An African safari is a trip that should be on every traveler’s bucket list, 15-time safari veteran. “A safari taps into the primitive ways of humankind because you’re living in the wild and tracking animals the way hunters and gatherers once did,” she said. “It’s a transformative experience.”
There are numerous factors to consider when planning a safari, and for first-timers, the process sometimes can be daunting.These will determine your itinerary and how far in advance you need to plan your trip. Generally, the bigger the group, the longer the lead time. “Many safari camps have a dozen or less rooms and get booked fast, so if you need multiple rooms, you should plan your trip a year out.