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Best Vacation Spots in Africa

Madhura Pandit Sep 21, 2019
The continent of Africa is full of beautiful places from forests to beaches! Presented here is information on the top vacation spots in Africa for families and couples.
Africa is the second largest continent in the world, just next to Asia in terms of area and population. The place is believed for the origin of the human race that began thousands of years ago. Forests, parks, beaches and the great pyramids are the popular attractions in Africa. If you are planning to visit Africa, give a look at the following information.

Tourist Attractions in Africa

A majority of cities and places in Africa are known for national parks and animal life. Following are the options you can consider if visiting this continent.

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When talking of the Egypt, pyramids are the first thing that come to the mind! If ancient Egypt particularly interests you, you can visit the Great Pyramid of Giza, the Step Pyramid of Djoser, etc.
Other places of interest in Egypt are found in the cities of Cairo (capital city) and Alexandria. The Aswan high dam (one of the largest dams in the world) and the city of Luxor (full of historical buildings and tombs) are also places worth visiting in Egypt.

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South Africa

South Africa is one of the best vacation spots in Africa for families. Here you can relax at the Garden Route, Knysna, Stellenbosch, or have fun on the beaches of Durban.
The Kruger National Park and Oudtshoorn might also be particularly interesting to children. While the city of Cape town will be loved by couples.

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Mount Kilimanjaro (and Kilimanjaro national park) and Zanzibar island are the most beautiful spots to visit in Africa.
Apart from these, the Serengeti National Park, Dar es salaam (capital city), Arusha are some of the popular cities that you should visit. The beaches of Tanzania are also very popular.

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Kenya is most famous for its parks and animal life.
The Nairobi National Park, the Masai Mara, Shimba Hills are some of the popular places to visit in Kenya. Mombasa is also one of the most beautiful cities in Kenya.

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The famous and great Victoria falls are located in the country of Zimbabwe in Africa.
Lake Kariba, Lowveld, Chizarira National Park, Hwange national park, etc. are good vacation destinations in the country of Zimbabwe. The capital city Harare and the largest city Bulawayo can also be visited!

Top 10 Africa Vacation Spots

Apart from the mentioned ones, there are several other places that can be considered as good holiday spots in Africa. The following is the list of the best places to visit in Africa in countries excluding the mentioned ones.
● Hammamet, El-Jem (Tunisia)
● Sipi falls, Bwindi National Park (Uganda)
● Livingstone, South Luangwa National Park (Zambia)
● Chobe National Park (Botswana)
● Niokolo Koba (Senegal)
● Cidade Velha (Cape Verde)
● Kokrobite beach (Ghana)

● Marrakech (Morocco)

● Parque Nacional da Kissama (Angola)

● Lalibela, Axum (Ethiopia)
These are some of the most popular vacation spots in Africa that you should visit if planning to visit this continent. Lastly, one of the best part of this continent is that most of the natural reserves, monuments and animal life are found in their natural condition here, which is more of a delight for travelers. Ciao!