South Africa has a massive land size of 1,221,037 km2. It is not the most populous country in Africa but with 60 million people it is one of biggest. The first Europeans settlers landed on the 6th April 1652 led by Jan Van Riebeeck. At the site of now Cape Town they built a fort named ‘Fort of Good Hope’. Immediately introducing grapes to the Cape, the first harvest came 7 years later on 2nd February 1659. Wine was important in warding off scurvy amongst sailors. Trade for spice with India and the East was popular then. The khoisan people, the original inhabitants were living here on their nomadic hunting.
Today South Africa is one of the best tourist destinations in the world. The cities are big and vibrant with a taste of Africa from cultures like the Dutch, English, French, German, Italian and Portuguese. There is so much history in this country that has shaped it to thus far. From the ages of the gold rush to the discovery of diamonds way back in 1880s. Yes South Africa is attractive for its history but not just.
South Africa Safari
The country is rich with resources from mines, farming, arts and culture and wildlife. That puts tourism here as one of the most sort in the region. Best South Africa Safari showcases the richness of these resources. National parks and conservation areas are a success story that puts South Africa on the map. Vegetation that varies from savanna, grassveld, succulent and Nama Karoo , forest and coastal belt supports different wildlife.
Best South Africa Safari sums up wildlife diversity of South Africa. Through the drier region of the North East province to the Mpumalanga wet region. The coast is adorned by the garden route, mostly green with thick forests. Drakensburg mountains stands aloft with streams and rivers flowing and watering the land below.
Visit South Africa’s prime national parks and game reserves in this exciting package of real African safari. Best South Africa Safari starts from Johannesburg through Limpopo, Mpumalanga, Swaziland and back to Johannesburg via the Drakensburg mountains. The game drives have spectacular sightings of wildlife found in various biomes and vegetations of South Africa and Swaziland.
But its not only safari for this Best South Africa Safari Tour. The landscape changes at every turn of the road. Rural settlements vary so does the urban set up. Traditional mining towns and farming towns have the flair that coastal towns do not have. Yet all this can clearly be observed in a matter of a fortnight.