April

Botswana: The Okavango Panhandle starts to swell with waters from Angola. Okavango Delta is at its driest. The Chobe is full. Zebra herds flood into the Makgadikgadi

Ethiopia: Highlands – dry, lowlands – rainy season. White-eared Kob migration in Gambela NP.

Kenya: Long rainy season. No kite-surfing

Malawi: End of the long rains. Lodges open on Lake Malawi. Majete is open year around – low season

Mozambique: Rains come to an end. Temperatures start cooling down from hot to pleasant, humidity decreases. Gorongosa opens mid April.

Namibia: Starts cooling. Last of the rains

Rwanda & Uganda:: Rainy season but still hot

Tanzania: Migration starts to move to the central Serengeti. Selous rainy season – most camps closed

Zanzibar: Highest rainfall. Some resorts close.

Zambia: Rains end. Water in the Zambezi reaches its highest level. South Luangwa – river levels retreat, lodges open. Lower Zambezi lodges open. Mana Pools camps open, start of the safari season.

Zimbabwe: Rains end. Water in the Zambezi reaches its highest level. Mana Pools lodges open.