Most Amazing Places to Visit In Africa
The continent of Africa is one of the most popular destinations for tourists from all over the world. The beauty of Africa is beyond words. Rich with lush forest, wild waterfalls, unique wildlife, rocky mountains, deserts, white sand beaches and breathtaking crystal clear turquoise lagoons and many more others. below are some of the Most Amazing Placing to Visit In Africa.
1. The Great Migration – Kenya
The Great Wildebeest Migration – the annual migration of giant herds of grazers across Northern Tanzania and Kenya is a truly spectacular event. Over two million wildebeest, zebras and gazelles move through the Serengeti and Masai Mara ecosystems in search of green pasture, in a regular pattern.
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2. Table Mountain – South Africa
Table Mountain is a flat-topped mountain forming a prominent landmark overlooking the city of Cape Town in South Africa. It is a significant tourist attraction, with many visitors using the cableway or hiking to the top.
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3. Djemaa el Fna, Morocco
In the heart of the old city of Marrakech, snake-charmers, henna-painters, storytellers, date-sellers and orange juice vendors set up their stalls in the sleepy heat of the afternoon.
4. Sossusvlei Dunes, Namibia
Sossusvlei means “the gathering place of water” but you’ll need to bring your own if you don’t want to dehydrate at this, Namibia’s most outstanding attraction. The dunes have developed over millions of years, the result of material flowing from … the Orange River into the Atlantic, carried north and returned again to land by the surf. Climbing the dunes yields breathtaking views, including the Deadvlei, a ghostly expanse of dried, white clay punctuated by skeletons of ancient camelthorn trees.
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5. Mountain Gorillas, Rwanda
At an elevation of more than 6,000 feet, the Nyungwe National Park is an isolated region, covering more than 386 square miles across southwest Rwanda. Tourists can meet a vast range of primates and also traverse East Africa’s highest canopy.
6. Victoria Falls, Zambia and Zimbabwe
It was reportedly first seen by a European when Scotsman David Livingstone journeyed here in 1855. Thousands have enjoyed the spray from the 108-meter high cascade, which was once recorded flowing at 12,800 cubic meters per second.
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7. Spitzkoppe, Namibia
The Spitzkoppe is a grouping of granite peaks in Namibia’s Namib Desert, with the highest peak hitting nearly 1,800 meters (about 5,900 feet). This place is heaven for climbers, geologists, stargazers and watchers of weaver birds.
8. Sahara Dunes, Morocco
The most user-friendly part of the Sahara is accessible from the northern edge of Morocco. You can trek with Berbers from the town of Zagoura, or camp out in Tazzarine, where runners from all over the world complete the weeklong Marathon des Sables.
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9. Pyramids of Giza, Egypt
The most famous of the structures at Giza, near Cairo, the Pyramid of King Cheops was built around 2650 BC from 2.5 million blocks of limestone. Its sides are oriented exactly to the north, south, east and west. The Chephren pyramid, built by …Cheops’ son, is similar in size and incorporates the entrances to a burial chamber that still contains the large granite sarcophagus of King Chephren. The pyramid of Mycerinus is smaller than both and all three are surrounded by other smaller pyramids and dozens of tombs.
10. Makgadikgadi Pans, Botswana
Saltier than a salt shaker. Shutterstock It’s said you can hear your own blood flow in this vast area of dried-up salt pans in the Kalahari Desert, a forbidding landscape formed by a huge lake that dried up millennia ago. But it can transform in an instant during winter, if rains have been good enough to make lush grass sprout, bringing a stampede of wildlife to break the silence, including zebra, wildebeest and flamingos.
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11. Sphinx, Egypt
Here, The body of a lion with a human head is 70 meters long and 20 meters high — as tall as a six-story apartment block. Although the Sphinx has been thought of as female, many scholars believe the face is that of King Chefren.
12. Riding safari, Kenya
The best way to experience Kenya’s zebras? From the back of a horse. Travelers can gallop alongside the stripey beasts in the Masai Mara, covering up to 100 kilometers (62 miles) in a week.
13. Obudu Mountain Resort and Cattle Ranch – Nigeria
Obudu Mountain Resort is a ranch and resort on the Obudu Plateau in Cross River State, Nigeria. It was developed in 1951 by M. McCaughley, a Scot who first explored the mountain ranges in 1954.
14. Flamingos, Kenya
Lake Nakuru Park is home to 1 million resident flamingos, providing one of Kenya’s most unforgettable sights. This lake has become famous for the greatest bird spectacle in the world, with swathes of vibrant pink filling the alkaline lake and the huge sky
15. Bazaruto Archipelago, Mozambique
This destination is the icing on the cake. This award-winning boutique hotel set on a remote desert island is set within a Marine National Park, giving the chance to see whales, dolphins and dugong.
16. African Renaissance Monument, Senegal
African Renaissance monument sits on a volcanic hill overlooking Dakar. At 49 meters (160ft) tall, the African Renaissance Monument in Senegal which is higher than the Statue of Liberty in New York is the tallest statue in Africa.
17. Nyiragongo Volcano, Virunga National Park, Democratic Republic of Congo
A whopping 2 kilometers (1.2 miles) wide and usually containing a lava lake, Nyiragongo Volcano is one of Africa’s most active volcanoes, with an eruption in 2002 displacing half a million people.
19. Lekki Conservation Centre, Nigeria
Nigeria is home to Africa’s longest canopy walk. Africa’s longest canopy walkway is a great way to explore Nigeria’s natural beauty. The Lekki Conservation Centre offers a serene escape from the hustle and bustle of Lagos, Nigeria.
20. Lake Retba (Lac Rose), Senegal
Lake Retba, also called Lac Rose by locals, is a highly saline body of water — one of the highest in the world. The lake gets its color from safe bacteria in the water, which produce a red pigment to absorb sunlight.
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I went to Egypt when I was 7 y-o. Most amazing trip I’ve ever done. My father went to Rwanda and experienced the Mountains of Gorillas. He said that it is an impressive experience. The Great Migration – Kenya seems to be WOW! Thank you for your list, it gives me inspiration. Now my bucket list is even larger.
Oh my, such beautiful places to visit. Lake Retba in Senegal is amazing. I have never seen anything like that before! Mt. Kilimanjaro is so majestic! You are right, it is in my bucket list of places to visit!
WOW! Africa is an absolute dream! Couldn’t imagine going there in person and just bask in its glorious beauty. Wow just wow!
Oh wow, Im a huge traveller myself (well at least I was before lockdown), but have barely explored Africa at all, this has given me inspiration!
So many places here that I want to go! The view from table mountain must be outstanding! I admit though, I really would love to see Gorillas in the wild!
Great post! Africa is magical. I can’t wait to be able to travel again!
I’ve never been to Africa, it’s definitely on my bucket list – these photos are gorgeous!
Wow you have done a fab job with the piccys. Perfect travel inspiration at the minute this is just what is needed xx
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