Top 10 African Countries to Visit

Welcome to our travel blog and today we’re counting down our picks for the top ten African countries to visit in 2021. For this list, we’re looking at some of the most unique and compelling destinations in Africa, including North Africa to consider for year 2021 travel plans COVID permitting. It is always important to check travel advisories before planning any trips.

Top 10 Botswana among the most sparsely populated countries anywhere in the world

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Botswana encompasses sweeping areas of natural beauty at the same time. It also boasts one of the continent’s strongest economies, with the capital city Gabarone being home to approximately 10% of the nation’s population. Gamberoni is rather understated, but depending on how you approach the country, it’s a gateway to some truly life changing wildlife adventures, the Okavango Delta. A UNESCO World Heritage Site is a wilderness experience without equal. Here, Africa’s most iconic creatures roam free across stunning and diverse landscapes, all protected by a national commitment to sustainable tourism. The camping and Wilderness lodge options make Botswana safari packages among the best in Africa as you fall asleep to the sounds of nature, you’re reminded that you are well and truly a visitor in the Okavango Delta’s animal Kingdom.

9 Mauritius, an island

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Nation home to approximately 1.2 million people. Mauritius exists in a world of its own, a verdant green gem floating in the Indian Ocean. Mauritius is separated from mainland Africa by 1200 miles of water. As you explore the land of picture perfect waterfalls, impressive mountain peaks and pristine beaches, you’re sure to be amazed by the wealth of natural beauty with which the island’s been blessed as Mark Twain. Once put it, Mauritius was made first, and then heaven heaven, being copied after Mauritius. Whether you’re looking for a luxurious restful oceanfront retreat or more rugged. For excursions, Mauritius is a great choice. Its greatest strength in fact is the fact that it enables one to pack both experiences into a single trip journey into the heart of this volcanic land. One day, pamper yourself the next.

8 Ethiopia most people come to

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Ethiopia for the wildlife and wilderness, only to discover that the East African nation has even more to offer. To be clear, Ethiopia does provide ample opportunity for outdoor excursions. The epic landscapes like the Danakil Depression. Blue Nile falls and the Simien Mountains make the country a must visit for photographers. Ethiopia is perhaps more uniquely blessed. However, in terms of history and culture today, various archaeological sites, monuments and historic structures survive as a testament to the rich history of the area. Highlights include Gondar Castle, the Church of Saint George in Lalibela and Aksum, which was the heart of the Oxo might empire, all of the above makes Ethiopia a truly unforgettable trip, but it’s the quality of the coffee. That makes you want to stay.

7 Seychelles, Seychelles

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Seychelles by the seashore a nation made up of 115 islands located in the Indian Ocean, the Republic of Seychelles is widely considered among the most beautiful beach getaways on Earth. Here, turquoise waters lapped gently at the white sand against a backdrop of palm trees. Your journey in the Seychelles begins on the island of Maui, which has the most infrastructure, including large resorts, fine dining and opportunities to do some shopping. As you move away from my, the crowds quickly dwindle and the islands become increasingly wild. Certain islands are actually protected national parks, and it’s here that the say shells natural beauty shines brightest. In addition to everything it has to offer on dry land, the nation also boasts some truly world class snorkeling and diving.

6 Namibia Search

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Namibia on Google images and one of the very first things you’ll see are skeletal trees in the desert. This is so sus fly. The Namib Desert’s famous Claypan that attracts photographers, travel bloggers and curious minds from around the globe. This haunting alien environment lives up to the hype, but we want you to know that Namibia has far more to offer than this one very instagrammable natural attraction. The desert as a whole is an utterly awe inspiring environment with many notable rock formations. It extends to the skeleton Coast, where Namibia meets the Atlantic Ocean from the ghost town of Coleman Scope and the Etosha National Park. Which is bursting with wildlife to the Fish River Canyon and the now Klepht Mountains. This country is far more diverse than most people realize.

