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How To Book an African Safari
By July 18, 2023 No Comments

How To Book an African Safari

Once you’re ready to book an African safari and do some wildlife viewing, you’ll want to take all of the information you’ve learned in this guide and start planning. Whether it’s your first trip or you’re a veteran safari goer, here’s a little checklist to make sure you’ve ticked all the boxes.

Location: East Africa, South Africa, or Elsewhere

Have you chosen a safari destination (Cape Town, South Africa; Botswana’s Okavango Delta; or Moremi Game Reserve, for example)?

Length and number of countries

How long will your African safari trip be? Will you tour one country or multiple countries?

Safari type

What type of safaris are you interested in? Walking safaris, game drives in safari vehicles, a self-drive tour, an off-road journey, heading into the African bush, or a family safari?

National parks or private reserves

Are you looking to visit several national parks or a private game reserve?


Will you stay in down-to-earth safari lodges or a more luxurious option such as the Four Seasons Safari Lodge Serengeti?

Travel Style

Are you looking to experience your African safari during the high season (the dry season) or prefer beating the crowds in the low season?

Local contributions

Are you looking to contribute to the local communities through purchases, activities, or opting for private game reserves?

Compare Reviews Online

Whether you’re going for local guides or safari companies, it’s important to do your research and make sure they have a good reputation and deliver on their promises. Comparing reviews online is a good place to start – perhaps on TripAdvisor, Yelp, or by looking on the operator’s official website. It’s worth noting what people who have experienced safari tours with the company thought about their adventure.

The travel planner should make a safari totally worth it, with opportunities to see beautiful landscapes, have close encounters with the local wildlife, and overall, experience Africa at its finest.

Contact a Tour Operator

If you’ve been particularly impressed by a specific tour operator and have decided you want to experience a safari with them, it’s time to go ahead and book your tour!

Be sure to ask plenty of questions about the tour offered, or if you’re planning your own itineraries, make sure they know exactly what you’re looking for. You’ll want to ask for a quote (and what’s included within it), as well as about the accommodation, flights (if applicable), practices, and more.

Ready to Book Your Tailored African Safari? Talk to our team about your options!

Indus Travels is your ultimate tour operator for a bucket list African safari. We place importance on respect for the animals during wildlife viewing, time to marvel at the stunning landscapes, and total immersion into the natural world of Africa.

With our many packages and options, you can rest easy knowing that your safari experience will be planned perfectly according to your wishes. We offer an extensive selection of African safaris, including solo trips, small group tours, and more.

Our itineraries include trips to some of the most beautiful and popular national parks and destinations in the country including:

  • Masai Mara
  • Victoria Falls
  • Zambezi River
  • Lake Manyara
  • Kruger National Park
  • Hwange National Park
  • Ngorongoro Crater
  • Namib Desert
  • Serengeti
  • And other places in Namibia, Kenya, Zimbabwe, Zambia, Botswana, Tanzania, Uganda, and South Africa.

Once you’ve found the perfect tour package, click our “Book Now” or “On Request” button to book an African safari!


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