Africa is an exciting place to visit. With so many African experiences to choose from, African travel tour operators and experts will be happy to custom-design a program for you, your family and friends, or your special organization or group. There are 29 African countries to choose from. If you are indecisive about what region of Africa to travel to, check out the South African tours.
South Africa is one of the most diverse and enchanting countries in the world. Exotic combinations of landscapes, history, people and culture offer the traveler a unique and exciting experience. Rich diversity of wildlife - animals, birds, and plant-life, beautiful natural scenery and a great infrastructure create an unforgettable African travel experience.
South Africa is located on the southern tip of the African continent, bordered by northern neighbors Namibia, Botswana, Zimbabwe and Mozambique. It is flanked by the Atlantic Ocean on the west and the warm Indian Ocean on the east - giving the country its spectacular range of biodiversity. South Africa is a mix of third and first world cultures - along with the best and least crowded beaches in the world. Tourists flock to South Africa for its natural beauty, wildlife and sunshine.
Whether you're in South Africa on safari or to enjoy the beaches, breathtaking drives, or unspoiled wilderness, the options are endless. South African airlines, offer regular scheduled flights between the major centers. Johanneburg International Airport is the major airport in South Africa and is the hub for 45 airlines from all five continents. Flights from Europe are generally overnight and just a sleep away. For the majority of foreign nationals who travel to South Africa for vacation, entry is straightforward and hassle-free. Day tours and fully organized extended tours are available from Tour Operators.
South Africa is an all year destination so when you visit depends on what you intend and prefer to do. The best time for game watching is in early spring (August to October). The southern right whales can be seen off of coasts from June to the end of October, and the humpback whales from August to December. Summer can be very hot, higher-altitude areas are pleasantly warm over summer, but the mountains are rain and mist prone. Winters are mild except in the highest country, where there are frosts and occasional snowfalls. Resorts and national parks are heavily booked during mid December to late January.
African travel guides provide personal attention and the experience and knowledge of South Africa that only a native can offer. Many of South Africa's attractions can be seen on day excursions. To make the most of your South African experience be sure to include in your tour some of the most famous destinations - Cape Town, one of the most beautiful cities in the world, the famous Cape Winelands, the magical Garden Route with it's forests and hidden coves, and the Kruger National Park for a fly in safari and Big 5 game viewing. You can also embark on a self-drive tour the wild and scenic Kruger National Park, Mpumalanga and Kwa-Zulu Natal. In the spring be sure to visit the Northern Cape - the best time for wildflowers.
Many various adventures are waiting for you with African travel!