Elephants are always near the top of the list of animals that everyone wants to see when they go on safari to Africa. The good news is that just about every national park and game reserve with a good mix of general game will offer excellent elephant sightings, however there are a few places that are especially good for a variety of reasons.
Most of these places will be huge reserves with very large populations of elephants attracted by plenty of water and abundant food, and a large elephant population means you have a better chance of seeing a really large herd, young babies or a massive bull elephant.
These are five of our favorite places to see elephants in the wild:
Lower Zambezi National Park, Zambia
Elephants love water, and huge herds are attracted to the forests and plains on the banks of the mighty Zambezi River