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  • 1. DESTINATION INFORMATION SOUTH AFRICA
    www.ikapa.co.za
    T : +27 21 510 8666
    E : info@ikapa.co.za
    94 Voortrekker Road | Cape Town | South Africa
  • 2. Maps – Southern Africa
    Southern Africa include numerous countries, including South Africa, Namibia, Botswana, Zimbabwe, Zambia and Mozambique. Over a 350-year period Southern Africa has transformed from a pure wilderness to a fascinating combination of modern civilisation and untamed landscape.
  • 3. Getting There
    Direct Flights from USA:
    South African Airways – New York to Johannesburg (Duration 14-16 hours)
    South African Airways – Washington DC to Johannesburg (Duration 14-16 hours)
    Delta Airways – Atlanta to Johannesburg (Duration 14-16 hours)
  • 4. Weather
    South Africa's climatic conditions generally range from Mediterranean in the southwestern corner of South Africa to temperate in the interior plateau, and subtropical in the northeast. A small area in the northwest has a desert climate. Most of the country has warm, sunny days and cool nights. Rainfall generally occurs during summer (November through March), although in the southwest, around Cape Town, rainfall occurs in winter (June to August). Temperatures are influenced by variations in elevation, terrain, and ocean currents more than latitude.
  • 5. Maps – South Africa
    International Airports
    Cape Town(1), Johannesburg(5), Durban(9)
    South Africa - Key Tourism Areas
    (1) Cape Town
    (2) Cape Winelands
    (3) Garden Route
    (4) Eastern Cape
    (5) Johannesburg
    (6) Kruger Game Reserve
    (7) Sun City
    (8) Pilanesberg National Park
    (9) Durban
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  • 6. Key Tourism Areas
    CAPE TOWN (1)
    Cape Town is the second-most populous city in South Africa,and the largest in land area. Cape Town is the legislative capital of South Africa, where the National Parliament and many government offices are located. The city is famous for its harbour as well as its natural setting in the Cape floral kingdom, including such well-known landmarks as Table Mountain and Cape Point. Cape Town is also Africa's most popular tourist destination.
    www.capetown.travel
  • 7. Key Tourism Areas
    CAPE WINELANDS (2)
    A 45-minute drive from Cape Town take you to the Winelands where splendid mountains form a dramatic backdrop to lush vineyards and gabled Cape Dutch homesteads steeped in history. The main regions are, Stellenbosch, Franschoek, Paarl and Constantia.
    www.tourismcapewinelands.co.za
  • 8. Key Tourism Areas
    GARDEN ROUTE (3)
    The Garden Route includes one of the most beautiful stretches of coastline, whose starting point is constantly contested as towns such as Witsand, Stilbaai and Albertinia join the route that winds its way for some 200 km via George, Wilderness, Sedgefield and Knysna on to Plettenberg Bay and culminating in the Tstisikamma Forest - a fairyland of giant trees, ferns and bird life.
    www.tourismgardenroute.co.za
  • 9. Key Tourism Areas
    EASTERN CAPE (4)
    The Eastern Cape has a diversity that extends across landscapes ranging from the desert of the Great Karoo to the pounding waves of the Wild Coast. The selection of adventure includes the world’s biggest waves, the only snow slopes on the continent, and the highest bungee-jump in the southern hemisphere. The highlights of the Eastern Cape are without doubt the various game reserves, the Grahamstown National Arts Festival, and the surfing capital of Jeffreys Bay.
    www.ectourism.co.za
  • 10. Key Tourism Areas
    JOHANNESBURG (5)
    The largest city in South Africa, Johannesburg is also the wealthiest and, without doubt, the economic powerhouse of Africa. Johannesburg, Jo’burg or Jozi is a booming, happening city. There are over 6000 trees in Johannesburg, making it the largest man-made forrest in the world. Excellent hotels, outstanding shopping and world class restaurants.
    www.joburgtourism.co.za
  • 11. Key Tourism Areas
    KRUGER NATIONAL PARK (6)
    The largest game reserve in South Africa, the Kruger National Park is larger than Israel. Nearly 2 million hectares of land that stretch for 352 kilometres (20 000 square kilometres) from north to south along the Mozambique border, is given over to an almost indescribable wildlife experience. Certainly it ranks with the best in Africa and is the flagship of the country’s national parks - rated as the ultimate safari experience.
