African tourism has witnessed a positive boom with the number of visitors flying in from different parts to the county year after year. Safari is the main attraction of tourists in Africa. With the increase in visitors, the cost associated also has been found climbing uphill. No wonder, budget safaris are getting popular year by year and it has been attracting more visitors too. So what does the term Budget Safari denote? You could make your safari a budget one if you followed a few tips.
Travelling in the off season is the best choice to reduce the cost incurred through the safari. Resorts and restaurants are 30-40% cheaper during the time as compared to the peak season. Also more animals can be found due to the vegetation being low during the dry season. Finding an inexpensive hotel or lodge will be the next easy task as most lodges will be vacant during the time. Staying for a couple of nights near the game reserve can help you find more animals and the advice of the experienced local guide can be helpful to explore the forest without any hassles. It is always better to seek advice from an expert tour operator of the area so that the travel becomes hassle free and most enjoyable.
Off season time is the best travelling time, when hotels and tour operators shower many offers. As the business during this time tends to be low, most of the hotels offer discounted stay for the travellers. The terms and conditions must be read well before so that you save your wallet from getting exhausted. Most of the posh and expensive hotels are those which offer big offers which add to the luxury that too within the walls of budget.
There is no other delightful thing than being able to enjoy the self-drive through the forest. It also cuts down a lot of cost. The worst part of this kind of travel is that you will have to keep yourself tied to the boundaries of the road. Off road journey can lead you to dangers, or even mislead you to the core of the reserve. It might be tough to combat an animal that may cross your way. There have been many instances where people have been robbed off at these reserves. It is suggestive to carry a well informed guide along the whole journey through the safari.
A good research over the internet can really help you plan your trip to make it enjoyable and affordable.
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