There are endless tourist places that can delight your senses just by reading everything they have to offer, this time we will talk about those iconic places in Africa that you cannot miss:
The beaches of Zanzibar
The charm of Zanzibar is that you can relax by the clear blue sea and the beaches, but if you visit this area, it is a good idea to experience the Swahili culture while walking around the island.
Zanzibar, characterized by its stone architecture built with coral stone, is derived from it and is commonly known as ‘Stone Town’. In 2000, it was registered as a UNESCO World Heritage Site.
The narrow and winding alleys are full of architecture that combines the Islamic style and the European style. In particular, the arabesque wood carved door called «Zanzibar Gate» is characteristic, and it is fun to just walk around looking for a beautiful door.
Mount Kilimanjaro in Tanzania
Kilimanjaro is the highest mountain on the African continent, as well as being a world natural heritage for its great diversity of flora, fauna and beautiful mountain ranges.
The highest point on the continent at 5,895 meters, and the tallest freestanding mountain in the world, it is a must-see option located in East Africa. It is a volcano formed along with three others which are inactive: Kibo, Shira and Mawenzi.
This 108 meter high tourist attraction is located on the border between Zambia and Zimbabwe. You can go directly to this destination and spend a night, but it is also a destination to enjoy for a day if, for example, you are touring South Africa and you want to include these beautiful falls in your trip.
Visiting the Victoria Falls is part of fulfilling the dream trip to the heart of Africa. It is one of the greatest natural wonders of the world, its meanders and marshes are an animal paradise, which is to be expected since it is located on the border between Zambia and Zimbabwe; Two national parks were created (one on each side of the border) that protect a unique place in the world under government jurisdiction.
Cape Town in South Africa
In Cape Town you have endless plans to enjoy either as a tourist or as a local, as it has incredible restaurants and hipster areas with independent shops that you will surely want to visit.
Cape Town is the second most populous city in South Africa, featuring an infinite number of distinctive curiosities, magical secrets of bygone times, and awe-inspiring nature. In South Africa it is known as «Mother City» (mother city), for being the first city founded in the country, after the arrival of the Portuguese navigator Bartolomeu Dias in 1486.
Ngorongoro Crater in Tanzania
The crater has a microclimate so you can find an abundance of wildlife that normally lives there all year round. It is also a World Heritage Site, according to UNESCO.
You can find up to 25,000 species of animals including the Big Five: the lion, the elephant, the buffalo, the leopard and the rhinoceros, so it is a spectacular place to go on safari and see animals in their own habitat.