and diverse climate, from towering mountains to rolling grasslands and white-sand coasts, make Kenya the “Heart of Africa”.
The grand animal migration which starts from mid-June to late September every year is still currently ongoing and it is also listed by UNESCO as the Eight Wonders of the New World.
It is a sight to be seen to be believed, with over 2 million animals of all shapes, sizes and colors migrating in a clockwise direction. The great migration is one of nature’s most impressive sights.
This animal parade, which has lasted for tens of thousands of years, not only brings death, but also ushers in new life.
In addition to the annual animal migration, Kenya’s rich natural resources and pleasant climate like spring all year round attract tourists from all over the world. Since not all animals migrate, visitors can see a wide variety of wild animals any time of the year in Kenya’s Masai Mara.
Namibia is bordered by Botswana to the east and South Africa to the south. Namibia is the driest country in sub-Saharan Africa. The large and dry Namib Desert makes Namibia one of the least densely populated countries in the world. As one of the last few African countries to become independent in the world, the city’s construction retains the relics of the German colonial period and is known as the “back garden of Europe”.
The tourism industry in Namibia is developed. The main attractions are the world’s largest open-air museum-Skeleton Coast Park, the world’s oldest desert-Namib Desert, the world’s second largest canyon- Fish River Canyon, as well as the Etosha National Park where wildlife can be seen.
Rated as one of the top ten travel destinations of the year by Lonely Planet in 2015.
A landlocked country in southern Africa, bordered by South Africa to the south and Namibia to the west. The terrain of Botswana is generally flat, with rolling plateaus. The Kalahari Desert covers more than 70% of the country.
The Okavango Delta is a vast inland river delta in northern Botswana. It is one of the world’s largest inland deltas. Every year, floodwaters from Angola’s Kunene River flow into the Okavango Delta, creating a wetland paradise for wildlife.
Botswana is home to many of Africa’s iconic animals, including lions, elephants, and buffalo. In the Moremi Game Reserve, located in the heart of the Okavango Delta, visitors can see all of these animals in their natural habitat.
Chobe National Park is another popular tourist destination in Botswana. The park is home to the largest concentration of elephants in Africa.
The Republic of South Africa is a country located at the southern tip of the African continent. It is bordered by Namibia, Botswana, Zimbabwe, Mozambique, Swaziland and Lesotho. South Africa is a multi-ethnic country with a population of over 52 million people. The official languages of South Africa are English, Afrikaans, Zulu, Xhosa, Swati, Tswana, Southern Sotho, Tsonga, Venda and Northern Sotho.
South Africa is a major tourist destination. The country’s diverse natural attractions include the Kalahari Desert, the Drakensberg Mountains, Kruger National Park and Table Mountain.
South Africa is also home to many cultural attractions, such as the Apartheid Museum, Robben Island and Nelson Mandela’s House.