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Highlight: Cape Town, South Africa- Cape Town is on the south west coast of South Africa and is nicknamed the 'Mother City'. Cape Town is a very cosmopolitan city and is set in a stunning location with the magnificent Table Mountain as its back drop. Another point of interest is Cape Point as it is the tip of the African continent. To see more than just cosmopolitan Cape Town take a trip into a local township, you will see the terrible poverty there but you may also get to experience true African hospitality as well as see first hand the scars of the past on this city and country.
Highlight: Okavango Delta, Botswana- The Okavango Delta is a unique ecosystem in Botswana, Southern Africa. It is an inland Delta created by the Okavango River flowing into the Kalahari Desert and forming waterways and wetlands. During the dry season the Delta is one of the only sources of water so it attracts large numbers of animals. There are a wide range of Safari options available including boat trips, game drives, bush walks and canoe trips.
Highlight: Serengeti National Park & Ngorongoro Crater, Tanzania- The Serengeti National Park is in northern Tanzania and extends into Kenya, it is known on the Kenyan side as the Masai Mara. The Serengeti is home to and perhaps most famous for the Great Migration. This is when over a million wildebeest follow the rains south to the Plains for the rainy season (December to June). The Ngorongoro Conservation Area includes the Serengeti Plains and the Ngorongoro Crater. Ngorongoro Crater is home to over 30,000 animals and is often called 'Africas Garden of Eden'. It has been named one of the seven wonders of Africa along with the Seregeti Migration.
Highlight: Victoria Falls, Zambia/Zimbabwe- Victoria falls, also known as the 'Smoke That Thunders' is a waterfall on the Zambezi river at the border between Zambia and Zimbabwe. Victoria Falls is one of the seven natural wonders of the world and although it's not the highest or widest waterfall it is considered to be the largest waterfall in the world. There are two main seasons here, the rainy season, November to April, and the dry season. In the rainy season the mist and extra water make viewing difficult so the best time to go is in June or July as the water levels are still high but visability is better.
Highlight: Madagascar- Madagascar is an island off the south east coast of Africa in the Indian Sea. Madagascar has a diverse and unique ecosystem and so is home to species of wildlife that are not found anywhere else in the world. If you are a lover of nature, adventure and being outdoors Madagascar is the perfect destination. You will find rainforests, deserts, and reefs, remote resorts and amazing off-road driving.
Highlight: Mount Kilimanjaro- Mount Kilimanjaro is a dormant volcanic mountain in Tanzania. It is the highest mountain in Africa and the higest free standing mountain in the world. For many climbing Kilimanjaro is a once in a life time adventure. http://www.kilimanjarochallenge.com/
Highlight: Namibia- There are many places here that are well worth a visit, whether you are in search of adventure or stunning natural beauty . Fish River Canyon is in the south of Namibia, it is the second largest canyon in the world and a popular attraction for visitors. For safaris the best place to go is Etosha National Park, this wildlife sanctury offers great opportunities for viewing Africas many animals. The town of Swakopmund is great for a beach retreat and adventure sports such as sandboarding, quadbiking and sky diving. Many people also come here to visit the Kalahari dessert and the coastal desserts, Namib-Naukluft Park and the Namib dessert. The coastal desserts are home to the great sand dunes at Sossusvlei and the facinating Deadvlei. Deadvlei is a clay pan surrounded by the orange and red dunes and it is also a graveyard for 900 year old tree skeletons.