    Adjacent to the National Park, various famous private reserves are available i.e. Sabi Sands, Timbavati etc.
  • 12. Key Tourism Areas
    SUN CITY (7)
    Just over 2 hours from Johannesburg, lies one of the world's most unique resort, the internationally acclaimed Sun City. There are four world-class hotels including the magnificent Palace of the Lost City.
    The 2 world famous golf courses also offer a unique golfing experience. Adjoining the Resort, is the beautiful Pilanesberg National Park, which will delight game viewers as it is a malaria free zone and home to the "Big 5" (Buffalo, Elephant, Leopard, Lion and Rhino).
  • 13. Key Tourism Areas
    PILANESBERG NATIONAL PARK (8)
    The Pilanesberg National Park, which covers some 55 000 hectare, is the fourth largest in southern Africa. This malaria-free park is perched on the eroded vestiges of an alkaline volcanic crater - one of only three such craters in the world.
    This park is adjacent to the Sun City Complex and offer a variety of activities and accommodation options.
  • 14. Key Tourism Areas
    DURBAN (8)
    Durban is one of the fastest-growing urban areas in the world. Its port is the busiest in South Africa and also one of the 10 largest in the world. Durban is blessed with balmy weather all year round, making it a perfect holiday paradise. The beachfront is bordered by five star hotels and luxury apartments, all of which have an idyllic view of the Indian Ocean.
  • 15. Luxury Trains
    ROVOS RAIL
    Experience the extravagant elegance of rail travel through Africa on Rovos Rail, one of the most luxurious trains in the world. Rovos Rail combines the opulence of pre-war travel with subtle modern innovations. Relax in the privacy and comfort of spacious suites, each with a perfect blend of period ambience and modern features.
    Routes between:
    Cape Town – Pretoria
    Pretoria – Victoria Falls
    Pretoria - Durban
  • 16. UNIQUE FEATURES
    Wildlife
    Once in a lifetime experience
    Luxury lodge options
    UNIQUE FEATURES
    Resort
    Famous golf courses
    Variety of activities
    Game reserve
    Family friendly
    UNIQUE FEATURES
    Scenery & activities
    Food & Wine
    Beaches
    Cultural experience
    Family friendly
    UNIQUE FEATURES
    Exclusive & luxurious
    Scenery
    Food & Wine
    Connect major centres
    JNB
    CPT
    SAF
    LT
    SUN
    AVERAGE STAY
    3-6 nights
    AVERAGE STAY
    2-3 nights
    AVERAGE STAY
    3-4 nights
    AVERAGE STAY
    1-2 nights
    AVERAGE STAY
    2 nights
    AVERAGE STAY
    3-5 nights
    GR
    UNIQUE FEATURES
    Int Airport & major airline hub
    Shopping
    Cultural experience
    Business Travel
    UNIQUE FEATURES
    Scenery & activities
    Self drive option
    Beaches
    Golf courses
    Family friendly
    Travel Modules
    JOHANNESBURG
    SAFARI
    SUN CITY
    LUXURY TRAINS
    CAPE TOWN
    GARDEN ROUTE
  • 17. Luxury Trains
    BLUE TRAIN
    The Blue Train in South Africa has become a symbol of luxury, sophistication and technological progress. Combined with The Blue Train's reputation for comfort and excellent service, the cuisine, Irish linen, crystal and silverware enhance the pleasure of luxury train travel in the heart of some of the world's most rugged and spectacular scenery.Routes between:
    Cape Town – Pretoria
    Pretoria - Durban