Top 10 Highest Mountains in Africa

Africa is a very beautiful continent with very attractive physical features such as mountains, valleys, and rivers. Mountains are the most outstanding physical features and a major attraction for the natives and tourists from other continents. This article will highlight the top 10 highest mountains in Africa:

10. Mount Oku


This mountain receives a lot of attention because it is the only high rising mountain in Cameroun. The most interesting thing is that it receives all the attention despite the fact that there are other similar types of mountains in Africa. The mountain makes the best climb for people that need to climb for leisure because it is well endowed with great vegetation both at the top and the ground. Mount Oku is 3011 meters high and has a lot of attractions to keep you busy.

9. Mount Meru


The mountain is 3017 meters high and is the 9th largest and tallest mountain in Africa. Mount Kilimanjaro has overshadowed its popularity because they are located in the same country. The mountain is in most cases used as a preparatory tool for climbing Kilimanjaro.

8. Jabel Marra

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This is the biggest mountain in Sudan rising up to 3042 meters high. It is always exciting to climb at the top of Jabel Marra because one gets an opportunity to view some of the tallest buildings in the country. You get an opportunity to view all the high rising buildings because the mountain is located in a very strategic location.

7. The Drakensberg

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The most exciting thing about this mountain is that it spreads towards three African nations because it is a mountainous range. The range spreads towards Swaziland, Lesotho and South Africa and its estimated height is 3475 meters. People that make the climb get an opportunity to visit its numerous game reserves and parks and this is the reason why many people crave for this mountain.

6. Atlas Mountains


This is a group of mountains that are closely knitted, that is why they are referred to as the Atlas Mountains. This is the highest mountain in North Africa and is located in Morocco. The mountain is 4165 meters high and is also referred to as the Toubkal mount. The most interesting thing about this mountain is that it has many routes that can be used to get to the top. Climbers have to pass a lot of rugged landscape before they can get to the top.