You don’t need to cross continents to have a wonderful vacation. Africa is blessed with some of the most beautiful tourist destinations in the world.
Here are six amazing places to visit when you want to tour Africa.
Victoria falls, also known as Mosi oa-Tunya (‘the smoke that thunders’), is a waterfall in southern Africa on the Zambezi River at the border between Zambia and Zimbabwe.
It is the largest waterfall in the world with a width of 5,604 ft. It has about six gorges and contains about 39 species of fish below the falls and 89 species above it.
Victoria falls is one of the seven natural wonders of the world. When the sun sets on a full moon, the moonlight bounces off the spray and forms a nighttime rainbow.
This is the highest mountain in Africa and the world’s highest free-standing mountains at a whopping 16, 100ft.
Mount Kilimanjaro is located in the beautiful country of Tanzania near its border with Kenya.
It is a dormant volcano that is made up of three volcanic cones which are known as Shira, Mawenzi and Kibo. It is very fascinating as every kind of ecological system is found on the mountain.
Serengeti National Park is best known for its annual wildlife migration of wildebeest and zebra.
It is among the famous parks in Africa. It is Tanzania’s oldest park and a UNESCO world heritage site.
The park is famous for its annual migration of over 1.5 million wildebeest, over 200,000 zebra and 300,000 gazelles.
Asides the wildlife, other attractions of Serengeti include endless plains and hot air balloon safaris.
This historic city in Mali is one of the oldest cities in sub-Saharan Africa.
It is famous for its architecture especially the Grand Mosque which stands five stories tall.
It is a centre of Islamic teaching all over the world. It has also been designated a world hHeritage site by UNESCO.
This is a flat-topped mountain that overlooks the city of Cape Town in South Africa. It is 3,563 ft high and is over 260 million years old.
There are an estimated 2,200 species of plants on the mountain, many of which can’t be found elsewhere.
Table Mountain is often covered in clouds called “Table Cloths” which just adds to its never-ending beauty.
This is a clay and salt pan surrounded by high red sand dunes located in the Namib Desert, Namibia.
The Sossusvlei in Namibia is more than 300 kilometers long and 140 kilometers wide and consists of seemingly endless sand dunes.
At 300 meters high, the spectacular height of these dunes creates a phenomenal attraction to visitors.
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