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The top adventures to sample on the continent of Africa

Alongside the likes of Asia and Europe, the continent of Africa has always appealed to travelers who are seeking unforgettable adventures. Throughout Africa, holidaymakers can enjoy a huge selection of offerings, with some focusing on various cultural aspects and others enabling a visitor to frequent a rural setting and get up close and personal with nature.

Whatever your particular area of interest is, there are a solid selection of adventures to be had throughout Africa. From South Africa and Tanzania to Nigeria and Egypt, there are some glorious countries that are ready to provide you with the ultimate package and leave you with memories for a lifetime. Some offerings involve exploring an outdoor environment and meeting some of the world’s most amazing animals, while others offer glorious views and food.

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Camel riding in the Great Pyramids of Giza

With holidaymakers continuing to flock to the continent, let’s assess some of the top adventures to sample in Africa’s selection of beautiful countries.

Witness the Pyramids of Giza in Egypt

When most people think of Egypt, the pyramids and the variety of ancient monuments that are associated with the nation immediately spring to mind. As such, it’s therefore entirely understandable that travelers from around the world would want to immerse themselves in Egypt and witness the country’s ancient structures in the flesh. Arguably the most desirable of the lot, though, are the Pyramids of Giza that tourists flock to due to the fascinating history associated with them, plus the chance to take some memorable photos alongside these famous sights.

Going on Safari in South Africa is unbeatable

For animal lovers, a safari experience is an unbeatable option. A bucket list type of adventure, safaris have been tempting people in from all over the world for decades, although the options haven’t always been as extensive as they are today.

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Thanks to documentaries with David Attenborough, movies like Gorillas in the Mist, and nature-themed games filled with wild beasts, such as Wildlife Tycoon or Pragamtic Play’s Congo Cash video slot, a safari-based escapade is a commonly explored adventure. In South Africa, in particular, there are a number of top parks that help you get up close and personal with lions, tigers, elephants, giraffes, and a whole lot more. The leading parks in South Africa include Kruger National Park, Mala Mala Game Reserve, and Sabi Sand Game Reserve.

Hiking up Mount Kilimanjaro isn’t for the faint-hearted

Alongside being another popular safari destination in 2023, one of Tanzania’s most famous adventures you can tackle is hiking up Mount Kilimanjaro. The tallest mountain in Africa certainly isn’t for the faint-hearted, though, largely due to the unpredictable weather, the grueling route, and the altitude that can ruin a hiking mission. Certainly an option for experienced hikers, reaching the summit of Mount Kilimanjaro is one of the most rewarding things you can possibly achieve. Once you’re there, you’ll be able to soak up the lush views, too.

Island-hopping in the Seychelles is a great thing to do

An island nation that is growing in reputation thanks to its stunning selection of pristine beaches, Seychelles is perfect for travelers who want to experience a more relaxed adventure in a tropical setting. Located around a thousand miles off the coast of Kenya, there are more than a hundred islands to hop between in this truly stunning nation. With each island offering something unique, you’ll be able to experience the Seychelles in the best way possible. The main island is Mahe and it’s filled with hotels and beaches, but there is also some more untouched islands.

You can also sleep under the stars in Spitzkoppe, wander the beaches of Mozambique, and visit the Okavango Delta.