Africa is wonderfully diverse continent and when planning a holiday there you can quite easily find yourself spoilt for choice for countries to visit, things to do and places to see.
I’ve put together a list of 7 incredible and memorable adventures you can embark on when visiting Africa.
A desert trip to Morocco
The Sahara Desert is one of the most widely recognised landscapes on the planet, as it is where the impressive sand dunes stretch on for miles to what seems like no end.
One of the best ways to get to experience the desert in its most natural and awesome state is to take an overnight trip out there leaving from Morocco. You will get to see some of the most picturesque sights in the entire world and spend the night under the sparkling stars. Morocco itself is a wonderful country and can be an experience in itself as your travel to he Sahara.
Drive the Garden Route along the West Cape
Driving the garden route in West Cape offers visitors some of the best scenery options in all of Africa. Ocean coastlines, big mountains, and lots of friendly locals are just some of the sights that you will come across on your journey.
If you are looking for a relaxing adventure on the road in Africa, than going the garden route is surely the top thing to do.
Explore the Okavango Delta
In the heart of Botswana is a place where the Okavango River comes to an end and forms one of the most fantastic deltas in the entire world.
On the eastern side of the delta is the Moremi Game Reserve that is home to lots of different animals like elephants, rhinoceroses, hyenas, cheetahs, lions and even big crocodiles. There are also lodging accommodations nearby to make your trip a more pleasant one.
Take a gorilla trek in Uganda
The only way to see Gorillas in the wild is on a gorilla trekking adventure, as they are protected and wild animals that should only be observed from a distance under an expert’s guidance.
Uganda is one of the best countries in the world to get to see these animals in their habitats, and if you are in the mood for a long hiking adventure with bucket list moments as rewards than this could be the trip for you.
Soak in the sight of Table Mountain
Table Mountain in South Africa is one of the most photographed locations on the entire continent. It’s impressive flat ridge does a great job of displaying the sunrises and sunsets from any angle, and it will be hard for you to only take just a few pictures.
Ski in the Atlas Mountains
It might not seem like an obvious choice, but the Atlas Mountains are home to some great ski slopes for the avid winter sportsman. There are a few places that you can even rent your equipment from in the area near Morocco, but be warned that they are not of the highest quality and it is perfectly ok to bring your own.
Go on Safari in Kenya
When most people think of Africa, images or wild elephants, cheetahs, and lions might jump to mind. Kenya is one of the many countries that can take you on a great African safari, as there are plenty of parks and wildlife reserves to do so.
Going on an African safari is a once in a lifetime experience that is sure to change the way you look at the world, and appreciate all its diverse animals and scenery. You can get some great holiday deals on flights and travel to Kenya, so there is no reason not to go!
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