A trend among tour operators is the practice of sustainable tourism which encourages guests, visitors and hotels in addition to the tour operator itself to be conscious of making a positive impact on the environment, society and community.
Innovative travel companies such as African Safari Company recognize and respond to the fact that today's well-versed traveler often seeks deeper cultural and historical immersion along with the traditional game sightings while on safari.
Lion World Travel is offering a five-star luxury experience on the 'Platinum South Africa' 11-night itinerary starting from USD $4,899 per person sharing, including all taxes and fuel surcharges + US $100 for domestic flights from 26 major US cities.
Safaris are not just the preserve of Africa. India's National Parks see sightings of some of the world's most fascinating wildlife, including the increasingly rare tiger. Red Savannah's Bea Searle recommends where to go and where to stay on your India holidays for some of the best safari experiences.
So you want to take your family on safari? One company familiar with a range of safaris available in Africa suggests that some safari programs are better than others for families with young children and/or teens.