Frequently Asked Questions
When planning your safari to Africa probably you may have countless questions running your mind, however, this is usual and we have assembled a list of frequently asked one’s for you.
What is the best time to travel Africa?
Africa is truly a year-round safari destination. In East Africa, generally, the dry season is from July through October, so you must book well in advance during these months.
Do i need a visa to travel to Africa?
You will be required to obtain a tourist visa for East Africa countries i.e. Kenya, Tanzania, Uganda and Rwanda, however some countries like South Africa, Botswana and Zanzibar allow visitors from the United States and most European countries to enter without a visa for a shorter stay
What sort of food can i expect when traveling to Africa?
Our lodges offer superb continental cuisines, In addition to local specialties to appeal to a wide range of palate. No need to worry whether you have intolerances, allergies, are gluten-free or follow a special diet.
Weather in Africa?
Summer temperatures typically average around 82 degrees Fahrenheit (28 degrees Celsius), while winter temperatures hover around 64 degrees Fahrenheit (18 degrees Celsius), with some variation depending on the city.
What immunizations are required to travel to Africa?
What is the minimum age for children to go on safari to Africa?
A family safari is a great way for children to unplug from their usual attachments and to let their imaginations soar by taking in all the fascinating sights of the African bush. Depending on which country you wish to visit situation may vary so please call us to tailor-make a safari that will suit you.
Are your safari escorted to Africa?
In East Africa, travelers enjoy the services of our professional guide as well as driver-guide. We also include a personal concierge for a phone call or in-person at the city hotels in Nairobi.
What to wear on Safari to Africa?
A good packing list for Africa will include plenty of cotton shirts to wear during the day, and a few sweaters and a light jacket to wear in the early morning hours and in the evenings.
How to get health care during your travel to Africa?
You can get sick or injured during travel and might need health care in remote areas of East Africa; you are assured of the services of the Flying Doctors, a group of well-qualified physicians who fly throughout the bush to provide treatment and transportation to the nearest medical facility for treatment.
Do i need travel insurance while on safari to Africa?
We strongly recommend our guests to have a policy that covers their trip to Africa. Emergency medical cover is the most vital element of your travel insurance. Other benefits of travel insurance usually include cover for cancellation, curtailment, and loss or theft of your belongings.
What is included and excluded in the safari cost?
In general, every safari program you book with us has highlights of services included and excluded, however the expenses you will need to anticipate are passport and visa costs, immunizations, travel insurance, and expenses such as phone calls and souvenirs.
Is there internet access while on safari to Africa?
Most hotels and lodges offer complimentary WIFI in their lounge areas, however, keep in mind the more remote you go the slower or more intermittent your connection will likely be.
Can I use my cell phone while on safari to Africa?
International roaming services are not automatically enabling on cell phones, however, most smartphones can be used internationally but guests should note the expensive data roaming fees that can accumulate while traveling.
How many people can travel on your safari programs?
In keeping with our commitment to personalized service and exclusive arrangements, our most intimate safari programs have 6 -12 and 14 – 18 travelers, and those guests who wish to make a safari program more exclusive and intimate as a family and friends private affair.