Are you one of those tourists lured into exotic destinations and always seeking for a different kind of adventure? Africa would be perfect!
Africa, the world’s second largest continent is known for its fascinating scenery, diverse culture and abundance of wildlife. More than the usual clichés, it has a lot more to offer. Major airlines are offering direct flights to Africa so booking a flight is easy.
Create an unforgettable experience and discover more of the beautiful Africa by visiting these 5 top tourist attractions.
- The Pyramids of Giza and the Great Sphinx
You might have seen and heard a lot about pyramids in Egypt, but nothing beats an up close and personal look at thesefinest man-made structures. Spend a few hours just taking in the stunning beauty of the only remaining of the 7 Ancient Wonders of the World.
- The Victoria Falls
With its grandeur, the largest falls in the world is one of the top tourist attractions in Africa. There are lot of activities in the area to give you adrenaline rush such as the 110-meter free fall Bungee Jump andthe white-waterrafting. If you visit between September to December when water levels are low, make sure to try out the Devil’s pool located at the peak of the falls and there you can walk over rocks and swim on the cold waters!
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- Masai Mara National Reserve, Kenya
A favourite among wildlife lovers and photographers, the Masai Mara National Reserve is by far the most famous safari park in Kenya. Observe the animals in their natural habitat such as the African elephant, rhino and Cape buffalo. Masai Mara National Reserve is visited by a lot of tourists during the “Great Migration” of zebras and wildebeest from Tanzania. You can also take the hot-air balloon flight and observe the abundant wildlife from above. Don’t miss the chance to interact with the Masai tribe during your visit.
- Mount Kilimanjaro, Tanzania
Be delighted with abreath-taking view from Africa’s highest mountain, Mount Kilimanjaro in Tanzania.With an altitude of 19,340 feet, it will take you approximately six days to conquer this mountain so if you’re planning to go on a hike, make sure to bring your essentials for you will need to sleep in mountain camps. It will surely be a long and tiring hike but the beautiful sightof the wildlife and expansive landscape will be your best reward.
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- Cape Town, South Africa
Known to be one of the most beautiful cities in the world, Cape Town is more than just an ordinary city because it has a lot to offer.
Start discovering Cape Town by climbing the “Table Mountain” where unique species, plants and several animals can be found. If you are hesitant to climb, try out their 5-minute aerial cableway and admire the impressive Cape Towncoastline.
Spend the afternoon sun on Camp’s Bay where you can soak a little, admire the Atlantic waves while sipping a cocktail drink from the beach side restaurants.
Your experience of Cape Town won’t be complete without trying their famous specialties such as: Biltong- a kind of jerky, Boerewors- their own version of sausage, Bunny Chow- a loaf bread stuffed with curry and Melktert, a milk-based tart.
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With its diverse geography, Africa is a destination filled with bucket list. Now, are you ready for that big adventure trip?