South Africa – The trip of a lifetime
Trips to South Africa can seem truly unique as they can be tailor made for every unique individual. Anything one can imagine for a vacation can be found in South Africa. A trip to South Africa can bring a tourist closer to nature or settle one deep into a lap of luxury like never before. South Africa tours can be romantic, kid-friendly, pampering to the body, mind and soul, or even food and wine tours that cannot be replicated anywhere else on the face on planet earth.
Apart from the world famous destinations, hidden facets of South Africa are seeing more and more tourists with places like Beaverlac, Prince’s Grant and Barrydale finding spots on South Africa tours. Including the lesser known destinations on South Africa tours, will give the tourist a more authentic South African experience. The big city experience across the world thanks to globalization is fairly an experience that is largely predictable. The South African experience is then contained in the hidden gems.
The dolphin coast of KwaZulu Natal is a pristine area that is relatively rare on most trips to South Africa. Prince’s Grant offers warm water beaches, secluded areas, golf courses, and tropical aesthetics. Arniston and Hermanus are some other beach destinations that provide secluded beach oasis’ private to those who come in. Apart from beach destinations, South Africa offers landscapes that are as much balms to city weary souls as beaches.
The Klein Karoo is a barren landscape that during sometimes of the year has bright orange aloes that look like orange flames licking the blue sky. The area has many bars and restaurants that are unique and provide opportunities to unwind and relax. The hot springs at Warm Waterberg provide opportunities to take a dip in natural mineral waters. The barren landscape makes for a night sky that is truly breath-taking.
The garden route makes for a vacation in the wilderness, far away from the hue and cry and the hectic pace of city life. It is a stunning landscape comprising of mountains and the ocean. Elgin likewise offers a vacation far away from the city while still being surrounded by utter luxury. The resorts in Elgin cater to the needs and whims of the travelers making every one want to come back.
Ceres, Riebeeck Kasteel and Katberg are some other destinations that rarely feature on trips to South Africa but are memorable when they do feature. Game reserves like Londolozi, Timbavati, Madikwe, Welgevonden and Schotia safaris are less crowded and the staff are more willing to provide a personalized experience as compared to the big national games reserves.