Guide to getting a good sleep while on safari
Travel is always exciting — especially when it means a safari in a faraway land. But for many people, the journey itself can be stressful, especially if it involves long flights, time zone changes and other unforeseen circumstances. The uncertainty of the unknown can leave us stressed and unable to relax. One thing I noticed when I traveled a lot for work was that I often had a hard time sleeping on airplanes, no matter how much I tried to relax.
Most people associate certain animal species with being nocturnal, which means they are active at night. But some species, like lions and cheetahs, are active during the day. These big cats use their keen senses, including their eyesight and hearing, to hunt, patrol and keep watch over their territory. Most animals are nocturnal because it provides them with an advantage over their prey.
Planning a trip to Africa can be exciting, but it also means you’ll be spending a lot of time on the road. If you’re like me and need a good night’s sleep, you’ll have to find ways to pass the time.
Sleeping in a wildlife preserve can be a magical experience. You get to watch the animals in their habitat, and the silence of the bush is refreshing. However, with all the excitement of being in Africa, sometimes you forget how much you need a good night’s sleep. I’m going to share with you my strategy for getting a good nights sleep while on safari.
When you’re on safari, you want to get the best experience possible. But sometimes that means sleeping in, and sleeping in can be hard when you’re used to sleeping early. This guide will teach you how to get the best nights sleep on safari, so you can enjoy the day just as much as the next person.
The biggest mistake people make when they go on safari is not getting enough sleep. But getting enough sleep is one of the best ways to enjoy the day while on safari. Sleeping in gives you energy, which helps you enjoy the wildlife even more. It also lets you take in the beautiful scenery, which is one of the biggest perks of going on safari.
One of the best ways to get the best nights sleep on safari is to plan your day around when you need to be up. If you’re used to sleeping in on the weekends, you probably find it hard to go to bed at 10 p.m. on a Monday. However, if you plan your days around when you need to be up, you can get more sleep. For example, if you know you need to be up at 4 a.m., you can go to bed earlier on Sunday so you’re ready for your early morning safari.
My favorite part about going on safari is sleeping in. Sleeping in gives you the opportunity to watch the animals come out of their burrows at dawn, and it’s one of the most peaceful experiences you can have. But when you’re used to sleeping early, it can be hard to stay in bed. Here are some tips to help you plan your safari to ensure you get the best nights sleep:
Have a good break between Safari camps and lodges on safari. At least 2 nights per property at the minimum.
Plan your day so that you’re able to get a good night’s rest.
During those queit times on game drives catch a wink or two.
Find a quiet place where you can lay in a completely dark room.
You also want to avoid noise, such as televisions and radios, if you can so you can get some quiet time.
Some people find that listening to quiet music or reading a book helps them get some rest.
Have some herbal tea before you go to bed, Camomile or peppermint usually works best.
Make sure that you have a comfortable bed.
Set your alarm for the next morning so that you stop worrying about not waking up on time for that breakfast or early morning game drive. Make sure your time is set to the local time of destination.