It goes without saying that Africa has a lot of prodigious destinations to offer. Every year, millions of tourist flock different African destinations to view and experience amazing sceneries, wonders of the world in Africa, wildlife, beaches and the ultimate African culture.
Choosing a destination in Africa can be a brainteaser due to the number of attractions available. The key to selecting a destination in Africa is looking for what sites offer a variety of experiences that would be found nowhere but Africa.
Below are the must-visit destinations in Africa.
- Pyramids of Giza, Egypt
Egypt enjoys a rich history right from the oldest religious books in the world. Egypt is re-known for the Pyramids which have been recorded in the history books as the wonders of the World. The pyramids date back to 2650BC and were built with 2.5 million blocks of Limestone.
Millions of tourists visit Egypt just to take a glimpse of these magnificent work of art, take photos, and create long-lasting memories and experience. Apart from the pyramids, Egypt has a lot more to offer including historical sites, beautiful hotels, Alexandria sculptures, beaches, temples, and many more tourist attraction features.
- Safari’s, Kenya
Kenya is located in the East Africa region and is listed among the top wildlife destination in the world. Kenya has Safari adventures for tourists where you can go for game drive safaris and hot air balloons. It also hosts the Big Five and is home to the last and the only white Rhino in the world. Flamingos located in Lake Nakuru and Bogoria are other unique sites to be experienced in Kenya.
Mombasa in Kenya offers white sandy beaches along the Indian Ocean where you can find Diani beach, Lamu Island, Watamu, and Malindi. Apart from the beach, Kenya is known for the Wildbeast migration which happens once a year.
3 Victoria Falls, Zambia/Zimbabwe
Victoria Falls is host to the largest leaf of falling water in the entire world. The water emanates from the Zambezi river at high volumes leaving a sight of sheer beauty. The local name given to the Fall by the locals is Mosi-oa Tunya “The Smoke that Thunders.” This is due to the misty smoke that emanates from the impact. Get close to the ‘smoke, ’ and you will be left entirely wet.
Victoria falls alone makes this two countries a must visit. However, this is just but one of the reasons to visit, as they also offer wildlife experience and bird sighting.
- Spitzkoppe, Namibia
Located in the Namib Desert Spitzkoppe includes a number of Granite peaks with the highest peak reaching up to 1800 meters.
- Table Mountain, South Africa
A combination of long beaches and a background view of the Table Mountains located in Cape Town makes it one of the world’s beautiful scenery. The sunset, as well as the sunrise, offers a fantastic view and a perfect background for taking photos with your loved ones.
There are also tones of activities including surfing, cable car to give you a bird’s eye view as you ride to the top of the mesa.
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