7 Best Places to Travel in Africa
I love traveling, don’t we all?
I see traveling not just as physical activity, but as a mental one as well. It is a time we get to interact with new people and their culture as well as take time to develop our inner self.
Traveling across the world has been made even better by travel insurance companies. They give you affordable insurance policies to cover the risks that may attach during your trip.
I am sure we all understand the importance of medical travel insurance at this point in time.
After securing one, it’s time we fly to Africa! This article shall take you through all the great destinations to visit in Africa.
Maasai Mara and Serengeti National parks.
You have probably heard of the term “Safari.” Safari is a Swahili word that means travel. Swahili is a language spoken in Tanzania and Kenya.
A Maasai Mara safari or a Serengeti Safari means taking a tour of the worst finest wildlife and in the two national parks.
Serengeti national park is located in Tanzania and it borders the Masai Mara national park in Kenya.
They have everything the motherland has to offer. From zebras, two giraffes, the King jungle the lion, cheetahs, elephants, and many more.
In the Mara River in Kenya, you’ll also find the largest Nile crocodile in Africa.
Giza pyramids in Egypt
Located in the North part of Egypt, the pyramids of Giza who was categorized as one of the seven wonders of the world.
The pyramids were built during ancient times as tombs for the pharaohs and their consorts.
The pyramids hold a very rich religious and cultural significance.
There are so many details about the Giza pyramids it will take me a book to exhaust them.
The only way to find out is to book a flight to Egypt and get the information straight from the locals.
Victoria falls in Zambia and Zimbabwe
Victoria Falls is the world’s largest sheet of falling water. It is not the widest nor is it the highest waterfall in the world but on a combination of its width and height, it makes it the largest sheet of falling water.
Victoria Falls is an attractive site shared between two countries that is Zambia and Zimbabwe.
Mount Kilimanjaro, Tanzania
Another Geographical site to visit while in Africa is Mount Kilimanjaro in Tanzania.
According to National Geographic, it is the largest free-standing mountain in the world and the tallest mountain in Africa.
Mount Kilimanjaro is a spectacular sight with a serene environment flourishing with nature.
Table mountains, Cape Town, South Africa
Let’s move South to Nelson Mandela’s home, South Africa.
Right from the wording, A mountain has a level plateau that makes it very unique compared to regular mountains.
Surrounding the Table Mountain are so many tourism activities like camping hiking and the famous cable car ride.
Beaches in Seychelles
Away from the mountains and wildlife let’s move closer to the beach. one of Africa’s great destinations for beach living in Seychelles and Mauritius.
Patience is an island nation located in the north of Madagascar and a bit close to the Kenyan Sealine.
The weather in Seychelles is typically warm throughout the year making it great for vacation.
The best thing about beaches in Seychelles is that they are really crowded meaning, it is perfect for a romantic getaway or a solo self-reflection time.
Virunga National Park
Located in the Democratic Republic of Congo, Virunga National Park Is a must-visit destination in Africa.
It is the home to thousands of animal species and different plant varieties and trees.
The climate in Virunga National Park is tropical.
It has everything a typical African national reserve would offer. From mountain gorillas to buffalos, Lions, freely roaming elephants, and not to mention the thousands of bird species in the tropical rainforest.
The national park is also home to some indigenous Communities that have in a long time lived with in the forest and are the preservers of nature.
There are so many things add places to visit in Africa. Each country has its own unique tourist attraction site.
Some honorable mentions that did not manage to make to my list are Lalibela in Ethiopia, Fish River Canyon in Namibia, and Ait Benhaddou In Morocco.