Johannesburg. One of the most dangerous cities in the world.
We have made the following document summarizing the protocols that apply today in each of the countries we work with. As we all know, nowadays everything is very changeable and some aspects may vary from today to when you are going to travel. In any case, we are in permanent contact with the competent authorities in each of the countries through official bodies of each country as well as through our correspondents at destination and when the time comes, we will advise you and we will make your life easy to travel, do not hesitate to do so. A little further down we indicate the rest of the countries, do not miss it.
SAFARI IN SOUTH AFRICA – AFRICA | TRAVEL WITH ME Program
Where it is located on the map – As its name indicates, it is located in the south of Africa. From its northern border, it is bounded from west to east by the following countries: Namibia, Botswana, Zimbabwe and Mozambique. The oceans surrounding the country are the Atlantic Ocean and the Indian Ocean. The southernmost point of Africa is called Cape Agulhas (Cape Agulhas), where both oceans meet.
Capital and main cities – Interestingly, South Africa has 3 capitals. Pretoria is the administrative capital of South Africa, Cape Town is the legislative capital and Bloemfontein is the judicial capital. As for its main cities, they are: Johannesburg (5 905 552 inhabitants), Cape Town (4 713 576 inhabitants), Pretoria (3 862 352 inhabitants), Durban (3 793 580 inhabitants), Port Elizabeth (967 677 inhabitants), Bloemfontein (463 064 inhabitants), Nelspruit (110 159 inhabitants) and Kimberley (225 160 inhabitants).
Nelson Mandela – Nelson Mandela’s role in South Africa was fundamental. He was president of the country from 1994 to 1999 and transformed South Africa completely. He made South Africa a multicultural country, full of color. He was the father of the Rainbow Nation. For all his achievements and dedication to the peaceful union of the country and acceptance of all races, he became an example to the whole world. He received the Nobel Peace Prize in 1993.
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There are many travelers who have been to South Africa and are eager to return to this wonderful country. In social networks and blogs you will find all kinds of testimonials that will surely give you the final push to visit southern Africa, but you can not be unaware and ignore some data. It is true that the crime rate in South African cities is high and that muggings, robberies and thefts sometimes happen. However, it is also true that the authorities are aware of this and that tourist areas are heavily guarded. In addition, a trip through the country does not only include big cities and all travelers agree that, outside of them, South Africa is a very quiet country.
Therefore, we can tell you that it is safe to travel to South Africa, but keeping some basic precautions that will make you enjoy your trip. Although traveling in the African country is not like traveling in Europe, do not become paranoid and be consistent.
Because we want you to love South Africa as much as we do, we want to give you some tips for you to plan your trip. Evaluate all the factors, visit areas where you feel comfortable and, above all, enjoy a country as great as this one.
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We will fly to the edge of the African continent to Cape Town, where we will embark to sail the Atlantic Ocean in search of whales and white sharks. And in the far south, we will finish our adventure in Cape Town, where we will enjoy from the air one of the most beautiful cities on the continent. Can you think of a more complete trip to South Africa? Remember that you can also travel to South Africa in August!
The price per person from includes airport taxes in the amount of 495 euros calculated as of 06/01/22 for departures with Turkish Airlines, British Airways Comair, and helicopter flight taxes over Cape Town.
After landing in Johannesburg we visited Soweto, the largest and best known township in Africa. It is picturesque, rebellious, vibrant, the origin of the anti-apartheid struggle, the birthplace of Mandela and Desmond Tutu… an icon of South African history. Southern Sun Rosebank 4*. Dinner.
We will sleep at Pilgrim’s Rest, a beautiful Victorian-style village that preserves most of its buildings from the 19th century, where we will enjoy the traditional dances of the miners who worked in this area. Royal Hotel. Breakfast – dinner.