Do you Want to go on a Safari?

Many people want to go on a safari and it has always been a dream for them since childhood. If you think that you want to go on a safari, it might be worth asking yourself these questions to decide if a safari holiday is right for you: • Do you mind staying in basic accommodation? Even safari lodges will often make use of rather basic accommodation and you might have to share a room. Some safaris even expect you to camp to get to more remote destinations. • Do you have the money? Safaris aren’t cheap and they willContinue Reading…

Finding a Safari Guide for your Trip to Africa

You need to find the right guide if you want to enjoy your safari holiday to its full potential. A good guide will now where to find all the best wildlife, will have a good quality vehicle and will be knowledgeable about the species you see. It’s worth putting in some time and effort to find the right guide for your holiday. If you are booking a hotel, ask them if they have any safari guides they can recommend. It might be that they have their own guides and you can book your trip directly through them. They could alsoContinue Reading…

Different Kinds of Safari Holidays

Going on safari is a once in a lifetime experience for many people. That’s exactly why you need to make sure you plan your safari holiday to perfection, deciding on exactly what you want to do and the kind of safari you would like to go on. Here are some suggestions to consider: Do you want to take a one-day safari or would you prefer multiple days? Plan your holiday so that you know how much time you have and what your budget is. What kind of accommodation do you want to stay in? If you opt for a safariContinue Reading…

Planning travel arrangements for your holiday

If you are planning a holiday then it is vital to arrange your travel in advance. Not only can this give you peace of mind that everything is booked but it can also mean you save money on the travel by booking in advance. If booking flights, check times and days when booking as often travelling in the middle of the night or early hours of the morning or flying mid week can save you money. Leaving transfers to and from the airport until the last minute can prove costly and may also eat up valuable time when away. DoContinue Reading…

Becoming a conservation volunteer in Africa

Africa is a beautiful place and it a popular destination for thousands of tourists year upon year, especially for safari trips. With so many tourists flocking to this country year after year and with hunting still a very popular sport, it is no wonder than the country is crying out for volunteers to help maintain and improve the conservation areas. As the great Nelson Mandela once said: “Ultimately conservation is about people. If you don’t have sustainable development around these (wildlife) parks, then the people will have no interest in them, and the parks will not survive”. As a conservationContinue Reading…