Most people never have the opportunity to experience an authentic African safari and for most people who do have the chance it is usually a once in a lifetime experience. When most people think about going on adventure safaris they expect that they will be roughing it in the wild. But, the option of a luxury safari is becoming more and more popular for those who can afford it.
A luxurious African safari can really only be described as the ultimate vacation. When taking the luxury version of African safari travel you really have the opportunity to get the best of both worlds. You will be able to get out into the wilds of Africa to observe the animals that you will only be able to see live through wildlife safaris, but rather than roughing it, you will be pampered and catered to throughout your journey.
There are more and more African safari travel companies nowadays that are providing upscale versions of the more traditional safari experience. These luxury safari packages are designed to cater to the more demanding expectations of well-to-do customers. These travel safari guide operations leverage their considerable knowledge and experience with the local, ready to make sure their guests are well cared for and even pampered.
Any company that offers their customers the option of experiencing a luxurious African safari will diligently strive to assure that they provide safari holidays that will leave indelible and everlasting memories of the wild and amazing animals, landscape and people of the African continent. These safari tour operators know that their customers have very high expectations and they go out of their way to make sure that they deliver.
One of the many options in luxurious safari vacations in the horseback safari adventure. This venturesome vacation allows people to have an even better view of the wilds of the area that is being explored during the excursion.
Riding on horseback provides better access to areas that are too difficult to access by foot. At the same time, the wildlife are not as likely to be frightened off by the sounds of a vehicles rambling along the dusty, dirt roads. And, being on horseback provides a better vantage point for seeing the breathtaking scenery than what can be seen either sitting in a vehicle or on foot.
This elevated vantage point also comes in handy for taking better pictures. With well-trained safari guides at your side at all times, you will not have to worry if you are not a skilled horseman, nor about wandering unwittingly into areas that could be dangerous. The guides are constantly on the lookout for any precarious situations that might develop and they will immediately lead their guests to safety if the need arises.
At the conclusion of an intense day of safari exploits on horseback, the safari guide will lead the group to where the camp has been relocated by the camp staff during the course of the day. The luxury safari guests will be met by a delicious gourmet meal, which they can enjoy while listening to the gentle sounds of the African night.