Covid19 has locked many people in their homes for the greater part of 2020. This has however not stopped travel lovers from planning about life after covid19. Are you a travel lover who is eager to refresh your mind after covid19? Then, lucky you because I am going to take you on a free academic ride down ten most lovely places to visit in Africa.
Africa comes second after Asia, in terms of size, with large tracts of beautiful scenery high biodiversity, sweet climate, and loveable people. It is one of the best continents to visit in your time of rest and refreshments. Its scenery has remained the same for countless millennia. It lives with inspirations and it stands out from the rest of the world with pride because of its alluring sceneries.
Below are some of the most wonderfully beautiful areas to visit in Africa
Victoria Falls, Zimbabwe
This is one of the Seven Wonders of the World. It is neither the deepest nor the widest but it is the largest in the world based on its area. It has the world’s largest waterfall. Its sheet of water falls over a 108meter cascade at a rate of 13000 cubic meters a second, two times the Niagara Falls. The Venda indigenes of the area call it Mo Asia Tunya, meaning the Storm that thunders. David Livingston, the first European to be shown the waterfalls by the Venda named it after his Queen, Victoria. The falls are so majestic and beautiful. If you consider visiting Africa, then the Storm that Thunders is an area that should feature in your travel guide.
The great wildebeest migration, Tanzania
If you understand what peculiarity means, then you should visit Tanzania. The great wildebeest migration in Tanzania and Kenya is an invaluable event featuring the mass migration of wild animals such as wildebeests, zebras, and gazelles annually through Serengeti. From Tanzania’s Ngorongoro reserve, they travel to Serengeti from January through June, entering Kenya in September, before doing an about-turn back to Tanzania. Are you a lover of the wildebeest, passionate about the forest, then consider coming to Tanzania and Kenya to witness this majestic migration all year round.
Table Mountain, Cape Town
Have you ever witnessed the sun rising or setting from a vantage point? If not, then consider visiting Table Mountain in South Africa. This fantastic highland features Cape Town among the outstanding beach cities in the world. It marks it on the world’s travel map. You can hitchhike to the top for fantastic views or even ride cable cars. If you are a beach lover, mountain fanatics then add Table Mountain to your travel guide.
Bwindi Impenetrable National Park (Uganda)
Don’t be dismayed by the word impenetrable. The word just defines the peculiarity of the area, how loveable it is. Have you ever seen a mountain gorilla? If the answer is no, the lush forests of Uganda are the best place to visit them. They are not unique, but they are the largest globally with traits of the medieval era. It is like a visit to the distant past. Being home to over 29 bird species, it stands out for its biodiversity. Once you visit the area, you will view the lovely forest dweller, a duiker with a yellow back, funny monkeys, and a plethora of wildlife. You can engage in gorilla tracking all year round, living in the state of the art lodges.
Mountain scenery, Rwanda
If you can not get to Uganda, then cross into Rwanda. It’s rainforest feature mountain gorillas also, which will capture the creative attention of any writer. You can track these silverbacks with guides into the densest and alluring areas of the forest. Commonly found in the Nyungwe National Park, you can have a chance of traveling back into history. You meet a variety of gorillas and experience the biodiversity to the fullest. The vegetation alone is so wonderful and breathtaking. So you need to consider Rwanda, as you talk about Bwindi as well.
The small country of Namibia need not be left out. It is outstanding for its feature locally known as “the gathering place of water”. Do not be misadvised by the name, the area is so hot that you may get dehydrated so you should come with your water.
The Sossuvlei Dunes’ origin goes back for millions of years. The Sossusvlei dunes are a direct result of the movement of water and sediments from the orange river in South Africa into the Atlantic and its return to the shores by the surf. Hiking onto the dunes will allow you to have breathtaking and fantastic views of the surrounding deserts and drylands. Have you ever been to a desert before? If not, then Namibia to your tourism guide.
South Luangwa National Park (Zambia)
For Safari goers, South Luangwa Reserve in Zambia is renowned for its rich biomes. You can make sight-seeing night drives lodging in state of the art lodges. You are provided with guides to sightsee game. Some tourists undertake trek programs for days in the bush smelling the sweet scent of traditional African and conversing with nature. This reserve is home to the big Five Animals. By the way, avoid visiting during the rainy season but instead, come during the dry season. July to October is the best visiting time
Sahara Dunes, Morocco
Morocco offers some of the best features in Africa. Renowned for its loveable relationship with the Sahara, it is worth to visit. Travelers join treks starting from towns such as Zagourra. Others choose to camp in areas such as Tazzarrine. This is where the Marathon des Sables is conducted by world runners over a whole week every year. You can choose to sight dunes such as the Merzouga Dunes where you can have an undisturbed view of the terrestrial environment during the night.
9. Amboseli National Park
Home to the world’s outstanding heaviest mammal, this area is worth noting. From here you can, view the apex of the majestic Kilimanjaro as it rules over the biodiverse plains of Eastern Africa. Rich in elephants Amboseli is one of the areas to visit after covd19. Associated with wonderful bird activities, Amboseli should feature in your travel guide. Its vegetation is also so alluring and rich. Visit it during the dry summer and experience joy I game viewing.
Our writing will not be complete if we ignore the majestic pyramids of Egypt. These Egyptian wonders have outstanding structures, with the Pyramid of King Cheops built around 2650 BC is a good example. These structures are believed to have been built by Hebrew slaves in medieval history. They are regarded as the sacred burial places of Egyptian Kings.
Nyika Plateau National Park, Malawi
Renowned for its spectacular plateau, associated with waterways and waterfalls. Nyika is worth noting. Nyika National Park’s eastern border is directly linked with the Great Rift Valley, which is another alluring feature for you. It is just good for trekking, biking, and explorations. It is rich in biodiversity with Antelopes and Zebras in abundance.
So what are you waiting for? It is time for you to fill your travel guide in preparation for travel after Covid19. A follow-up article is coming on the diverse areas to visit in Zimbabwe. So get ready for an interesting ride into the Zimbabwean guide travel guide that is coming next.