South Africa, land of unrivalled beauty, unique wildlife and interesting cultures, is one of the last destinations in the world where true wilderness areas can still be found. With its over 250 mammal and about 800 different bird species and its incomparable flora it will leave you with unique impressions.
This 1100 km long and 960 km wide land shares the borders to the east and south with South Africa, to the west with Namibia and the north-east with Zambia and Zimbabwe, offers diverse landscapes and one of the wildest flora and fauna in Africa. The spectacular beauty of the country is enriched by its friendly people.
Lesotho consists almost entirely of mountains, is completely surrounded by South Africa and is also called the “Kingdom in the Sky ‘. It is ca.320 km from the Indian Ocean. The capital, Maseru (translated: ‘Red Sandstone’), is a quiet and friendly place.
Some of the most beautiful coastlines of the continent is in Mozambique, making the country one of Africa’s best beach destinations. As in Malawi, endlessly wide savanna also extend into Mozambique and the seemingly never-ending forests of coconut trees along the coast brings every visitor in the beautiful holiday feeling.
Zambia’s name comes from the Zambezi River, which also forms the largest part of the southern boundary. The Victoria Falls, one of the most beautiful waterfalls in the world, is located on this river. The great Kariba Dam, one of the largest hydroelectric power plants in the world, is also on the Zambezi River and supplies Zambia and Zimbabwe with power.
Swaziland is a small, beautiful country in southern Africa. It is surrounded on three sides by South Africa and to the east by Mozambique. Swaziland has rich mineral deposits and beautiful vast forests.
Tanzania, with an area of nearly 940,000 square kilometers, is the largest country in East Africa and is generally considered one of the most beautiful. The territory lies directly on the equator and shows its cultural richness mainly through its many natural faces.