South Africa features the world’s top ten most desirable tourist destinations.
Blessed with jaw-droopingly beautiful mountains, beaches, rolling hills of vineyards, excellent restaurants, bars and seaside shopping it’s testing to imagine a more picture perfect destination. The city is dominated by one of the world’s most iconic natural landmarks, namely Table Mountain. A short drive over the Mountain ‘neck’ Landudno, Hout Bay provides you with a vista overlooking Cape Town’s dramatic Atlantic coastline and white sandy beaches in between. Down towards Cape Point, seemingly endless fields of rolling vineyards hug the mountainside- On the City’s Atlantic seaboard, one of the world’s most scenic passes, the Chapman’s Peak Drive, clings on perilously to the mountain side as its cliffs fall away into the imposing Atlantic. Continue onwards and the Cape Peninsula’s beaches and quaint villages unfold before you. Sipping wine in the city’s Constantia Wine lands, Waterford Estate, Cape Chamonix, Backsberg Wine Estate or shopping in the bustling Waterfront, incarceration view of Robben Island, Simon’s town, Boulder’s Penguin Colony, Kirsten Bosch Botanical Gardens, there will never be a dull moment in Cape Town, this most stunning and welcoming of destinations.
Victoria Falls (Mosi-oa-Tunya) – Most spectacular natural wonder and largest curtain of water in the world.
Beautifully positioned lodges are nestled along the banks of the Zambezi River offering views of the mighty Falls, while the Vic Falls area is an excellent destination to combine with a real African safari.
The Falls and the surrounding area have been declared National Parks and a World Heritage Site. The pilot will take you along the wide tranquil upper Zambezi, and over the huge 2 km dent in the earth. Bungee jumping from Victoria Falls Bridge, Sport Fishing, Canoeing, Rafting down the mighty Zambezi is an experience like none other.
Johannesburg – Gateway of Africa
Capital of Gauteng, one of the 40 largest metropolitan areas in the world, wealthiest province and economic powerhouse in South Africa. A dynamic city ‘Joburg’ has great places to eat, good shopping, interesting sites to visit like Soweto, Rovos Rail, Sun City, Madikwe Reserve, Waterberg Reserve and a good range of quality places to stay. Kruger National Park is an hour’s drive from here.
The Kruger National Park and adjoining Private Game Reserves are the highlight of any visit to South Africa. With some of the highest concentrations of the Big Five animals in the world, the top safari areas are Sabi Sands, Kruger Private Reserves and Kruger Concessions. Kruger Sorrounds, the area outside the Kruger Park is filled with natural wonders like Blyde River Canyon, third deepest canyon in the world combined into Waterfall Route safari and geological marvels like Bourke’s Luck Potholes for fishing, horse riding, hiking.