If you think you have to be rich to be able to travel, it’s not true. If you have a tight budget you will not go to luxury hotels, okay, but that is not the purpose of traveling. The purpose of traveling is really to see the world and have unforgettable experiences.
Backpacking trips are one of the most fun and affordable ways to travel around the world and, today we want, from our experience, to provide you with information and recommend the best countries in Africa to go backpacking:
It is really complicated to travel due to its geography and its lack of infrastructure, but what it gives you more than compensates for all the inconveniences. Friendly, dedicated, hospitable and party-loving people.
But not only its people are worth it: the archipelagos of the Quirimbas and Bazaruto, the Island of Mozambique and Maputo, the new capital of the country and the nightlife are some of the attractions of this country.
This country has it all, from the picture-perfect beaches of Zanzibar to the snows of Kilimanjaro, which many climb on multi-day treks with porters.
But aside from those must-sees, Tanzania has plenty of hidden gems. The colonial architecture in Tanga and Bagamoyo, on the Indian Ocean and not far from almost virgin beaches, is amazing and decrepit.
The country is home to 35 tribes, each one speaks its own language and their ways of life differ from each other. There are 19 national parks, most of which have private camps, and services for travelers have improved significantly in recent years.
Kenya is not only the country of safaris, it is the essence of Africa. The endless plains of the Masai Mara teeming with wildlife, Lakes Naivasha and Nakuru populated by thousands of birds and landscapes of unparalleled beauty.
Kenya is backpacker friendly too and you can choose between enjoying its wild nature or climbing Mount Kenya.
Uganda, the pearl of the African continent, a green Africa unknown to many travellers. We are surprised by the splendor of its vegetation, thick forests, deep jungles, waterfalls, discovering wild animals moving freely.