If you’re interested in exploring some of Africa’s top destinations, continue reading to discover 5 of the top destinations and attractions to visit in Africa.
5 Top Places and Things To Do In Africa:
- Take an early morning hot air balloon ride over the Serengeti
For an experience which you’ll remember for years to come, it’s well worth booking a early morning hot air balloon over the Serengeti National Park. As you watch the sun rise over the plains of the Serengeti you’ll be able to spot a variety of animals who call the Serengeti National Park home. If you’re keen to tick taking a hot air balloon ride off your bucket list, it’s definitely worth visiting the Serengeti National Park which is located in Tanzania.
- Book an exiting once in a lifetime safari adventure
It would be a shame to visit Africa without booking a safari in Uganda, which will give you the chance to catch a glimpse of a variety of exotic wild animals such as the big five. Which consists of lions, leopards, buffalo, elephants and leopards. You’ll never forget the day you got to take photos of your favorite African animals in their natural habitat!
If you’re interested in the idea of booking a once in a lifetime safari experience, you may be interested in booking a Ugandan based safari. As Uganda is a safe country to visit which is renown for it’s world class safaris, which are teeming with wildlife.
- Visit Rwanda or Uganda in order to track wild mountain gorillas
If you’re not phased by the idea of trekking through dense jungle terrain, you may be excited by the prospect of booking a guided Gorilla trek. Which will allow you to view a family of gorillas from a respectful, safe distance. During your trek your guide will also be able to teach you about the behavior of mountain gorillas.
- Visit Robben Island which is located off the coast of Cape Town in South Africa
It’s well worth visiting Robben Island in South Africa, if you’re interested in learning about the incredible, inspiring tale of Nelson Mandela. Who is famous for opposing the apartheid regime, which separated blacks and whites in South Africa. Nelson Mandela served a staggering 27 years on Robben Island’s notorious prison.
After being released from Robben Island Mandela later went on to become the President of South Africa, a position which Mandela held from 1994 to 1999.
- Visit the Pyramids of Giza in Egypt
Alternatively if you’ve always been fascinated by ancient Egypt, it’s also well worth planning a trip to Egypt, where you’ll get the opportunity to visit pyramids which existed before the birth of Jesus, up close. One of which is the Great Sphinx which is estimated to be built in the 26th century BC. Whilst in Egypt it’s also well worth the Grand Egyptian Museum, where you’ll be able to gaze upon thousands of authentic Egyptian artifacts.
So if you have your sights set on visiting Africa in the near future, it’s well worth using the list of destinations above as inspiration for your trip!