Places of Attraction in Africa

Africa is huge and full of adventures for travelers; each country has its own unique attractive places, with vast protected wildlife national parks, stunning hills and mountains, sandy beaches, sub Saharan deserts, the old towns that reflects the rich African history and cultures. Here are some of our top attractions and destinations in Africa.

Top Safari Destinations in Africa

Top Safari attractions in Africa; includes; top National parks, national reserves, wildlife conservancies, major wildlife museums, lakes, wildlife orphanage and many others. Below are some of our top safari destinations in Africa.

Samburu National Park

Samburu National Park

About Samburu National Reserve Samburu National Reserve is situated on the banks of the Ewaso Nyiro River in the dry northern parts of Kenya, on a landscape that combines the semi-arid desert, the green grassland, hills, riveline forest and swamps. The park attracts most wildlife because of the Ewaso

Lake Nakuru National Park

Lake Nakuru National Park

About Lake Nakuru National Park Lake Nakuru National Park is situated approximately 160 kilometers from Nairobi along the Great Rift Valley; the park comprises of a lake surrounded by wooded and bushy grasslands; its main attractions are the pink Flamingos, pelicans, waterbucks and over 400 other bird species. The park

Aberdares National Park

Aberdares National Park

About Aberdare National Park Aberdare National Park is one of the major national parks in Kenya that offer exceptional hiking terrains and stunning views, the park is located between Mount Kenya to the north and the Great Rift Valley on the south, it was named after Lord Aberdare by

Masai Mara National Reserve

Masai Mara National Reserve

About Masai Mara Masai Mara National Reserve is arguably Kenya's top game reserve; located southwest of Kenya, about 270 kilometers from Nairobi (4 to 5 hours’ drive). The national reserve is about 1500 square kilometers and is sometimes said to be the most densely game-populated place on earth. Lying

Tsavo  National Park

Tsavo National Park

About Tsavo National Park Tsavo National Park is Kenya’s largest national park, covering an area of 8,034 square miles; it was established on 1st April 1948, located about 200km south east of Nairobi and is the closest large National Park to Mombasa. The park is divided by Nairobi-Mombasa road,

Amboseli National Park

Amboseli National Park

About Amboseli Amboseli national park is about 200km from Nairobi City center; it’s a small park of about 390km² and it’s the second most popular national park in Kenya, after the famous Masai Mara. Besides the great game drive and the beautiful landscapes, Amboseli also offers you the opportunity

Serengeti National Reserve

Serengeti National Reserve

  About Serengeti Serengeti National park is part of the larger Serengeti ecosystem that extend to other wildlife conservation parks and reserves that include the famous Ngorongoro Conservation Area, Maswa Game Reserve, the Loliondo, Grumeti and Ikorongo Controlled Areas and the famous Masai Mara National Reserve in Kenya. It is

Ngorongoro Crater

Ngorongoro Crater

About Ngorongoro Crater Ngorongoro Crater is an exceptional national Park; made up of a large spectacular bowl of about 265 km2, with sides of about 600m deep. It’s part of the Serengeti ecosystem, bordering the open plans of Serengeti National Park to the north and it’s a UNESCO World

Bwindi National Park

Bwindi National Park

About Bwindi Impenetrable National Park Bwindi Impenetrable National Park is located on the southwest of Uganda; The Park is part of the Bwindi Impenetrable Forest, bordering Democratic Republic of Congo next to the Virunga National Park and on the edge of the western Great Rift Valley shared by Rukungiri,

Queen Elizabeth National Park

Queen Elizabeth National Park

About Queen Elizabeth National park Queen Elizabeth National park is a notable Ugandan safari destination for wildlife tour, chimpanzee tracking adventures and birds watching safari. It’s Uganda’s most popular game reserve, its stretches from the crater foothills of the Rwenzori range in the north, along the shores of Lake

Kibale National Park

Kibale National Park

About Kibale National Park Kibale National Park is located in Kabarole and Kibaale Districts, approximately 320 km west of Kampala (Uganda's capital city) and 35Km south of Fort Portal. It’s the most accessible equatorial rainforest in Uganda. Kibale is approximately 766 Km2 and contains a diverse array of landscapes

Murchison Falls National Park

Murchison Falls National Park

About Murchison Falls National Park Murchison Falls National Park is located between Masindi District in western Uganda and Amuru District in northern Uganda. The park is approximately 300 kilometers (190 mi) drive from Kampala (Uganda's capital city). The park was named after Murchison falls, also known as Kabarega Falls; it’s

