5 Top-Rated Tourist Destinations in Africa

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Up and close at Chobe National Park, Botswana | Photo: Courtesy of @blancalucini

Do you travel? Africa is earth’s hidden gem with rich cultures and ecological wonders, and beautiful places to visit. A continent that is rich in history and culture, and home to astonishing countries with impressive nature and wildlife, stunning deserts and beautiful Savannahs. Africa’s top tourist countries: from South Africa to Morocco, here’s a brief guide to some of the top-rated tourist destinations in Africa with unlimited fun tourist spots.

Kenya

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Feels like paradise in Shanzu, Kenya. © Mirek.Ambroz/Flickr

Kenya is easily one of Africa’s top tourist countries with a diverse tourists spots. An East African paradise filled with abundant wildlife, mountains, flora, fauna and islands. This country is located in Eastern Africa, situated on the equator on Africa’s east coast. Kenya has often been described as “the cradle of humanity”. This country is filled with ethnic diversity which has produced a vibrant culture for the nation. Looking for a dream beach for your next holiday? Kenya is filled with seemingly endless beaches, its Diani Beach and Watamu Beach are on our list of the best beaches in Africa.

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The Masai Mara is one of the best national parks in Africa, regarded as the jewel of Kenya’s wildlife viewings. Home to Africa’s most diverse, incredible and most spectacular ecosystems – and it is for this reason a visitor hardly misses to see the big five game (buffalo, elephant, leopard, lion, and rhino). The annual wildebeest’s migration alone involves over 1.5 million animals arriving in July and departing in November. There have been some 95 species of mammals, amphibians and reptiles and over 400 bird species recorded on the reserve.

Lesotho

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Africa’s highest dam, Katse Dam on the Malibamatso Ri