Can a Safari be Eco Friendly?
Safaris are a wonderful experience and can be a once in a lifetime holiday for many families. If you want to go on safari, you may well be wondering how eco friendly it is going to be. Will the animals be safe? What is the impact on the environment? Here are some things to think about:
- Make sure the animals are wild. Some trips may be advertised as a safari but actually, the animals are in captivity. Do your research thoroughly.
- Book through a local company. This is the best way to help the local economy as it is providing people with jobs. When local people work in tourism, this provides a good income and encourages communities to preserve wildlife as it is important for their livelihoods.
- Choose a safari trip where the accommodation is eco friendly. Look for lodges that generate their own energy or stay in a tent.