Glorious sunsets casting a crimson hue over the rolling landscape, bushveld dotted with roaming herds of water buﬀalo and, of course, the Big Five – this is Africa.
As well as lounging prides of lions and herds of elephants plodding their way across the vast savannas, this continent is also home to the incredible Victoria Falls, a natural wonder that stirs the senses. You could explore its stunning national parks teeming with unrivalled wildlife, enjoy fully escorted tours, and admire the view from luxury rail journeys that allow you to discover this amazing landscape from the comfort of a sumptuous cabin.
The unmistakeable silhouette of Table Mountain forms the spectacular backdrop to South Africa's favourite city, Cape Town. Wander the Victoria and Alfred Waterfront, visit Robben island and take the Cape Peninsula tour.
Rainbows in the mist
Nothing can quite prepare you for the almost deafening splendour of Victoria Falls on the border of Zambia and Zimbabwe. It's known in the local language as 'The Smoke That Thunders'.
See Southern Africa in sumptuous comfort on one of its iconic trains. Cocooned in a luxurious carriage, admire jaw-dropping viewsof the landscape as you travel in the style of a bygone era.
Africa's wildlife is as impressive as it is on land, with seals and penguins clustering its shores and whales churning up the Atlantic Ocean. It's also a hunting ground of the Great White Shark.
See how many of the famous Big Five you can spot when you venture out into the African bush. Africa's world renowned national parks such as Pilanesberg and Krugerare where you'll get to see a range of animals in their natural habitat, from nimble cheetahs stalking their prey to a herd of plodding hippos.