Top 5 Things to See in Africa

A giraffe by a tree

When it comes to Africa, there is a whole variety of things that come to mind.

This continent has an incredible natural diversity with snowy mountains, thick forests, rough rivers, and vast deserts.

Also, there are lots of human-made sites that can tell you the history of humanity.

In fact, there is always something to explore in Africa, so any traveler will be able to find something amazing on this continent.

In this article, we’ve prepared a list of the most amazing hidden gems of Africa.

Desert
Desert

The Great Migration – Tanzania

To say the truth, the Great Migration is not like a real hidden gem as it’s one of the most famous and unique natural spectacles in the world.

It takes place in Tanzania and Kenya all year round.

It’s a natural cycle of various animals like gazelles and zebras that move from one place to another in search of food and water.

In fact, it’s the largest migration in the world that stretches on 500 miles.

It starts in January when animals move from Tanzania’s Ngorongoro Reserve than they go through the Serengeti in June and head to Kenya’s Masai Mara where they come around September.

Wildlife
Wildlife

Dejmaa el Fna – Morocco

If you are looking for a real African experience, the Dejmaa el Fna in Marrakech is a perfect destination for you.

In fact, it can be considered as one of the most exciting and amazing town squares in Marrakech.

It’s a huge plaza in the center of Marrakech where you can feel the real way of life, traditions, and customs of Morocco.

Musical performers, acrobats, slapstick comedies, and snake charmers with their magical flutes are all over the square.

There you can enjoy some amazing performances of Berber musicians and Gnaoua singing troupes.

Also, visit henna tattoo artists, storytellers, date-sellers and orange juice vendors.

It’s a great chance to plunge into African culture and feel a magical vibe of Morocco.

Marrakech
Marrakech

Riemvasmaak Hot Springs – South Africa

If you want to enjoy some wild nature, go to the Northern Cape Region of South Africa.

There. 35 miles away from Kkakamas, is a region with absolutely stunning views created by volcanic activity.

This place has been formating by nature for millions of years.

Now, there are located one of the most beautiful hot springs on the continent – the Riemvasmaak Hot Springs.

Surrounded bu gigantic granite cliffs, this place is sacral for locals.

There, you can not only relax in hot water but also enjoy hiking, 4×4 driving, or black eagle watching.

Don’t lose an opportunity to relax in this hot springs while watching stars.

Riemvasmaak
Riemvasmaak

Sossusvlei – Namibia

Sossusvlei, that can be translated as “dead-end marsh”, is a region in Namibia.

This place has an absolutely unique and stunning landscape.

Being a part of Namib Desert, Sossusvlei’s landscape consists of a dry lake, claypan, and giant dunes of all shades of red and orange.

You should know that local dunes are the highest in the world and reach up to 1300 feet.

This place will for sure catch your heart with its white, orange, and red sands.

There are lots of tourists during the rainy season as it’s time when the Tsauchab river floods the area changing the view significantly.

Africa Desert
Africa Desert

Lake Bunyonyi – Uganda

Lake Bunyonyi which is situated in Uganda is well known for its amazing view and mysterious atmosphere.

The lake is one of the deepest on the continent and there are lots of islands all over its surface.

It’s a perfect destination for those who want to have some extra peaceful time observing some beautiful nature.

The temperatures there are quite moderate so you can visit this place during any time of a year.

Lake Bunyonyi
Lake Bunyonyi

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