June 16, 2019

Africa’s 10 most popular tourist attractions

Africa is a large continent famously known for its tourism potentials especially in the areas of wild safari as well as natural and manmade places of interest that never fails to leave a lasting impression on those that visit them.

 Below are the ten best places of interest you need to visit in Africa. 

1. Pyramid of Giza and the Sphinx, Egypt

This North African country has a rich culture and one of the world’s earliest known civilizations. The biggest signature of those past civilizations is the Pyramids of Giza and the Sphinx that was built over 5000 years ago.

2. Serengeti National Park, Tanzania

The Serengeti National Park is very unique and intriguing. The vast planes of grasslands and jungle contain more than one million wild beasts and hundreds of thousands of them make spectacular annual migratory movement that is fascinating to watch.

3. Victoria Falls, Zimbabwe

This amazing waterfalls straddles the border between Zimbabwe and Zambia. Its source is the Zambesi River. The most fascinating and clear view can be observed around December and March.

4. Cape Town, South Africa

Considered by many as among the most beautiful cities in the world, Cape Town is located on the Cape of Good Hope from whence it derived its name.

5. Mount Kilimanjaro, Tanzania

Africa’s highest elevation is amazing to behold. You can go mountain climbing on it if you have the guts or you can equally go on hiking. There are lots of nice scenes to behold on this mountain and the immediate surrounding areas.

6. Zanzibar Archipelago, Tanzania

These group of islands is located off the coast of Tanzania on the Indian Ocean. There are lots of beautiful beaches, a blend of Moorish, Indian and Middle Eastern types of architecture one can observe in this region.

7. Marrakech, Morocco

This historic city is rich in archaeological finds and amazing architecture. Morocco receives Africa’s largest number of tourists and Marrakech happens to be its prime destination.

8. Maasai-Mara National Reserve, Kenya

This is Kenya’s number one tourist destination and offers vast grassland plains and jungles that contains a wide variety wild animals. It is a perfect place for wild life safari.

9. Praslin, Seychelles

This exotic island is a paradise flowing with amazing flora and fauna. Located deep within the Indian Ocean, there are luxury resorts, nature reserves etc.

10. Kruger National Park, South Africa

SA’s most popular national park contains Lions, Buffalos, Rhinoceros, Elephants, Leopards among many others that dwell in this vast areas of grassland and jungles.

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