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October 18, 2013 6:45 AM Subscribe
My SO and his mother want to go on safari in Africa next year, there are lots of tours. Not sure where to start. Help?
posted by heavenstobetsy to travel & transportation (11 answers total) 9 users marked this as a favorite
They don't have a specific area in mind. Budget is around $5,000 per person, and we are located in Ontario, Canada (near Toronto). Time of year doesn't matter. They are looking for a complete package type tour, some walking is good but not tons as my SO's mother is in her 70's, though spry.
So my question is, have you been on a similar trip? How did you book it and where did you find it? Is this the type of trip that is best booked through an agent? Did you enjoy it?
Extra credit questions, how was the preparation for the trip? What do you wish you had brought that you didn't? How might you do it differently?
Any other travelling-to-Africa anecdotes/tips are also appreciated. Thank you!