The scenic beauty, sunny climate and magnificent surroundings make South Africa as one of the best tourist destinations in the world. South Africa is a country with diverse culture and climate that helps in attracting tourists to the country. Tourism acts as the major economy of the country because it provides excellent job opportunities to the people. South Africa is among the most sought-after tourist destinations in the world because of the scenic views, great infrastructure and friendly people. The country is also popular among the business travelers. The country is ideal for hosting international conventions and congresses.
South Africa is a great destination to travel around as the country has a vast area to explore. Depending on the number of days available, you can explore the country. A tourist can experience a great travel within the country as the country is blessed with natural beauty. The unspoiled forests, rivers, grasslands, mountain peaks, and coastlines remind you of a paradise on earth. South Africa not only offers natural beauty to the visitors, but also the views of wildlife, culture, adventure, and history. The country offers great transportation facilities within the country such as train, bus, rental car, and plane services.
Most of the nationalities do not require a visa to visit South Africa, but the visit should not be more than 30 to 90 days. You should have a valid passport and it should not expire within six months. At least one page of the passport should be empty for endorsements. Roads in South Africa are one of the best in Africa. You can rent a car to enjoy some independent sightseeing. But you have to be careful while driving along the Kruger National Park as the area is popular for carjacking.
Summers in South Africa are generally hot, but summer rains make the atmosphere muggy and humid. You can experience mild winters in South Africa with snow dusting at elevated areas. The country does not experience bad climate throughout the year, even though some seasons are great to travel than the other seasons. You can go for a safari from June to September and rafting from December to February. You can go for whale watching from June to December. Most of the tourists to South Africa fly through air. Even though there are three airports in South Africa, most of the people arrive at Johannesburg International Airport. The other international airports in South Africa are Durban International Airport and Cape Town International Airport.
You can find many luxury buses from South Africa to various places like Mozambique, Botswana, Zimbabwe, and Namibia. The tourists can travel between South Africa and other countries such as Mozambique, Zimbabwe, Zambia, Namibia, and Swaziland by the luxurious train, Shongolo Express. Another luxurious train is Rovos Train that travels from Pretoria to Victoria Falls. You can find domestic flights to travel in and around South Africa such as Airlink, South African Express, Kulula, Mango Airlines, and 1Time airlines. Several companies are providing bus services between the major towns in South Africa. Shosholoza Meyl and Blue Trains are the best options for train travel in and around the country. You can also rent a car to get around the country by using a valid international driving license (if you are not English) and credit card.