Farah Israel

Junior Travel Consultant

Farah’s travel career started when she joined a retail travel company as a receptionist in 2013. After completing her Galileo course, she was promoted to the position of Junior Travel Consultant. She joined Giltedge Africa in 2016 as an Administrative Consultant to explore a different side of the travel industry, inbound travel. In July 2018, she was promoted to Junior Tour Consultant and is enjoying every second of her job.

Her favourite trip to date was to the Garden Route (read about it here) to visit George, Knysna, Plettenberg Bay, Port Elizabeth and the Eastern Cape game reserves. It was an experience of a lifetime! She also enjoyed her educational to Oudsthoorn where she explored the Cango Caves, visited the Cango Wildlife Ranch and the Buffelsdrift Game Lodge!

Farah’s many interests include exploring new places, meeting people, being creative, and spending quality time with her family and friends. Her dream destination is Mauritius for a delayed honeymoon with her husband.

Farah's Favourite Properties

Twelve Apostles Hotel & Spa

Overlooking the Atlantic Ocean, The Twelve Apostles Hotel & Spa boasts panoramic views of mountains and ocean. The hotel is located only 20 minutes from Cape Town’s city centre. You can choose between deluxe guest rooms and luxurious suites with 24-hour room service, and enjoy a gym, outdoor swimming pool…

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Kariega Settlers Drift

Settlers Drift is a 5-star luxury tented lodge located in the Big 5, malaria-free Kariega Game Reserve. The lodge offers 9 spacious tented suites – each with an opulent bedroom and living area, full bathroom, indoor-outdoor shower, minibar and private viewing deck. Lodge facilities include a restaurant, bar, wine cellar,…

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Founders Lodge

Founders Lodge by Mantis is located in a private reserve, alongside Shamwari in the beautiful Eastern Cape. For 20 years Founders was a family holiday home, and the 6-suite lodge has retained that welcoming atmosphere and personalised safari experience. Set out on a dawn game drive tracking lion and cheetah…

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Farah's Favourite Destinations

South Africa

Situated at the tip of the African continent, South Africa is the top vacation destination of a lifetime. A South African safari offers experiences ranging from exquisite landscapes, captivating wildlife, and amazing culture. Offering five-star luxury accommodations – ranging from top game lodges to bespoke boutique hotels – it’s a…

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Despite its politics, Zimbabwe is a safe and friendly country. While Victoria Falls is the country’s biggest drawcard, Zimbabwe is also one of Southern Africa’s most rewarding big game safari destinations. It borders Zambia and South Africa, so it’s easily accessible, and an all-year-round destination with short, mild…

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The powder white sand, turquoise water and a wonderful tropical climate of Mauritius make for an idyllic beach getaway. Spend your days relaxing, diving and snorkelling coral reefs, sipping cocktails on the beach and enjoying sensual spa treatments. Those who venture inland will discover jungle-clad mountains, impressive waterfalls and charming…

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Farah's Favourite Tours