South & Southern Africa
The Rainbow Nation South Africa and its neighboring countries Botswana & Namibia are very different from the rest of the continent. With great infrastructure, roads and hotels which compare to the Ritz Carlton’s of the world, Southern Africa has so much to offer besides their highly protected National Reserves and wildlife. Cape Town, the mother city, is one of the finest cities in the world. With its vibrant population, superb hotels, the historic Robben Island, world class restaurant and nightlife it an easy week long destination by itself. The Garden Route with vineyards producing award winning Chenin Blanc and oyster farms lead to the lagoon & some of the finest beaches in the continent.
Nambia, offers endless desert dunes and the miraculous survival of wildlife and how they adapt to the harsh life. The wildlife spotting in Namibia is a completely different than the reserves in South & East Africa.
Similarly, Botswana is another unique safari destination with safaris by boats (called Mokoro) which glide through the swamps which are home to birds and hippos. Regarded as a very upscale safari experience, Botswana is for true wildlife enthusiasts.