20 Best Places To Visit In Africa and Things You Can Do There

Africa is blessed with many resources and beautiful sights. There are several spots in Africa you can visit and have loads of fun. Whether you decide to visit East, West, South, or North Africa, there is so much you can do, from safaris, viewing beautiful waterfalls, and simply enjoying nature as it is. We have made a list of the 20 best places to visit in Africa (in no particular order) with details of how to get there and what to do there. Join us on the ride!

Best Tour Destinations To Visit In Africa

1. Kruger National Park, South Africa

Kruger National Park is situated in northeastern South Africa, in the provinces of Limpopo and Mpumalanga. It is likely the largest game reserve in Africa occupying about 19,485 km2 of landmass. There are twelve main camps and some smaller camps for relaxation. Skukuza is the largest camp and headquarters of the park; it has a commercial airport in addition to other attractions found in other main camps.

This is a perfect place for safari lovers to visit; the park houses the largest collection of wildlife in Africa and has luxurious plant life. It is home to the big five and about 147 other mammal species, including the African wild dog, impala, roan antelope, and mountain reedbuck. Also found here are the big six birds and over 500 other species of birds, varying species of vertebrates and invertebrates. Six major rivers and many tributaries find their way across this park, including Crocodile and Sabie Rivers.

The activities at the park include safari tours, and bush walks, game drives, and visiting the Albasini ruins.

When is the best time to visit? You can visit the park all year long but the dry season, especially April to June, is the most favorable period as animals are easily spotted due to no rains and sparse vegetation.

How to get there: The Kruger National Park can be accessed from one of its nine gates, all located in different towns in Limpopo and Mpumalanga. You may travel to these cities by road or air (Polokwane International Airport, Limpopo, or Kruger Mpumalanga International Airport, Mpumalanga).

What to have in mind: You may need to book a safari tour before your visit to ensure you get the best of your budget.

Safety measures to follow: All Covid-19 measures apply here. The abundance of wildlife in this park means that all visitors must obey every rule as applicable to ensure the safety of life and properties.

Possible cost: The entrance fee for children and adults are: Citizens and residents ($4/$7), Southern African Development Community nationals with a passport ($7/$14), and foreigners ($14/$27). Other fees include lodging costs (varies for camp and hotel lodging), safari tours, meals, etc.

2. Kakum National Park, Ghana

The Kakum National Park is one of the best places to visit in the Central Region of Ghana. The park lays on an expanse of land which measures 375 square kilometers. It was originally established as a reserve in 1931 but was officially announced as a park in 1992 following a survey of the diverse (over 266) species of birds it housed. BirdLife International recognizes the park as an Important Bird Area; it houses about 8 globally endangered bird species. The park became a tourist site on April 22 (Earth Day) 1997 and has welcomed an increasing number of visitors yearly since then.

The park is also home to many rare animals such as the dwarf crocodiles, Home’s hinged tortoise, and forest elephants, as well as an exotic array of wet forest flora. It also houses the Komfo Boateng’s Shrine, which many may find interesting. The Kakum Canopy Walkway, at a height of 40 meters, is the second-largest in Africa and promises a vantage view of the wonders in the Park.

When is the best time to visit? You can visit the Kakum National Park any day, at any time of the year. But it is advisable to visit during the dry seasons as it’s an outdoorsy area. You should visit on a weekday or in the morning, to avoid a crowd. Many visitors recommend camping over the night in the tree houses to truly enjoy the beauty of the park.

How to get there: The best way to get to Kakum is through Accra. You can get to Accra by road or by air (Kotoka International Airport). From Accra, you may board a bus to Cape Coast and another to Kakum or hire a vehicle down to the park.

What to have in mind: There is so much to see around the park; you just have to be prepared. Dress to suit the period of your visit; light comfortable clothes and sneakers in winter, and raincoat and umbrella in summer. You should wear strong hiking boots, slather on some sunscreen, and have water on hand and possibly some cash to tip your guide. Be sure to take your camera along but be careful that it doesn’t slip off your hands into the rainforest. An assortment of local and Western food and drinks, including fresh juices and palm wine, are available on sale at the park.

