Places Where You Can Vacation in Africa

A group of cattle standing on top of a dry grass field

Africa is a huge continent with an extremely large amount of untapped tourist destinations in the region. In Africa, there are vast areas of wilderness and another world of adventure to explore. A number of Africa holiday destinations are developed countries like Botswana, Kenya, Tanzania, Zambia, Namibia and South Africa. Africa also has very promising tourist spots with safaris and other adventurous activities to participate in. Most popular destinations in Africa are listed here. Lets take a look at some of them.

Victoria Falls

A large body of water with a mountain in the background

 It is an eight hundred kilometers long drop that is believed to be the largest waterfall in the world. The Victoria Falls tours packages offer an option to have a Victoria Falls close by or to have it by a plane or by train. It takes about three days’ holiday to reach the Falls. This will definitely give you an unforgettable experience to see the natural beauty of this place. You can also participate in various adventures around the Falls, like bungee jumping, rafting and trekking.


A person standing in front of a sunset

The most attractive city of South Africa is also one of the most visited destination by vacationers and tourists. The city offers a lot of sightseeing options from the architectural to the more adventure-loving options. There are different tour packages offered by different travel agents to Johannesburg. These include the luxury safari with your own staff and a vehicle, or go for the more economical options of a city tour, with a bus or taxi.

Kruger National Park

One of the most visited tourist spots in Africa is the Kruger National Park. It is also one of the most famous tourist places in Europe. It is a World Heritage Site as well. The best time to visit the Park is from October to March. The best time of the year to do safari here is from March to May.

Masai Mara

The Masai Mara is considered to be one of the richest destinations in Africa. The Mara is famous for wild animals and other great attractions. When visiting Masai Mara, make sure that you visit it during the winter months from October to March. The Mara is known for its big herds of elephants, giraffes, buffaloes and many other species of wild animals. It is a place that you will never forget.

Red Sea

The Red Sea is also another famous destination in Egypt. It is well known for its amazing natural beauty as well as for the different hotels and villas available on the beach. The area is perfect for those people who love the beach. If you like water sports then you should visit this place. There are plenty of swimming pools available in the area.

Zanzibar archipelago

 This archipelago is perfect for those people who want to enjoy a peaceful vacation. You will not find luxurious hotels here but you will get plenty of cheap hotels and resorts that offer basic amenities. You can even spend your days strolling on the beaches. There are plenty of beaches that you can enjoy.


This is another great African vacation spot. You should not miss going to this place especially if you love wildlife. You can visit this place during your most adventurous times. You will get to see lots of animals such as leopards, lions, elephants, zebras, etc.


These were the topmost places you can have vacation at. 

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