Depending upon the choice and budget, one can indulge in any of the different available tours in South Africa. Ranging from one day to multi-day trips, itineraries available in South Africa allow visitors to explore the country closely. Choices of tours in the country include city tours, adventure tours, self-drive tours, safaris, overland tours, golf tours, group tours, etc.
South Africa is divided into eight distinct regions for tours and excursions. These regions include Johannesburg and surrounds, Sun City and Madikwe, Mpumalanga Highlands and Escarpment, Greater Kruger Park, KwaZulu Natal, Addo and Eastern Cape, Garden Route and Cape Town area. Multi-day tours usually include a complete tour of any of the eight regions.
City tours usually consist of a visit to major sightseeing places, shopping areas and activity centres of any of the destinations in the country. Cape Town, Port Elizabeth, Durban and Johannesburg, are the favourite destinations for city tours.
Safari trip to a national park like Kruger National Park takes an entire day. Game reserves are another option for one-day tours. Being rich in wildlife, South Africa is popular for safari trip to wildlife reserves, national parks and other such locations.
Aquila Game Reserve, Pilanesberg Nature Reserve and Hluhluwe Game Reserve are some of the popular locations to go for safaris. A number of options are available for safari rides, including self-driven tours, escorted tours, cycle tours, motorcycle tours, group tours and volunteer tours.
Popular day itineraries include a visit to Stellenbosch, Franschhoek and Paarl Valley, Soutpansberg Mountain Range or Venda Village. Excursions to Chapman's Peak, Simons Town and Boulders Beach and Muizenberg from South Africa are also popular. Custom tours are also offered by several companies for honeymooners, backpackers, senior citizens and others.