Safety measures to follow: All Covid-19 safety regulations apply here. It’s also advised that visitors stay within sight of tourists’ guides and follow all the park rules.

Possible cost: Asides from the cost of your transportation to and fro the park, you would pay an entrance fee, a fee to access the canopy walkway (optional), and a camping fee for night activities (also optional but recommended).

3. Masai Mara National Reserve, Kenya

Kenya is an East African country famous for its extensive wildlife and landscape; it is home to the fastest land animals. The Masai Mara National Reserve represents a true extent of this heritage. This reserve is situated in Narok, about 180km away from Nairobi, Kenya. It lies alongside the Serengeti national reserve (of Tanzania) by the south; together they form the Mara-Serengeti Ecosystem occupying over 30,000 km2 of landmass. This ecosystem witnesses the great wildebeest migration, the largest animal migration in the world, yearly.

Major attractions in this reserve are its vast collection of animals and the spectacular wildebeest migration. Activities here include bird watching, game drives, hot-air balloon safaris, walking safaris, and interactions with the local Masai tribesmen. The hot air balloon can take you up close to the animals and is a good way to witness the migration.

When is the best time to visit? This depends on the purpose of your visit. The big five and many mammals can be sighted all year, but the amazing migration from Tanzania to Kenya occurs between August and October.

How to get there: The easiest route to the reserve is through Nairobi; you may then book one of the many safaris and tour experiences available to the reserve or as part of a larger tour around Kenya. The reserve has six gates with the Sand River gate being the best for a joint Kenya and Tanzania safari.

What to have in mind: You can plan your trip and lodging to fit your budget. If learning about culture is your thing, then you may want to meet the Maasai locals; they remain one of the few tribes with undiluted cultural practices in Africa.

Safety measures to follow: As with all safaris, you’re advised to stick closely to the rules. You may also slather on some insect repellants. Covid-19 protocols are to be observed.

Possible cost: The entrance cost varies for citizens, residents, and visitors. Details can be found here.

4. Zanzibar Islands, Tanzania

Tanzania is a beautiful country with lots of underwater wildlife and where better to experience the country than Zanzibar Island, a beautiful semi-autonomous city of islands off the mainland of Tanzania. Zanzibar has some species of monkeys unique to only the islands (in Tanzania).

It’s very easy to get lost in this town but you should not fret, the maze and confusion are part of the adventure. Many of the towns have good resort offerings and the African foods available here are simply amazing. You can get henna tattoos and other souvenirs from the locals. Activities include swimming, scuba diving, and snorkeling.

When is the best time to visit? June to October is the advised time to plan your visit here so you can have the best experience of the beaches.

How to get there: The best route is by plane or ferry from Dar Es Salaam to Zanzibar. Speed boats are available and are exciting, fast, and more affordable.

What to have in mind: Greetings matter to the Zanzibaris; so learn some basics of Swahili and holla right back at them. This is a predominantly Muslim area so skinny dipping and alcohol may not be allowed in many spots. Activities on the islands may also be affected by Islamic holidays.

Safety measures to follow: The Zanzibar Islands are peaceful and safe, but it pays to be vigilant against thefts and pickpockets. Also, move around with trusted (local) guides and respect the Muslim tradition prevalent here.

Possible Cost: Practically everything on the islands is affordable; visitors are said to have spent an average of $50 daily.

5. Simien Mountains National Park, Ethiopia

This park situated in northern Ethiopia is a product of massive erosions which occurred millions of years ago, resulting in rugged mountain peaks and submerged valleys with sharp scenery. The park is a part of the Ethiopian Highlands which is a UNESCO World Heritage Site. It is an amazing site for hiking activities with many trekking and biking tours to choose from.

