What Is a Sample Itinerary for a South African Safari?


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A sample itinerary for a South African tour can include a welcome to Cape Town, a tour of the peninsula and winelands, several days on safari in the Sabi Sands Game Reserve, a tour of Johannesburg and a visit to Victoria Falls. Itineraries for South African safaris may vary widely depending on the number of days booked, the destinations, and the style and adventure level desired by the traveler.

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What Is a Sample Itinerary for a South African Safari?
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Many different South African safaris are available with lengths between seven and 18 days. Many itineraries offer safaris in several of South Africa's famous game parks including Sabi Sands, Thornybush, Kruger and the Addo National Elephant Park along with grassland and savannah tours. Many extended trip itineraries also include safaris in neighboring countries as well, including Swaziland, Mozambique, Namibia, Botswana and Zambia.

Safari's are available with tour guides, park rangers or self-guided. Safari travelers can choose from a variety of accommodations and styles. Options range from ecotours that let visitors track leopards on foot, set up camera traps in the bush and relax outdoors under baobab trees to luxury tours that fly between guided safari locations and stay at upscale resorts such as Singita Boulders Lodge and the Madikwe Hills Lodge.

Adrenlaine junkies can choose to safari on horseback, swim with great white sharks, skydive and zipline over South African waterfalls.

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