Tarangire National Park

Tarangire National Park

About Tarangire National Park Tarangire National Park is the sixth largest national park in Tanzania, located about 118 Km south west of Arusha, it covers an area approximately 2,850 square kilometers and is famous for its huge number of elephants, baobab trees and the tree climbing African pythons. The

Lake Manyara

Lake Manyara

About Lake Manyara Lake Manyara national park is located beneath the cliffs of the Manyara Escarpment, on the edge of the Great Rift Valley and has a surface area of about 330Km2; it offers varied ecosystems, incredible bird life, and breathtaking views. It is situated on the way to

Ruaha National Park

Ruaha National Park

About Ruaha National Park Ruaha National Park is a spectacular national park situated in a remote area, west of Iringa town and Dar es Salaam city; it’s the largest national parks in Tanzania (with a surface area of about 20,226Km 2).  The park is famous and offers a rare

Selous Game Reserve

Selous Game Reserve

About Selous Game Reserve Selous Game Reserve is located in a vast and remote area southeast of Tanzania, its Africa’s largest protected wildlife game reserve and covers more than 5% of Tanzania’s total area (about 54,600 km2 and additional buffer zones); it was named after Englishman Sir Frederick Selous. The beautiful

Top Beaches in Africa

Africa is home to top beaches along it's Indian Ocean coastline; from the exotic and luxury beaches in Seychelles and Mauritius to the private romantic hideaways in Kenya and Zanzibar. Whether you prefer having sometime alone just relaxing on the beach and enjoying various beach treatments or trying out your beach sporting skills; Africa has it all. Beach holiday in Africa are flexible and can easily be combined with wildlife watching safari or a mountain climbing tour. Below are some of the top beach destinations in Africa.

Diani Beach

Diani Beach

Diani Beach Diani Beach is among the largest and top beaches in Kenya, located along the Indian Ocean south of Mombasa City (about 30km). The beach is over 10km long, from Kongo River on the north to Galu Beach on . It's a beautiful clean and shallow water beach

Tiwi Beach

Tiwi Beach

About Tiwi Beach Tiwi Beach is located on the south coast of Kenya and was among the first places to offer beach holiday accommodation along African coastline. Tiwi beach is only 20 kilometers south of Mombasa and just 15 minute drive to the famous Diani beach. It’s has clean

Malindi Beach

Malindi Beach

About Malindi Beach Malindi Beach is a stunning beach, situated just next to Malindi town, about 120Km north of Mombasa City. It’s an idyllic tropical beach offering guest a wide range of beach activities and world class beach resorts in quiet relaxing hideaways. Malindi beach is among Kenya’s finest beach

Lamu Beach

Lamu Beach

About Lamu Beach Lamu Island and Beaches are part of the Lamu Archipelago, located about 341 kilometers north of Mombasa. Lamu beaches are well known for their endless and crystal clear waters, they offer various top end beach resorts, beach activities and excursions. Other major Islands on Lamu Archipelago include

Watamu Beach

Watamu Beach

About Watamu Beach Watamu beach is a stunning beach located just 20Km south of Malindi town and 120 Km from Mombasa city, a beautiful and isolated beach surrounded by coconut trees, mangrove creeks and a coral reef that form part of the Watamu Marine National Park. The beach has

Shimoni

Shimoni

About Shimoni Shimoni which means "a place of holes, dug by the strong ocean currents and were used as underground tunnels for loading slaves onto ships and dhows.", is not a beach as per say; but is a beautiful serene area with excellent coral reefs and coral caves that

Nyali Beach

Nyali Beach

About Nyali Beach Nyali is a residential area within Mombasa City, located on the mainland north of the city, along the Mombasa – Malindi road, just about 10 Km from the City center. Nyali beach is well known for its long stretch of white sandy beaches, high class beach

Beaches in Mombasa

Beaches in Mombasa

Mombasa North Coast Beaches English point Beach: it’s a small sandy beach, located at Mkomani. The beach has a great view over the old town, it’s a nice place to relax and enjoy the view and the cool breeze. Nyali Beach:  a beautiful sandy beach located close to the city

Beaches in Kilifi

Beaches in Kilifi

Kilifi Beach Kilifi beach is among the best beaches in Kenya, tucked inside the south side of the Kilifi creek; it has a wide portfolio of water-sports activities that include skiing, diving, sailing, snorkeling, swimming with dolphins and a diving school for the beginners. Kilifi is a good place for

Manda Island

Manda Island

About Manda Island Manda Island is one of the islands that form the Lamu Archipelago, it’s known for the prosperous 9th century ports of Takwa and Manda town. The island was abandoned in the 19th Century due to lack of fresh water, but resumed to live in 1960 when

