11 Best Places to Travel in Africa

By on October 11, 2013

The expansive landscape and formidable animal life, Africa is undoubtedly a best photographers’ destination. Here are the most popular destinations in Africa that you should not miss visiting:

The Pyramids and the Sphinx

The Pyramids and the Sphinx are the most attracted places by tourists, which is one of the Seven Wonders of the World.

Best Places to Travel in Africa - Pyramids and the Sphinx

There are around 3 main pyramids known as Khufu, Kafhre & Menkaura which are the tombs of Egypt kings. Sphinx is carved out from a single stone block.

The Victoria Falls

Located in two countries Zambia and Zimbabwe, it is recognized as natural wonders of the world. This is located in the southern part of the Africa, Mosi-oa-Tunya National Park in Zambia and Victoria Falls National Park in Zimbabwe holds this falls.

Best Places to Travel in Africa - The Victoria Falls

It’s little less than 2 km in stretch and 355 feet height. Its best view would be in the rainy season around March to May where around 500 million liters of water flows.

Masai Mara National Reserve

It is located in Kenya and is famous for the wild life; this is established against hunters to protect wildlife. It’s a very beautiful park with lots of tourists’ attractions.

Best Places to Travel in Africa - Masai Mara National Reserve

The famous Mara River is rich in numerous bird species and wildlife. It is a very wet land with lots of rainfall especially between November and June.

Djenne

It is located in Mali, one of the oldest cities in sub-Saharan, it is just few hundred miles drive from Timbuktu. It is famous for its mud made mosque back in 800 AD known as Djenne Mosque.

Best Places to Travel in Africa - Djenne

This Mosque is center for learning slam; other mosque is situated in market square which is really beautiful.

Cape Town

It is located in South Africa, is one of the world’s beautiful cities. Its geography has huge mountains which are around 3kms stretch and 1000 m plus is height; this huge unique structure is known as the table mountain.

Best Places to Travel in Africa - Cape Town

This mountain is place for 1400 plus species of plants and different mammals. It has a wonderful coast and very good for pleasant stay and beautiful climate.

Marrakech

Best Places to Travel in Africa - Marrakech

This city is located in Moroccoand is famous for its cultural history and its beauty. It’s the biggest city in Morocco.

Majorelle Gardens

Best Places to Travel in Africa - Majorelle Gardens

These are the places to be watched by everyone who visits Africa. Apart from its history it’s known for its pollution and noise.

Omo River Region, Ethiopia

Best Places to Travel in Africa - Omo River Region

It is a place blended with more than 50 unique tribes, if you would like to explore African culture this is the place to be. This place is kind of remote and would be difficult to reach by four wheelers drive. Tribes are friendly and can be good companions to spend time with.

Virunga Mountains

Best Places to Travel in Africa - Virunga Mountains

They are located in Rwanda/Uganda is known for its Gorillas. Around 450 mountain gorillas are present in the dense forests of Rwanda. These gorillas also inhabit in Bwindi which is in Uganda as well. It’s not so easy to view them as they hide in the thick forest.

Mount Kilimanjaro

Best Places to Travel in Africa - Mount Kilimanjaro

It is located in Tanzania, which is the highest peak of Africa and it will take almost one week to capture the peak. This is a beautiful Adventurous tour in Africa. It is approximately 5896mts height.

Zanzibar

Best Places to Travel in Africa - Zanzibar

It comes under Tanzania, which is known for its beaches, spices; historically it’s a point where Arabs used for slave smuggling. The Stone Town is the most famous part of the Island and also it has many mosques for worshiping.

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