The Big Five. Defined today as the 5 animals that you HAVE to see when you go on Safari: The elephant, lion, rhino, leopard, and cape buffalo. While today it’s the ultimate sight seer’s checklist, the Big Five were originally known for being the most dangerous animals to hunt on foot.
So, you’ve decided to go on safari. Rhinos, elephants, and lions, oh my! Before you jet off on your journey, you’ll want to decide if you’re going to go on a Guided Safari or a Self-Guided Safari. There are pros and cons to each, it just depends on the type of safari experience that you’re looking for.