Masai Mara, Serengeti or Kruger National Parks are the first few names that come to mind when one thinks of national parks in Africa. These few parks have been rated, time and again, as some of the best national parks to visit in Africa. From being homes to the big 5: Lion, Rhino, Elephant, Leopard and Buffalo, these parks have been the pride of Africa for almost a decade now. Masai Mara's wildebeest migration, or Kruger's lions or even the Nile crocodiles of Serengeti are a sight to behold, but one thing that taints this site is the horde of tourists. With cheaper flight tickets, easy visa rules and tons of tour operators providing trips to Kenya, South Africa and other popular African countries, their national parks have faced the brunt of increasing tourists year after year. The wildebeest migration alone has become an annual phenomena for tourists wanting to visit Africa.
However, Africa is one continent that is the richest in wildlife with probably more national parks than any other continent in the world, and therefore presents the perfect opportunity to spot some wildlife, in their natural habitat, without encountering tourists.
So, here are some African National Parks that are beautiful, rich in exotic wildlife and still unexplored by the usual tourists: