If you’re a fan of adventure, you’re probably wondering where to go on your next amazing getaway that will satisfy that thirst for excitement and wonder. Africa is one of the most popular continents for people with a love of thrill-seeking – whether you embark on a safari or you like to do things like mountain climbing, Africa has something just waiting for you. Check out these top African countries that you didn’t know you needed to visit, just in time to book a late holiday somewhere truly spectacular and unique.
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Namibia is one of the more unique of the sub-Saharan African countries. With gorgeous sand dunes and a luscious coastline that rivals some of the best throughout the rest of coastal Africa. There is a strange and unusual sight to see in Namibia – the Skeleton Coast – which is home to numerous abandoned oil tankers that proves to be some of the most picturesque coastline in Africa. Not only this, but Namibia also plays host to some interesting options for safaris as well as activities like dune bashing. If you’re looking for a country that is a bit more desert than jungle, but with a more sub-Saharan African vibe this is the country for you.
Botswana is a beautiful, landlocked country that is home to numerous animals to watch and experience up close and personal. Whether you want to go on a proper bush driving safari or just sit in a camp and let the animals come and go as they please, Botswana is the place for you. Not only this, but the Okavango Delta is located in Botswana, a piece of the country that is home to some of the richest flora and fauna in the world. In truth, people from all over the world come to see this spectacular piece of the country which never fails to impress.Botswana is also home to some of the most luscious and unique safari experiences, so you’re in for a treat if you choose this country for your African trip.
South Africa is a huge country right at the very southern tip of the continent, hence the name. Not only is South Africa home to great safari experiences, such as in Kruger National Park, but you can experience the coastline which is home to various bird species, including penguins! In the springtime, many of the fields throughout the country come alive with bright wildflowers that many people from around the world flock to South Africa to see. If you’re a wine lover though, don’t miss the wine country just north of Cape Town – the ideal way to spend a weekend trying various delicious wines amid beautiful wineries.
Whether you’re an avid traveller or you’re new to the game, you will want to know which countries you absolutely must visit. This short list of must see African countries will surely help you make decisions with regard to where you should check out on this unique, amazing and sometimes strange continent, allowing you to plan a trip with ease. Good luck!