Be ready to tell the tale when you visit any of these countries in Africa.
Visiting Africa is becoming easier with major airlines flying into most major African cities. Here are the top 10 destinations in Africa that should make your bucket list.
The wonders of South Africa are nothing less than glorious, making it an ideal place to travel. The beautiful Cape Town is one of the most picturesque cities in the world, its backdrop of Table Mountain and the crashing waves of the Indian and Atlantic Oceans is an unforgettable sight. Kruger National Park is one of Africa’s most famous wildlife reserves and the perfect place for a safari adventure. Throw in interesting cities like Durban and Port Elizabeth will leave visitors mouth agape and there’s plenty to keep them coming back for more.
Just off the coast is an exotic archipelago with pristine beaches and warm oceans. This fantastic location is one of the top tourist destinations in Africa because, for some, it is the ideal place for the perfect, relaxing beach holiday. the destination has a magical blend of Arabic, Middle Eastern, Moorish, Indian cultures and styles, making it unique like no other place in Africa. Mount Kilimanjaro, at 5,895 meters (19,341 feet), is Africa’s highest peak and an item on thousands of bucket lists. It is a “Sky island,” creating a varied and dramatic
Kenya is Africa’s No. 1 travel destination with about 2.5million visitors over the years. It’s actually a multifaceted place with a wide variety of adventures both rural and urban. It’s national reserves and conservancies are well-protected havens for some of the most endangered wildlife on the planet which ranges from lions and cheetahs in the Maasai Mara in the south to elephants and black rhino in Samburu in the north. In Nairobi, it has one of Africa’s most bustling, up-and-coming cities. For those looking for a more laid back trip will definitely find azure waters and white sands near Mombasa interesting and this is exactly where Kenya meets the Indian Ocean.
Egypt is most known for its Great Pyramid of Giza or for luxury resorts on both the Mediterranean and the Red Sea. Often overlooked is one of the country’s most spectacular landscapes, White Desert National Park. The sprawling protectorate in the Farafra depression in western Egypt is a treasure trove of wonderment. People touring these strange lands have often felt like they’re visiting another planet, despite only being a five-hour drive from Cairo.
One of the most breathtaking places on earth, the Okavango Delta, a UNESCO World Heritage site and it is one of the top tourist destinations in Africa. The river delta at the foot of the massive Kalahari attracts a heavy influx of tourists who want to enjoy the experience and tell the beauty of wilds of Africa. The land-based safaris offer some of the best game sporting experiences anywhere in the world and many tourists simply wish they could stay longer in this fantastic place.
The Omo River region of Ethiopia is one of the most remote and secluded places in the world. History has it that Ethiopia tends to heavily value their independence and unique culture by restricting external influence. However, it is slowly opening its doors to let the rest of the world to experience its paradise. Once you visit Ethiopia, your view of Africa will be changed forever and you will understand why it is of the main tourist attractions in East Africa.
Morocco has a European and African feel to it, It has a mixture of North African and European culture because of its proximity to Europe. One of the reasons Morocco is a good place to visit is its varied geography! Morocco doesn’t just have paradise beaches and sweeping expanses of desert, it also has mountains. Morocco has two major mountain ranges, the Rif Mountains in the north and the Atlas Mountains stretching through the middle of the country. There are plenty of hiking and trekking opportunities in the mountains, which you can do with an organized tour or on your own.
Zimbabwe and Zambia
The Victoria falls in Zimbabwe and Zambia is something everyone has heard about. A visit to these countries will offer you the opportunity to see Victoria Falls, the largest waterfalls in the world. Plus, you can go white water rafting down the Zambezi River, chock-full of crocs and hippos (it’s an amazing experience and the Victoria falls is a jointly owned tourist attraction and can be viewed and explored from either Zambia or Zimbabwe.
This is an archipelago of 115 Islands in the Indian Ocean, off East Africa. Mahe is the home to the capital Victoria and the hub for tourists visiting other Islands. Being one of the most beautiful tropical destinations in the world, known for its luxurious resorts, the beaches and the biodiversity makes it a haven for honeymooners and couples seeking to rekindle their undying love. For aquatic lovers that like diving, surfing, snorkelling and sailing this destination will overwhelm you. Some of the places to visit are; Anse Intendance Mahe, La Digue Island, Anse Lazio Praslin, Baie Lazare Mahe, Curieuse Island Day Trip, Beau Vallon Beach, Morne Seychelles National Park, Ste Anne National Marine Park.
Whose capital is Kigali has earned the nickname “Land of a Thousand Hills” for its stunning scenery. You can enjoy great water activities at Lake Kivu. It’s Rwanda’s largest lake and the sixth largest lake in It’s the mountainous landscape is breathtaking and it’s home to six active volcanoes. There are lots of activities like Boat tours, kayaking, and fishing are available at the lake. Your visit to Rwanda can never be complete without exploring the Volcanoes National Park, Here, you’ll see the park’s famous attraction, mountain gorillas and golden monkeys.
Whether you choose a grand tour starting at the top with South Africa and all the way down to Rwanda or if you merely cherry-pick the destinations of your choice, the continent welcomes you.
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