… And if you have chance for picnic in Africa here is the top enchanting tourist attractions in Africa you must visit.
The Pyramids and the Sphinx is one of Egypt’s top tourist attractions. The last surviving member of the Seven Wonders of the World, the Great Pyramid of Giza. There are, in fact, three main pyramids in Giza; the Great Pyramid of Khufu (or Cheops), The Pyramid of Kafhre and the smaller Pyramid of Menkaura. Each Pyramid is a tomb to a different King of Egypt. In front of the pyramids lies the Sphinx, or Abu al-Hol in Arabic, “Father of Terror”. Carved out of a single block of stone, this enormous cat-like sculpture has mesmerized millions of visitors. Giza’s three pyramids and the Sphinx were thought to have been constructed in the fourth dynasty of Egypt’s Old Kingdom.
The Victoria Falls are one of the greatest natural wonders of the world. The Victoria Falls lie in between Zambia and Zimbabwe in Southern Africa. The Falls are part of two national parks, Mosi-oa-Tunya National Park in Zambia and Victoria Falls National Park in Zimbabwe. The Victoria Falls are just over 1 mile wide (1.7km) and 355 feet (108m) high. During the wet season over 500 million liters (19 million cubic feet) of water plummets over the edge into the Zambezi River. The best time to view the Victoria Falls is during the rainy season from March to May.
The Masai Mara National Reserve is Kenya’s premier wildlife park. It was established in 1961 to protect wildlife from hunters. The Masai Mara is the reason many visitors come to Kenya and its beauty and abundant wildlife. The Masai Mara is located in southwestern Kenya on the border of Tanzania. The reserve is situated in the Rift Valley with Tanzania’s Serengeti Plains running along its southern end. Most of the Masai Mara is made up of hilly grassland which is fed by plentiful rain, especially during the wet months between November and June. The areas bordering the Mara River are forested and are home to over several hundred bird species.
Djenne, is one of sub-Saharan Africa’s oldest cities, founded in 800 AD. There are famous mosque that are made from mud, and is one of the UNESCO sites, namely Djenne Mosque. Located on an island in the Niger River Delta, Djenne was a natural hub for traders who shuttled their goods between the Sahara desert and the forests of Guinea. Through the years Djenne also became a center of Islamic learning and its market square is still dominated by the beautiful Grand Mosque. Djenne is located a few hundred miles downstream from Timbuktu.
Cape Town in South Africa is one of the world’s most beautiful cities. When you visit Cape Town you’ll see a huge slab of sandstone, 1086m high and 3km long, smack in the middle of town – that is Table Mountain. Table Mountain’s top is often shrouded in clouds commonly known as the mountain’s “tablecloth”. The mountain is home to more than 1400 unique species of plants as well as several mammals and over 100 invertebrates. The views of Cape Town and its coastline from the top are spectacular. Cape Town became the top tourist attractions in South Africa.
Located at the foot of the Atlas Mountains, the imperial city of Marrakech is large, noisy, polluted and smelly. But Marrakech is also enchanting, full of history, the cultural center of Morocco and beautiful. If you enjoy a daily assault on all your senses then you’ll have a lot of fun. When the most popular sites include numerous references to “tranquility” and “peace” like the Majorelle gardens or the gardens around the Saadan Tombs you know you’re in for an interesting experience.
More than 50 unique tribes living in the Omo River Region of Southwestern Ethiopia, it’s an enchanting tourist attraction for those interested in African culture. The remote location, which is barely accessible by 4 wheel-drives, has meant that traditional customs and beliefs are very much intact for most of these tribes. The Kalashnikovs slung across some warriors’ backs can be a little disconcerting but the tribes are friendly and this is often the only western accessory you’ll see them wear.
About 450 mountain gorillas inhabit an extinct volcanic region called the Virunga Range along the borders of Rwanda, Uganda and the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) in East Africa. The other 350 or so mountain gorillas inhabit a nearby area of Bwindi in Uganda, a thick rainforest. Seeing gorillas in the wild is something only a few people will ever have the chance to experience.
Africa is known as one of the best tourist attractions for adventure travel, and what can be more adventurous than hiking up the world’s tallest free standing mountain. Africa’s highest peak, Mount Kilimanjaro in Tanzania stands at 19,340 feet (5896m) and will take you 6 days to conquer.
Zanzibar is one of Africa’s top tourist attractions because of its fascinating history and incredible beaches. Zanzibar’s location in the Indian Ocean (off the coast of Tanzania) has made it a natural trading center throughout its history. Famous for its spices, Zanzibar also became an important slave trading post under its Arab rulers Stone Town, one of the island’s biggest attractions. It is a UNESCO World Heritage site, Stone Town boasts beautiful traditional houses, narrow alleyways, a Sultan’s palace and many mosques.
Makasutu cultural forest , a renowed Eco-tourism lodge in Gambia other historical importance slavery museum. Root festival the international roots festival hold yearly by Gambian government in Banjul. The festival is meant to commemorate the enforced enslavement and transportation of millions of Africans to the Americas and the Caribbean islands.
Each year Africans and friends of Africa from the Diaspora are presented with a unique opportunity to attend and participate in this international festival. The Gambia popularly referred to as “the smiling coast of Africa” is a place of visit.
The Obudu plateau with an altitude of 1,716 metres above sea level enjoys a climate typical of the temperate regions of the world.
It is the highest peak in Cross River State, Nigeria. The resort which was established as a cattle ranch in 1949 is now located in Obanliku Local Government Area in the Northern part of the state. It is about 332km, which is about five hours drive from Calabar.
It is located on a plateau of about 1,575.76 metres above sea level. The 11km of unwinding road with its 22 bends make driving into the ranch quite exhilarating. It is one of the most exciting bends in the “devil’s elbow,” which is half way through the stretch.
The ranch has a temperature of between 260C – 320C between November and January, while the lowest temperature range of 40C – 100C is recorded between June and September.
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