Travel Destinations

Travel Destinations


Zooming in on Africa...

Overview

Xceptional Safari offers you African safaris in southern Africa. Travelling in these parts will prove the opportunity of a lifetime and we want to make your experience even more memorable.Striving for perfection, Exceptional Safari will exceed your idea of the ideal African Adventure. Let us show you where the hidden wonders lie. Become part of the mystery that is Africa.


South Africa

South Africa is a beautiful country with a rich array of cultures, fauna and flora. The breathtaking sights and rich historical background will engulf any visitor that crosses these borders.

Good travel networks and a well developed tourism segment has enabled the South African tourism industry to grow at an enormous rate. South Africa is a member of the Commonwealth of Nations. The South African economy is the largest in Africa and 24th largest in the world. Due to this it is the most socially, economically and infrastructural developed country on the continent. read more »

Botswana

A land of stability, peace and prosperity, Botswana is a role model for other African countries. Since independence in 1966 and the discovery of diamonds in 1967, Botswana's economy has grown from strength to strength attracting both investors and tourists. Today it is estimated that Botswana is the largest diamond producer in the world. read more »

Zambia

With a third of the country devoted to conservation, Zambia offers the visitor some of the best wilderness and wildlife areas in Africa. A wide range of action adventures, from the legendary walking safari to river rafting on the mighty Zambezi, allows the enjoyment of nature at its wildest and most exhilirating.

A birder and angler's paradise, Zambia has recorded more than 740 bird species in areas of great scenic beauty and has some of the best fresh water fishing available including excellent Tiger fishing. Best of all though, Zambia is one of the most stable countries in Africa, with 73 tribes living in harmony.

People are very friendly and display a rich cultural heritage during their vivid traditional ceremonies, which is open to Westerners to witness their ancient and timeless mystique. read more »

Zimbabwe

Besides Zimbabwe’s troubled political background there is still a rich tourist attraction to the country. The famous Victoria Falls lies on its borders and many have said when the Falls are in its prime it can be appreciated more from the Zimbabwean side of the Victoria Falls.

 

Known as “Africa’s Paradise,” you will not regret crossing into this beautiful country. Travelling is very possible since the country has an excellent infrastructure and the local culture will captivate all its visitors. read more »

Mozambique

Famous mainly for its beaches and prawns, Mozambique also offers the visitor World Heritage sites, colonial architecture and a colourful local culture. Bustling markets sell exquisite carvings and basketware with the wood and ivory sculptures of the Makonde recognized as one of Africa's most sophisticated art forms.

Mozambique has also produced talented painters such as Malangatana and the country's murals adorn many a wall, especially in Maputo.

Traditional music is in the form of Marrabenta music as well as Marimba and calabash orchestras. Keeping with the rhythm of Africa, the ritualistic Nhau and mapico initiation dances can be a frightening sight. Popular activities for travellers include diving, snorkelling, bird watching and fishing for marlin, sailfish or kingfish. read more »
 

Namibia

Namibia's name was derived from Namib desert, which is believed to be the oldest desert in the world. This unique geological feature is renowned for the pristine and haunting quality of its landscape. It's this feature that characterizes the country most, and is home to some of the country's top tourist destinations, notably Sossusvlei, Sandwich Harbour and the Skeleton Coast Park.

Far from being lifeless and barren, the desert features an unusual variety of desert-adapted flora and fauna, including a large number of endemic plant, bird, reptile and insect species. Many of these species are of particular scientific interest and attract scientists from all over the world. read more »
 

Swaziland

Mountain kingdom on the Malolotja's majestic peaks.The Kingdom of Swaziland is a small, landlocked country in Southern Africa (one of the smallest on the continent), situated on the eastern slope of the Drakensberg mountains, embedded between South Africa in the west and Mozambique in the east. The country is named after the Swazi, a Bantu tribe. read more »

Lesotho

Otherwise known as the Kingdom in the Sky, because of its high altitude and mountain peaks, Lesotho offers the traveller a different face of Africa, which is closer to alpine in climate, scenery and vegetation. Invigorating mountain air, spectacular panoramas and a rare birdlife combine to attract outdoor enthusiasts from all over the world. Popular ways of exploring the countryside is through hiking, and trekking by 4x4's or on the back of ponies. Renowned for their crafts and hospitality, the Basotho people offer a warm welcome when they say Khotso (peace), at the same time inviting you to experience their tiny, traditional villages and the unspoilt serenity that is Lesotho... read more »


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