5 Beautiful Places to Visit in Africa

5 Beautiful Places to Visit in Africa

There are so many stunning destinations in Africa, that it’s hard to choose just five. The continent has the largest population of wildlife on the planet, and some of the most spectacular landscapes you’ll ever experience. To help you plan your trip, these five suggestions will give you some top ideas.


1 . Serengeti National Park, Tanzania

The Serengeti is the largest and oldest national park in Africa, it’s also a UNESCO World Heritage Site. The park is well known for wildlife migration, including thousands of wildebeest and zebras. Here you’ll get to see so many different types of wildlife, including buffalos, hyenas, elephants, and leopards. The park is located to the northwest of Ngorongoro Conservation Area, near to the border of Kenya. The park spans 5,700 miles of beautiful grassland, the savanna, and acacia woodland. From the park, you can also explore Lake Victoria.

2. Kruger National Park, South Africa

At the Kruger National Park, visitors can take a self-driving safari. This national park is so huge that you’d need two weeks to get around the whole thing! The south side is close to Johannesburg, but if you’re looking to explore the rural parts, you should focus on the north side. At the Kruger National park, you can find over 147 species of mammal, including antelopes, giraffes, cheetahs, and hippos. Learn more about the 5 Best African Safari’s in this informative guide by BornWild.

3. Bwindi Impenetrable National Park, Uganda

If you’d like to see mountain gorillas, Bwindi Impenetrable National Park is the place to be. Explore the lush forests where you’ll also spot the L’Hoest’s monkey and 20+ beautiful species of birds. The park is home to over 150 tree species, and 90+ types of ferns. The forest here is also home to over 200 types of montane forest butterflies. There are many endangered species here, including the African green broadbill and the African Elephant.

4. Okavango Delta, Botswana

Okavango Delta was born out of the Kavango River, along the Kalahari Desert sands, it’s a great place to see many types of aquatic animals, including crocodiles and hippos. You can explore the waters in a special dugout canoe, along the way you’ll see many leopards, lions, and elephants. Several endangered species live here including black rhinos, white rhinos, and cheetahs.

5. Sossusvlei Dunes, Namibia 

The Sossusvlei Dunes is one of Africa’s most spectacular places and the largest conservation area. The pink, orange, and red dunes create a beautiful surreal space, these dunes are featured in many African photography pieces. During the season the river here creates a stunning lake. These dunes were formed through wind currents, rivers, and oceans, and certainly are a spectacular sight to see.

If you’re planning on taking a safari, you’ll want to research a few different safari companies. Take a look at reviews and compare prices to help you make an informed decision. Whether you’re planning a road trip across the US or Canada, or to visit Africa it’s helpful to get organized.

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