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What countries do you offer safaris to?

  • Tanzania
  • Kenya
  • Botswana
  • South Africa
  • Rwanda
  • Indian Ocean Islands

How long are your safaris?

Our safaris typically range from 7 to 14 days, depending on the specific itinerary and destination.

What is included in your safari packages?

Our safari packages typically include accommodations at luxury lodges or camps, all meals, guided game drives and activities (listed on your itinerary), transportation within the destination, and park fees. Some packages may also include flights and other additional activities or services.

What types of animals can I expect to see on a safari with your company?

Depending on the specific destination, you can expect to see a wide variety of wildlife, including the Big Five (lion, leopard, elephant, rhinoceros, and buffalo) as well as other animals such as giraffes, zebras, antelopes, and a variety of bird species.

Can I customize my safari itinerary?

Yes, we offer customizable safari itineraries to allow you to create the perfect safari experience for your interests and preferences.

What is the best time of year to go on a safari?

The best time of year for a safari in each destination will depend on the specific animals and experiences you are hoping to see and do. For example, the dry season (generally June to October) is a good time to visit the Serengeti in Tanzania for the wildebeest migration, while the wet season (generally November to May) is a good time to visit the Okavango Delta in Botswana for its spectacular floodwaters. Our travel advisors will be happy to help you choose the best time to visit based on your interests.

Do you offer any special deals or discounts for returning customers or large groups?

Yes, we often offer special deals and discounts for returning customers and large groups. Please contact us for more information on current promotions.

What is the booking and payment process like?

Our booking and payment process is designed to be convenient and secure. You can book your safari through one of our travel advisors, and we accept a variety of payment methods, including checks, credit cards and bank transfers. A deposit is required to secure your booking, and the final payment is due closer to the date of your safari.

Do you offer travel insurance for your safaris?

Yes, we recommend that all travelers purchase travel insurance for their safari. We can provide information on a variety of travel insurance options to suit your needs.

Can I bring my children on a safari with your company?

Yes, we welcome families with children on our safaris. We offer a variety of family-friendly accommodations and activities, and our travel advisors can help you choose the best safari destination and itinerary for your family.

What is the accommodation like on your safaris?

We offer a range of luxury accommodation options on our safaris, including lodges, tented camps, and villas. All of our accommodations are carefully selected for their quality, comfort, and location, and many offer amenities such as private balconies, pools, and spa services.

Are your safaris suitable for travelers with mobility issues or disabilities?

We are committed to making our safaris accessible to all travelers, and we offer a variety of options to accommodate travelers with mobility issues or disabilities. Please let us know if you have any specific needs or requirements, and we will do our best to accommodate them.

How do you ensure the safety and well-being of your guests on safari?

The safety and well-being of our guests is our top priority. We adhere to strict safety protocols and guidelines, and all of our guides and staff are trained in emergency procedures.

How do I prepare for my safari?

There are a few steps you can take to prepare for your safari:

  1. Review your travel documents and ensure that you have all necessary visas and vaccination certificates.
  2. Pack light, comfortable clothing and footwear suitable for outdoor activities.
  3. Bring plenty of sunscreen, insect repellent, and any necessary medications.
  4. Familiarize yourself with the destination and the local customs and culture.
  5. Consider purchasing travel insurance for added peace of mind.

Our travel advisors will also provide you with a detailed pre-departure information packet with specific information on what to expect and how to prepare for your safari.

Can I charge my electronics on safari?

All of our recommended accommodations have electricity available for charging electronics, but it is always a good idea to bring a backup battery or portable charger in case of any power outages.

Can I use my cell phone or internet on safari?

Cell phone coverage and internet access can be limited in some areas of the destinations you’ll visit. Majority lodges and camps have Wi-Fi available, but it may not be reliable.

Do you offer special safaris for honeymoons or special occasions?

Yes, we offer a range of romantic and special occasion safaris, including honeymoons. Our travel advisors can help you create the perfect safari experience to celebrate your special occasion.

Do you offer corporate or incentive safaris?

Yes, we offer corporate and incentive safaris for companies and organizations looking to host a unique and memorable event or reward for their employees or clients. Our team can help you plan and customize a safari to suit your specific needs and goals.

What is the cancellation policy for your safaris?

Our cancellation policy will depend on the specific safari package and itinerary you have booked. In general, cancellations made more than 90 days prior to the start of the safari may be eligible for a full refund, minus any non-refundable deposits or fees. Cancellations made within 90 days of the start of the safari may be subject to additional fees or charges. Please review the cancellation policy for your specific safari package or itinerary before booking.

How do I get to the starting point of my safari?

The starting point of your safari will depend on the specific destination and itinerary you have booked. In some cases, flights may be included in your safari package, while in other cases you may prefer to arrange your own flights. Our travel advisors can help you with the logistics of getting to the starting point of your safari and can provide information on the best airports to fly into and any necessary connecting flights.

Do you offer airport transfers or transportation to and from the starting point of the safari?

