South Africa has year-round warm weather, impressive ethnic and cultural diversity, 21 UNESCO-listed landmarks, abundant nature and picturesque coastline, and many wonders and historical value surrounded by its immense territory to fill a weeks-long itinerary. The hard part is figuring out where to start.
Fortunately, Delta has relaunched the three-city route linking Atlanta to Cape Town and Johannesburg, two of South Africa's main entry points. Cape Town is an ideal place for culture due to the central role it played during apartheid, housing the prison where Nelson Mandela was imprisoned, while Johannesburg is a major urban center famous for its gold mining history and nightlife.
Not all destinations on the continent grant visa-free, e-vis, or vis-on-arrival (VOAs) entry to U.S. and EU passport holders, and applying for travel authorization at the consulate in advance may be necessary in some cases.