Pretoria Hotels In The City Of Jacarandas
Round August every year the Pretoria city streets and side walks are line with a velvety purple carpet as the 1000’s of Jacaranda trees shed their blooms. This makes the city a sight to behold and a premier tourist destination for visitors of all kinds. But the beauty of the city is not the only reason that hundreds of tourists prefer this as their destination point when visiting South Africa at this time of year. There are numerous world class luxury Pretoria hotels and accommodation facilities to choose from.
Apart from these establishments there are a great variety of sights and sounds to keep the tourist in you satisfied. Pretoria is a city steeped in history and is also the capital of South Africa. This city has played an important role in the history of South Africa in the pre-apartheid era, while apartheid was governing the nation and remains important in today’s ever changing environment. Most of the Pretoria hotels in the city will be able to provide you with this historical information or direct you to the local tourism authority where you can find out more about the museums and landmarks you can visit during your stay in Pretoria hotels.
August is however still winter in Pretoria and although the South African climate ensures that the weather will be sunny though a little blustery with temperatures reaching the mid teens and even twenties, it is important to pack some warm clothing items. Reserving accommodation at Pretoria hotels during the winter months also makes it the ideal time to visit the numerous game reserves and parks in South Africa. There are a number of privately owned game parks on the outskirts of the city or you can opt to visit the Pilanesburg game reserve where you will be assured of spotting the ‘Big Five’ just a short 45 minute drive from the city. The “Big Five’ consist of Lion, Leopard, Buffalo, Rhinoceros and of course Elephant.
You can either get your Pretoria Hotels to reserve these types of outings and you behalf or find out whether your preferred accommodation facility will provide you with transfers to and from these sights. Remember to make your reservations for the entertainment and activities that you wish to take part in at the same time that you reserve your Pretoria hotels accommodation. Although this is not the busiest time of year for the Capital city of South Africa, you do not want to be disappointed when you cannot see all the attractions you were expecting.
When planning your trip, remember to leave enough free time so that you can explore the city and the surrounding areas in your own time. Keep in mind your travelling companions and ensure that there is something on the agenda to keep everyone interested and entertained during your travels.
For more information on the numerous landmarks, game reserves and other sights that you can take in when reserving accommodation at Pretoria hotels while visiting South Africa, please contact us.
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