8 Best Tours to Book in Africa

8 Best Tours to Book in Africa

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Africa has natural beauty to see and kind locals to meet! I am biased because I went on many tours that have taken my breath away, but I believe the best way to see the world is to book a guided tour. We list the 8 best tours to book in Africa!

3 Reasons to Book a Tour:

1-You will most likely learn something new about the place you are visiting, as tour guides are also locals!

2-Transportation is taken care of MOST of the time. Tour guides will pick you up from your accommodation. 

3-You will make memories that will last a lifetime.

Tour #1: Mt. Kilimanjaro 7-Day Hiking Adventure-

At 19,340 feet, Mount Kilimanjaro, situated in Tanzania, is the highest summit on the African continent. The magnificent peak is a volcano covered with snow.

 My best friend Ari booked one of the most unforgettable journeys of her life to hike up Mt. Kilimanjaro. She completed the trek, where she camped out at night and spent long days hiking up the mountain. She said it was one of the most fulfilling experiences she has ever had. 

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Tour #2: Giza Pyramids in Egypt-

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You will experience the Giza Pyramids, the famous Sphinx, and Sakkara on a full-day tour of Ancient Egypt. Memphis, the ancient Egyptian capital, will be the tour’s final stop.

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Are you interested in going on a camel ride, ATV ride, hot air balloon ride, snorkeling tour at the Red Sea, or visiting more ancient sites?

Additional Tours Available in Egypt!

Are you looking for a list of things to do in Egypt? Read The Best Things to Do in Egypt!

Tour #3: Victoria Falls Devil’s Pool-

Victoria Falls, the largest waterfall in the world, is a part of the Zambezi River and is found in two national parks.

Enjoy a fun boat day at Livingston Island and stop at the infamous Devil’s Pool, which overlooks the breathtaking waterfall on a Get Your Guide day tour. 

Would you prefer to take a helicopter ride above Victoria Falls? Be my guest! View all of your options!

#4:Madagascar 11-Day Tour-

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Take an 11-day trek into the remote regions of Madagascar to discover the varied landscapes of one of the most captivating nations on the African continent. You will travel along isolated trails and canals from the emerald-green crater lakes of the Antsirabe area to the golden hues of sunset in the Avenue of the Baobabs. 

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Tour #5:Quad Through the Namib Desert-

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Enjoy the exhilaration of quad biking across the sand dunes of Namibia.

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Tour #6: Kruger National Park Sunset Tour-

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See the famous Big 5 animals in their natural habitats on this tour at the Kruger National Park. You will enjoy landscapes that take your breath away and a beautiful sunrise view! The big five animals in Africa are the elephant, lion, leopard, Cape buffalo, and rhinoceros.

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Tour #7: Swim with Seals at Plettenberg Western Cape, South Africa

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Travel by boat to swim with thousands of Cape fur seals at Robberg Nature Reserve. You will swim in the water for 30 minutes! The experience includes free pictures and videos from the excursion.

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Tour #8: Gorilla Trek at Volcanos National Park in Uganda

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It is mesmerizing to see wild gorillas living in their natural habitat on a tour. The best area in Uganda to trek with Gorillas is at Volcanos National Park and Bwindi Impenetrable Forest. At Bwindi, you will hike for about 4 hours through the rainforest. You might find slippery mud paths and fire aunts; however, the humid hike is worth it because you get to see amazing views. oh, and of course, gorillas…

Tips: You need to book a trekking tour that also gives you access to a permit.

Have you ever been to Africa? Please comment below about your experience!

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