The African continent is unbiasedly one most fascinating and diverse continents . With more than 50 different countries, it can be difficult to narrow down to our preferred countries and the varying destinations within each.
Whether you are after a raw, off-the-beaten-track adventure, to exploring some of Africa’s vibrant cities, tasting fine wines on offer, or seeing the Big 5 on a safari in Kenya, Botswana or South Africa.
Plan your adventures with our list of top destinations to visit in Africa:
Game viewing in Kenya is unparalleled! With year-round dense viewing experiences including, lion, leopard, elephants, buffalo, giraffe, zebra and of course, the Great Migration in the legendary Maasai Mara. Take in Amboseli’s remarkable views of Mount Kilimanjaro. Encounter raw cultures in authentic Maasai villages and take in the views of the endless savannas of Africa with a hot air balloon safari while the beauty of Africa unfolds below.
Exploring Tanzania wouldn’t be complete without exploring the infamous Ngorongoro Crater and Serengeti. Or perhaps further afield in Ruaha National Park, or chimp trekking in the Mahale Mountains.
In addition to the varied breath-taking scenery that Tanzania has to offer, one of the main attractions is undoubtably the vast variety of fauna and flora.
Whether your bucket-list includes seeing the Great Migration, hiking Mt Kilimanjaro or diving with whale sharks off Mafia Island, a Tanzanian safari presents one unbelievable adventure after another.
The Okavango Delta, in Botswana, is one of the most sought-after safari destinations on the continent.
Consisting of incredible wildlife, breath-taking national parks, unbelievable sightings, unique water-based safaris and intriguing local culture and history, Botswana should be on every safari-goer’s bucket list. From meandering through the Okavango Delta’s peaceful waterways on a traditional mokoro to the hearing the roars of lions at sunrise in the Kalahari, Botswana offers an experience found nowhere else in Africa.
Narrowing down on a wildlife destination to visit in Zambia is not always easy; each offer a vastly different safari experience: experience a guided walking safari through the South Luangwa, famous for its rich wildlife. Paddle along the mighty Zambezi River with yawning hippos nearby, in the stunning Lower Zambezi; or enjoy game drives and horseback safaris in untamed, raw Kafue National Park home to a large number of predators with barely another vehicle in sight.
Zimbabwe is another well-rounded destination perfect for that off-the-beaten track experience. While the density of wildlife may not rival Botswana, Zambia or East Africa, the warmth of the Zimbabwean people and the stunning scenery will ensure visitors are not disappointed.
Of course, a visit to Zimbabwe wouldn’t be complete without a visit to Victoria Falls where an endless adventure awaits – from white-water rafting on the mighty Zambezi River, to bungee jumping, unique horseback safaris and so much more…
A destination known for its remarkable biodiversity, volcanoes, and dense rainforests and its most famous residents: the endangered mountain gorillas. Embark on year-round guided Rwanda gorilla trekking experience in Volcanoes National Park, or perhaps visit some of the lesser known areas: as your Nyungwe Forest National Park for chimpanzee trekking and diverse birding, or visit Akagera National Park in the country’s east – an “up-and-coming” wildlife area, brought back from the brink.
Uganda packs a punch when it comes to adventure, wildlife and culture in abundance. From trekking mountain gorillas and chimpanzees and general game viewing to white-water rafting on the incredible Nile River.
A travel experience in Uganda is adventurous and probably more suited for a second or third time African traveller. Though, for those who do embark of the adventure, a range of incredible, diverse experiences await in the Pearl of Africa!
If it is untamed Africa you want, then Namibia will not disappoint. This vast, desolate region offers a landscape, and safari experience, like no other!
The most popular destinations are undoubtably Sossusvlei and the Namib Desert, where you will find red dunes melting into the horizon with shadows of gemsbok dotting the landscape. Namibia’s Skeleton Coast is perfect for thise in search of an off-the-beaten track adventure, exploring historical shipwrecks and rock art.
Tick off a number of must do experiences such as exploring Table Mountain, visiting the historical Robben Island, experience rich city culture to enjoying exceptional food and sought-after wines to visiting one of the most-famed wildlife destinations in the world, Kruger National Park, or a range of other wildlife reserves.
South Africa offers the opportunity to enjoy diverse landscapes and experiences like no other. With vibrant cities, stunning wildlife reserves and scenic winelands offering top class dining to an authentic safari experience.
If you are thinking of refreshing and crisp cocktails, exceptional sunsets, fresh seafood, and untouched beauty I think we may just have the perfect beach destinations for you.
From the popular resorts in Zanzibar, to remote escapes in Mozambique and Lake Malawi, to the authentic beach destinations on the Swahili Coast in Kenya and Tanzania, with experiences like no other, from sailing a traditional dhow over sapphire waters to a vast number of water sports including snorkeling in the world renown reefs and wrecks on the African coast.
Contact us to embark on your own African adventure.