South Africa is a great destination for a varied holiday. It offers fantastic wildlife viewing, beautiful beaches, trendy cities and much more. South Africa revels in its diversity: a place where untamed wilderness meets lavish comfort, and a ‘Rainbow Nation’ of cultures rolls out a stunning variety of welcomes. From iconic safari lodges and breathtaking beaches, to sparkling coastal cities and world-class vineyards, South Africa really does have it all
Accommodation in South Africa- Travelling with Intrepid is a little bit different. We endeavour to provide travellers with an authentic experience to remember, so we try to keep accommodation as unique and traditional as possible. When travelling with us in South Africa you may find yourself staying in a:
Homestay Experience the ultimate in African hospitality while staying with a local family in Zululand. Pick up some local language, be exposed to new customs and sample traditional cuisine on a homestay to remember.
Top responsible travel tips for South Africa
1.Be considerate of South Africa’s customs, traditions, religions and culture.
2.For environmental reasons, try to avoid buying bottled water. Fill a reusable water bottle or canteen with filtered water instead.
3.Always dispose of litter thoughtfully, including cigarette butts.
4.When bargaining at markets, stay calm, be reasonable and keep a smile on your face. It's meant to be fun!
5.Shop for locally made products. Supporting local artisans helps keep traditional crafts alive.
6.Refrain from supporting businesses that exploit or abuse endangered animals.
7.Please ask and receive permission before taking photos of people, including children.
8.When on community visits or homestays, refrain from giving gifts or money to locals.
9.Avoid purchasing ivory and products harvested from endangered animals.
10.Be sensitive towards South Africa’s fragile political and social history when talking with local
Pack Your Bags:
What You Can Expect
When You Travel with Us. If you’re ready to to pack your bags and experience one of (if not the) most magical places in the world, let us give you peace of mind with our detail-oriented itineraries that cover your entire trip from airport to airport.
•A warm and friendly welcome from our representative upon your arrival in South Africa
•Transfers from airport to hotel ensuring that the little things are taken care of. •Hotels that are hand picked and assessed on a yearly basis
•Guides that are experienced and knowledgeable about the country and value your interests.
We take the time to make sure your South Africa vacation is planned with you in mind; we handle everything so you can just relax and enjoy this once-in-a-lifetime experience. We transfer you to and from your hotel; we arrange your flights in-country and we have 24-hour traveler service provided within South Africa. We can even arrange a travel guide that can accompany you on your journey, giving you a truly personalized experience.