The continent is home to a wide variety of hidden gems, and blessed with captivating landscapes, beautiful flora, exciting wildlife, pristine beaches, I could go on and on. All these features make the continent of Africa one of the best travel destinations in the world.
Travelers from all over the world make Africa their destination to fully experience the wonders of Mother Nature. Tourism is reaching an all-time high in the continent, with the sub-Saharan area and Eastern part seeing an increase in number of visitors. So where are the best places to visit on the continent? Let me tell you my top 7.
The country with the smallest population in Africa, the Republic of Seychelles is a hidden treasure. Blessed with beautiful beaches, pristine variety of wildlife, lush vegetation and majestic rock outcrops, this island is the best place for a getaway. Especially if it’s a romantic getaway.
Located in the Eastern part of the continent, Rwanda is a vacationing paradise. It is the best place to go for lover of outdoor activities and wildlife. You will be treated to beautiful sunrises, enthralling landscapes and crystal clear skies.
- Reunion Island
Another island paradise makes this list. Reunion Island is blessed with dazzling sights, multiple hiking trails, tranquil breathtaking beaches and exciting cultural festivities. It’s one of the most attractive travel destinations in the world.
Mostly described as a not very African country, Morocco is located on the outskirts of Europe. Like literally! The country is filled with majestic sights, medieval buildings that have been kept solid over the years, and even a UNESCO World heritage Site, Ait Benhaddou. You get a feel of the true nomadic culture and pre-Saharan life in this beautiful country.
Also located in the Northern part of the continent, Egypt is not new to anybody. It is home to one of the 7 wonders of the world, the Pyramids. That, the Sphinx and the majestic River Nile alone is more than enough reason why you should look forward to taking a trip to this wonderful country.
- Kenya and Tanzania
I had to put these two countries together because, what is a travel trip in Africa without the Safari? And what is the real Safari experience without Kenya and Tanzania? Other than the exciting Safari, Tanzania is also home to the infamous Mount Kilimanjaro, so there are more than enough options for exciting outdoor activities. With several wildlife parks, these countries offer more than enough places for you to experience the raw beauty of Mother Nature.
- South Africa
To get the perfect combination of an African and European experience, then South Africa should be your ideal travel destination. This country offers you several things, from the attractive culture of Southern Africa to the exciting thrills of shark-cage diving, from wonderful outdoor and hiking trips to private animal game reserves. There is so much to experience in South Africa.
So those are my top 7 travel destinations Africa. Take a trip to anyone of these African countries today for an unforgettable African experience.