As the year comes to an end, we will continue sharing the best tourist destinations for first-timers looking at visiting Africa or possible returnees looking up new and beautiful destinations.
In that regard, CNN has released its list of the most beautiful places to visit on the continent. Join your ultimate online destination for global black lifestyle news, Nsuri, as we share with you the top 10.
Check them out below:
10. Nyika Plateau National Park, Malawi
The largest national park in Malawi, Nyika Plateau National Park, besides its amazing landscape, is home to a diverse species of wildlife. Nyika, which means “where the water comes from”, is also situated in one of the country’s most important catchment areas.
9. Pyramids of Giza, Egypt
The Pyramids of Giza in Egypt is arguably one of the most popular tourist attractions on the continent. The Great Pyramid, which is the oldest and largest of the three Giza pyramids, is on the list of the Seven Wonders of the Ancient World.
8. Sahara Dunes, Morocco
The Sahara Dunes in Morocco offers an amazing experience. Erg Chebbi is one of the most popular and most visited dunes. Tourists can experience the dunes via a camel trek.
7. Spitzkoppe, Namibia
Located in the Namib desert, Spitzkoppe, which is a group of bald granite peaks, are a perfect spot for climbing and stargazing.
6. Victoria Falls, Zambia and Zimbabwe
Locally referred to as “Mosi-oa-Tunya”, which means “the smoke that thunders,” Victoria Falls is the largest waterfall in the world with a length above a kilometer and height that is above 100 meters.
5. Mountain gorillas, Rwanda
A trip to Rwanda to take a look at the famous mountain gorillas on a guided tour is a guaranteed worthwhile experience.
4. Sossusvlei Dunes, Namibia
Sossusvlei, which means “the gathering place of water”, is one of the most popular tourist spots in Namibia. The dunes “are some of the highest in the world, reaching almost 400 meters, and provide photographic enthusiasts with wonderful images in the beautiful morning and evening light.”
3. Djemaa el Fna, Morocco
Djemaa el Fna is a town square and market located in Marrakesh’s old city. Frequently thronged by tourists, the square manifests its rich history “through its storytellers, dancers, water sellers and snake charmers.”
2. Table Mountain, South Africa
Table Mountain in Cape Town offers breathtaking and jaw-dropping views of the ocean.
1. The great migration, Tanzania
Coming up tops on the list is the great migration. An annual phenomenon, the migration sees wildebeest and zebras make their way from the Ngorongoro Reserve in Tanzania in January to the Serengeti in June, and then further to the Masai Mara in Kenya around September, according to CNN.