Namibia

Namibia

  • Namibia is a country in the Sub-Saharan Southern Africa has been classified as the driest country in Sub-Saharan Africa.
  • The Ovambo ethnic group and other Bantu ethnic groups have dominated the population since the late 19th century.
  • Initially Germany colonized Namibia, naming the country South West Africa; thereafter South Africa obtained authority of Namibia but gave control of the country back to its people in 1990.
  • Namibia enjoys a population of 2.5 million people (August 2020). It is one of the least dense populated countries on the globe.

Namibia Additional Info

  • Tourism is a main contributor to Namibia’s GDP, being a main player in Namibia’s’ job market. Namibia is a prime destination in Africa and is known for ecotourism, portraying extensive and unique wildlife.
  • Either climb the highest sand dune in the world or descend to the floor of Africa’s ’deepest canyon. Immerse yourself in the past at one of the Africa’s richest rock art sites, watch wildlife shimmering against one of the many spectacular pans. Explore the oldest desert in the world, the Namib and take time to listen to the silence in your soul.

Places of Interest

  • Etosha National Park
  • Walvis Bay & Swakopmund
  • Kolmanskop Ghost Town
  • Sossusvlei
  • Fish River Canyon
  • Sesriem Cayon
  • Skeleton Coast Park
  • Namib Desert (Oldest desert on the Globe)

Many more highlights to enjoy and experience. Contact us for a customized or guided holiday

Kenya

Kenya

  • Kenya is situated in East Africa with the largest city and current capital being Nairobi.
  • Kenya has a population of about 53.8 million people (August 2020). The majority of the population nestles in and around Nairobi and the coastal city of Mombasa.
  • Tourism is a great contributor to the GDP.
  • Kenya is the perfect safari destination with far-reaching plains and innumerable wildebeest, zebra and antelope. It is a land of contrasts, where the snowy peaks of Mount Kenya stand remotely in their grandeur above the expansive, dry grasslands and the semi-desert scrublands of Samburu National Park.

Kenya Additional Info

  • In Kenya there are two of nature’s most spectacular and majestic phenomena.
  • Nearly a million migratory pink flamingos loan Lake Nakuru its colour.
  • Countless wildlife documentaries have recorded the awe-inspiring sight of more than a million wildebeest (gnu) migrating from the Serengeti in the south to the Maasai Mara.

Places of Interest

  • Maasai Mara Nation Park
  • Lake Nukuru National Park
  • Amboseli National Park
  • Tsavo East National Park
  • Malindi Marine Park
  • Fort Jesus (Unesco Heritage Site)
  • Mount Kenya National Park (Unesco Heritage Site)

Many more highlights to enjoy and experience. Contact us for a customized or guided holiday

Tanzania

Tanzania

  • Tanzania, a country in Southern Africa, displays Mount Kilimanjaro, the highest mountain in Africa in the North Eastern region.
  • The British granted Tanzania independence in 1961.
  • Tanzania’s population is currently at 60 million people (August2020).
  • More than 100 languages are spoken in Tanzania, the most linguistic diverse country in East Africa. Swahili is used as the main medium of conversation.
  • Tourism is a main contributor to the GDP, making up at least 11% of the workforce. Almost a quarter of the country is made up of protected national parks and reserves.
  • Ngorongoro (Unesco World Heritage Site), Serengeti and Manyara are internationally accredited game parks, where wildlife roam in teeming numbers; a safari there is an unforgettable experience.

Tanzania Additional Info

  • The famous Serengeti National Park is known to the Maasai as the ‘endless plains’. This park is the wildebeest’s chosen location for their epic annual migration, hailed as the world’s most incredible natural spectacle.
  • The Zanzibar Archipelago, located in the Indian Ocean 15 miles off the coast of Tanzania, is a breathtaking destination to escape from the world. You’ll enjoy clear, turquoise-blue water; shallow sandbars perfect for wading; many small, nearly deserted islands virtually untouched by tourists.

Places of Interest

  • Mount Kilimanjaro
  • Serengeti National Park
  • Ngorongoro Crater
  • Lake Manyara National Park
  • Tarangire National Park
  • Arusha National Park
  • Stone Town Zanzibar
  • Zanzibar

Many more highlights to enjoy and experience. Contact us for a customized or guided holiday

Zambia

Zambia

  • Zambia, officially called the Republic of Zambia, is a landlocked country on the Southern African continent.
  • David Livingstone was the first European to see the majestic thunderous waterfalls on the Zambezi River in 1855. He named the falls Victoria Falls after Queen Victoria. Locallythese falls are also known as “Mosi-o-Tunya” or “Thundering smoke”.
  • The current population of Zambia is 18.4 million citizens (August 2020), with about 2.7 million Zambians living in the capital of Lusaka.
  • There are 72 different ethnic groups in Zambia, each having different dialects. Zambia has 8 official languages with English being used most predominantly.

Zambia Additional Info

  • Blessed with awe-inspiring natural wonders, abundant wildlife, huge water resources and vast open spaces, Zambia offers unforgettable holidays exploring the real Africa.
  • And here, in the warm heart of Africa, you will find some of the most memorable Safari experiences on the planet, including face to face encounters with wild nature.
  • Spectacular waterways cater for an adrenaline rush or leisurely Zambezi cruising for all ages. Spectacular daily sunsets are basically guaranteed.

