Three Ways to Have the Safari Honeymoon of a Lifetime

Honeymoons & Destination Weddings
<Safari Honeymoon Ideas

Photo: Arthur Elgort

On the hunt for an exotic honeymoon adventure? A Safari honeymoon covers all of your thrill-seeking and exploratory bases. Whether you want to witness wild game in its natural habitat migrating across Tanzania or map the unbelievable milestone of evolution in the Galapagos, here are three amazing Safari honeymoon ideas:

1. Witness the great migration

Every year from January to March, millions of wildebeests and zebras gather in the Tanzanian Serengeti to graze and have their babies. No one gets you closer to the herds, not to mention the Big Five (lions, elephants, rhinos, leopards, and Cape buffalo), than the outfitters at Abercrombie & Kent. And there's no better base camp than Sanctuary Kusini (all-inclusive doubles from $1,858), located smack in the center of the wildebeests' traffic pattern.

2. Experience the wild, wild west

Yellowstone has grizzlies, wolves, bison, elk, mountain lions, and tons of other American "megafauna." Another big draw? That reliable geyser, Old Faithful, which erupts every 91 minutes. Wake up to its roar at the new Explorer Cabins (cabins from $131), 50 tricked-out log retreats just minutes from the park's Montana entrance.

3. See evolution in progress

Giant tortoises. Marine iguanas. Blue-footed boobies. All the critters that inspired Darwin live in Ecuador's Galapagos Islands. Most visitors explore via ship, but if you'd rather spend your nights on dry land, go glamping at just-opened Galapagos Safari Camp (doubles from $535, including some meals)—infinity pool totally included.

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