The African continent is always thronging with tourists as it has a diverse topography and many unique places for an adventurous trip. If you are planning an African adventure, then you must include a few key places in your itinerary to ensure that you have a blast with your friends and family. Here is a list of the best places for an African adventure.
Best Places For An African Adventure In Africa
Kenya And Tanzania
These destinations are often included in one trip only. You get to see the Great Migration here with rare zebras, wildebeest, and gazelles. Plan an African vacation covering Masa Mara in Kenya to Serengeti in Tanzania. You can also see a lot of African elephants here. Do not forget to see Mount Kilimanjaro here and plan a hiking trip.
Do visit this beautiful landscape with its Okavango Delta during your African adventure. You get to travel by mokoros that are dug-out canoes and it’s a fun destination here. The best time to visit Botswana is in September.
Masai Mara National Reserve
Masai Mara National Reserve and Safari park were ranked as the number one by the World Travel Award. It is located in the southwest of Kenya and runs along the Tanzanian border. Spanning across 1510 km, this huge park is named after the popular Masai tribe in Africa.
Kruger National Park
Kruger national park is one of the largest wildlife reserves in Africa. The sprawling park is spread in a 19485 km square area and is also a World Heritage Site by UNESCO. It is also popularly known as ‘Big Five’ as it has hundreds of antelopes, jackal, mammals, giraffe, and blue wildebeest.
The Namib Desert and the Okavango Delta are some of the natural wonders found here which you much visit at least once in your lifetime. The Ngorongoro Crater and the Fish river canyon are always thronged with tourists the year-round.
African beaches are one of the best in the world. The small island of Zanzibar is very famous across the globe. It is located close to the Tanzanian capital. You can enjoy pristine white beaches and azure-colored waters with plenty of water activities to keep you busy.
The Victorian Falls
These falls are located on the border between two African countries – Zimbabwe and Zambia. It is a fascinating waterfall named after Queen Victoria. This fall was founded by a Scottish explorer named David Livingstone. It is also fondly called as the ‘Smoke that Thunders’ or ‘Mosi-oa-Tunya’ by the locals. These falls have an unusual pool on the Zambia side known as the Devil’s pool.
Pyramids Of Giza
The Pyramids of Giza in Egypt are one of the most amazing destinations here. The Sphinx at Giza is also a Unesco World Heritage Site. The pyramids are mysterious and are built to house the dead pharaohs of ancient times. They also contain essential items a pharaoh might need afterlife.