Top 10 best places to visit in Africa

Articles Sep 22, 2019 09:07

Apart from ancient temples, tombs and pyramids, this continent also has many other attractive destinations with beautiful natural landscapes.

Africa has 54 countries and lots of interesting things to explore. This 2nd largest continent in this world has many majestic natural landscapes, rich flora and fauna and is the land of many mysteries.

The best places to visit in Africa

Okavango River Delta, Botswana

Top 10 best places to visit in Africa

As one of the 7 natural wonders of Africa, the Okavango Delta is located inland, covering an area of ​​17,000 km2. Although it is considered the largest inland delta in the world, in fact there are still two places in Africa with similar and larger characteristics. These are the Inner Niger Delta in Mali and Sudd in Nile, South Sudan. However, the Okavango delta is still an ideal place to visit with beautiful lakes, mysterious canals, large lagoons and lagoons deep inland.

Omo River, Ethiopia

Top 10 best places to visit in Africa

If you want to experience a true cultural shock, visit the Omo River region, located southwest of Ethiopia. With over 50 indigenous tribes living in the Omo River basin, this is a surprising destination for those who are interested in African culture. Many tribes maintain their way of life, customs and beliefs in their original traditions. The Omo River valley will give visitors unbelievably beautiful scenery.

Fish River Canyon, Namibia

Top 10 best places to visit in Africa

Known as the second largest canyon in the world (after the Grand Canyon in Arizona, USA) and the largest in Africa, the Fish River Canyon is over 27 km wide, about 160 km long There are places where the depth is about 550 m. Fish River Gorge is Namibia's second most popular attraction with walking tours, gazelles, wild horses, zebras, and over 60 rare bird species.

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Ngorongoro Crater, Tanzania

Top 10 best places to visit in Africa

Ngorongoro is the largest intact crater in the world, recognized by UNESCO. It was formed when a volcano erupted and collapsed 2-3 million years ago. The crater runs 19 km long and has a depth of 600 m. A Ngorongoro sanctuary was established at Ngorongoro, and is home to more than 25,000 large animals such as hippos, black rhinos, zebras, oxen, gazel, African and lions.

The Pyramids, Egypt

Top 10 best places to visit in Africa

More than 100 pyramids in Egypt were built as tombs to preserve mummies of Pharaohs, keeping them safe and undisturbed in life "after death". The tomb of Pharaoh Khufu, also known as Cheops, is the largest of these pyramids. Sphinx statue, a lion head, is also one of the largest and oldest statues in the world.

Mount Kilimanjaro, Tanzania

Top 10 best places to visit in Africa

As the world's tallest solitary mountain, Kilimanjaro is a must-see while visiting Tanzania. You can admire the stunning views of the mountains, glaciers and nature reserve from Uhuru, the highest peak of the mountain. You can also visit the reserves around the foothills of Mount Kilimanjaro, considered to be the best nature parks in Africa.

Sossusvlei Desert National Park Namib, Namibia

Top 10 best places to visit in Africa

Located in Namib Naukluft, Sossusvlei Namib Desert National Park is a large salt and clay lake, covered by huge red sand dunes, a popular image. of Namibia. "Big Daddy" is the largest red sand dune with a height of over 300 m. One of the most intriguing activities is to climb to the top of Big Daddy.

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The Virunga Mountains

Top 10 best places to visit in Africa

Ranging along the borders of Uganda, Rwanda and Congo, the Virunga Mountains is a series of beautiful volcanoes and is worth a visit. They have breathtaking views and are inhabited by wild species that are near extinction. Visitors can observe them in the main mountains like Karisimbii, Nyiragira and Nyirangongo.

Valley of the Kings, Egypt

Top 10 best places to visit in Africa

The Valley of the Kings is located near Luxor, on the west bank of the Nile. In this valley, for about 500 years from the 16th to 11 BC, 63 tombs were built to bury the Egyptian kings and powerful nobles. It became famous after Tutankhamun's tomb was discovered here in 1922.

The Great Migration, on the plains stretching from Maasai Mara to Serengeti

Top 10 best places to visit in Africa

The migration of more than 2 million antelopes and zebras takes place every year in the plains of Maasai Mara, Kenya and Serengeti of Tanzania. This is the largest and most spectacular migration man can witness. The best time to visit is at Maasai Mara from July to September. This is the time when the animals gather to cross the Mara River into Kenya.

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