Kiwayu Beach

Kiwayu Beach

About Kiwayu Island Kiwayu Island with other Islands in Lamu constitutes the famous Lamu Archipelago, situated along the Kenyan northern coastline. The island has a surface area of about 5Km2, with beautiful sandy beaches that are surrounded by mangrove trees, swamps, a small village and coral reefs on the

Zanzibar Island

Zanzibar Island

Zanzibar Archipelago A safari in Tanzania is incomplete without visiting one of the Islands on Zanzibar Archipelago; It has a couple of  beautiful Island with stunning warm tropical sandy beaches, nice coral garden for diving and snorkeling, spice plantations, incredible history and fascinating cultures. Major islands include Unguja Island

Pemba Island

Pemba Island

Pemba Island Pemba Island is situated about 40 km north of Zanzibar Island and 67Km from the mainland; it has a surface area of about 985Km2 and is the second largest after Zanzibar. It is less populated and developed compared to Zanzibar; it’s a beautiful Island with top snorkeling

Mafia Island

Mafia Island

Mafia Island Mafia Island is situated about 200km south of Zanzibar Island and 134Km from Dar es Salaam city; it consist of one larger island of about 394 km² and other nearby smaller islands (Chole Island and Chole Bay). Mafia has a population of about 45,000 people, mostly engaged

Other Top Attractions in Africa

Other top attractions in Africa would include; tour to famous Lakes, Rivers, Mountains, Hills, Historical sites, major museums and wildlife orphanage. Below are some of our other top attractions in Africa.

Mount Kenya

Mount Kenya

About Mount Kenya Mount Kenya is an ancient mountain, estimated to be over 2.6 million years old; it’s the highest mountain in Kenya, located in central Kenya about ,180 kilometers north of Nairobi. It’s an extinct volcanic mountain whose plug forms what is nowadays known as the peak. It

Mount Elgon

Mount Elgon

Mount Elgon Mount Elgon is an extinct volcanic mountain situated in western Kenya along the Kenya –Uganda border. The mountain has the largest volcanic crater in Africa; it is believed to be the oldest volcanic mountain erupting about 20 million years ago. Mount Elgon has a diameter of about

Mount Longonot

Mount Longonot

About Mount Longonot Mount longonot is a massive dormant volcanic mountain situated along the Great Rift Valley, southeast of Lake Naivasha and 90km from Nairobi. Longonot last erupted in the 1860s and has remained dormant since then; it has a height of 2,766m above sea level and has stunning

Mount Kilimanjaro

Mount Kilimanjaro

About Mount Kilimanjaro Mount Kilimanjaro is the highest mountain in Africa and the highest free standing mountain in the world, located in Moshi near Arusha town in northern Tanzania. It’s a large stratovolcano composed of three distinct volcanic cones, which are; Kibo with the highest summit (Uhuru Peak at

National Parks and Game Reserves in Africa

A wildlife watching safari is one of the top tourist attractions in Kenya; it gives you the opportunity to view different kinds of wildlife (including all the Big Five), thousands of birds species, the great Migration, insects, wonderful landscapes and natural forests.

Favorites:

  1. Masai Mara National Reserve, Kenya - Best for watching the 'Big Five' and Wildebeest migration...
  2. Serengeti National Reserve, Tanzania - One of the oldest and best-known wildlife sanctuary...
  3. Kruger National Park, South Africa - Has a diversity of habitats and great place for wildlife watching...
  4. Amboseli National park, Kenya - Breathtaking views of Mt Kilimanjaro, large herds of elephants among other wildlife...
  5. Lake Nakuru National park, Kenya - Outstanding views of the Lake full of pink flamingos and other birds,white Rhino...
  6. Ngorongongo Crater, Tanzania - Outstanding views of the Crater and wildlife...
  7. Etosha National Park, Namibia - Best for mammals, birds and reptiles watching...
  8. Bwindi Impenetrable National Park , Uganda - Well Known for its beautiful landscapes full of indigenous trees; best for Gorilla trekking...
  9. Samburu National park, Kenya - Lesser-known national park, has several rare species of animals, unique Masai Cultural tour...
  10. Chobe National Park, Botswana - Best for Elephant watching....
  11. Central Kalahari Game Reserve, Botswana - Best for dersert and wildlife watching tour....
  12. Nechisar National Park, Ethiopia - A small national park with beautiful landscapes, best for bird watching....

Top Beaches

Enjoy the exotic beaches along the Indian Ocean that offers some of the best white sandy beaches, luxury accommodation and top beach activities. These places are ideal for special Honeymoons, weddings, anniversaries, family holidays, group holidays and so on.

