Walking Safari

5 Reasons to go on a Walking Safari

Posted on Wed December 11, 2019.

If I asked you to imagine a typical African safari, no doubt your minds would conjure up images of khaki Land Cruisers adorned with tourists peeping over the telescopic lenses of their cameras at fat-bellied lions lounging in the grass.

Don’t get me wrong, there’s a lot to love about vehicle-based safaris - not least the intimacy and closeness of the wildlife encounters that guides are able to produce. Over time, the animals that grace these wilderness areas have become accustomed to the presence of the vehicles, allowing guests an up-close-and-personal experience of Africa’s most charismatic species (read: “bitey”, “very big” or “has a rather pointy horn / ill temper”).

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