The trek promises to be an interesting one, as the park is graced with grasses, isolated trees, and several hundred animals. You’d be wont to sight otherwise rare animals like the Simien fox, Gelada baboon, and the bushbuck, on your visit.

When is the best time to visit? The park is usually crowded on public (national and religious) holidays so plan accordingly.

How to get there: The best way to access the park is by boarding a flight to Gondar, and then embarking on a drive (2-hour) to the park. Gondar is a beautiful town so you may decide to spend a day to two there before moving into the mountains.

What to have in mind: You can plan to spend a couple of days at this park. Check out tour offers and plan accordingly.

Safety measures to follow: Covid-19 safety measures apply. Guard your belongings against theft and also watch out for foreign travel advice to Ethiopia.

Possible cost:  The admission ticket costs $7.45. Other fees may apply depending on the choice of your tour (guide).

6. Victoria Falls, Zimbabwe

Victoria Falls is a small town in Zimbabwe, beside which lies Victoria Falls. The waterfall is unarguably one of the finest treasures of Africa; it doubles the Niagara Falls in terms of depth and width and is a UNESCO World Heritage Site. This beautiful waterfall lies on the border of two African countries, Zimbabwe and Zambia.

There are tons of activities to please practically every outdoor lover here. You can go swimming or rafting in the Zambezi River or take in the glorious view from the top. Key sights to see are Devil’s Pool, Livingstone Island, and Knife-Edge Bridge. You can even explore the safari on a horseback, then wine and dine on exquisite local cuisine. If you have a knack for the extreme, you may walk across the park on the Victoria Falls Bridge or go bungee jumping at 364feet.

When is the best time to visit? April, after the rains are over, is the best time for a spectacular and all-inclusive visit. January, March, May, July, September, and November are also good times to visit.

How to get there: You have many options to choose from:

  • A flight to Victoria Falls International Airport, Zimbabwe, or Harry Mwanga Nkumbula International Airport, Zambia. Then take appropriate taxis to the Falls.
  • An overnight train from Bulawayo.
  • Travel by road from Hwange, Harare, or Bulawayo to the Falls.

What to have in mind: Dress appropriately for the time of the year you’re visiting. Also, go along with cash; you will most likely get stranded as only a few places accept credit cards.

Safety measures to follow: Wild animals abound here, both on land and in the water; so a visitor must adhere to all safety protocols and tips.

Possible cost: The entrance fee for children and adults are: Citizens (RTGS$ 60), Southern African Development Community nationals with a passport ($20), and foreigners ($30). Kids, 6-12 years of age pay 50% of the corresponding adult fees while younger kids enter FOC.

7. Isalo National Park, Madagascar

Madagascar is the world’s second-biggest island nation and a biodiversity hotspot with more than 90℅ of its wildlife unique to other parts of the world. These make it a must-stop for visitors in Africa and the Isalo National Park in the Ihorombe Region is the best place to gain a true Madagascar experience.

The most popular activity amongst tourists is taking a hike around the park; you can hire a guide who can help you navigate your way around, in days or weeks as you wish. Swimming and play studying can also be done.

When is the best time to visit? May to October are the best months for hiking but you may omit to visit during holiday periods if you aim for a more peaceful and quiet trek around the park.

How to get there: The fastest way to get to this park is to board a flight to Aéroport de Tuléar, then proceed by road to Ranohira then to the park.

What to have in mind: Your choice of footwear matters a lot. Also, if you have lots of time to spare, you may consider signing up for a large tour; Madagascar isn’t a country to forget in a hurry.

Possible cost: The entrance fee is Ar 65,000 and Ar 110,000 for 1 and 2 days respectively. Other costs depend on your activities and if you self-drive or pay a guide.

8. Marrakech, Morocco

Marrakesh is a Moroccan city with many beautiful medieval buildings. There is so much to explore here: The Medina, an array of local foods and drinks which go hand-in-hand with dance and cabaret performances, hikes through the desert, arts and culture at museums and galleries, visits to different parks, gardens, and of course, shopping.

