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 also perhaps offer you packages so that you get a discounted rate for your safari tour.
Find reputable companies on the internet. You will be able to call them or send them an email to check their credentials and to make sure they speak a good level of English. You may want to speak to them in person and look at their reviews to check that they are a legitimate safari company.