Africa & the Middle East Forums

Post New Topic

Recent Activity

View all Africa & the Middle East activity »
  1. 1 Safari travel agent suggestions?
  2. 2 FODOR'S GUIDE TO CLOTHING FOR SAFARI
  3. 3 CAUTION! Do not deal with IRANIANVISA.COM
  4. 4 Isreal
  5. 5 First Time Safari Help...Use a tour or not?
  6. 6 Binocular rentals
  7. 7 Namibia: any suggestion for a 3 weeks self drive roundtrip?
  8. 8 Trip Report Marrakech
  9. 9 Trip Report Trip Report Kenya 9 Days With Family
  10. 10 Dead Sea day trip
  11. 11 Victoria and Albert Cape Town renovation status
  12. 12 Southern Africa or Tanzania/Kenya for August 2018 Family Trip
  13. 13 Advice please: family SA safari August 2018
  14. 14 Kenya Visa Requirements/Fake Visa Site
  15. 15 Wayo Africa (Tanzania) Green Camps
  16. 16 Non Marlaia Africa or Brazil?
  17. 17 Itinerary Ideas
  18. 18 South Africa - Guidebook recommendation and other ??
  19. 19 Travel to Botswana
  20. 20 Trip Report Iran travel itinerary -18 days April 2017
  21. 21 Loldia House Kenya
  22. 22 Kenya - Plastic Bags
  23. 23 gamer reserve, lodge, safari camp recommendations
  24. 24 South Africa visit: Cape Town and Kruger Park
  25. 25 several short safaris vs one longer one
View next 25 » Back to the top

Getting from US to Johannesburg for a safari

Jump to last reply

Hi
This is my first foray to the Africa forum and I hope I'm welcome. I am completely uninformed on all things African, especially in terms of tourism.

My employer takes a young man with fairly severe physical limitation to Europe each year, and I do the planning. This year, he wants to introduce the young man to Africa.

South Africa is their preferred destination.

Can anyone please give me an idea of where to start searching for airfare to South Africa? I presume that the OR Tambo Airport is what is should be looking at, but for all I know, this could be totally wrong.

I am also looking for a safari for at least the two men, maybe more. Since they are vegetarians, I don't think they want to shoot animals, just see them.

Our young man is extremely game, but as I said, there are limitations to what he can physically do. Climbing might be out. My employer is also an enthusiastic traveler, but he is 65 and has a heart condition. I guess all this means that I need to find them a somewhat gentle physical experience.

This seems overwhelming, and I'm going to order some books from the library, but I thought this was a good place to start.

9 Replies |Back to top

Sign in to comment.

Advertisement