Africa has long been viewed as a wonderful place to go to get closer to nature and enjoy the beautiful landscape. However, in recent times the introduction of adventure travel has been attracting plenty of visitors to Africa. Adventure travel can be described as a trip where the traveller indulges in physical activities in relation to nature as well has a cultural exchange with the people there. If you are an adrenaline junkie, Adventure travel in Africa is the perfect choice for you.
Africa has plenty of places that are perfect for an adventure trip. Let’s take a look at some of the popular spots among adventure travellers:
Offering the best wildlife experiences, Tanzania is a great place to visit if you are planning on going on safaris. Tanzania also boasts of pristine beaches where you can relax and destress as you take in the beautiful scenery. If you are interested in mountain climbing, Mt. Kilimanjaro is located in Tanzania, giving you the chance to climb one of the 7 tallest peaks in the world. However, you need to be in perfect physical condition before attempting this gruelling climb. It takes at least five to six days to reach the top and breathing in the high altitude gets difficult as you go higher each day. Thankfully, the view from the top of the mountain is definitely worth all the trouble. The Ngorongoro Crater and the Serengeti National Park are two popular safari choices in Tanzania. With a diverse animal population, both these places offer visitors a lovely chance to see wild animals migrating across the vast lands in all their glory.
If you are a more watersports kind of person, you will love Zimbabwe. It offers plenty of water activities involving the gorgeous Victoria Falls. You can opt to go bungee jumping, zip lining, water rafting, cliff diving and on other several fun activities in this beautiful country. In case you prefer to view the waterfall than go diving into it, you can also spend your trip lounging at one of the luxury lodges and see the wildlife from afar. The Hwange park in Zimbabwe is a popular spot for viewing large pride of lions and buffaloes. You will even get to see elephants in their natural habitat. If you would like to try your hand at a canoe safari, make sure you visit Mana Pool national Park. You get to see and experience Africa in a completely new way.
If you are looking for undiscovered tourist spots in Africa, book your tickets to Botswana. This beautiful country is untouched, wild and raw. You get to see over a hundred thousand elephants graze in peace while hippos wade through the waterways. Botswana offers exclusive camps and resorts which will give you the most intimate safari experience ever. The Okavango Delta in Botswana is one of the most famous wildlife areas in the continent. You will be able to see rare wildlife in all their glory at this spot.