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Ever been arm’s length from captivating creatures like elephants and cheetahs? There is so much to see on an African safari that you won’t be able to see anywhere else in the world. South Africa is one of the most vibrant and diverse countries in existence, offering a thriving ecosystem and a landscape like no other. Tourists come from all over the globe to interact with the wildlife, climb mountains that overlook stunning scenery, and enrich their lives with the culture of African history and current-day tribes. The southernmost part of Africa, including countries like Zimbabwe, Botswana, and South Africa, is especially known for its beauty and distinctiveness. Check out some of these not-to-miss sights before you plan your African expedition!
South Africa is a popular destination for many reasons, one of them being Table Mountain. This flat-top mountain offers a view that can’t be beaten, overlooking the thriving city of Cape Town, South Africa. There are over 300 trails that lead adventurous hikers to the top of the mountain, or, if you’d rather relax and enjoy the scenery, Table Mountain also has a cableway to transport you to the top. Table Mountain is something you don’t want to miss on your South African adventure!
Botswana is known as one of Africa’s most popular safari destinations. Home to the Kalahari Desert, Chobe National Park, and the Okavango Delta, this country is full of fantastic tourist destinations.
Experience the magical feeling of riding through the Kalahari watching elephants play around in the water and lions strut around the desert. You’ll be amazed at the liveliness this country has to offer. Make Botswana a top-of-the-list destination for your next trip!
Zimbabwe is another beautiful landlocked country in Africa, known for a similar climate and ecosystem as Botswana and South Africa. Zimbabwe is full of national parks, reserves, and waterways. Victoria Falls is a waterfall located on the Zambezi River (between Zimbabwe and Zambia) that offers exhilarating experiences for the adventurous soul like bungee-jumping and white water rafting. Further down along the base of the waterfall, is a section where hippos and rhinos bathe. Experience the time of your life in a gorgeous setting alongside some of the world’s most interesting wildlife.
Your African adventure awaits you! Book this trip-of-a-lifetime today and start preparing yourself to experience some of the most magnificent biodiverse countries that you will ever witness!
We are fresh into February and that means most of us have already given up on our new year’s resolutions. However, one thing to not give up on is the trip of a lifetime. This coming November, Rubinsohn Travel (215) 886-5200 has a trip planned that will allow you to explore the beauty of Africa, and embark on an adventure you will tell your family about for generations. With stops in South Africa, Botswana, and Zimbabwe, we have selected some of the best accommodations in the world to showcase the astonishing African landscape.
Cape Town, South Africa
Cape Town is one of South Africa’s most desirable destinations, and there is no better way to take in all that it has to offer than a stay in the One&Only Cape Town resort. It features a selection of the most celebrated vinicultural and dining experiences in the city. Step away from the hotel and into nature by exploring Table Mountain. It will certainly take your breath away and will leave no doubt in your mind as to why it was voted one of the New 7 Wonders of Nature. Travel to the various markets and towns surrounding your resort and experience the culture of Cape Town before returning for a relaxing evening at the One&Only Spa. The beauty of Cape Town’s environment and cultural richness of its native people are only the start to your unforgettable journey.
If you are looking to embark on one of the most illustrious safari adventures in all of Africa, look no further than the five-star Belmond Eagle Island Lodge. Live in luxury in the heart of the safari, with accommodations featuring walled outdoor showers, private plunge pools, walk-in wardrobes, and more. Experience an unforgettable excursion with the exclusive helicopter and horseback safari package. Start your day off by taking flight in a helicopter, and discover remote and inaccessible lakes and islands before saddling up for a guided tour on horseback through the Okavango Delta. Immerse yourself into nature like never before, and become one with the surrounding wildlife.
Victoria Falls, Zimbabwe
The Victoria Falls Hotel is a five-star accommodation set in lush tropical gardens and only a 10-minute walk from the stunning Victoria Falls. Step outside the hotel and experience the marvel that is the Victoria Falls. As one of the Seven Natural Wonders of the world, it is a must see for anyone who has the chance to do so. If you are a daring individual, venture out into the Devil’s Pool right on the edge of the falls and capture the moment with a photo. For those looking for an even bigger adrenaline rush, bungee jump from the famous 111-meter-high Victoria Falls Bridge. Experience the allure of African wildlife by heading out into the safari on the back of an elephant. Guided walking and driving tours across the Victoria Falls safari are also available. The possibilities for adventure and nature exploration are endless when visiting this historic site.
Book with Rubinsohn Travel (215) 886-5200, and let us take you on an expedition across multiple African countries that will be nothing short of life changing. Give us a call today to discuss these three incredible destinations, as well as others that are included on your journey. Make this November one to remember!