Before the Nile river snakes itself through Lake Albert on through northern Uganda, to Sudan all the way through to Egypt where it pours its volumes into the Mediterranean Sea, our expert guides and travel specialists will ensure the longest river in the entire world is a haven for both small and large group holidays and retreats. With its source beginning in Jinja, Uganda, the Nile is approximately 6696 km long flowing through 9 countries (Uganda, Sudan, Ethiopia Burundi, Tanzania, Rwanda, Egypt & Kenya) although most concentration is focused on Uganda and Egypt. Our teams will also help you to plan cruising on the Congo River bordering, DRC and Brazaville city of Republic Of Congo, visiting Out Of Africa Lake Kivu and the volcanoes of the Virunga mountain range. If you or your clients would like to be refreshed by river relaxation, we will take you out on a full day boating, rafting or hiking excursion through the rain forest, including visiting the mountain gorillas and many more.
- Famous for the iconic Table Mountain, Cape Peninsula, V&A Waterfront and Robben Island among other, Cape Town is situated on the far South Western tip of Africa, about 1600 km from Johannesburg.
- The Victoria & Alfred Waterfront in Cape Town has sweeping views of the Atlantic Ocean, Table Bay Harbour, the City of Cape Town and Table Mountain. Adrian van der Vyver has been credited with the design of the waterfront that is tourist friendly
- Tourism in Cape Town peaks between November and March when the city lazes through mid summer.
- The Mother City has a bustling nightlife that includes restaurants of all kinds, and many clubs and pubs spread around the city.
- It has an architecture and lifestyle which are broadly cosmopolitan yet quintessentially Capetonian. The city has grown a soul and an adventurous spirit.
- With a diversity of people and landscapes – from the mountains, lush indigenous gardens to sandy beaches, the Mother City is the perfect place for the adventurous spirit to live out its wildest fancies. Cape Town has a Mediterranean climate. In summer it is usually pleasantly warm.
- The Cape Peninsula is a generally rocky peninsula that juts out into the Atlantic Ocean at the south-western extremity of the African continent. At the southern end of the peninsula are Cape Point and the Cape of Good Hope.
Kruger National Park
- The Kruger National Park is the second-largest game reserve in Africa and the largest in South Africa.
- Spanning 360km, North to South, and 65km from East to West, the scenic beauty of Limpopo is situated to the west, the lush Mpumalanga to the south and with Zimbabwe to the North. It has nine entrance gates and is home to the famous Big Five, the Little Five and the birding Big Six, in addition to a range of fauna and flora unique to the area.
- Its high density of wild animals includes the Big 5: lions, leopards, rhinos, elephants and buffalos.
- Hundreds of other mammals make their home here, as do diverse bird species such as vultures, eagles and storks.
- Majestic mountains, bush plains and tropical forests are all part of the landscape.
- Limpopo Province offers access to the world-renowned Kruger National Park in its eastern region through the Pafuri, Punda Maria, Phalaborwa and Orpen gates. Seventy percent of the Kruger Park lies within the Limpopo Province. A sweeping expanse of indigenous bush, sub-tropical lowveld vegetation and terraced hills and the largest national park in South Africa, this unique wilderness area is one of the most famous wildlife sanctuaries in the world.
- The Kruger Park is an all year round destination, with each season bringing its own experiences.
- Game viewing can be at its best during the dry winters months, however the wet summer season brings full waterholes, lush bushveld, many newborn wildlife and the summer migrant birds arrive.
- The Garden Route is a popular and scenic stretch of the south-eastern coast of South Africa.
- It stretches from Mossel Bay in the Western Cape to the Storms River which is crossed along the N2 coastal highway over the Paul Sauer Bridge in the extreme western reach of the neighbouring Eastern Cape.
- The name comes from the verdant and ecologically diverse vegetation encountered here and the numerous lagoons and lakes dotted along the coast.
- It includes towns such as Mossel Bay, Knysna, Oudtshoorn, Plettenberg Bay and Nature’s Valley; with George, the Garden Route’s largest city and main administrative centre.
- Durban itself offers a range of sparkling white beaches, from the pristine beauty of the Umhlanga beach, on the North Coast, right down to the exquisite Amanzimtoti beach, on the South Coast.
- In between you have the choice of North Beach, South beach, Ansty’s beach and Pipeline beach.
- The various beaches include wonderful attractions such as uShaka Marine World, Craft Markets, Rickshaw rides, Boat charters, entertainment complexes, excellent hotels and the very best restaurants to choose from.
- Sun City is as popular today as it was when it was first built in 1979. Whether it’s a romantic stay with your partner, a wild weekend with friends or a holiday with the whole family, Sun City Resort has it all. Located on the border of the Pilanesberg National Game Park, and just a 2-hour drive from Johannesburg, or a short 40-minute flight, Sun City is the perfect getaway destination.
- In the centre of a volcanic valley surrounded by the slopes of the Pilanesberg mountains, a wilderness wonderland rises from the dust. Shimmering in the African sun, the fantastic Sun City Resort Complex could be mistaken for a mirage.
- The dream began with a middle of nowhere luxury hotel in the sun. It soon evolved to include a second sumptuous hotel, the Cascades, with a tropical garden, a flamingo lake lapping the edge of the building, rushing waterfalls and a Sky Train which whisks visitors between destinations within the resort.
- Then Sol Kerzner’s imagination looped the loop in a defiant free fall and he built his ultimate fantasy – the ‘recreation’ of a Lost City which, legend has it, was inhabited by gentle people of an ancient civilization.
- The Lost City, complete with the ‘Shrine of the Sacred Monkey’, ruins of old temples, ancient carvings, grottos – an illusion of some idyllic ancient civilisation rediscovered. The Palace of the Lost City is undoubtedly one of the architectural wonders of Africa. The African theme is carried through every detail; life size elephants, cheetahs hunting, sable and springbuck, in combination with the Valley of the Waves and the Bridge of Time.
- Johannesburg is the second largest city in Africa. Whether you are on business, in search of a cultural encounter, an adrenaline rush or simply want to relax and unwind for a few days, the city of Johannesburg has everything you’re looking for and more! Originally built on the discovery of gold, Johannesburg is now a vibrant megacity.
- Attractions are plentiful in the city. The Apartheid Museum is popular with tourists who can learn a lot about township life. Check out the Nelson Mandela Bridge which connects the Central Business District to the Newtown Cultural Precinct which houses all the museums and art galleries. Enjoy picnics at Zoo Lake, a park filled with oak and sycamore trees or go on a tour of Soweto which is the district with the largest population in the city.
- The Soweto tour in the South-West of the city is a must. There is an official township tour which includes a visit to Walter Sisula Square in Kliptown where South Africa’s Freedom Charter was signed in 1955. The Hector Pieterson memorial and museum is another important landmark commemorating the Soweto uprising in 1976. There is also VilaKazi Street, once home to both Nelson Mandela and Archbishop Desmond Tutu. The Chris Hani Baragwanath Hospital is one of the largest hospitals in the world.
- Johanesburg is also home to the Gold Reef City, built around an authentic gold mine and combines historical attractions with thrilling rides. Whilst the young at heart can enjoy some the wildest rides in the southern hemisphere, those who would rather do something less frenetic can explore the Story of Gold in an old-world museum atmosphere. Underground tours of the mine are also available.
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