20 Experiences that will make you want to visit Africa

Africa offers countless epic lifetime experiences for those willing to venture deep into its lands.

Africa! Oh, Africa! I get excited by simply writing or pronouncing its name. The truth is that Africa has been part of my life for as long as I can remember. And I’m quite sure it all begun when I was a young boy and would spend hours on end in front of the television watching Animal Planet and The Lion King. But my love and devotion for Africa really solidified the day I set foot on African soil for the first time. From that day on, and please allow me to be a bit over dramatic here, I understood how amazingly powerful and beautiful the world really was.

Over the years Africa has given me a wide collection of extraordinary experiences I will treasure forever. And due to those enriching experiences, I feel it only makes sense for me to write this article and tell you why you should go to Africa yourself.

Sit back, turn the “Circle of Life” tune on and come with me as we visit some of Africa’s most astonishing sites.


Experience Africa’s best safari in Tanzania

Serengeti National Park, Tanzania

Interact with Africa’s most fascinating tribes in Ethiopia


Face painting with the Kara Tribe in Omo Valley

Walk on the land of the Maasai in Kenya

Masai tribe men doing their iconic jump in Masai Mara National Park

Witness the incredible “Great Migration” in Tanzania

Wildebeest migration at Ngorongoro crater in Tanzania

Bask under the African sun in Zanzibar

Traditional fishing boat in Zanzibar, Tanzania

Go camel riding in the Sahara Desert and stay overnight with Berber nomads

Sunrise over the Sahara Desert’s dunes in Morocco

Witness African ancient tribal celebrations in Ethiopia

Hamar tribe’s bull jumping ceremony in Ethiopia

Contemplate the jaw-dropping beauty of Namibia’s coast

Giant sand dunes in Sandwich Harbor, Walvis Bay

Go on an incredible safari in Namibia

A small herd of giraffes running near a waterhole in Etosha National Park

Visit one of the world’s most enigmatic creations in Egypt

The Giza Pyramids in Cairo, Egypt

Feel the surrealness of Namibia’s landscapes

The otherworldly beauty of Death Valley, Sossusvlei

See penguins in South Africa

Penguin colony at Boulders Beach in Cape Town

Visit the world’s largest warm desert in Morocco

Camel riding in the red sand dunes of the Sahara Desert

Visit Ethiopia’s most astonishing tribe

Ethiopia Mursi tribe’s lip plate

Go cage diving with the great white shark in South Africa

Go face to face with the incredible great white shark in Cape Town

Come face to face with a lion in Zimbabwe

Up close and personal with young lions in an animal shelter in Zimbabwe

Fly over Okavango Delta in Botswana

Scenic flight over the world’s largest delta in the North of Botswana

See Hippos in Botswana

Hippo spotted during a boat safari in Chobe River

Visit the magical blue town of Morocco

The Streets of Chefchouen, also known as the Blue Town, in the North of Morocco

Walk through ancient columns in Egypt

Sunset at Karnak temple in Luxor, Egypt

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