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Top 5 Destinations in Africa

Africa is one of the best continents in the world where you can look forward to spending quality reflective time on vacation any time of the year. There are many amazing destinations for families, couples and even singles, including beaches, mountains, deserts, rivers, museums and nature parks among others. The following are some of the top countries to visit in Africa.

Namibia

This country is famous for beautiful coasts, mountains and deserts. These places will leave you with the best memories. Check out Fish River Canyon, second only to the Grand Canyon, Etosha National Park, home to black rhino, leopards, lions, elephants, antelopes, giraffes, wildebeest, springbok and zebras, and the Skeleton Coast.

Tanzania

You will forever live to remember the country’s beaches, islands and natural sceneries. Be sure to check out Mt. Kilimanjaro National Park, home to elephants, the eland, buffaloes, leopards and monkeys, the Serengeti National Park and Olduvai George, an archaeological site where fossils of early mankind have been exposed.

Kenya

This East African country is most famous for its coastline, mountains, lakes, waterfalls, sunsets and wildlife among others. Visit Mt. Kenya National Park, a UNESCO World Heritage Site with the second highest mountain in Africa, Mt. Kenya. The Maasai Mara National Reserve is where you can watch the Great Wildebeest Migration. This Migration, coupled with large animal populations gifts the world the best predator sightings. Among the many wild animals found here are lions, leopards, cheetahs, hippopotamus and crocodiles.

Madagascar

This country is known for special animals, baobabs, rainforests and amazing landscapes. Rova of Antananarivo. This building peaks the the country’s highest hill and was built for Queen Ranavalona I. It is here that the country’s monarchs are rested. Parc National des Tsingy de Bemaraha, a UNESCO World Heritage Site, offers some of the best sceneries in Africa. And the Royal Hill of Ambohimanga, once home to Madagascar royalty, is a historic village has for 500 years been one of the country’s most sacred spots.

South Africa

The country boasts beautiful scenery inclusive of a golden savannah, unique animals, beautiful desert as well as plantations. The Garden Route is a breath-taking journey that stretches along the Indian Ocean. Robben Island is a World Heritage Site, the prison where Nelson Mandela was jailed. Today visitors get guided tours from ex prisoners who share their first-hand experience of apartheid atrocities.

There is a great deal to experience in Africa.

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