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VISITING AFRICA? 7 MUST SEE TOURIST DESTINATIONS

So, you want to tour Africa? Mmmhhhh! Nice! Africa is one continent that holds a vast portion of archeological wonders within her palms.

With a population of over 1.2 billion people, Africa boasts of a rich cultural heritage and amazing people.

From the Mount Kilimanjaro of Tanzania to the Victoria water falls at the border of Zambia and Zimbabwe, to the pyramid wonders of Egypt, Africa holds an abundance measure of beauty and natural wonders making it an ideal choice for a vacation and of a lifetime.

SEVEN MUST SEE DESTINATIONS IN AFRICA.

1. THE PYRAMIDS OF EGYPT
This list will be considered inconsequential if we fail to mention the wonder of all wonders. The beauty that nature and man presented as far back as 2589 BC – 2504BC. THE PYRAMIDS OF EGYPT.

It’s the tombs of fallen Pharaohs. Now, it has become a tourist beehive that never fails to thrill even the unperturbed tourist.

This enormous, gigantic edifice stands tall and large with a cat-like head sitting at its head.

2. CAPE TOWN
In the beautiful nation of south Africa, cape Town stands tall shoulder to shoulder against other most beautiful cities in the world.

It’s a must see during your Africa tour. You can visit Robben Island, the very prison where Nelson Mandela was held for 27 years before he went on to become president.

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3. THE VICTORIA FALLS

The stunning, gigantic waterfall at the border of Zimbabwe and Zambia is beautiful sight to behold. Crystal waters crashing down in fury. The loud drumming sound of the waters cascading and the greenish scenery that frames the surrounding.
The Victoria falls is the largest waterfall in the world. It is a must see.It needs tickle your senses. Nature does have wonders to seduce the eyes.

4. DJENNE, MALI
Built in 800BC, Djenne is an archeological wonder to behold. It’s one of the city’s major market hub. It holds the largest mud house in the world. The unique ancient architectural design makes it second to none. The gigantic grand mosque constructed of mud stands tall and strong with beautiful patterns of wooden spikes sticking out of it.

5. MASAI MARA NATIONAL RESERVE, KENYA
When you think wild animals, you think Masai Mara National reserve, Kenya. It holds a stunning record of 570 species of birds. 95 species of mammals. Over 2 million wildebeest, Thomson gazelle and zebras migrate to it annually.

6. MOUNT KILIMANJARO, TANZANIA
For the adventure lovers, Mount Kilimanjaro would appeal to you. It’s the largest mountain in Africa. It’s 19,340 ft tall and. 5,896m. It would take you only six days to climb. Are your ready for the adventure? Grab your climbing boots and head on to Tanzania!

7.ZANZIBAR
Located in the Indian Ocean off the coast of Tanzania, The beautiful Zanzibar stands tall. It’s a home of spices and ivory. This stone town was named Unesco world heritage site.

WRITTEN BY CHIOMA NGAIKEDI

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