Yes and no, you can easily visit the park on your own. But an experienced guide who knows the habits and where they are usually seen will certainly help you see more animals.
From morning to night it is a magical trail, but our favorite times are 0800hrs and 1500hrs as the weather is less hot.
No, the path is flat and short, it is ideal for a short walk surrounded by nature.
Definitely not, it is illegal and not recommended to touch, carry or feed any wild animal.
The trail is very safe and no one has been lost or hurt, what we do recommend is to wear the right shoes and not carelessly touch the leaves or trees as you may have an allergy or find snakes, frogs or spiders.
Actually, if you prefer the selfguided tour, then you don’t need any reservation.