African Safari Vacation Package to South Africa
South Africa is a country blessed with attractions including Big 5 game reserves, unique flora, cultural experiences and history. Recently discovered to be the birthplace of mankind, South Africa is rich in the history of our earliest ancestors as well as remnants of the great African civilizations. With a developed infrastructure the country is easy to travel around in.
There are many private game reserves that boast big game, including the Big 5, with the accommodation to cater for the most discerning travelers. For those wanting more affordable accommodation a host of rest camps are available.
The history of South Africa provides for all interests. Here is the first place where confrontation between white and black occurred in African and numerous preserved battlefields bear testimony to the violent past of the country.
Best time to travel to South Africa
South Africa is a year round travel destination with something to experience at any time of the year.
The main hub into South Africa is OR Tambo International airport in Johannesburg where most of the world's airlines fly in to. The newly- vamped Cape Town International and the newly-built King Shaka International airport in Durban also take international arrivals.
Most tourist destinations in South Africa are accessible from a host of inter-connected regional airports and small craft airfields.
Access by road is easy from the neighbouring countries Namibia, Botswana, Zimababwe and Mozambique. Immigration is relatively quick and easy and the road network is excellent.
Entry from the sea through South African harbours is an option for travellers arriving on cruise ships or private boats.
Choose Your African Safari Lodging Style
The home of the ultra-luxury safari, South Africa is awash with safari lodges of all styles of luxury, from award winning six star establishments to authentic tented lodges.
Visitors to the parks and reserves of South Africa can stay in the serviced rest camps that provide accommodation to suit most needs, from chalets to family units and camping areas.
When filling in the enquiry form let our consultants know the following in order for them to tailor-make the perfect itinerary for you:
- Duration of stay
- Accommodation style preference
- Children on safari - If so what ages ?
The inclusions in a South African safari depend on the tour packages of individual guests. Many safari lodges will include activities and meals in a package whereas hotels will have less inclusions.
It is important to confirm with the travel consultant before leaving on a South Africa Safari what is included in the package for each accommodation.
Due to the wide variety of choices open to visitors on a South African safari all packages will differ considerably and it is important to determine before confirming a trip what the package includes and excludes in the cost.