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Safaris Travel Guide

Safaris Top Experiences

Want to learn more about Safaris? Read our in-depth articles on a variety of topics.


Types of Safaris

Do you picture yourself zipping from camp to camp in a tiny Cessna, getting a bird's-eye view of a water hole? Or inspecting an animal track...


San Culture and Language

Also called the /Xam, the hunter-gatherer San (Bushmen) have a culture that dates back more than 20,000 years, and their genetic origins are...


Children on Safari

Most safari operators and private game reserves don't accept children under a certain age, usually under eight, but sometimes the age limit...


Who's Who

There's no substitute for a knowledgeable tour operator or travel agent who specializes in Africa. These specialists look out for your best...


What's Your Budget?

When setting a budget, consider how much you want to spend and keep in mind three things: your flight, the actual safari costs, and extras....


Top Reasons to Go

Big Game: You're guaranteed to see big game—including the Big Five—both in national parks and at many private lodges. Escape the Crowds:...

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