Introducing iZania Travel Services

Introducing your Hosts 

A Very Good Year

Roger and Joyce Madison lived in South Africa for 3 years -- from 1995 to 1998 -- immediately after the transition to a democratic nation, where they both worked for IBM.  They enjoyed their work and developed many business and personal relationships. Their lives were never the same after working closely with South Africans to build the "New South Africa."

Following their return to the USA, they formed a nonprofit missionary organization and traveled back to South Africa for 10 years as missionaries -- helping to build churches and improve the living conditions in townships across the country.

They retired from IBM and established iZania, LLC to continue their efforts to connect the descendants of Africa via the Internet. During a trip to the Soccer World Cup in 2010, they met and established a business relationship with Robert Mashau, the owner of Bono Safaris and Tours. Out of this partnership, iZania Travel Services was created.


iZania Travel ServicesOffers Low-Cost Tours to Africa and beyond  

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Through our partnership with Bono Safaris and Tours in South Africa, and other partners, iZania Travel Services™ has leveraged our experience of more than 20 years of travel to Southern Africa to create a rich travel experience at a cost of up to 20% lower than popular travel tours.  
"By specializing in travel to Africa, we are able to offer exceptional service with several annual tours. We can also create a customized tour for your family, organization, or business,"
says Roger Madison, CEO of iZania Travel Services.
Roger and Joyce travel with each of our group tours and provide local insights into the people and places of South Africa, as well as extended trips to Victoria Falls in Zimbabwe, open vehicle safaris in Botswana, as well as the world-famous Kruger National Game Reserve in South Africa. We specialize in small group tours of 20-25 people.  Traveling with us is like traveling with family.
Our "Short Tours" provide affordable trips that allow you to see all of Africa, plus extra options based on your interests. 

Cape Town Jazz Festival 2This trip includes 3 nights in Johannesburg, a 1-day game drive, and 4 nights in Cape Town. You will visit the Apartheid Museum, Table Mountain, Robben Island, and much more.  A great way to experience South Africa, and all that jazz!  Affectionately referred to as “Africa’s Grandest Gathering”, the Cape Town International Jazz Festival is the largest music event in sub-Saharan Africa. This proudly South African-produced event is hosted at the Cape Town International Convention Centre. The festival annually boasts 5 stages with more than 40 artists performing over 2 nights. The festival hosts over 37,000 music lovers over the 2 show days.


Ghana 1Join us as we visit Ghana, Africa’s friendliest country.  This experience is designed for members of the African diaspora interested in exploring their roots. This immersive journey explores southern Ghana, including tours of two UNESCO World Heritage slave castles. In designing this tour, we aim to provide an authentic, but comfortable look into the cultures of your ancestors.

Enjoy the very best of East Africa in luxury on this tour of Tanzania and Zanzibar. Visit the foothills of Kilimanjaro, Africa’s tallest mountain. Spend a day with the Maasai people and hike the foothills with the Chagga tribe. Go on Safari in the Ngorongoro Crater where you will see wildebeest and zebra, lion, buffalo, elephant, and giraffes. End your journey with 3 days at an all-inclusive resort on the Indian Ocean island of Zanzibar.
Experience the grandeur of this fascinating country on this 7-day itinerary where you will enjoy the perfect blend of touring Egyptian sights with a leisurely sailing on this Egypt tour with a Nile cruise that you are sure to cherish for a lifetime.
iZania Travel Services™ makes the cost of the best-kept secret in travel to Africa more affordable. For detailed itineraries and booking information, please contact us at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..


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