Secretive, stealthy and a master of camouflage, this magnificent and most alluring big cat is one of the hardest to spot on a big five safari.
Solitary and shy, leopards are nocturnal and are most active in the hours of darkness. Incredibly agile, they can climb, swim and they adapt easily to the different African habitats. But their favourite landscapes are rocky outcrops, treetop vantage points and dense bushes where they can hide unseen and observe their prey.
It’s notoriously difficult to spot a leopard during a safari, so to increase your chances, here are the five best places in Africa where you might just see one, if you’re lucky.