Our Frequently Asked Questions here.
South Africa indeed is a safe country to visit. You always need basic knowledge and little precaution while travelling anywhere. Make sure you hire a travel guide or your travel planner to ensure safety and proper guidance about South Africa and the neighbouring cities.
No, you don 't require yellow fever vaccination before travelling to South Africa. In case you are the citizen of the country with a risk of yellow fever, the South African government may ask for proof of yellow fever vaccination.
The Local Currency of South Africa is ZAR. It is also called Rands referred as R.
Travelling to South Africa, you require a passport on a temporary basis for tourism or business purposes. The time period for the stay limits for a period of 90 days or less. The requirements for visa approval differ from country to country. The basic necessities required are
• Your passport valid for no less than 30 days after the expiry of your planned visit
• The passport should have at least two unused pages
• Your coloured passport size photograph
• Your return or onward air tickets
• BI-84 form
• Proof of financial means as bank statements
South Africa is a year-round destination with the varied climate in the different region. The best time to travel to South Africa depends on your holiday preference. Summers are dry and hot from the month of October to April with exceptional rainfall. The winters are sunny with pleasant cold days and cold nights during the months of May to September. The country experiences rainfall during the month of June and July.
Children are allowed to do safari game drive in South Africa depending on their age. The children above the age of 5 years are allowed to go in a SIC coach. However, children below the age of 5 years are permitted to enjoy private safari game drive.
You can surely enjoy your self-drive in South Africa as the destination offers wide scenic stretch to enjoy the backdrop. One can start the self-drive from Johannesburg and Cape Town being close to the international airports. Make sure you maintain the speed limit near the national reserves. The panorama route and Garden Route are most preferred for self-drive.