SOUTH AFRICA VACATION PACKAGES FAQs
What Is The Food Like In South Africa?
South African cuisine is a unique fusion of many different external cultural influences. These include Dutch, French, Indian and Malaysian flavours and techniques that continue to make their way onto the menus of restaurants and into the homes of locals all over the country. Don’t leave South Africa without eating: Biltong & droewors, that is cured in a mixture of vinegar, salt, sugar and spices such as coriander and pepper, then hung to dry. Boerewors,a traditional South African sausage made from beef, mixed with either pork or lamb and a mixture of spices. Malva pudding, a sweet and sticky baked sponge pudding made with apricot jam and served smothered in a hot cream sauce. Chakalaka & pap, a vegetable dish made of onions, tomatoes, peppers, carrots, beans and spices, and is often served cold, and many others. Enjoy the best of South African traditional cuisines as part of our South Africa vacation packages.
What Are The Most Popular Beaches In South Africa?
There’s an abundance of beautiful beaches all over South Africa, and most of them include some of the classics, as well as a couple of insider gems, only for local’s eyes (until now). Whether you’re looking for the best waves, the most secluded tanning spot, or the best scenic boardwalk, this is a list of best and most popular beaches in South Africa: Robberg Beach, Kraalbaai, Camps Bay Beach, Thonga Beach, Llandudno Beach, Gonubie Beach, Kogal Bay Beach, and many others that will take your breath away. Book South Africa packages, South Africa vacation packages, South Africa tour packages, South Africa travel packages, South Africa holiday packages or South Africa trip packages and visit the most popular beaches in South Africa.
What Are The Most Popular Restaurants In South Africa?
South Africa’s streets, shores and vineyards are lined with so many incredible restaurants, it’s a hard task narrowing them down into a short bucket list. This is a small list of restaurants that you can't miss:
9th Avenue Bistro, where Seasonal and local ingredients are used to create sensational food. The tasting menu is always a winner; the prawn risotto deservedly inspires fandom. Coobs, is famous for his beautiful urban bistro. Most of the produce comes from his family farm, so you know that what you’re getting is fresh and wholesome. Gemelli, inspired by Italian cuisine, the menu makes use of the best ingredients to please patrons with an array of delicious dishes like the house calamari, sharing plates, risottos, pastas and mains like tender pork belly. And so, many more. Book South Africa packages, South Africa vacation packages, South Africa tour packages, South Africa travel packages, South Africa holiday packages or South Africa trip packages and visit the most popular restaurants in South Africa to pamper your taste buds.
Is South Africa A Good Place To Retire, Live Or Relocate?
South Africa and its citizens win plenty of international awards each year. Since 2019, three South African universities are among the top 500 in the world.
The cost of living is generally much cheaper than other first world countries, because of that, you could enjoy a higher standard of living for much less. Nevertheless the culture and the way of living is totally different from almost every other country, which could be complicated and even dangerous. Get in touch with ITA Global support team to know more about South Africa vacation packages and retire, live or relocation related information.
When Is The Best Time To Travel To South Africa?
The best time to visit South Africa is from May to September, as the cooler winter months in the northern regions bring superb conditions for viewing big game. It can be rainy from November to February, but this is the best time to travel for birding, and temperatures remain warm at 22°C-33°C.
However, South Africa is a year-round destination, with varying regional climates and wildlife opportunities.
The Cape has beautiful, hot, dry weather in its summer months (between November and February), with temperatures between 23°C and 26°C. The best time to visit the Cape for whale watching is between July and November. Contact ITA Global to know more about best time to travel to South Africa and South Africa vacation packages.
What Is The Currency In South Africa? Do They Accept US Dollars?
South Africa’s currency is the South African rand. When traveling in South Africa, it's smart to carry both ZAR and US dollars. While many shops and restaurants will accept credit cards, merchants at small, local markets may only accept cash. Mastercard and Visa are widely accepted credit cards in South Africa. American Express cardholders may find less businesses accept their cards.
What Are The Requirements For Covid-19 To Enter The Country?
Travellers intending to visit the country will be expected to produce a PCR test that is not older than 72 hours from the time of departure from the country of origin to South Africa. This test must be conducted by a certified medical practitioner and should have the name and signature of the practitioner who conducted such a test.
Upon arrival in the port of entry, the traveller will be screened for any COVID-19 symptoms or for contact with people who have been infected with the COVID-19 virus. If the COVID-19 test comes back positive, the traveller will be subjected to a 10 day quarantine at a designated site. The accommodation at a quarantine site will be at the traveller’s cost.
What Is The Kind Of Weather In South Africa?
South Africa has typical weather for the Southern Hemisphere, with the coldest days in June–August. On the central plateau, which includes the Free State and Gauteng provinces, the altitude keeps the average temperatures below 20 °C (68 °F); Johannesburg, for example, lies at 1,753 metres (5,751 ft). In winter temperatures can drop below freezing, also due to altitude. During winter it is warmest in the coastal regions, especially on the eastern Indian Ocean coast.
Warm season weather is influenced by the El Niño–Southern Oscillation (ENSO). South Africa experiences hotter and drier weather during the El Niño phase, while La Niña brings cooler and wetter conditions. To know more about South Africa vacation packages, contact ITA Global.
Which Historical Places Can You Visit In South Africa?
In South Africa you can find many historical attractions, which is included in our South Africa vacation packages, South Africa tour packages, South Africa travel packages, South Africa holiday packages and South Africa trip packages. Experience South Africa’s rich history, from its turbulent past to its unique architecture and languages, by visiting these historical monuments.
The most popular and visited by people are: The Castle of Good Hope- Cape Town, Isandlwana Battlefield- Isandlwana, Nelson Mandela Capture Site- KwaZulu-Natal, The Cradle of Humankind- Maropeng, Robben Island- Cape Town, The Afrikaans Language Monument- Paarl, The Huguenot Memorial Monument- Franschhoek and many others. To book South Africa vacation packages, contact ITA Global.
National Park And Reserves You Can Visit In South Africa?
South Africa is widely regarded as being one of the finest places on Earth to spot wildlife. This beautiful country is rightly famous for the presence of its Big Five of lion, elephant, buffalo, rhinoceros, and leopard. If you want to get up too close to some of these magnificent beasts in their natural habitat these are the parks and reserves where you have to go: Kruger National Park, KgalagadiTransfrontier Park, Addo Elephant National Park, Mapungubwe National Park, HluhluweImfolozi Game Park.