A visit to Marrakesh is definitely no one-day affair!

When is the best time to visit? Spring (March to May) and Fall (August to October) are the best times to visit and enjoy warm and pleasant weather.

How to get there: You may fly into the Marrakech Menara Airport directly or through a connecting flight depending on where you’re coming from.

What to have in mind: Marrakesh is the safest city in Morocco so you can visit as you like. As a predominantly Muslim city, full coverage is advised and indecent public displays are frowned upon.

Possible cost: Your expenses to Marrakech and in the city depend on your budget; you could have a luxurious time if you want.

9. Black River Gorges National Park, Mauritius

This place is perfect for hikers who also want to experience nature at one of its finest offerings. This park, over 17000 acres wide, is the largest protected forest area in Mauritius preserving a large proportion of its remaining rain forest and many endangered species of birds like the pink pigeon and echo parakeet amongst other animals.

The Alexander Falls is the highlight of activities here but there is much more to keep you entertained. Hotspots of the park include many waterfalls, clear rivers, relaxation spots, and picnic areas, wide canyons, and an amazing mountain range.

When is the best time to visit? The beauty of this park is its native plants, so it’s wise to visit during the flowering season in September to January.

How to get there: Fly to Mauritius and find your way to the park by road.

What to have in mind: Go along with your lunch and water because the trails are usually long, say 15km.

Safety measures to follow: Get some hiking boots on, the terrain could be rough. Also, follow covid19 regulations.

Possible cost: You can enter this park at no cost, but for a thorough outing, you may need to hire a local guide at a little cost.

10. Praslin Island, Seychelles

Seychelles may be the smallest country in Africa but it is definitely not to be overlooked by tourists. This archipelago of 115 islands has the highest GDP per capita in Africa and its second-largest island, Praslin, is one spectacular place to visit. The island lies beside the number one island in Seychelles and is a popular tourist destination.

There are many resorts, hotels, and cool beaches on the island, but its brightest catch is the Vallée de Mai Nature Reserve. This reserve is a UNESCO World Heritage Site; it is home to the island endemic coco de mer and five other flagship palm species, as well as several global and endemic birds. Activities include swimming, snorkeling, deep-sea fishing, helicopter rides, sightseeing, golfing, fine dining, and again, swimming. You can also buy some Coco de Mer as a souvenir.

When is the best time to visit? The Praslin Island is open all year round for tourists, but you may plan your visit between June to August if you desire dry weather or between March to May if you want it hot.

How to get there: Take a flight to Seychelles (Mahé International Airport), and then travel by ferry or a local flight to Praslin Island.

What to have in mind: Booking ahead for your flight and accommodations is bound to save you time, stress, and probably some cash. It is difficult to navigate the island with baggage so travel light. Most buses or local transports have been standardized by the government so are relatively affordable.

Safety measures to follow: The greatest safety concerns on this island are the sun intensity and unsafe drinking water, so go ready with sunscreen and bottled or pre-boiled water.

Possible cost: All your expenses can be cheap or exorbitant according to your plans and budget.

11.  Ais-Ais Richtersveld Transfontier Park, Namibia

We bet you didn’t know that Namibia is home to the world’s second-largest canyon. This canyon is a part of the Ais-Ais Richtersveld Transfrontier Park, a peace park lying on the border of Northern Cape, South Africa, and ǁKaras Region, Namibia. The major animals found here are leopards and lizards, but this place is more popular for its desert landscape.

Major activities here include hiking, fly-fishing, and river rafting. There are several camp options to choose from.

When is the best time to visit? If you desire a calm visit, go anytime from July to September and sometime in between if you want to see the spring flowers.

How to get there: Sendelingsdrift is the main entrance from the South African half of the park. You can find your way there from Springbok. You can also navigate between both countries by crossing the Orange River by ferry.

What to have in mind: This place is almost always hot so dress accordingly.

Safety measures to follow: This area is relatively safe but visitors who decide to self-drive must be cautious; it’s safer and easier to employ the services of a guide.

