The Best 10 Destinations in Continent of Africa

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The continent of Africa offers extraordinary memories to the holidaymaker and tourist. From amazing wildlife in Kenya to the “Seven Wonders of the World” in Egypt, the African continent has clearly gained its reputation as the ideal destination for adventure. if you dare to explore this continent and hope from one destination to the other, I cannot image a better way then flying. Driving the continent may take you forever. In my travels, I did meet some long-term travelers who dared crossing all Africa with a vehicle. If you do chose to fly you can compare airfares online.
So here are the best 10 destinations in Africa.

1. Masai Mara National Reserve, Kenya
If you want to view the Big Five – The Buffalo, Elephant, Leopard, Lion and Rhino – then look no further than the Masai Mara. You can also see the amazing yearly antelope migration. Masai Mara boasts extensive lands characterized by a variety of flora and fauna. The national reserve is a popular destination for tourists longing to have the true feel of the African continent.

2. The Pyramids, Egypt
Definitely one of the most identifiable “Seven Wonders of the World”, the Pyramids in Egypt have fascinated many since time immemorial. Plus, the constant fascination in the ostentatious artwork and shaman customs of the age-old society delights millions of tourists each year.

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The Pyramids of  Egypt

3. Cape Town, South Africa
Cape Town is another popular destination for international travellers looking for a memorable holiday. There is plenty to do once you land in Cape Town. The extraordinary landscapes and mountain panorama offer extraordinary experience while the culture will help spruce up the experience for singles, couples, and families.

4. Mount Kilimanjaro, Tanzania
Often called the white peak of the African continent, Mount Kilimanjaro boasts unique volcanoes, offering a true challenge to any trekking lover and it can take you several days to discover the peak of the mountain.

5. Marrakech, Morocco
Marrakech, Morocco is one of the first destinations travelers consider for their travel plans. It offers an amazing blend of prehistoric attractions and contemporary experiences. You can discover many incredible buildings in Fez as well as the legendary Roman Relics in Volubilis, to mention but a few.

6. Okavango Delta, Botswana
Okavango, Botswana is the biggest transnational delta in the world, which, in contrast to other comparable configurations, drains totally around a basin.

7. Djenne, Mali
This is one of the oldest Malian cities and an exciting place with mud houses adorned with amazing colors. Djenne’s Grand Marche is a magnificent market, where traders converge to sell their wares.

8. Unguja, Zanzibar
Zanzibar was once a popular trading place for ancient merchants, thanks to its proximity to the sea. Tourism is boosted by the presence of shimmering beaches and ancient homes around the island.

9. Victoria Falls, Zimbabwe
The Victoria Falls offer another brightly fascinating scenario. Nature enthusiasts will by fascinated by the stunning Zambezi Bridge , which joins the country to Zambia.

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Victoria Falls

10. Port Louis, Mauritius
Port Louis is one of the continent’s richest destinations. It boasts an invigorated harbor and a dynamic seashore market. Another well-recognized place among holidaymakers is Mont Choisy, which offers excellent skydiving opportunities.

Africa itself is really variegated, so it is important to determine what you really need to explore during your journey to the continent. While you can start by planning on a budget travel to keep the costs low, knowing your preferred destination will ensure you don’t miss on anything important. Note that the degree of the visitor’s safety is extremely high in all these places.

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Author: Jonathan Marlow

Travel Blogger and dedicated world traveler

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  1. Impressive article! Your blog really amazed me because of the pictures given here and they are truly wonderful. I wish I can visit this place because they are really exciting. Can you post more picture of this place? Thank you for sharing this.

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