Weekly Roundup – Stunning Tourism Spots in Africa

Posted by on Jan 18, 2014 in Round up, Travel the world | 2 comments

Stunning Tourism Destinations in Africa

With its splendid landscape, wild animals and diverse cultural heritage, the world’s second-biggest continent, Africa, has some of the best tourism spots. Here are few places I love, you may consider them too.

Great Pyramid of Giza, Egypt

The Great Pyramid of Giza is one of Egypt’s top tourist attractions. Also known as Pyramid of Khufu, its one of famous Seven Wonders of the Ancient World that still stands. It has three chambers; Lowest chamber, Queen’s Chamber and King’s Chamber.

Victoria Falls, Zambia-Zimbabwe Border

Victoria Falls is located in Southern Africa on the Zambezi River between the countries of Zambia and Zimbabwe. The fall is also known as Mosi-oa-Tunya (The Smoke That Thunders) by locals, its one of the greatest natural wonders of the world. The Victoria Falls is classified as the largest based on width of 1,708 meters (5, 604ft) and height of 108 meters(354ft)

Sossusvlei Dunes, Namibia

Situated in the Southern part of the Namibia Desert in the Namib-Naukluft National Park, the dunes are most spectacular sights in Namibia. Sunrise and sunset are definitely the best times to see this beautiful landscapes.

Omo River Region, Ethiopia

Located in Africa’s Great Rift Valley, the region is known for its culture and diversity. It is home to more than 50 different tribes. If you love African culture, you should definitely visit this region due to its huge cultural heritage.

Mount Kilimanjaro, Tanzania

Mt. Kilimanjaro is the highest point in Africa and the world highest free standing structure at an attitude of 5,896 meters (19,336ft) above the sea level. It has three amazing peaks; Mawenzi, Shira and Kibo the highest.

The Virunga Mountains

Famous for its over 700 Mountain Gorillas, Virunga Mountains are located along the Northern border of Rwanda, The Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) and Uganda. The Mountain range consist of eight major Volcanic Peaks. You want to hunt Gorillas! This is the tourism place to be.

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2 Responses to “Weekly Roundup – Stunning Tourism Spots in Africa”

  1. Africa has so many great sights to see and experience. It would be nice to visit there one day.

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