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Best Africa Tours

Best Africa Tours

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by June 19, 2017 travel

If you have planned to tour Africa, then you are in for a treat. The country is known for its vast lands filled with wildlife and nature, and the tours are made for you to enjoy every aspect of this enchanted land. Check out some of these places if you are heading to Africa and witness some of the best that nature has in store for you.

Zambia and Zimbabwe

When you think of these two countries there is only one thing that both of these magical lands have in common. The magnificent Victoria Falls. Lying between the two countries, this enormous water body is just over a mile wide and about 108 meters in height. The spray shoots up to about a 1000 ft high and can be seen up to about 30 miles away. So, if you are touring Africa, this beautiful location should be on the top of your list.

Kenya

Located on the east coast of Africa, Kenya is a country which is rich with wildlife-filled savannahs, the mighty Mount Kenya and beautiful beaches. You can experience some of the best safaris in a number of famous Wild Life National Parks and Reserves. You can witness the ‘Big Five’ and the ‘Masai Mara’ which is one of the best places to catch them. The African Big Five includes the lion, leopard, rhino, elephant and the Cape buffalo. You can also enjoy hot-air balloon rides where you can witness the amazing annual migration of the wildebeest. Getting to this amazing destination is easy thanks to direct cheap flights to Kenya from a range of destinations.

Tracking Mountain Gorillas

This adventurous activity can be enjoyed in Uganda, Rwanda and even the Democratic Republic of Congo. The Virunga Mountains is known as the best place to encounter these gorillas. According to statistics, there are only about 700 mountain gorillas left in the world and witnessing them in their natural habitat is not something that many of you get to do. Therefore, if you are planning a vacation to Africa, this can be safely included in the travel itinerary. The Virunga Range is an extinct volcanic region where about 300 mountain gorillas are known to be residing. As mentioned earlier, the Virunga Range borders Rwanda, Uganda and the Democratic Republic of Congo. There are guides who will assist you and while the time allowed for you to spend admiring the creatures is always limited, it is indeed a memorable experience if you are a true nature and animal lover.

Tanzania

Africa is also known to be one of the best destinations for adventure, and Tanzania is definitely a good reason for it. The beautiful country should definitely be included in your African adventure itinerary. Feel like a true adventurer as you enjoy a hike up the world’s tallest free-standing mountain – Mount Kilimanjaro. This mount which is also Africa’s highest peak is 5895 meters (19341 ft) high while the estimated number of days to conquer the mountain is about 6 days. You have to however be quite fit and healthy to take on the challenge though no climbing equipment is required.

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