Africa is a vast and diverse continent and whilst the majority visit Africa to go on a safari this continent has so much more to offer. With vibrant cities such a Marrakech or Cape Town, white sandy beaches with crystal blue seas found in Zanzibar, one of the seven wonders of the world Victoria Falls or learn about the Maasai tribe. For any adventurers perhaps kayaking over the emerald blue waters of Lake Malawi or cage dive with the great white sharks is for you but there is something for everyone in Africa.
At the southernmost tip of this continent South Africa has abundant of wildlife and breathtakingly scenery. The choice is endless when you are thinking about planning a trip to South Africa.
Safari: A safari is an unforgettable experience which will leave you with memories that will last a lifetime. As there is so many national parks in South Africa your ranger will ensure you get the most from your experience. The largest being Kruger National Park where you can see elephants, zebras, giraffes and of course the Big Five all living in their natural habitat. Perhaps get involved in local conversation whilst you are there. There is a wide range of safaris options available from 2 nights to 7 nights and accommodation can range from 3star lodges to 6star villa accommodation with private swimming pools and every luxury you could need.
Holiday Ideas: Self-Drive holidays offer you the freedom to explore at your own pace by with a route map and holidays pre booked along the way. Our most popular itineraries include Cape Town and the Winelands, Johannesburg to Kruger National Park or Drakensberg, Battlefields & Safari self-drive.
By Rail: Why not add something special to your South African holiday and experience the shear wonder of rail travel on board either Rovos Rail or The Blue Train. Both with unique itineraries to help you experience the diverse landscapes in luxury surroundings.
Escorted Tours: If you want to explore with other like-minded people in a small group but with a scheduled itinerary then an Escorted tour could be for you and with a wide variety of tours available we can help you find the tour for you.
Kenya is famous for its safari’s, tropical Indian Ocean beaches, Maasai Mara tribe, hot air balloons over the Maasai Mara and the Big Five.
Most who visit Kenya will combine and a safari with a beach stay. Diani Beach is a popular choice for those wanting some time by the beach as it is considered too be one of the best beaches in Africa whilst being close to Kenya’s second largest city Mombasa.
Mombasa brings together lots of different cultures with a rich heritage from all sides of the Indian Ocean. A trip to the UNESCO world heritage site of Fort Jesus or maybe a trip around Spice market.
The safari options are endless and can be tailored to what you would like to see from the Cheetah Safari to the Elephant Bedroom Camp safari where you will sleep in one of just 12 tents and witness the visiting elephants and monkeys who regularly visit the camp.
The most famous safari is on the Maasai Mara reserve where you can experience the Great Migration of 1 million wildebeest crossing the Mara River from July-October, take a hot air balloon over the planes or visit a Maasai village.
Botswana could be classed as one of the last true wilderness areas on earth. From the Kalahari Dessert where you could see the black-maned Kalahari lions or relax and enjoy the spectacular scenery of the Okavango Delta. Maybe for you it’s taking a helicopter to see Botswana’s wildlife and scenery from above.
Botswana is home to some of the best safari locations in Africa. You can expect to see lions, elephants, black rhino, leopards, giraffes, zebras and much more can be seen in the two main wildlife parks – Chobe National Park and Moremi Game Reserve.
A trip to Botswana is truly an unforgettable experience
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