A safari is a unique adventure! If you’ve never been before, it’s hard to know what to expect – and even if you are a regular safari-goer, the setting is so different from everyday life that it can be hard to get yourself back in the zone.
There are some great reference books that can add to your game-viewing experience once you get there, but a good way to set the scene and start feeling really excited about what you’ll experience on your trip, is to do some background reading before you go. In the list below, many of the classic titles were written by important historic local figures and are true stories, while other suggestions are fictional yet set in the areas you might visit – and they really nail the nuances of the culture and wildlife!
Here’s our recommended reading to complement your safari vacation: