Lonely Planet Southern Africa is your passport to all the most relevant and up-to-date advice on what to see, what to skip, and what hidden discoveries await you. Stand in awe at Victoria Falls, take a safari in Chobe National Park or climb one of the massive red dunes of Sossusvlei, all with your trusted travel companion. Get to the heart of Southern Africa and begin your journey now!
Inside Lonely Planet's Southern Africa Travel Guide:
Colour maps and images throughout
Highlights and itineraries show you the simplest way to tailor your trip to your own personal needs and interests
Insider tips save you time and money, and help you get around like a local, avoiding crowds and trouble spots
Essential info at your fingertips - including hours of operation, phone numbers, websites, transit tips, and prices
Honest reviews for all budgets - including eating, sleeping, sight-seeing, going out, shopping, and hidden gems that most guidebooks miss
Cultural insights give you a richer and more rewarding travel experience - including history, politics, local customs, music, wildlife, and environment
Over 125 maps
Useful features - including Month by Month (annual festival calendar), Planning a Safari, and wildlife guide
Coverage of Botswana, Lesotho, Malawi, Mozambique, Namibia, South Africa, Swaziland, Victoria Falls, Zambia, Zimbabwe, and more
The Perfect Choice: Lonely Planet Southern Africa, our most comprehensive guide to Southern Africa, is perfect for those planning to both explore the top sights and take the road less travelled.
Looking for just a few of the destinations included in this guide? Check out the relevant Lonely Planet destination guides for a comprehensive look at what each destination has to offer.
Authors: Written and researched by Lonely Planet, Alan Murphy, Kate Armstrong, Lucy Corne, Jane Cornwell, Mary Fitzpatrick, Michael Grosberg, Anthony Ham, Trent Holden, Kate Morgan and Richard Waters.
About Lonely Planet: Started in 1973, Lonely Planet has become the world's leading travel guide publisher with guidebooks to every destination on the planet, as well as an award-winning website, a suite of mobile and digital travel products, and a dedicated traveller community. Lonely Planet's mission is to enable curious travellers to experience the world and to truly get to the heart of the places they find themselves in.
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