Top 10 Most Amazing Places to Visit In Africa

I know, most of us love traveling to new places and experience a different culture. Africa is one great continent that corrals these characteristics. Always a top destination for foreign tourists looking to experience an African safari, these are the ten best places in Africa that one can immerse himself into.

The Top Ten

1 Victoria Falls

Victoria Falls, considered as the world's largest waterfall, is very well known as the Adventure Capital of Africa. It was designated as the World Heritage site by UNESCO because of its spectacular geomorphological and geological features. There are a lot of adventures that tourists can do and see here having a large diversity of wildlife. Toursts can go game viewing, sight seeing and there are exciting and full of adrenaline rush activities like Bungee jumping, helicopter rides and white water rafting.

2 Serengeti

The Serengeti region, a place where the great migration happens and is still intact, is a paradise for wildlife as well as for wildlife enthusiasts. It protects and houses the collection of most various terrestial wildlife here on Earth. In here, tourists can have an exclusive and amazing experience of wildlife viewing or safari adventure.

The great migration is really amazing. But you can also see all the other animal favorites like lions, elephants, giraffes and more. It's stunning.

Wildbeast migration in kenya

3 The Pyramids at Giza

One of the major tourist sites that you should not miss is the Pyramids at Giza which were built more than four thousand years ago. Tourists can go and see The Great Pyramid of Khufu, which is the most famous pyramid in Egypt being the most intact, tallest and largest, The Pyramid of Khafre, known for still having its original layers of casing stones, The Pyramid of Menkaure, the smallest pyramid and of course The Great Sphinx, one of the history's most significant constructions.

4 Kruger National Park

The most amazing place in Africa to see the big five and many other amazing animals.

5 Mt. Kilimanjaro

Mt. Kilimanjaro, standing at 5, 895 meters above sea level, is the highest mountain in Africa and also the world's tallest free standing mountain that is breathtakingly isolated with from its surrounding coastal scrubland. Being one of the most feasible high summit in the world, tourists can go mountain climbing and see its different magnificient views while on the journey.

6 Okavango Delta

The Okavangao Delta, being the largest inland delta is a nature's miracle. This extraordinary region is a wetland which held its importance internationally because of the unique ecosystem it has. Tourists can have fun with water-based adventures, experience the exceptional game viewing of bizarre species and wonderful birdwatching.

I love visiting there

It provide plesant wildlife

7 Cape Winelands
8 Bazaruto
9 Vamizi Island

Vamizi is one of the wildest places on the earth. The island has its own private villas where one can spend amazing time with the family and friends. - John_Miller1

Wonderful place to visit or spend an holidays with yours friends and family.

10 Chobe National Park

Chobe National Park, supporting a concentration and a large variety of wildlife which can be found nowhere else in this world, is definitely one of Africa's most amazing rivers. Tourists can take a river cruise, undergo extraordinary bird watching of 460 bird species and also encounter different kinds of animals during the trip.

The Contenders

11 Ngorongoro Crater

Known for the accumulating populations of diverse wildlife present in the place, including endangered wildlife. Because of its unique landscape and wildlife, it became a popular place for tourists. The place is also known for its history. - lapra

12 Maasai Mara National Reserve
13 Etosha National Park

One of the most important and best game reserves in Africa is the Etosha National Park which houses a wide variety of mammal, bird, reptile and amphibian species. This park should be one of the first places you should consider when in Namibia. Tourists can camp here, enjoy the excellent game viewing even at night, birdwatching, a guided safari and game drives.

14 Mount Afadjato

Wonderful place in Ghana!

15 Zanzibar Island

I have heard about this island from many people but never visited. - John_Miller1

16 Sabi-Sands Game Reserve, South Africa
17 Somaliland Somaliland
18 Sahara

This desert is considered as the largest in Africa, the largest hot desert, and the third largest desert in the world. Smooth, sandy landscapes. Bringing water and food is recommended. - lapra

19 Amboseli National Park

It is one of the best natural places to visit located in Kenya. The park is known for its abudant diverse wildlife species, especially great numbers of elephants, giraffes, and hippos as well as bird species. - lapra

20 Lake Nakuru

Located in Kenya. Well known lake for its landscapes. Rich home to many diverse african animal species. Plentiful of zebras, pink flamingos, lions, as well as multiple bird species to see. - lapra

21 Table Mountain

Located in South Africa - Cape Town. Table Mountain is best known for its wonderful scenery, seeing beautiful landscapes and the oceans afar from the mountain. Table Mountain is a family friendly place and offers variety of activities to do. - lapra

22 Mount Kenya

The second highest mountain in Africa, with elevations reaching up to 5,199 meters maximum highest. Mount Kenya is a very good challenge to climb for experienced hikers. Expect mountain sickness however, since the mountain is at high elevations as you hike higher. Slightly less visited than the highest mountain Kilimanjaro in Africa, Mount Kenya provides stunning views while on the way to the summit. - lapra

23 Namib

It is mostly known to be the oldest desert in the world, existing for about half a hundred million years, or may be longer than that of the estimation. Bring plenty of water when planning to visit the place, good scenery ahead. - lapra

24 Kalahari Desert

If you want to take a break and isolate yourself from the civilization, this desert should be the place to meet your expectations. A range of wildlife and plants are to be expected. The desert has a quiet environment. Beware, it is a place not for the improperly prepared. - lapra

