acquainted with the different habitats and animal’s
behavior before you travel.
If you decide to focus in a particular area or are concentrating
on certain animals or birds prepare yourself well. Arm yourself
with good field guide books. Compare and familiarize yourself
with distribution lists, habits and the places where animals
feed and take shelter.
Watching wildlife can become monotonous if you spend too much
time in one area. If you want to make the most of your wildlife
safari in southern Africa it is far more beneficial to vary
the habitats you visit and discover as much diversity as possible.
Combine of three or four major habitat into a safari without
covering vast distances and wasting your valuable time in
Try to take all the aspects of the natural history of an
area into consideration when planning your itinerary. Although
the major animals are important, try not to get too caught
up with 'Big Five' fever, there is so much more to be discovered.
wilderness has so much more to offer, especially its incredible
bird-life, smaller mammals, reptiles, amphibians, trees and
other plants... If you are receptive to learn about all aspects
of the natural history, your trip will be much more meaningful