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  • Tailor-made luxury holidays to South Africa

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    Africa has long been the subject of intense wonder and fascination for Europeans, and South Africa offers an immense richness and variety of human experience. The obvious attractions are the magnificent wildlife in their natural habitat and the sensation of the vastness of the African horizon of grasslands, forest, flood plains, desert and dunes. On top of this you have the vibrancy of Cape Town and its remarkable Table Mountain, the beauty of the nearby winelands and their historic Cape Dutch towns and the dramatic scenery of the garden route along the coast. We offer you the chance to visit some of the most world-famous parks and regions in Southern Africa, renowned for their superb wildlife viewing and stunning scenery, including the Kruger in South Africa. 
    Since South Africa offers such a multitude of activities and accommodation ranging from hotels and country houses to game lodges and luxury tented camps, we want you to be able to pick out what most suits and appeals to you. As such, we offer fully flexible itineraries along with tailor made pricing. It is possible to fly into Cape Town and then out of Johannesburg with both British Airways and Virgin offering daily scheduled flights, making it even easier to cover a lot of ground in comfort. For travel within South Africa, we can arrange car hire for you or you may wish to opt for internal air transfers. A real highlight would be to take in South Africa’s scenery by travelling by rail. Rovos Rail and Blue Train both cover Cape Town to Pretoria as well as other routes including Cape Town to George along the Garden Route.

    Stretching beyond the confines of South Africa is simple and will add another dimension to your experience. We offer a selection of luxury camps in nearby Namibia and Botswana, and Dubai, the Seychelles and Mauritius are all within easy reach with direct flights to these destinations available from either Cape Town or Johannesburg.

    Facts

    Time difference: GMT+2.
    Language: English and Afrikaans plus 9 African languages including Zulu, Xhosa and South Sotho. Population: 41 million.
    Size of the country: 1.23 million sq km.
    Currency: Rand (£1 = 14 rand)
    Capital: Pretoria (administrative), Cape Town (seat of parliament).


    Weather
    The climatic conditions vary according to the geographic location. The Cape region has a Mediterranean climate generally, although it changes with altitude. Summers (November to April) are dry and sunny with temperatures about 26 degrees Centigrade. Winters (May to October) can be cold with average minimum temperatures of around 7 degrees Centigrade and maximum of around 17 degrees Centigrade. Northwards it becomes drier and hotter. The Kruger area is sunny and warm in winter and very hot in summer.

    Health requirements
    Yellow fever certificate is required if arriving in any of these countries from an endemic area. Antimalarial tablets are essential for the Kruger National Park area. However, malaria borders can change and you should check the up-to-date information at the time of booking. You should also be ‘in date’ with the following: polio, hepatitis A, typhoid and tetanus. Immunisation against other diseases may be required and perhaps for seasonal diseases. You should check with the health authorities before booking your holiday.

    Visa requirements
    Visas are not required for UK passport holders. Holders of passports of other nationalities should check with the consulate of the country to
    be visited.

    Travel arrangements

    British Airways operates daily flights to Cape Town and Johannesburg from London Heathrow. Virgin has flights to Cape Town leaving London Heathrow on some days. Virgin also operates daily flights from London Heathrow to Johannesburg. The flight time to Johannesburg is approximately 11 hours and 11.5 hours to Cape Town.

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