25 Namib-Naukluft

This is a park much known for its dunes, forming unique landscapes, and populated wildlife. It is one of the best spots in africa to experience beautiful sunsets. The park is also known to contain some of the tallest dunes in the world. - lapra

26 Deadvlei

Very known place for its dead trees, beautiful surrounding landscape, and white terrain. It is surrounded by dunes reaching up to several hundred meters. The dead trees are known to have existed and died centuries ago. - lapra

27 Avenue of the Baobabs

Located in Madagascar. Well known of its otherworldly looking trees and landscape. Because of this, it is one of the most popular attractions in Madagascar. It is best visited when the sun sets. - lapra

28 Robben Island

It is a historical island filled with history, it was mainly a prisoner area and as a home for political prisoners in the past. Visiting here is a strong emotional experience, and teaches you the history of south africa. - lapra

29 Boulders Beach

Located in South Africa. This is a beach extremely known for large population of african penguins, which are endangered in the world. It is an opportunity not to miss. - lapra

30 Lion's Head

Located in South Africa in Cape Town. Often visited for its very stunning scenery. Suitable for all hikers and visitors of any experience. - lapra

31 Signal Hill

Signal Hill is located at South Africa in Cape Town. Visited by many people for its exceptional views paired with beautiful sunsets and sunrises. It is a popular spot for doing activities, mainly picnics. - lapra

32 Cango Caves

Considered as one of the popular caves located in South Africa, this place receives many tourists. The cave contains useful historical and educational information for history lovers of any age. It is known for having beautiful rock formations and features. - lapra

33 Blyde River Canyon

Located in South Africa. It may be perhaps known for being one of the largest canyons in the world. Surrounded by dense greenery, beautiful landscapes and views are seen everywhere in the canyon. - lapra

34 Chapman's Peak

Located in South Africa. Best known for its breathtaking views. - lapra

35 Cape of Good Hope

Located in South Africa, Cape Town at the most southern western part. Greatly known for its landscape and views, mainly its cliffs. The place also contains some animal wildlife activity. - lapra

36 Addo Elephant National Park

Located in South Africa. Home for wide range of animal species including endangered species. Known for containing many elephants, hence the park name. It is a large park, take your time to explore around. - lapra

37 Kirstenbosch

This is a garden located in South Africa, Cape Town. It is one of the recommended places to visit when visiting Cape Town of the first time. Known for its stunning views, diverse flora, fauna, and history. The place provides a wide range of activities available. One of the greatest places in Cape Town to learn about plants. - lapra

38 Bourke's Luck Potholes

Located in South Africa. One of the popular natural attractions in South Africa known for its unique geological features, pot holes and landscapes which is caused by water erosion. The place also gives you a stunning view along with a peaceful experience. - lapra

39 West Coast National Park

Located in South Africa. Best known for diverse wildlife, beautiful variety of flora, good beaches and its views. Very suitable for hiking and various activities. - lapra

40 Sterkfontein Caves

Located in South Africa. Known for its history. For history lovers, the place provides a decent experience for learning the early history of humans. - lapra

41 Garden Route National Park

Located in South Africa. Either take a stroll at the park or do hiking activities. For hikers, it provides decent hikes, mainly the Otter Trail which provides stunning scenery and vegetation. The place overall provides beautiful landscapes, seashores along with diverse activities to enjoy. - lapra

42 The Big Hole

Located in South Africa. The Big Hole was previously used as a mine to discover diamonds. Now a historical place, it is greatly known for its mining history, diamonds and rich views. It contains a museum that clearly explains the rich history at the place. - lapra

43 Sudwala Caves

Located in South Africa and is considered one of the oldest caves in the world. Known for containing ancient formations, beautiful overall natural features. The place contains rich historical information decent for any history lover or nature lovers providing educational and spectacular experiences for all ages. - lapra

44 Nairobi National Park

Located in Kenya, one of the popular national parks tourists often come to see the diverse wildlife, and lions. The national park is close next to the city. Visiting is a lifetime experience. - lapra

45 Tsavo East National Park

Located in Kenya. Popular and the largest park in Kenya, giving you a long spectacular experience on the run. The national park is suitable for animal watching as it is greatly known for containing various wildlife in abundance. - lapra

46 Tsavo West National Park

Located in Kenya. Best spot for appreciating nature, overall scenery as well as seeing various kinds of animals, primarily the big five, elephants, lions, giraffes, etc. The park's quiet environment gives a sense of peace and nature experience. - lapra

47 Thomson's Falls

Located in Kenya. The ideal place for adventurous hikes and scenic experiences, along with seeing the beautiful falls surrounded by vegetation. - lapra

48 Ouzoud Falls

Located in Morocco. One of the most well known falls in Africa and is often a crowded place. The place comprises of difficult walks and treks. Tourists typically visit this place to see and interact with monkeys. Be well prepared with the right equipment if planning to walk around the place. - lapra

49 Rmilat Park

Located in Morocco. Known for its views and magnificent landscapes, and suitable place for picnics. Take a casual stroll in the place or a long walk around the park. Visitors in the park can enjoy various outdoor activities. - lapra

50 Caves of Hercules

Located in Morocco. The cave is near the sea, and occasionally crowded as it is a popular attraction for tourists. Otherwise known for its views, legends and history. - lapra

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