5 Five Madagascar

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Isolated some 88 millions of years. Madagascar can sometimes feel more like an alien planet than an island, despite being part of Africa. It actually drifted off of the Indian subcontinent. The resulting environment is totally unique. Thankfully, the government has made preserving the country’s remarkable ecosystems. Top priority Madagascar is an outdoor enthusiasts fantasy getaway. There are opportunities for adventure around every corner. As you navigate the countries desert, rainforest mountains and ever changing coastline, you’ll feel as if you’re packing multiple trips, such as the sheer variety of landscapes from rock climbing and hiking through the rainforest to off roading, kite surfing and scuba diving. Adrenaline fueled adventures abound. Many would argue, however, that the variety of flora and fauna remains the starring attraction. Madagascar is the exclusive home of a full 5% of the world’s known species.

4.For Kenya and Tanzania

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That’s right, we’re going with two countries for the price of one to be clear, both Kenya and Tanzania have plenty to offer in their own rights and are by no means interchangeable. The reason they’re being paired for the purpose of this list is that they share something very special. The great migration every year millions of wildebeest joined by hundreds of thousands of zebras and gazelles journey across Kenya. And hands me up from the Masai Mara to the Serengeti and back again. It is the single largest migration of its kind, and it is truly awe inspiring. Your travel dates will dictate your exact destination, but many people recommend beginning the journey. In Kenya, the country offers some of the most cost friendly safaris in Africa without compromising in terms of quality or sustainability.

3 Egypt this is the destination

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That requires no introduction. Egypt is one of the most historically. Rich countries a person could visit. It’s a mainstay on the bucket list of travelers from all walks of life, the necropolis, the Great Sphinx, the Valley of Kings, Egypt is home to a plethora of absolutely iconic attractions. But there is more to Egypt than what the ancients left behind. Far less discussed but equally tantalizing are Egypt’s beaches. The country is actually considered to be among Africa’s best diving destinations. Cruising the Nile is another must live experience, though political unrest has taken a toll on tourism in recent years. Stability has largely returned in 2021. We’re predicting that Egypt will once again be a top destination with international travelers.

2 South Africa

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Table Mountain covered by its typical cloud table cloth and the twelve Apostles. Below on the left you can see Cape Town and the beautiful Camps Bay on the right. Taken right after sunset. Africa’s southernmost nation. This country has got a lot going for it in terms of international appeal. The two main cultural centers are Johannesburg and Cape Town and they both have a very distinctive energy to them. Cape Town, located on the coast, is known for its laid back attitude, but is a great launchpad for a variety of exciting. Activities and excursions, including surfing, mountain biking and paragliding. Johannesburg, by contrast, is lively and vibrant. To the point of often feeling overwhelming. It’s a city that’s rough around the edges, but is undergoing a renaissance championed by young artists and musicians. Of course, when you leave the cities, there’s also plenty of opportunity to see the continent’s most famous wildlife. South Africa is home to the Big 5 Lions, leopards, buffaloes, elephants and rhinos. Then there are the stunning. Landscapes to talk about. South Africa has really got a bit of everything you could want from your African holiday.

1 Morocco A rich history

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Countless landmarks, great food, scenic views, what more could you ask for a trip to? Morocco is an ever changing buffet for the senses and its position at the crossroads of various historic civilizations makes it utterly unique in terms of its cultural identity. Those who come in search of photo OPS will find themselves quickly filling up memory cards both. In town and as they explore the countryside as you navigate cities like Casablanca, Fez, Rabat and Marrakech, you may find yourself feeling as if you’ve traveled back in time only for a clear sign of modernity to remind you that you’re living in the present. And that’s what makes Morocco so special. It’s a land where new and old coexist seamlessly. Whether you’re eating a traditional Moroccan tajine, exploring a bazaar, or just marveling at the architecture, you’re assured to find yourself utterly entranced by this amazing. Please, do you agree with our picks? Check out this other recent clip from our travel blog and be sure to subscribe and Ring the bell to be notified about our latest videos.

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