South Africa is often called the ‘Other Africa’. It will be not wrong to say South Africa is California with wild animals! it is far advanced and modern than what one thinks of Africa.
Start your journey in the Spectacular city of Cape Town. Tour the Kirstenbosch botanical gardens home to many indigenous plants and colorful birds, see the spectacular wine country near Cape Town, take the aerial Cableway to the flat topped Table Mountain for a spectacular view, drive through the beautiful Cape peninsula to the southernmost tip of the African content. Take a boat trip to Robben Island where Nelson Mandela lived in prison for 27 years. See the famous Blue Train which operates between Cape Town and Pretoria. Drive north on the spectacular Garden Route. It is a beautiful drive between Cape Town and Port Elizabeth with spectacular coastline, forests and mountain backdrops. See several private wildlife reserves, Lion refuge, Elephant park, butterfly and monkey parks, amazing caves and plenty of water sports activities en route.
Tour Johannesburg 19th-century gold-mining settlement. Its sprawling Soweto township was once home to Nelson Mandela and Desmond Tutu. Fly to Kruger National Park sighting the Big Five, amongst numerous other wild animals and birds in the vast Kruger Park. See beautiful Luxury lodges and luxurious tented camps. Fly to Victoria Falls one of the three largest waterfalls in the world and see an African village, then continue to Harare Zimbabwe to see the world’s largest tobacco market. Visit Hwange National Park where Nino will tell you a real story how a lion attached his jeep!
Drive across the border to Botswana, see giant ant hills and visit the Chobe National Park where in the Chobe Game Lodge Richard Burton and Elizabeth Taylor got married. Finally fly to the Okavango Delta, which is a vast ecosystem created as the Okavango River flows into the parched Kalahari Desert. It’s known for its sprawling grassy plains, which flood seasonally, becoming a lush animal habitat. The Moremi Game Reserve occupies the east and central areas of the region. Here, dugout canoes are used to navigate past hippos, elephants and crocodiles. On dry land, wildlife includes lions, leopards, giraffes and rhinos.
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