The second largest continent in the world is famous for its expansive landscapes and intimidating wildlife, and arguably the best for photographers. So, what are some of the most amazing, incredible and beautiful places in Africa to visit?
Here you will find the list of the 10 most beautiful places to visit in Africa.
10th The Tibesti massif
The Tibesti massif is located in the extreme north of Chad and is a mountain range in the central Sahara. It is the highest peak in Chad and the Sahara at 3415 meters above sea level. Her climax is Emi Koussi. The 100,000 km long massif covers two countries: Libya and Chad. You can find rocks like basalt, sandstone, trachyte, dacite and ignimbrite.
. 9 Mount Cameroon
Mount Cameroon, also called Fako or better of the Char of the Gods, is after Jebel the highest mountain in Africa Toubkal in Morocco , It rises to an estimated 4090 m. Mount Cameroon is located in southwestern Cameroon, not far from the Atlantic Ocean. It is the most active volcano in West Africa with a total of nine outbreaks in the 20th century. Mount Cameroon forms an isolated mountain that rises above the coastal plains. Admire this wonder.
. 8 Amboseli National Park
It is undoubtedly the most beautiful park in Kenya. It is 200 km south of Nairobi and covers 400 km². Classified as a UNESCO biosphere reserve since 1980, it lies north of Kilimanjaro. Even in the park you have an impressive view of Kilimanjaro, which serves as a backdrop. The warthog, hippopotamus, wildebeest, zebra, antelope, gazelle or even buffalo are the animal species available in Amboseli National Park. Carnivore, you will also find some; whether they are cheetahs or hyenas. The flora of the Amboseli National Park is equally rich: papyrus, dwarf palms, reeds and gorse give the park an admirable beauty.
. 7 The Egyptian Museum
To go to Cairo without visiting the Egyptian Museum is a mess. It has been in use since 1902 and is located on Tahrir Square in the Egyptian capital. It is a museum dedicated to Egyptian antiquity and contains over 120,000 objects. We find all kinds of statues, vases, monks, weapons, reliefs, murals, sarcophagi, etc. The building has two floors and the collections are housed in a hundred rooms. Already on the ground floor, left to the main entrance, exhibitions are shown that give you a brief insight into the history of Egypt: from the ancient kingdom to the Greek era – Roman.
In the Royal In Mama's room on the first floor of the building are 27 pharaohs, including Ramses II and Thoutmosis III. Always on the first floor, in Room 12, you will see the stela of King Ahmose worshiping his grandmother Tetisheri (18th Dynasty). Room 3 on the second floor is dedicated to royal jewels. You will only have to admire your eyes. In the Egyptian Museum you can understand the whole history of Egypt.
. 6 The Pendjari National Park
The Pendjari National Park covers an area of 275.5 km and is located in the extreme north of Benin in the Atacora department. In this park there are several species of animals: Damalisque, Hippotrague, Buffon, Defassa, Babala and the buffalo of Africa are among the herbivores that occur in the National Park of the Pendjari. We also observe the presence of hippos, which can weigh up to four tons. The other herbivore that can be seen in this park is of course the African elephant. 50 lions are there, including cheetahs, wild dogs, hyenas, jackals and leopards.
The flora is equally impressive with a variety of plants. Pendjari National Park has more than 200 different plant species. A good destination for you, who love the flora and fauna.
. 5 The Namib Desert
Of course, who says that Namibia says desert, of course. Covering an area of 80,900 km, the Namib Desert or Desert Mountain is a true wonder of humanity. It is located in southeastern Namibia and is a UNESCO World Heritage Site. It is considered the oldest desert in the world. His fame is based on the magical nature of the sunsets from his summit. Of all deserts, Namib's has the most magnetic aura. There are natural resources such as uranium, diamonds and minerals. Buy your plane ticket to find out for yourself what we are talking about.
. 4 The Danakil depression
Also known as the Afar depression or Afar triangle, Danakil depression is located in northwestern Ethiopia. It is probably the hottest place in the world. It is bordered by mountains and cliffs rising up to 4,000 meters above sea level. The Danakil Depression reaches 165 meters below sea level. It is connected with the North by the Red Sea, with the Southeast by the Great Rift Valley and with the Gulf of Aden by the Tadjourah Golf Course. It is an area of immense geological interest. Known as the most extraordinary place in the world, there are volcanoes, hot springs and salt lakes.
. 3 The Pyramids of Egypt
When we talk about Egypt, we naturally think of its pyramids. Yes, you will find in Egypt many pyramids left by ancient Egyptians. They represent the most extraordinary and symbolic constructions of Egyptian civilization. They are still mysterious monuments.
The Egyptian pyramids are among the Seven Wonders of the World due to their very remarkable shape and imposing mass. They excite both astonishment and admiration. In Egypt, there are 87 pyramids that stretch over more than 150 km. from Giza to Cairo. The largest are those of the fourth dynasty: the Great Pyramid of Cheops, the Red Pyramid, the Chephren Pyramid, the Rhomboid Pyramid and the Meidum Pyramid. Originally intended for kings, the pyramids were the resting places of the dead pharaohs, their queens and the great people of ancient Egypt. Take a tour to discover these great monuments. It's just beautiful.
. 2 Kilimanjaro
Mount Kilimanjaro is the highest mountain in the world after Mount Everest. It is located in northeastern Tanzania and is also known as Olt Doinyo Tibor. It has three volcanic cones: Kibo, Mawensi and Shira. Kibo is the highest of the three; It is centrally located and reaches 5895 meters above sea level. It is a mountain that protects a huge vegetation of savannahs. Wild animals such as elephants, leopards, porcupines, giraffes and many others live around Mount Kilimanjaro. Take advantage of your holidays to discover this myth.
. 1 The island of Bioko
Wrapped in eternal fog, the island of Bioko floats like a mirage. It is a volcanic island in the Gulf of Guinea in Equatorial Guinea. It covers an area of 2017 km and is 32 km from the coast of Cameroon. The island is 70 km long from north-northwest to south-southeast and has an estimated population of 130,000. There are vast expanses of coastline, and inland there are hills covered with equatorial forests that are humid and complex. The view on the "natural roof" of this island is breathtaking. Admire it! If you speak English or Spanish, this is a real asset to you as it is the language that dominates the region.
It is up to you to choose your next destination in Africa, to discover not only the wonders of the continent, but also the world's other cultures.