Possible cost: The entrance fee for children and adults are: Citizens and residents (R40), Southern African Development Community nationals with a passport (R40/R56), and foreigners (R55/R110).

12. Virunga National Park, Democratic Republic of Congo

This is the most biodiverse area in Africa; it houses about a third of the world’s wild mountain gorillas and more than a thousand species of other animals including reptiles and birds. Some of the animals here, like the mountain gorilla, eastern chimpanzee, and eastern lowland gorilla, are the only of their kind in the whole world.

There is so much to see and do at this park; its four sectors have different ecosystems and landscapes. There is an active volcano, Nyiragongo, with the world’s largest lava lake right at the center of this park. So if you’re not watching or trailing the mountain gorillas or chimpanzees, you can hike the volcano (guided), take a walk, or simply enjoy the beautiful landscape.

When is the best time to visit? The dry months, February and June to September, are best for gorilla watching and hiking.

How to get there? You can enter the DRC by road from either Rwanda or Uganda, by air from Ethiopia (once weekly), and by water on lake Kivu.

What to have in mind: The park offers accommodation to tourists. You need to book your visit ahead and get your documents (DRC tourist visa, yellow fever card, etc.) ready before you visit the DRC.

Safety measures to follow: The management has beefed up security at the park, with military, rangers, and other security personnel always on the ground so visitors can rest assured of their protection.

Possible cost: Every activity at the park goes at a cost; $400 for gorilla trekking and $300-400 for hiking. All these are booked online.

13. Gashaki-Gumpti National Park, Nigeria

This park situated on both Taraba and Adamawa is Nigeria’s most diverse and largest park. It has a beautiful setting between the nation’s two highest mountains, 2400m high Chappal Wadi (meaning mountain of death) and 2030m high Chappal Hendu (mountain of wind). It has lush vegetation wherein lie a large number of primates, probably the largest in W/Africa, and many other mammals and birds. There are over 50 diverse fish species in the waters of the park.

Bird watching is one beautiful activity that can be done, there are over 500 bird species here. Hotspots here include the bat forest, the Hippo pool, the German Fort, the hot springs, Daneji wilderness, several lakes, and mountains, etc. Labeled one of Africa’s finest secrets, this park holds so much beauty and you really can’t afford to pass it up.

When is the best time to visit? The dry seasons are the best time to visit, you can site an amazing number of animals at the lakes around Tipsan at that time.

How to get there: The park can be entered through Jalingo, Katsina, or Yola, which has the closest airport.

What to have in mind: When you decide to visit, make it a long one because there’s a lot to experience in this park and Nigeria as a whole. The culture is so rich, you will get confused about souvenirs to buy.

Safety measures: Nigeria is generally unsafe to visit at this time (2021) so you can shelve this to a future time. Some insect repellants and malaria prophylaxis may come in handy when you decide to go.

Possible cost: We do not have a definite cost needed to enjoy your visit but know that things are cheaper in the Northern part of Nigeria where this park lies.

14. Nxia Pan National Park, Botswana

The Nxia Pan National Park is one of the two global largest salt pans. This park is located in Northern Botswana and has an incredible landscape.

You are bound to enjoy a great safari experience and bird watching. There is an exotic collection of animals here including cheetahs, leopards, birds, lions, zebras, and elephants. Baines’ baobabs are found in their numbers on the southern side of the park.

When is the best time to visit? You may visit at any time of the year but this park truly comes alive, with greens and animals congregating, with a little summer rain making November and December the best months to visit. Zebras in their thousands also migrate around this time, the world’s second recorded largest zebra migration.

How to get there: One can board a flight to Main or Kasane and proceed to the park by road.

What to have in mind: Previous visitors advise the use of guides or planned safaris to get the best experience.

Safety measures to follow: Insect repellants, malaria prophylaxis, and protective night coverings are highly advised.

Possible cost: The entrance fee per individual is BWP 120 and another BWP50 for a vehicle. Other charges may apply within the park.

