Many of us daydream of one day traveling the world. Some will seek the exclusive luxury of sailing in style on a cruise ship, while others trek through European countries to see their amazing historical city sites. Another good idea to start is one of the most exciting ideas that most people never think of. This of course would be to explore the beautiful sights of Africa! Not just the exclusive playground of big game hunters and Safari enthusiasts, Africa holds natural beauty like no other continent in the world. Here are 10 places that top the list of unbelievable sights.
Victoria Falls- This amazing waterfall is located at the border of Zambia and Zimbabwe. Deemed as one of the Seven Natural Wonders of the World, it is definitely a must see.
Pyramids of Giza- One of the Seven Wonders of the Ancient World, these pyramids in Egypt are absolutely incredible. To the south of the Great Pyramid lies the Great Sphinx, which is just as equally as stunning.
Mount Kilimanjaro- If you are the adventurous and athletic type, perhaps visiting this mountain will be perfect for you. At 19,341 feet tall, only the most equipped hikers can take on Mount Kilimanjaro.
Nyika Plateau National Park- This national park located in north Malawi is the country’s largest park. Amazing for hiking, biking, and horse riding, this park is a definite tourist visit.
Lake Nakuru National Park- If you love flamingos, this place is for you. With one million flamingos living here, this park in Kenya is absolutely gorgeous.
Nxia Pan National Park- This park in Botswana is home to several majestic animals including lions, leopards, and cheetahs.
Nyiragongo Volcano- Only for the thrill seekers and adrenaline junkies, this volcano can be found in Virunga National Park in the Eastern Congo. As an active volcano it’s last eruption was in 2011, with an extremely devastating eruption in 2002 that killed nearly half a million.
Lake Malawi- This magnificent freshwater lake which is both the Lake Malawi National Park and the first freshwater park in the world is a World Heritage Site.
The Nile River- Being one of the most famous bodies of water in the world, this river in Egypt is stunning. Several types of boat rides are available down the river for all types of travelers.
Djmaa el Fna- This city spot in Marrakech, Morocco has everything you could dream of. Snake charmers, palm readers, and stores crowd these beautiful streets. The night scene features belly dancers as well as young tourists and of course the ever-popular party crowd.