Top 10 Tourist-Friendly Places To Visit in Africa

Sand dunes in Namibia

Sand dunes in Namibia

Home to gorgeous wildlife, an abundance of breathtaking nature, and remarkable culture, the continent of Africa has long been a tourism hotspot, and as knowledge of this point has grown in recent years, more and more vacationers have visited the landmass in search of interesting experiences.

Indigenous people in Botswana

Indigenous people in Botswana

To help all interested individuals (and their families) experience the joy of Africa, let’s take a look at the continent’s 10 most tourist-friendly countries to visit!

Duiker Island, Hout Bay, South Africa

Duiker Island, Hout Bay, South Africa

10. South Africa

The southernmost country in Africa, South Africa boasts tremendous wildlife and nature, friendly citizens, and a bustling economy. There’s no shortage of things to do in the water-bordering country, which is also commonly visited prior to flying to some of the listed island nations.

Cape Town in South Africa

Cape Town in South Africa

Cape Town Stadium, Cape Town, South Africa

Cape Town Stadium, Cape Town, South Africa

Giraffes in Hluhluwe, South Africa

Giraffes in Hluhluwe, South Africa

Safari in South Africa

Safari in South Africa

Table Mountain, Cape Town, South Africa

Table Mountain, Cape Town, South Africa

9. Morocco

Found on Africa’s northern tip, Morocco is a popular tourist destination because of its ample history, long-ranging deserts, and considerable culture.

Aït Benhaddou, Morocco

Aït Benhaddou, Morocco

Marrakesh, Morocco

Marrakesh, Morocco

Moroccan Sahara, Morocco

Moroccan Sahara, Morocco

8. Namibia

Sitting on Africa’s southwestern coast, northwest of South Africa, Namibia is a true desert paradise, and its eye-catching mountainous landscape is complemented by a diverse wildlife collection.

Desert in Namibia

Desert in Namibia

Air Baloons, Namibia

Air Baloons, Namibia

Swakopmund, Namibia

Swakopmund, Namibia

7. Egypt

Egypt is a cultural hub, but the tourist hotspot’s most popular features are its tombs, pyramids, and centuries upon centuries of history.

Luxor. Egypt

Luxor. Egypt

Abu Simbel Temples of Ramesses II, Egypt

Abu Simbel Temples of Ramesses II, Egypt

Elephantine, island in the Nile, Egypt

Elephantine, island in the Nile, Egypt

Hurghada, Egypt

Hurghada, Egypt

Pyramids of Giza, Egypt

Pyramids of Giza, Egypt

6. Senegal

Western Africa’s Senegal is a terrific vacation destination for those interested not only in nature and wildlife sightseeing, but one of the most tremendous entertainment and nightlife scenes on the planet.

Dakar, Senegal

Dakar, Senegal

5. Botswana

Botswana is a perfect destination for lovers of exploration, thanks to its lush jungles and mountainous landscapes. The country’s residents are also caring, and so, it’s not hard to see why so many tourists rave about their visits.

Gaborone, Botswana

Gaborone, Botswana

Indigenous people, Botswana

Indigenous people, Botswana

4. Cape Verde

Sky-high volcanoes, ample activities and events, and highly underrated cuisine make Cape Verde an island nation that’s all but sure to impress visitors.

Beach in Cape Verde

Beach in Cape Verde

Boa Vista, Cape Verde

Boa Vista, Cape Verde

3. Mauritius

Another must-visit island nation, Mauritius can be found east of Madagascar, and is known for its gorgeous water views and adrenaline-pumping exploration options.

Beach in Mauritius

Beach in Mauritius

Sunrise in Mauritius

Sunrise in Mauritius

Waterfall in Mauritius

Waterfall in Mauritius

2. Kenya

Kenya is peaceful, exciting, and as a result of fantastic conservation efforts, home to a diverse selection of wildlife that cannot be found elsewhere.

Nairobi National Park, Kenya

Nairobi National Park, Kenya

Nairobi, Kenya

Nairobi, Kenya

Pink Flamingo in Lake Nakuru, Kenya

Pink Flamingo in Lake Nakuru, Kenya

Safari in Kenya

Safari in Kenya

1. Madagascar

Madagascar’s inhabitants are warm and friendly, and the island nation’s vast natural reserves and one-in-a-million wildlife make visiting a must for those who love the outdoors.

Beach in Madagascar

Beach in Madagascar

Rice field in Madagascar

Rice field in Madagascar

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