by Club KLM
Planning a Africa Holiday
When you decide to go on adventure and plan a holiday to Africa, there are things you should know.Planning an African holiday is never an easy undertaking.You will soon feel the pressure building with all the information available,where do you actually begin. Well with carefull and methodical planning.It must be stressed,that no holiday to Africa is with out a certain risk element,but by carefully looking at all your options you can be certain that you will be able to organize that African dream holiday.
There are many ways of organizing a holiday to a remote destination like Africa. However, it is very important to make list of what you want to do in Africa an example is.
* Want to see the gorillas
* Want to catch the tigerfish
* Want to see the Victoria falls
* Want to see the Namib desert and the dunes
* Want to fly on flying safari
* Want to go on a guided safari
Therefore, the list can go on. What you now need to do is consult with your friends and interested members of the family and try to convince them to come with you on your adventures. The more people you have to accompanying you the cheaper it will be in the end.You should try not organize a holiday to Africa with a large group as this can become difficult logisticaly.It is far better to travel with a small group of no more than four in the party.This tends to be optimum size considering the size of the lodges and organizing the flights in small planes.
Now the research starts and narrowing the list down to some key ideas by finding out as much as you can on the relevant ideas. Armed with this information it is time to go and visit your local travel agent to tour operator. You will need to be clear on what you want from your holiday as there are so many different trips out there and thus planning an Africa holiday can be daunting. Once you and your agent have discussed at length what you want and have decided on your particular trip to Africa go back and research your trip once more. You will need to find out who is going to be responsible for you in Africa and do a background check on the local company by looking at the following criteria:
* How long has the company been in business
* Comments on their website
* Look at trip advisor and look for feedback
It is very important not to just book a holiday but to an active participant in the whole process. There have been so many cases of people arriving in Africa on their holiday of a lifetime only to find that it was just not quite up to expectation. However, Africa is an exciting continent for the adventure seeker so it can be that there will be that occasional hiccup. After all this is Africa.