Not only the ancient temples, tombs and pyramids in Egypt, the continent still many other attractive destination for natural scenery beautiful wild in Kenya, Uganda, Namibia.
10 places not to be missed while in Africa.
Okavango Delta, Botswana: As one of the seven natural wonders of Africa, the Okavango Delta is located inland, covered an area of 17,000 km 2. Although it is considered inland delta in the world’s largest, in fact there are two parts of Africa have similar characteristics and larger. That’s Inner Niger Delta in Mali and in the Nile Sudd, South Sudan. However, the Okavango Delta is still an ideal place to visit with beautiful lakes and canals crisscrossing mysterious, the lagoons large deep within mainland.
Omo River, Ethiopia: You want to experience culture shock really, come visit the Omo River area, located in the southwest of the country Ethiopia. With more than 50 indigenous tribes living in the Omo River Basin, this is a surprise destination for those interested in African culture. Many tribes remain lifestyles, mores and beliefs into their original traditions. Omo river valley will bring visitors the beautiful scenery incredibly attractive.
Fish River Gorge, Namibia: Known as the second largest canyon in the world (after the Grand Canyon of Arizona, USA) and the largest in Africa, Fish River canyon with a width of more than 27 kilometers, about 160 kilometers long and There are about 550 m depth where. Fish River Gorge area is a tourist attraction in Namibia the second most with walking tours, sightseeing antelope, wild horses, zebras, and more than 60 species of rare birds.
Ngorongoro Crater, Tanzania: Ngorongoro crater is the largest intact world heritage by UNESCO. It is formed when a volcano erupted and collapsed ago 2-3 million years. The crater stretches 19 km and a depth of 600 m.Ngorongoro conservation area was established in Ngorongoro, and is home to more than 25,000 large mammals such as hippos, black rhinos, zebras, wildebeests, gazelles Gazel, eland and lion.
Pyramids, Egypt: There are over 100 pyramids in Egypt were built as tombs for the Pharaohs Mummies preserved, keeping them safe and not to be disturbed in the life “after death”. Tomb of Pharaoh Khufu, also known as Cheops, the largest of the pyramids. Sphinx, a lion’s head, as well as one of the great and ancient statues in the world.
Mount Kilimanjaro, Tanzania: A high mountain stands alone in the world, Kilimanjaro is a place not to be missed while in Tanzania. You can admire the stunning views of the mountainous region, the glaciers and the nature reserve from Uhuru, the highest peak of the mountain. You can also visit the protected areas around the foot of Mount Kilimanjaro, is considered the best natural parks in Africa.
National Park Sossusvlei Namib desert, Namibia: Namib Naukluft Located at, national park Sossusvlei Namib Desert is a large salt lakes and clay, shielded by giant red sand dunes, a popular image of Namibia.“Big Daddy” is the biggest red sand dunes over 300 meters in height. One of the most attractive activities is to climb to the top of Big Daddy.
The Wild’s Virunga mountain: Running along the border of Uganda, Rwanda and Congo, Virunga Mountains are a chain of volcanoes beautiful and well worth a visit. We have spectacular scenery and is inhabited by apes are close to extinction. Visitors can observe them in the mountains as Karisimbii, Nyiragira and Nyirangongo.
Valley of the Kings, Egypt Valley of the Kings near Luxor is located, the western edge of the Nile. In this valley, for about 500 years from the 16th to 11th century BC, 63 tombs were built to bury the pharaohs and nobles power. It became famous after King Tutankhamun tomb was discovered here in 1922.
Migration plains, stretching from the Maasai Mara to the Serengeti: the migration of more than 2 million antelopes, zebras takes place annually at the Maasai Mara plains of Kenya and Tanzania’s Serengeti. This is a huge exodus and the most spectacular that people can witness. Time to visit the Maasai Mara is best at from July to December 9. This is the time where the animals gather to cross the Mara river in Kenya land.