Places of Interest

  • Victoria Falls, Livingstone
  • Zambezi Sunset Cruise, Livingstone
  • Flight of Angel, Livingstone
  • Kafue National Park
  • Lower Zambezi National Park
  • South Luangwa National Park
  • Lake Kariba

Many more highlights to enjoy and experience. Contact us for a customized or guided holiday

Botswana

Botswana

  • Botswana is a landlocked country of the Southern African continent. The country neighbours South Africa, Namibia, Zimbabwe and Zambia. Botswana was formerly rated as a poor country but has transformed with the globes’ fast-growing economy – a vital contributor being tourism.
  • Currently, Botswana has a population of 2,3 million (August 2020) inhabitants with an average life expectancy of 64,8 years. The population is predominantly in the East, around the capital Gaborone. The rest of the population is dispersed around Francistown and other areas of Botswana including the Kalahari.
  • Setswana and English are spoken amongst the people of Botswana. English is a language taught in their schools, as it is their official language. All guides and most staff of the camps can converse in English.

Botswana Additional Info

  • Botswana increased the adult literacy rate from 69% to 83%. Education is compulsory till the ages of sixteen.
  • The tourism in Botswana is mainly centralized in the Kalahari Desert (+/-900,000 square km) and the lush dense animal habitat of the Okavango Delta.
  • Botswana has a landscape defined by the Kalahari Desert and the Okavango Delta, which becomes a lush animal habitat during seasonal floods. The massive Central Kalahari Game Reserve, with its fossilized river valleys and undulating grasslands, is home to numerous animals including giraffes, cheetahs, hyenas and wild dogs.

Places of Interest

  • Okavango Delta
  • Chobe National Park
  • Central Kalahari Game Reserve
  • Makgadikgadi Salt Pans
  • Kgalagadi Transfrontier Park

Many more highlights to enjoy and experience. Contact us for a customized or guided holiday

South Africa

South Africa

  • South Africa is the southernmost country on the African continent with the Eastern and Western outline defined by the Indian and Atlantic Oceans respectively.
  • The countries Eswatini (formerly Swaziland) and Lesotho are countries enclaved within the territory of South Africa.
  • In 1994 Nelson Mandela was released from Robben Island Prison and elected first ethnic African President for the newly founded democratic South Africa.

South Africa Additional Info

  • South Africa boasts with a population of more than 59 million citizens (August 2020) and South Africa prides itself of being a multi ethnic society with various languages, cultures and religions.
  • Archbishop Desmond Tutu popularized the term “Rainbow Nation” as a metaphor in post-apartheid South Africa.
  • The racial groups in South Africa are divided into Ethic African 80.9%, Colored 8.8%, Whites 7.8 and Indian and Asian 2.5%. The South African Constitution recognizes 11 official languages with isiZulu and isiXhosa being the most widely spoken followed by the use of Afrikaans and English.
  • Within the borders of South Africa you find diversities of Cultures, Attractions, Politics, and Environments. All these characteristics, together with the friendliness of the people, are difficult to experience in any other country.

Places of Interest

  • Game Reserves and National Parks including the famous Kruger National Park
  • Sun City
  • Pretoria & Johannesburg
  • Panorama Route
  • Garden Route
  • Cape Town
  • Table Mountain

Many more highlights to enjoy and experience. Contact us for a customized or guided holiday

South Africa Additional Places

North West Province

  • Numerous Game Reserves and National Park
  • Sun City (Valley of the Waves
  • Hot Air Ballooning
  • Game Drive
  • Golfing, etc

Gauteng

  • Pretoria -seasonal Jacaranda Trees
  • Voortrekker Monument
  • Union Buildings
  • Game Drives, etc
  • Johannesburg – Soweto – South Western Township
  • Apartheid Museum Gold Reef City
  • Cradle of Human Kind
  • Sterkfontein Caves
  • Footsteps of Nelson Mandela
  • Orlando Towers
  • Carton Center – known as the Top of Africa
  • Cultural Villages
  • Game Drives, etc

Mpumalanga

  • Kruger National Park
  • Sudwala Caves
  • Panorama Route – Gods Window
  • Three Rondowels
  • Bourkes Luck Potholes
  • Pilgrims Rest, etc

KwaZulu Natal

  • Hluhluwe Game Reserve
  • iSimangaliso Wetlands Park
  • Sodwana Bay
  • Lake Jozini
  • Cape Videl Turtle Tour
  • Sani Pass
  • Cultural Villages

Western Cape

  • Garden Route – Addo Elephant National Park
  • Bungee Jumping – Bloukrans, Tsitsikamma National Park
  • Sky Diving
  • Speed Boat Adventures
  • Helicopter Flips
  • Ziplining
  • Knysna Ecowalk
  • Cango Caves
  • Ostrich Farms
  • Elephant Encounters
  • Game Drives
  • Cape Agulhas – southern most tip of Africa
  • Cape Town – seasonal Whale Watching
  • Shark Cage Diving
  • Table Mountain
  • Cape Peninsula
  • Boulders Penguin Beach
  • District Six
  • Bo Kaap
  • Robben Island
  • Chapmans Peak
  • Signal Hill
  • V&A Waterfront
  • Hiking Trails
  • Sandboarding
  • Cycling Trails
  • Ziplining
  • Botanical Gardens
  • Game Drives
  • West Coast National Park
  • Cape Winelands

Northern Cape

  • Augrabies Falls
  • Kgalagadi Transfrontier Park
  • Big Hole in Kimberley
  • Stargazing in Sutherlands