South African Youth Travel Confederation (SAYTC)

The country’s diverse peoples and even more diverse landscapes make for an incredible, unforgettable and affordable backpacking trip, perfect for students and budget travellers.

SAYTC is a membership-driven company, and their extensive network consists of companies that offer backpacking, education, volunteering, tours and transport in South Africa, as well as in a few surrounding countries. Accredited members are vetted against certain professional standards and guidelines, ensuring that guests always have the best possible experience in South Africa.


  • SAYTC is a non-profit organisation that aims to establish South Africa as a top backpacking destination
  • Their extensive membership network covers areas such as backpacking, education, volunteering, tours and transport in South Africa
  • Members are vetted against certain professional standards and guidelines to ensure the highest quality of service