Africa is one of the most popular continents in the world for travels experiences, and it’s a place that has made many a bucket list these days. If you are serious about going and seeing Africa, as well as getting the best possible experience, then you need to consider where to go and what to see. The best way of gaining the perfect African experience is to plan your journey out properly. This means you have to look at where you are going to be visiting, and the sort of African adventure you are going to have. So, without further ado, let’s take a look at some of the best ways of doing this. Here are five travel ideas to help you have the perfect African experience for the future.
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Visit the Pyramids
The Great Pyramid of Giza and the rest of the Giza complex should definitely be on everyone’s bucket list for places to visit before you die. There are a lot of wonderful things you need to know about this magical place, and the pyramids are the oldest of the Seven Wonders of the Ancient World. Built in around 2550 B.C., the pyramids remain one of Egypt’s (and Africa’s) greatest mysteries. Plenty of tourists flock to these incredible feats of architecture every year, so make sure you have added it to your own bucket list.
Enjoy Wildlife Safari
When someone mentions they are heading to Africa, your first thought is probably that they are going to be going there on safari. Indeed, there are so many amazing safari experiences to be had right across Africa, it’s just a case of choosing the best. If you want to think outside the box a little more, you should consider a New Year’s Day safari, because this is a much more budget-friendly way to do it.
Experience the Cape of Good Hope
However, it’s not just ancient pyramids and sprawling safaris that make Africa popular you know?! Head down to South Africa and check out the Cape of Good Hope. This stunning headland on the Atlantic coast is well worth a visit from tourists and is also home to Table Mountain National Park, one of the most amazing areas of South Africa.
Climb Africa’s Most Breathtaking Mountain
Speaking of mountains, if you have an adventurous streak, it might be time to flex those mountaineering muscles. You can have a wonderful experience in Africa by making sure you climb Africa’s highest peak, Mount Kilimanjaro. With an elevation of 5,895 m, this is no mere stroll, and you will need to plan, prepare, and condition yourself thoroughly before taking on the mountain.
Check Out a National Park
There are some pretty amazing national parks in Africa, and this should come as no surprise considering the beauty of the continent. Make sure you spend plenty of time visiting these national parks and enjoying much of the natural beauty of Africa. Kruger National Park is one of the most impressive and gorgeous national parks, but you should also take a look at the Serengeti, Karoo, and Bontebok National Park.
As you can see, Africa is packed full of beautiful countries with plenty of mystery to be unlocked. She is a bold, brave, magical, beguiling continent, and she deserves to be discovered. There are so many excellent factors to keep in mind when it comes to the perfect African adventure. If you think I’ve missed any essentials from this list, drop a suggestion in the comments section below!
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