13. Scheduled group safaris by international tour operators (Tauck, Globus, etc.) have evolved and there are some great options for single travelers or those looking to go on safari in small groups. Many itineraries are well-designed and the lodging are improving. Unfortunately a few tour operators are overly expensive (Micato Safaris for example) and this continues to hurt the industry in my opinion.
"What everyone should know about safaris in Africa" is a series of articles written by Eben Schoeman - an independent safari consultant who grew up in Africa. He currently resides in the USA and can be contacted via his website: