Johannesburg and Environs
people arriving into South Africa will arrive at the OR Tambo International airport. Johannesburg is a large modern African city and much of it would seem quite familiar with its modern facilities and infrastructure, motorways, underground trains, shopping malls, factories etc. It has a huge range of accommodation options from very high end boutique hotels right through to small basic Bed and Breakfasts and at the airport there is a number of airport hotels that are easily accessed with courtesy buses or a short walk.
The main attractions that visitors here with a few days like to go to is the street in Soweto where Nelson Mandela lived and on the same street lived Bishop Desmond Tutu – both Nobel Peace Prize winners. You could also visit the Apartheid museum nearby as well. Not far North from Johannesburg is the incredible Cradle of Mankind – or Sterkfontein Caves where there have been some incredible discoveries on the human evolution story and there is probably one of the finest interpretive museums on the topic for you to explore here and well worth going to.