An African safari is the best way to explore the riches that the continent has to offer. African safaris have been hailed as one of the best adventure tours you can possibly have. Conventionally, an African safari would have only appealed to people looking for trophies from the wild or more recently, for kids who would love to spot the buffalos, lions, rhinoceros, elephants and leopards, known as the big five. Most African safaris that are popular today are for the entire family. They are ideal for you and your partner, kids, elderly and even for friends. An African safari can be one of the best surprises you can give to your family.
Many have wondered over the years what has actually made African safaris so popular. While we all know what Africa and the safaris are all about, courtesy the Discovery, Geographic and Animal Planet channels, yet it is not uncommon to not realize what it truly offers unless one experiences the unprecedented sights. Hundreds of zebras racing along the plains, innumerable flamingos flocked together at a place rendering a different color to the entire terrain, the quaint birds that have never been spotted anywhere else and numerous other reasons make African safari a once in a lifetime experience. These unprecedented and unparallel sights can only be seen and experienced and cannot be expressed. Words would pale to depict the joy of exploring an African safari.
A Photographic Extravaganza
Given the age of DSLRs and free photo editing software, it is likely that your family has a budding photographer or at least someone with acute interest in it. That person may be you. While the entire family may be occupied exploring the world of an African safari through their eyes, the lenses can capture more. Whether you just love to shoot or intend to capture some quaint and unique frames, an African safari is also a photographic expedition that no one ever forgets.
A Learning Experience
An African safari is an effective learning experience. Many kids learn more about nature, wildlife and reality over the seven days on an African safari than ten school books on the same subjects put together. When learning is through such a gigantic visual experience, the knowledge tends to stay with your kid. He or she is unlikely to forget the experience and the finer details about life beyond books and urban cities.