The different Japan options
A safari in Japan is one of the dreams everyone has. That it is on almost everyone’s bucket list makes it one of the most sought after activities, especially during the holiday season. There are thousands of holiday portfolios available and choosing can be difficult for the first timer. Knowing the different type of safaris available can help clear the field somewhat. Here is a list of the available safari options when visiting Japan. The category of the safari either depends on the method of transport or the accommodation in Akakura. Considering the transport arrangements, there is the fly-in and the guided safaris. The fly-ins are just as the name suggests. The tourists fly between different camps and lodges on light small aircraft, all the while viewing wildlife from above.
The mobile safaris are where instead of travelling using the light aircraft, the travelling is by land. There is normally an assigned guide to take care of the whole itinerary. Since the travelling is by road, the scope is never as far, and the tourists might be restricted to the use of single lodges or camps. Most of the time, these safari tours are organised by employees of these lodges; the tourist only has to organise for their transport to and from their hotel. The third option is the self-drive safari. These are mostly preferred by tourists that have done the same safari several times or have stayed in the area for a while and are familiar with everything. Visitors can also participate, with guides available to give directions and point them towards wildlife hotspots.
Depending on the living arrangements, there are two major options. One involves going camping, the full outdoors experience in best ski resorts Japan. Camping safaris come with different levels of luxury, but they are all basically in the wild. One does not go back to the official hotel at the end of the day, only setting up camp outside and waiting for the next day to continue on safari. It can be a fun and entertaining experience for those up to it. However, the more conservative might like the more traditional return to base option. After seeing wildlife all day, one returns to the hotel for the night. This might work for the elderly or those who have young children in their party.
All these might seem tedious or expensive but luckily there are options for everyone. Those who do not like travelling too much can opt for the fly in holiday where they are taken to their desired location and picked up when they are done with their tours of the wild. Those who would like to move around but cannot afford staying in many lodges can opt for the mobile tented option. Without a four wheel drive vehicle to drive around? The self drive holiday experience is still within reach. Capable vehicles are always available to hire at affordable rates, most coming with guides. They come in different sizes and can accommodate the whole family if need be. Those travelling with children will also be happy to know that there are child friendly lodges available.