The region of Southern Africa is as diverse as it is poignant and has much to offer the holiday maker. From the rush of Cape Town to the hauntingly deserted plains in the region of Karoo, Southern Africa has an everlasting impact which will remain with you for an eternity.
In all the provinces of Africa, the area of Southern Africa has to be the most diverse and reputable. This can certainly be said for South Africa, and since the timely abandonment of the oppressive apartheid laws and the subsequent release of Nelson Mandela after 27 years imprisonment, South Africa has opened not only it’s mind but it’s doors to the millions of holiday maker it receives each year. With the stunning scenery, coastal beaches, safari trails, national parks and the buzzing cities, South Africa continues to draw both new and returning visitors to the delights it has to offer.
Zimbabwe has for a long time been a popular destination for the traveller as it’s easily accessible landscape make it a pleasant choice for any one. The main attraction to Zimbabwe has to be the amazing Victoria Falls, here you can bask in one of the several delights Zimbabwe has to offer. The Eastern Highlands which fall between Chimanimani and Nyanga have such a breathtaking landscape and vegetation that it must not be missed. You can even go bush walking in the Chimanimani National Park should the urge take you.
Malawi is another remarkable area in Southern Africa which has a lot to offer the traveller. The locals to Malawi are very friendly to visitors which makes your journey through their land even more enjoyable. The transport is enormously reliable and comfortable so for those travellers who wish to see the beautiful land of Malawi by train this is a rewarding experience.
Botswana has many attraction such as the large stretches of wilderness, rural villages, hiking and rock art and the National Parks of Chobe, Makgadikgadi & Nxai Pan National Park. One of the key features which belongs to Botswana is the Kalahari desert. This landmark is a sight to behold and there are many tours which can take you through the desert, this experience will remain etched on your mind for many years to come.
Most travelers to Southern Africa favour the outstanding scenery which can be found in Zambia. In the south of this rich land you can find the Victoria Falls and the Zambezi River, perhaps two of Africa’s main highlights. The South Luangwa National Park found in the east of Zambia is home to many wild animals native to Africa such as elephants, buffalo, zebra, lions and leopards and is a great way to see and appreciate the wildlife of Africa. The National Park also have walking Safari’s and night drives to fully understand the value of such animals.
Southern Africa is a noble and awe-inspiring land. The people and places to visit are truly breathtaking and will be engraved in your memory for life. The many attractions including the natural splendour of the country, the colourful and diverse cultures, artistic traditions and musical enchantment are but a small selection of the delights to be savoured.