Africa is referred to as the main continent since it’s the oldest inhabited continent on Earth and is home to some of the best touristic wonders of even today. With an overabundance of the hidden gems like the beautiful lakes, beaches with white sands and turquoise waters, great flora and wildlife and mountains;you don’t need any more reasons to add Africa to your list. Below is a compiled list of the top five African experiences that you cannot miss when you visit Africa.
The Uganda safari
Uganda is one of the very lesser known safari destinations in the whole world but again its one of the most memorable safari experiences one can gain. Uganda is intact and is a country that offers plenty with rolling hills, sparkling crater lakes, abundant wildlife, adventurous activities as well as the mountain gorillas. You can decide to go for the gorilla safari in Uganda where you can meet the endangered gorillas in their natural home. Be one with nature and wildlife as you walk with the mountain gorillas and get to create some great memories.
Visit the Victoria Falls;
Victoria falls are known across the world for their natural wonder like none other and it’s also the largest curtain of water in the world. It offers a magical experience and deserves not to miss on your bucket list. These falls offer a sight of jaw dropping beauty on the Zambezi River which forms the border between Zambia and Zimbabwe. These falls are known as “the smoke that thunders” which reflects the grandeur of these columns of spray that can be spotted from miles away.
Tasting the astounding cuisine;
The foods often describe Africa as haven after tasting the delicious meals here. If you are a someone who loves experimenting with your taste buds, then you have to try the most delicious meat served here, from ostrich, Springbok and the Kudu. Your trip to Africa cannot be complete without you experiencing food the local way!
Visit the Kalahari Desert and the great Bushmen
These are the nomads who have inhabited the Kalahari Desert for thousands of years now. This group is known for being great hunters as well as experts at finding underwater springs. These make their own medicine using herbs in the desert. It’s a great cultural experience of meeting the bush men and understanding their fascinating way of life.
Hiking the Table Mountains
If the Table Mountains is not on your list of safari destination in Africa, make sure you add it in case you want to experience a weird view of the Cape Town from the top. Only when one is looking from the top, do they realize the deep scale of the mountain slopes and the vast expanse of the sparkling blue Ocean.
Apart from the above 5 great experiences written above, Africa has a lot to offer it its different countries.