Yes, we offer airport transfers and transportation to and from the starting point of the safari as part of our safari packages. This will typically be by private vehicle or small plane, depending on the specific destination and itinerary.

Do you offer any discounts for military personnel?

Yes, we offer discounts for military personnel on select safari packages. Please contact us for more information on current promotions and to verify your eligibility for a discount.

Do you offer any specialized safaris, such as birdwatching safaris or photography safaris?

Yes, we offer a variety of specialized safaris, including birdwatching safaris and photography safaris. These safaris are led by expert guides who are knowledgeable in their respective fields and can provide tips and guidance to help you get the most out of your safari experience.

Do you offer any cultural or community-based safaris?

Yes, we offer a range of cultural and community-based safaris that allow you to experience the local culture and way of life in the destinations we visit. These safaris may include activities such as visiting local villages and markets, participating in traditional ceremonies and festivals, or learning about local art and crafts.

Can I volunteer or make a charitable contribution on safari?

Yes, we offer a variety of charitable contribution opportunities on our safaris. These may include supporting local conservation efforts and community development projects, or making donations to local organizations. Our travel advisors can provide more information on the specific opportunities available in each destination.

Do you offer any wellness or yoga safaris?

Yes, we offer a variety of wellness and yoga safaris that combine the excitement of a safari with the relaxation and rejuvenation of yoga and other wellness practices. These safaris may include daily yoga classes, meditation sessions, spa treatments, and other wellness activities.

Can I bring my pet on safari?

Unfortunately, we are unable to accommodate pets on our safaris.

How can I make a positive impact on the environment and local communities during my safari?

There are several ways you can make a positive impact on the environment and local communities during your safari:

  1. Respect the local culture and customs, and be mindful of your impact on the environment.
  2. Choose a responsible and sustainable safari operator, such as one that supports local conservation efforts and community development projects.
  3. Purchase locally made crafts and souvenirs to support the local economy.
  4. Participate in environmentally friendly activities, such as wildlife conservation or eco-tourism.
  5. Make a charitable contribution to a local organization or cause.

How can I stay safe and healthy on safari?

Here are some tips to stay safe and healthy on safari:

  1. Follow the guidance of your safari guide and adhere to any safety instructions or protocols.
  2. Drink plenty of water to stay hydrated, and avoid drinking tap water in areas where it may not be safe.
  3. Use insect repellent and wear long-sleeved clothing to protect yourself from insect-borne diseases.
  4. Follow basic food safety guidelines, such as washing your hands before eating and avoiding undercooked or uncooked foods.
  5. Follow any necessary vaccination recommendations for the destination you are visiting.

Consider purchasing travel insurance for added protection.

Do you offer any special safaris for families with young children?

Yes, we offer a variety of safaris that are suitable for families with young children. These safaris typically include family-friendly accommodations with swimming pool and fun filled activities, and may have options for child-specific meals and amenities. Our travel advisors can help you choose the best safari for your family’s needs and interests.

Do you offer any safaris that focus on specific wildlife or destinations?

Yes, we offer a range of safaris that focus on specific wildlife or destinations. For example, we may offer a “Big Five” safari that focuses on the lion, leopard, elephant, rhinoceros, and buffalo, or a “Great Migration” safari that follows the annual migration of wildebeest and other animals in the Serengeti. We also offer safaris that focus on specific destinations, such as the Okavango Delta or the Masai Mara.

Do you offer any safaris that include additional activities or experiences, such as hot air balloon rides or cultural tours?

Yes, we offer a variety of safaris that include additional activities or experiences beyond the traditional game drives. These may include hot air balloon rides, cultural tours, mokoro/boat trips, or other exciting activities. Our travel advisors can certainly help you plan the perfect safari. When working with our travel advisors, you can expect:

  • Personalized service and attention to your interests and preferences
  • Expert knowledge and advice on the best destinations, accommodations, and activities for your safari
  • Customized safari itineraries that are tailored to your specific needs and expectation
  • Assistance with logistics such as flights, transportation, and visas
  • Support before, during, and after your safari to ensure a smooth and enjoyable experience

To start planning your safari with our travel advisors, simply contact us via phone or email to discuss your interests and preferences. We will work with you to create a customized safari itinerary that meets your specific needs.

Do you offer any multi-destination safaris that visit more than one country or region?

Yes, we offer a range of multi-destination safaris that visit multiple countries or regions. These safaris allow you to experience the diversity of different destinations within a single trip and may include a mix of wildlife viewing, beach vacation, cultural experiences, and other activities. Our travel advisors can help you plan the perfect multi-destination safari to suit your interests and preferences.

How can I book a private safari with your company?

If you are interested in booking a private safari with our company, you can contact us via phone ( 855-823-7422) or email ( safaris@magicalafrica.com ) to discuss your interests and preferences. We will work with you to create a customized safari itinerary that meets your specific needs and preferences. Private safaris allow you to have a more personalized and flexible safari experience, with the option to tailor the itinerary to your interests and schedule.

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