15. Lake Retba (Lac Rose), Senegal

The CNN calls Lake Retba, Senegal’s dead sea due to its marching salt content and even more in some parts. The activities of dunaliella salina, a halophile, and the sun are responsible for the color of the lake which was once a fishing spot. Interestingly, only a narrow row of dunes separate this sea lake from the Atlantic ocean.

The highlight of activities here is watching the locals fetch and dry salt from the lake. This salt is put to use in several ways from fish drying and cooking to exportation.

When is the best time to visit? The pink color of the lake is best seen when the water table is low, between February to April.

How to get there: The lake is located on Cape very peninsula.

What to have in mind: Booking your visit online can reduce wait time at Lake Retba as it’s usually crowded. Also, get your bargaining skills ready as the locals can convince you into buying items you do not need. If you have the time, you can take a detour trip to the largest statue in the world, the African Renaissance Monument in Dakar, Senegal.

Safety measures to follow: If you intend to go near the salt, then slather some Shea butter on for protection.

Possible cost: The entrance fee costs about $123 per person.

16. Giza Necropolis, Egypt

The Giza Pyramid Complex, as it is also called, is an old construction of Ancient Egypt located in Giza Plateau, in the Greater Cairo Area of Egypt. It comprises the Great Pyramid of Giza, the Pyramid of Menkaure, the Pyramid of Khafre, plus all accompanying pyramid complexes as well as the Great Sphinx of Giza.

The Great Pyramid of Giza is the only surviving relic of the 7 wonders of the ancient world. Although political unsettlement affects tourism in this place, the relics remain a beauty to behold and a mystery to many scientists the world over. Visitors also get to see many tombs and pieces from life in ancient Egypt.

When is the best time to visit? October to April, when the temperature is low, are the best months to plan a visit to Egypt. If you want to avoid crowds, avoid visiting in December and January.

How to get there: It is very easy to get to Giza from Cairo by road; you either take a bus, taxi or the metro. From the city, you can then walk to the pyramids or go horse- or camel riding.

What to have in mind: The pyramids are empty, all the infamous fortunes and even bodies have been pilfered away over the centuries.

Safety measures to follow: It’s probably best to contact a local tour agent as they know all about the workings of Giza. Also, the Egyptian government has strongly enforced covid19 safety measures.

Possible cost: The entrance fee to the general area costs about $20 with prices attached to other activities like entering the pyramids.

17. Nyika Plateau National Park, Malawi

This is the largest park in Malawi, with amazing scenery unrivaled in the whole of Africa. It extends over the Nyika Plateau and has beautiful montane vegetation. The wildlife at this park includes zebra, chameleons, leopards, amongst others.

Visitors will find the site excellent for varying excursions like mountain biking, hiking, safaris, bird watching, and wildlife sightings. Hotspots to visit include trout pools, several waterfalls, and a magic lake.

When is the best time to visit? Nyika Plateau usually has the best weather for visitors around November to May. Wildlife viewing is also good at this time.

How to get there: You may board a plane to Lilongwe International Airport or Chileka International Airport, and travel by road to Nyika. Private charter flights to Nyika are also available.

What to have in mind: Go with a pair of binoculars. Get ready for a rough but interesting drive to Nyika. Sunscreen, mosquito repellent, extra fuel (if you are to self-drive), food and water are essentials on this trip.

Safety measures to follow: This park is safe and an experienced guide makes it even safer.

Possible cost: The entrance fee varies for children and adults, and citizens, residents, and foreigners.

18. Abuko Nature Reserve, The Gambia

Bird watching, sand beaches, rich culture, fishing spots, and stunning atmosphere are some characteristics of The Gambia. One of the best ways to experience most of these is to visit Abuko Nature Reserve.

It was the first reserve in the Gambia and was created to preserve many of the Gambia wildlife, such as porcupine, crocodiles, antelopes, galagos, and 300 species of birds. It is Africa’s closest tropical forest to Europe and entertains over 33,000 guests annually.

