An African safari may well be the epitome of adventure and is an experience many people have dreamt of all their life. There are many ways to “do a safari”, but ultimately, you get what you pay for. A luxury safari, is a once-in-a-lifetime holiday where you’ll enjoy the very best service, facilities, accommodations, meals, guides, and camp location.
But what about the day-to-day details? Here’s what to expect.
Out in the bush
1. Off-roading is key
On self-drive safaris or in public areas of national parks, driving off-road is prohibited. But animals don’t care about roads, which means the ability to drive through the bush in any direction can be the difference between spotting a cheetah and her cubs or knowing they were just out of view. This is possible only on private reserves.
2. A good guide is invaluable to a fulfilling experience
Not only do guides have