Africa is a land of sweeping landscapes that take your breath away, of spellbinding native peoples who live in harmony with nature, and of a captivating diversity of the most splendid and amazing wildlife to be found anywhere. This intoxicating mixture of elements in Africa serve to make African safari holidays among the most memorable of any travel experience a person could hope for.

There are a myriad of interesting countries on the African continent that are more than capable of hosting memorable vacations and provide daring, exciting, and even alluring wildlife safari experiences. These African safaris will captivate your attention and perhaps even test your nerves. Some of the most popular countries that people visit on African adventure safaris include: Kenya, Mauritius, Namibia, Egypt, Ethiopia, Botswana, South Africa, Zambia and several others.

These kind of African safari holidays allow those who are imbued with the spirit of adventure to be in the same environment with a multitude of wild animals. While operating under the watchful eye of a skilled and practiced safari guide, you will more than likely have opportunities to take some breathtaking pictures of these beasts to take back home to brag about and treasure for a lifetime.

An African safari holiday is one of the main tourist attractions and sources of revenue for a number of African nations. Those who are interested in an African safari travel adventure will have many options for making the appropriate arrangements to set up an opportunity to mingle with wild beasts. However, there is certainly an element of danger when undertaking wildlife safaris because you are not entering into a land of tamed and controlled beasts.

Many people forget this fact when they are planning and preparing for an African safari holiday and have a tendency to think that perhaps they are just going to visit an enormous zoo exhibit. But, the animals that will be seen and observed during wildlife safaris are just that; wild. Because of this it is extremely important that your African travel includes the services of a trained and experienced safari guide.

A safari guide who knows the area and the wildlife in the area you will be visiting will make sure to take all appropriate precautions to make sure that you and the party you are traveling with will be safe during the safari. An inexperienced guide, or one who is more interested in charging someone extra money to provide them a “thrill,” rather than safety, can put you in danger and such guides should be avoided at all costs.

African safari holidays that are properly planned and lead by an experienced and prudent safari guide can provide you with an unforgettable experience. Imagine the thrill of being able to watch lions, elephants, giraffes, gazelles, and many other stunning creatures as they go about their days. Such experiences invoke deep emotions and will be remembered for the rest of your life.