South Africa Safari Holidays
"South Africa isn’t just beautiful, it is achingly beautiful" wrote Bill Clinton. This "world within one country" boasts some of the world's most breathtaking landscapes, mountain ranges and canyons, wildlife reserves and National parks, tropical forest and deserts, endless beaches, rivers, streams and wetlands, and the iconic Table Mountain in Cape Town.
South Africa is is larger than France and Spain combined; the country takes up four percent of the total African continent, spanning 1 219 912 square kilometers (and for more comparatives, 5 times greater than the United Kingdom as well as nearly twice the size of Texas). South Africa has 2 954 kilometers of coastline and a total land border of 4 750 kilometers. The country is situated at the most southern part of Africa, bordered by Namibia, Botswana, Zimbabwe and Mozambique in the North as well as flanked by the Atlantic Ocean in the West and the warm Indian Ocean in East.
This travel guide is designed to simplify your selection of accommodation as well as activities. Our expert consultants are at hand to design custom made itineraries ensuring not only that you get the best value of any destination you seek but also incorporate your preferred activities arranged to maximise your holiday time and minimise the time you waste at airports and transfers.
Safaris in South Africa
You will find in South Africa some of the worlds leading safari camps and lodges, both within national park concession areas and in private reserves. The various lodges routinely win international travel awards from Conde Nast to Tripadvisor. South Africa hosts two iconic destinations: one of the world's largest game reserves, the Kruger National Park, as well as one of the most wonderful and panoramic cities, Cape Town.
An amazing nation endowed with astonishing natural splendour as well as a vibrant cultural history. The country's weather extends from temperate to subtropical; the countryside ranges from semi deserts and dramatic mountains to abundant grasslands as well as forests; its cultural diversity can be found in rural subsistence communities or in cities as sophisticated and cosmopolitan as anywhere in the world.
Lodges in South Africa
You can expect to find in South Africa the largest choice of quality accommodation establishments on the African continent. From charming guest houses to select safari lodges and camps and luxurious world class urban hotels. Your choice is further compounded by the fact that you can easily self drive in the country on good quality and safe roads and do not have to fly point to point.
With so much choice, it is easy to be confused. At Uyaphi however, we have an expert team of consultants who will guide and assist you in choosing ideal locations and establishments to suit your personal preferences and finances to fit in a bespoke itinerary. Our team will have personally visited almost everyone of our portfolio to give you information you need to know. For your benefit, all establishments are arranged by region.