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Do i need a private vehicle guide on safari?

Do i need a private vehicle guide  on safari?

This is one of the most important factors and question you should take the time to decide on what’s best for your safari. It’s no exaggeration to say that your most important component during your visit in Africa is not your camera or video or malaria tablets but your Driver Guide. We refer to them as Driver Guides as they do not only drive, but also guide you comprehensively from the moment you arrive at the airport up to the moment of your departure. We call them your local   hosts! The success of your Kenya or Tanzanian Safari is entirely dependent on your driver guide and for this reason we ensure that we have the best; we also call them our Ambassadors.

Your Driver Guide, who is totally conversant with all do’s and don’ts that you will require while on tour will undertake your safari in Africa. Always remember to be free with him with all necessary questions that you may require answers during the entire trip duration.

Is it important to have a private guide? Yes you should, in Kenya and Tanzania it’s is possible to drive to most of the parks with a Driver Guide in a Private Vehicle while in some parts of Africa this comes with a significant additional cost such places are Botswana, Zambia and Mahale Mountains National Park in Tanzania.

People have the misconception that it is easy to drive in any country, not in Kenya and Tanzania, the roads are not marked as they are in other countries.  And when you are in the "Bush", there are no signs to direct a visitor as to which way to go.   You would find yourself very lost, and usually the area is so vast, there would be no one to ask or call to as you would not know where yo

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