DESTINATION INFORMATION SOUTH AFRICA www.ikapa.co.za T : +27 21 510 8666 E : email@example.com 94 Voortrekker Road | Cape Town | South Africa
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.
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)
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.
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 6 8 7 5 9 2 4 1 3
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
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
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
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
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
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.
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).
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.
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.
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
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
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