Our tips for planning your dream vacation in Africa

By Steve George

May 30, 2013Travel


Africa is really an incredible country, both big and diverse in many aspects. Thus, before going on your African dream vacation, make a list of things you’d like to do and places you’d like to visit. That is why we’ve decided to give you few tips you should know about Africa tour.

  • On a piece of paper write all the things you’d like to do; places you’d like to visit and your desired tours throughout South Africa.

  • Determine your budget – Include all costs like food, hotel, fishing, wild adventures with animals, travel costs, sports and other activities, entry fees etc.

  • Before going on your trip, research on-line what are the most interesting places to visit. Explore everything you are interested in and find the best African safari company for you.

  • Determine when you want to go to Africa. The South African seasons are:

    Spring – September to October

    Summer – November to February

    Autumn – March to April

    Winter – June to August

  • Research on-line for the best African travel agency that offers best services at low prices.

  • Make your reservation – be sure your hotel reservation and the arrival date are the same.

  • Do not do all the activities in one day. Enjoy every day of your dream vacation and make sure each day differs from the previous one.

  • Read the reviews from other tourists about Africa and hotels.

  • Do not take a lot of clothes – two pairs of light pants or jeans, 10 t-shirts, flat sandals, camera, antiperspirant, daily face cream, sunscreen cream and underwear. Make sure you bring a jacket since African nights are cooler.

  • Make sure your passport is valid.

  • Keep your valuables like wallet, cell phone, rings, bracelet in a handbag and take it with you all the time.

These are one of main and most important tips when going on an African vacation.