Africa, the world’s 2nd largest continent, is a diverse continent that borders the Atlantic Ocean, the Indian Ocean, and the Mediterranean Sea. The country is home to dense jungles, intriguing wildlife, fascinating cultures, and incredible landscapes. The country is also visited by millions of tourists each year. You can go on a safari, explore the coastal cities, witness breath-taking scenery, and enjoy the mouth-watering cuisine. If you are planning a dream vacation to Africa, here are some tips that will make your getaway unforgettable.
Where to Visit in Africa
Here are some of the most popular tourist spots in Africa:
• Kenya: If you want to take an amazing African safari, Kenya is a great place
to go. You will see lions, elephants, leopards, buffalo, cheetahs, and much
• Zambia and Zimbabwe: Here you can see Victoria Falls, the impressive biggest
waterfall in the world. You can also go white water rafting with the crocs
• Botswana: The landscape here is just beautiful.
• South Africa: In this African country, you can explore a private game
reserve, go hiking, take a wine tour, experience shark cage diving.
• Uganda: If you enjoy hiking this is the place to go. You can trek up a
mountain and view mountain gorillas in the wild.
What to Pack for your Trip?
When heading off to Africa, you will want to make sure to bring sunscreen, sunglasses, lip balm, and a first aid kit. A water canteen is a good idea, and you might want to bring a rucksack. Of course, you do not want to forget your camera! The climate in Africa is warm, so you will need proper clothing. It is a good idea to bring lightweight t—shirts and comfortable shorts such as cargo shorts. Bring a snug cap to wear. However, the continent of Africa is very conservative, so make sure the shorts are not too short. It might be a good idea to bring a rain jacket. You will also want to bring a swimsuit.
Lodging in Africa
You can find a place to stay in Africa that will meet your budget. You can stay in a resort, a safari lodge, or a hotel. Search online to find what you are looking for in your accommodations.
Other Tips to Keep in Mind
It is recommended that you get the hepatitis vaccine. Other vaccines include polio, measles, mumps, and rubella. When travelling in Africa, always go during the day. The local like to stare but, they are friendly, so enjoy the culture. It is also a good idea to get travel insurance. Be prepared for the fact that Africa is a little behind on technology, so you might experience many wireless moments.
There are so many things to do in Africa. It is home to a unique atmosphere in which you can relax and leave the rest of the world behind. Your African vacation will be the experience of a lifetime.