4 must-do things when traveling to South Africa

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In spring from September to November, the scenes of the South Africa will become brighter and vibrant thanks to the colorfully blooming of nearly 4.000 kinds of flowers in the warm weather of 17 – 27oC, attracting millions of tourists to travel to this country for their holidays. Let’s discover what makes the “country of rainbow” so gorgeous and charming.

If visitors take the tour from Johanesburg – Pretoria – Sun City – Cape Town, they can have great trip to experience 4 most attractive things in the “country of rainbow” when sightseeing the wonder Table Mountain, explore Cape of Good Hope, touch South African diamond, feel the purple shade of Jacaranda flowers and behold the “big five” of the wild nature.

Sightsee the wonder Table Mountain and explore Cape of Good Hope

It is commonly believed that if traveling to the South Africa without visiting Table Mountain means that you never arrive in this country. Simply, if Mount Phou Si is the symbol of Japan, the symbol of South Africa is Table Mountain.

Table-Mountain

The mountain located in Cape Town which is “the world’s most beautiful port”. It is one of world’s 7 new wonders. Through 6 million years, the mountain has had the height of 1.086 above the sea level and width of 3km. It is unique with the flat mountain top as its name. Previously, to reach the top of Table Mountain, it took tourists 4 hours to climb but the time is now saved much thanks to the 360o rotating suspension cable system enabling you to see the whole of the most attractive city around the world. If you like, you can walk to the mountain top for sightseeing the landscape. Moreover, tourists are allured by not only the unique beauty but also the biodiversity system with the arrays of primitive plants living in the ravines and over found 2.200 plant bushes and wild animals such as porcupines, civets, snakes, turtles, deer, etc.

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One more thing you cannot forget to Cape Town is Cape of Good Hope where two famous restaurants Batorluomei Bird Diast and Da Gama greatly discovered the road to Asian Ocean though Cape of Good Hope in 15th century. Conquering the end point of the Africa for the interference of 2 great oceans in the world may be an unforgettable experience to anyone in life.

Touch the diamond in the South Africa

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South Africa is known as the kingdom of diamonds because it is one of the countries treasuring a number of diamond mines with special quality in the world. In particular, the world’s largest diamond Cullian weighing 3,106 carats was extracted into nine pieces. In which, many mounted on the crown the Queen of England were also found in the diamond mine in the northwestern South Africa in 1905. Taking the tour to the South Africa, visitors will have the opportunity to touch and feel overwhelmed by the richness and splendor of the most valuable gemstones on the planet, in Johannesburg-based De Beers – the world’s biggest diamond manufacturer.

Feel the purple shade of Jacaranda flower

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It is estimated there are about 70,000 Jacaranda trees planted throughout the parks, streets and gardens in Pretoria, the administrative capital of South Africa. In the spring, around 9th to 11st of May every year, the city with the European architecture style will coat the romantic purple of Jacaranda flowers pervading the perfume into the air. This is a wonderful opportunity for tourists all over the world to sightsee and admire. The streets where the flowers bloom purple all over become an ideal place for couples.

Of equal attractiveness are the ancient architecture works and the national cultural heritage in Pretoria such as the former city council, town hall, Church Square central square, etc…

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Behold “big five” of the wild world

Coming to South Africa, you will notice the “big five” of the world of wild animals including leopard, lion, elephant, rhino and Cape buffalo, but before the tour, we still see on TV or countless photographs and online videos. The interesting place to experience this is probably not anywhere else but Pilanesberg National Park, which is the fourth largest of South Africa and also attracts the biggest number of tourists because it is only about 1.5 hour drive from Johannesburg. Apart from the big 5, you can see more than 7,000 species of mammals, 300 species of birds in the Pilanesberg Park by your eyes.