Mindful tips to enjoy your safari
The best way to enjoy your safari is to simply just to start enjoying it. Get out of your head and start feeling and relaxing and let Oranje Safari guide you true Africa.
The way you experience your safari for a big part has to do with how attuned you are to the moment. In Kenya we say Pole pole what means slowly slowly !
As you move from place-to-place during your safari, treat the journey as a walking, sitting or driving moment to relax. Look at the lights, listen to the sounds, feel the air and notice the smells. Keeping a mindful pace, being in the moment as you move.
Mindful Safari Holiday Tips
Observe with a light spirit.
Consider using your safari as an opportunity to observe others with a light spirit, rather than judgment. You are guaranteed to enjoy your safari (and everyone else around you) a lot more if you do.
Enjoying your food more mindfull and paying attention to the quality and amounts of food can help you enjoy your safari more.For example consider making sparkling water your holiday beverage of choice and save the wine and champagne for the meal or the toast. Or to prevent yourself from drinking too much, combine each cocktail with a full glass of water.
Many people these days have busy lives and as a result they often have to check their email and phone. This Safari , you can make your out-of-office message a real statement. Unplug and please don't check your email :). Try to take advantage of the break so you can enjoy more.
Be Kind and grateful
Sharing kindness and love is really the point of it all, is it not? Practicing random and non-random acts of kindness can really help you create a memorable safari .
On safari you will have many opurtunities to be grateful. Grateful for experiences like viewing lions roaring in Tsavo or Masai Mara and the great views of Mount Kilimanjaro. But also for the people around you those you travel with or those you meet like the kind staff of your lodge. Start counting your blessings and when you get to 20 or so, pause, reflect and give thanks for all of the great blessings in your life.
During your safari Oranje Safari will provide you with enough time to relax. For example enjoying a bush meal in the parks of kenya connecting with the nature. Also selecting the best accomodations for you to stay in during your safari. Where you can relax and enjoy breathtaking views. If you like to adjust your safari package with more time to relax in your safari accomodations or change departure times etc just contact us.
Maasai Culture and Connecting to Nature
The Olpul is the ultimate experience of renewal and rejuvenation in the Maasai culture . Many ways it is akin to a modern spa retreat, when masaai go on Olpul the participants go to a sacred place in the forest and cut themselves off from the outside world. They Cleanse their bodies and build strength while staying deep in the womb of Mother Nature.