Africa is a destination like no other. Ancient traditions are contrasted by contemporary urban landscapes, whilst a breathtaking variety of wildlife creates a world of adventure in a land of lush rainforests, imposing mountains, staggering coastlines, waterfalls and vast golden plains.
Starting with South Africa take in the fabulous views of Cape Town from Table Mountain. Wine and dine in vineyards around Franschhoek and Stellenbosch. Discover the beautiful beaches and scenery of the Garden Route complete with hidden Gems such as Tsala treetop lodges or experiencing a very special Elephant encounter at the Knysna Elephant Park.
Search for the ‘Big 5’ on Safari in the world famous Kruger National Park, or on a private game reserve such as Shamwari just outside Port Elizabeth. South Africa is perfect for beach holidays from Belfast and Dublin as well as a Honeymoon from Belfast and Dublin.
Visit the majestic Victoria Falls on the Zambezi River, forming the border between Zambia and Zimbabwe. It was described by the Kololo tribe living in the area in the 1800’s as ‘Mosi-oa-Tunya’ – ‘The Smoke that Thunders’, a very accurate description! From the Eastern Highlands to the Mana Pools National Park and the mighty Victoria Falls, Zimbabwe’s incredible diversity makes it one of Africa’s finest untouched wilderness areas. Africa would not be known for cruises from Belfast and Dublin but it makes up for this with it unique wildlife and jaw dropping scenery alone.
If you are looking to experience something really unique then consider a truly special experience to visit the elusive mountain gorilla in its natural environment in Uganda or relax on the white sandy shores of Lake Kivu in Rwanda; one of Africa’s Great Lakes and ideal for a beach holiday from Belfast and Dublin.
Kenya bears witness to the famous annual migration on the plains of the vast Masai Mara or head to Lake Nakuru to see the flocks of thousands of flamingos. To slow the pace down consider a trip to relax on the beautiful beaches of the South Coast again perfect for a beach holiday from Belfast and Dublin or a family holiday from Belfast and Dublin. Africa has it all!