When is the best time to visit? The best time to visit is from November to March when there is hardly any rainfall. Also, visit early in the morning or later in the afternoon.

How to get there: You can make your way to Abuko Reserve by road from Brufut, Banjul, and Senegambia.

What to have in mind: Put on some sunscreen, insect repellent, and a hat.

Safety measures to follow: Follow the guides closely and stick to the track. Don’t attempt to feed the wild animals.

Possible cost: The entrance fee is affordable, at 35 dalasis.

19. Djenne, Mali

Djenne is an ancient city in Mali closely linked to Timbuktu and the old trans-Saharan trade. It is a UNESCO World Heritage Site preserved for its cultural heritage.

Many persons have fun visiting The Great Djenne Mosque (mostly for only Muslims) which is an old Islam relic. And relating with the men dedicated to transcribing materials and manuscripts. It’s generally a place for a peaceful visit away from the noise of urban areas.

When is the best time to visit? October to January, right before the onset of harmattan, are the best months to plan a visit to Djenne.

How to get there: Travel to Djenne from Bamako by road (8 hours long), or from Mopti. You may also take a ferry crossing the Bami River.

What to have in mind: Tourism in Mali has reduced drastically and has led to a shutdown of tourist supporting activities, including hotel availability. You may have to employ the services of one of the very few tour companies or look into homestays before visiting.

Safety measures to follow: Djenne falls within the UN peacekeeping forces’ safety line, so is relatively safe to visit.

Possible cost: There is no specific cost to be accrued here, but you may plan to support the economy by patronizing the locals for a souvenir or two.

20. Sidi Bou Said, Tunisia

Sidi Bou Said is a blue and white town located 20km to the north of Tunisia’s capital city, Tunis. It has a rich history surrounding the life and death of a Muslim cleric named Abu Said Ibn Khalef Ibn Yahia El-Beji. The renowned  French painter and musician, Baron Rodolphe d’Erlanger, is credited for the distinct blue and white color popular around the town.

This town has also served as home to many great artists including the English occultist Aleister Crowley and French caricaturist Gustave-Henri Jossot. There are many art shops, galleries, and studios lining the streets of this town, and art enthusiasts would find a visit here rewarding.

When is the best time to visit? The weather in Sidi Bou Said is pleasant from April to November.

How to get there: One may board a TGM (Tunis-Goulette-Marsa) train from Tunis enroute La Marsa and alight at Sidi Bou Said. It can also be traveled by road using a personal vehicle.

What to have in mind: Visitors have to walk into the town from the train station. The road is quite steep and some persons might find it difficult to navigate. Don’t make the mistake of visiting this art-filled town without a camera.

Safety measures to follow: Visitors are advised to follow the rules of the town and every covid19 regulation.

Possible cost: You can plan your trip and stay in this town on your budget.

Now you have an idea of the 20 best places to visit in Africa, plan for your next holiday, and let us know how you enjoyed your stay.

Summary List Of The Best Places To Visit In Africa

  • Kruger National Park, South Africa
  • Kakum National Park, Ghana
  • Masai Mara National Reserve, Kenya
  • Zanzibar Islands, Tanzania
  • Simien Mountains National Park, Ethiopia
  • Victoria Falls, Zimbabwe
  • Isalo National Park, Madagascar
  • Marrakech, Morocco
  • Black River Gorges National Park, Mauritius
  • Praslin Island, Seychelles
  • Ais-Ais Richtersveld Transfontier Park, Namibia
  • Virunga National Park, Democratic Republic of Congo
  • Gashaki-Gumpti National Park, Nigeria
  • Nxia Pan National Park, Botswana
  • Lake Retba (Lac Rose), Senegal
  • Giza Necropolis, Egypt
  • Nyika Plateau National Park, Malawi
  • Abuko Nature Reserve, The Gambia
  • Djenne, Mali
  • Sidi Bou Said, Tunisia
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