Favorites:

  1. Diani Beach, Kenya - Phenomenal sandy beach with plenty of water sport, relaxation and luxury accommodation...
  2. Zanzibar, Tanzania - a top end beach destination with stunning white sandy beaches....
  3. Lamu Beach, Kenya - Located on an island, outstanding low profile beaches, plenty of water-sport and seafood...
  4. Anse Soleil, Seychelles - a peaceful, private and a very romantic beach...
  5. Anse Source d'Argent, Seychelles - a stunning beach with prenty of activities...
  6. Malindi Beach, Kenya - A great beach with popular resorts for families and couples, deep sea water activities...
  7. Watamu Beach, Kenya - A secluded and less populated beach, ideal for honeymooners and couples...
  8. Trou aux Biches, Mauritius - has great conditions for both swimming and snorkelling...
  9. Belle Mare Plage, Mauritius - a great place for beach vacation and wind surfing....
  10. Manda Island, Kenya - A unique island for special occasion, very quiet and low profile area and private accommodation...
  11. Ile aux Cerfs, Mauritius - a nice quiet place, ideal for family beach holidays....

Hiking, Mountain climbing, Lakes and Natural Forest

Experience the best hiking, mountain climbing and nature walks on the great African Mountains, Hills, Valleys, forests and other historical sites.

Favorite:

  1. Mount Kilimanjaro, Tanzania - The highest mountain in Africa, best for mountain climbing...
  2. Mount Kenya - Has a beautiful scenery and breathtaking sites for hiking...
  3. Lake Victoria - The second largest freshwater lake in the world, shared by three countries...
  4. Lake Malawi - A large beautiful lake with deep clear waters and mountain backdrop ...
  5. Lake Baringo, Kenya - Its a fresh water lake with a beautiful surrounding and a heaven of birds...
  6. Lake Manyara, Tanzania - it's home of a diverse set of landscapes and wildlife.
  7. Hell's Gate, Kenya - great scenery for cycling, hiking and camping...
  8. Victoria Falls, Zimbabwe/Zambia - The greatest waterfall in the world, with width of about 2Km...
  9. Table Mountain, South Africa - Is a flat-topped mountain forming a prominent landmark overlooking the city of Cape Town...

City Life

From the busy bustling cities to the old historical towns. Africa has different kind of city life that includes special African dinners and lunches, day city tours, excursions, shopping and so on.

Favorite:

  1. Nairobi, Kenya- The Capital city of Kenya, its a cosmopolitant city with lots of attractions to watch...
  2. Cape Town, South Africa - One of the most beautiful cities in Africa, with plenty of attractions and hotels....
  3. Johannesburg,South Africa - Is the largest city in South Africa and the source of a large-scale gold and diamond trade...
  4. Mombasa, Kenya - An old beach City with a couple of nice museums, marine parks, historical sites, shopping and entertainment...
  5. Gaborone, Botswana - The capital town of Botswana, a peaceful town with diverse mix of people and places to see...
  6. Lamu, Kenya - A very remote town with a very rich history; the town has no cars has great historical sites, museums and nice beaches...
  7. Dar es Salaam, Tanzania - The largest city in Tanzania and acts as the main political and economic hub of Tanzania....
  8. Windhoek, Namibia - A beautiful town with the old German colonial history, it's the country’s political, cultural, social, and economic capital...
  9. Kigali, Rwanda - One of the rapidly developing cities in Africa and capital town of Rwanda...
  10. Accra, Ghana - The capital city of Ghana and the main political and economic hub of Ghana...

Other Attractions

An African vacation is not only about going on a wildlife safari; there is much more than that, the rich unique heritage and traditions, sporting, crossing the deserts, adventure travel, the great outdoors activities and so much more.

Favorite:

  1. Okavango Delta, Botswana - the world’s biggest inland delta, one of the Seven Natural Wonders of Africa....
  2. Egyptian pyramids - ancient pyramid built as tombs for the country's pharaohs and their consorts during 2300B.C periods...
  3. Sheldrick Elephant Orphanage, Kenya - See how baby elephants are adopted and brought up, their challenges and character...
  4. Robben Island, South Africa - An Island with the historical prison, where Nelson Mandela spent 18 of his 27 years....
  5. Giraffe center, Kenya - A breeding center for the rare Rothschild Giraffe and an education center for conservation...
  6. Apartheid Museum, South Africa - A museum complex in Johannesburg, illustrating apartheid and the history of South Africa.
  7. Fort Jesus, Kenya - A National Monument built in the 16th century, was used as a transit point for the slave trade...
  8. Walking tour of Kibera slums, Kenya – second largest slum in Africa, get a tour of the slum with an insight history of the slum...