Overland Africa

Getaway Africa is an overland tour operator and travel agency in South Africa, http://www.getawayafrica.com/index.php?id=90 We are committed to provide you with an outstanding choice of guided overland tours in the greater Africa, striving to offer backpackers and accommodated tourists the best value overland adventures, and ensuring your stay is both pleasurable and memorable. Getaway Africas strengths lies in specialist area knowledge, all set against the backdrop of the African continents diverse environment, and multi cultural communities. Getaway Africa also aims to create that special relationship which converts backpacking, gap year students, visitors and tourists, into friends. Getaway Africa also specialises in budget, or upmarket adventure tours with more luxurious accommodation around Southern, East and West Africa including countries like, To name a few of the more popular destinations - Namibia with the highest roving sand dunes in the world in the Namib Desert, with a diverse wildlife. Go for an exhilarating sand dune surf or boarding, quad-bike hiking between the dunes, or go up the skeleton coast and visit ship wrecks and ghost towns from the past. Botswana, to enjoy the Okavango delta and its waterways. Go on a Mokorro safari with your own personal poler guide or go on an adventurous overland safari enjoying the wildlife and sounds of the delta. Zambia / Zimbabwe the Victoria Water Falls, one of the seven wonders of the world for one of the best adventure destinations in Africa with bridge bungee jumping, white water rafting or canoeing on the Zambezi River, elephant back rides, sun downer cruises, safaris etc. Tanzania / Kenya the Serengeti, and watch the migration of the Wildebeest and Zebra between the two countries. This is a must, as this is one of the biggest annual tourist attractions with lodge safaris and overland activities. When weather permits, take a hot air balloon trip and experience this wonder from the air, or explore Mount Kilimanjaro, the highest on the African continent. Hike to the top, the roof of Africa, with your fellow travellers, for an unforgettable and picturesque view of the African expanse, Or start or finish your overland tour in Cape Town, the mother city of South Africa, the Cape of Good Hope, with its pristine white sandy beaches. Get to the top of Table Mountain with the ultra modern cable car-way and get a 360 degree panoramic view of the cape Peninsula. Visit the Western Cape wine producing grape farms for a wine tasting, or visit the most southern tip of the African continent. Take a trip through the Garden Route along the Indian Ocean, visiting national parks and reserves, or go further north to visit the Kruger National Park to see the Big Five. A must for wild animal lovers. Many adventure spots along the way are within easy reach along these overland tour routes for the adrenaline junkies, like sky diving, hang gliding, paragliding, abseiling and more. Departure points for most of these overland tours are from the big centers like Cape Town, Johannesburg, Port Elizabeth, Durban and also other smaller centers as well as other African centers like Nairobi, Dar Es Salaam, Victoria Falls, Windhoek and Swakopmund. Some of Getaway Africa`s overland tours, whether you are camping or being accommodated, can include a visit to the popular Indian island, Zanzibar, for an unforgettable island adventure if route passes by. Getaway Africa can also accommodate tourists in privately planned overland packages and tours to suite your preferences, with a private guide, whether it is backpacking or a luxury 4 X 4 tour. Getaway Africa makes overlanding to you, the tourist, possible with personal dedication and care, to ensure that you will have an unforgettable, excited and a heart-warming journey. Our South Africa, direct contact details are 0027 21 982 6164 or email us at enquiries@getawayafrica.com and let us do all the work for your vacation / holiday planning to Africa.