If you are unsure which country within Africa to visit first, look no further than South Africa. Situated at the southern tip of the continent, ‘The Rainbow Nation’ as it’s affectionately called, simply offers it all.
Discover gourmet restaurants, vibrant nightlife and beautiful beaches in Cape Town. Venture a little further afield and experience the likes of the world famous Cape Winelands, awe inspiring whale watching in the quaint coastal town of Hermanus and the grand majesty of the Garden Route. If wildlife is what you are after, you are in luck! South Africa is home to arguably the best game reserves on the entire planet. It is therefore no surprise that South Africa has fast become Africa’s most popular tourist destination.
Capital: Pretoria, Bloemfontein and Cape Town
Languages: Afrikaans, Northern Sotho, and English etc 11 languages
Currency: South African rand (ZAR)
Calling code: +27
Time zone: UTC+2
Flight time: Direct flight from Hong Kong to Johannesburg about 13 hours 10 minutes