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Touring: Safaris
Safaris are a great form of travel that have developed ten-fold over the past twenty years or so. It used to be that the safari holiday was for the middle to upper-class traveller although with the advent of mass competition between tour companies in the tourist industry, prices for such tours have dropped considerably making them a much more economical and affordable option to what was previously the case. Safaris are almost exclusively reserved for travel to the southern half of the African continent as that is where all the big game such as lions, giraffes, elephants, hippos, cheetahs etc are located. The savannahs and grasslands of Africa are legendary for their hosting of some of the world's finest fauna and game. Many of the national parks in Southern Africa have been well preserved and the animals have also been both respected and treated well by the authorities. The main parks are the Kruger National Park, Serengeti National Park and Tsavo National Park.

It is possible to reserve one or two weeks accommodation purely on safari although many people book a week's safari and recover by relaxing by the beach for their second week. Different kinds of safari can be undertaken depending on what style you require. Many people opt for the cheaper option, touring the bush as a part of a group excursion in a large bus-type vehicle. There is also the more intimate option of hiring a guide or game warden. With your own 4x4 vehicle you can increase your chances of seeing big game up close. Animals are generally afraid of humans (yes even lions) and so you lessen your chances of seeing the fauna up close if more people are around. The more expensive and exclusive safari tours will arrange for you to stay in luxury cabins with hot water and all modern facilities whereas the cheaper options usually involve camping out under the stars under the canvas of a tent.
 

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