2018 LIST: Top 15 Countries to Visit in Africa

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Do you want to travel to Africa and you wish to know the best countries that would be safe to travel to in Africa, then you are in the right place as I would be exposing to you, the top 15 countries to visit in Africa.
I would give a brief explanation about each and every one of them and you can choose to spend your vacation in any country of your choice and if possible visit each of them to have a taste of its tourist attraction.
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in Africa but not to worry as this list would give you what you need.
Here are top 15 countries to visit in Africa
Top 15 Countries to Visit in Africa:

15. Burundi:
Is Burundi worthy to be on the list of the top 15 countries to visit in Africa? Well let’s find out. Burundi has many of its attractions in its capital city, which is Bujumbura.
Have you forgotten about Lake Tanganyika which is one of the most popular tourist attractions you will find on Earth? Burundi is a landlocked country in the African Great Lakes region of East Africa, bordered by Rwanda to the north, Tanzania to the east and south, and the Democratic Republic of the Congo to the west.
 The two major tourist attraction you will find in Burundi is its capital city Bujumbura and Lake Tanganyika, so try to be in Burundi for your next tour in Africa.

14. South Sudan:
 South Sudan is a land-locked country in East-Central Africa that gained its independence from Sudan in 2011 and yet it has the potential to establish a growing travel and tourism industry. South Sudan is bordered by Sudan to the north, Uganda to the south, Kenya to the southeast and Ethiopia to the east, the Democratic Republic of Congo to the southwest and Central Africa Republic to the west.
 South Sudan is home to one of the largest animal migration routes in the world, so you can make South Sudan the next African city to visit. South Sudan has 14 national parks and protected areas, and the world’s second largest animal migration.

13. Zimbabwe:
 Zimbabwe is a landlocked sovereign state located in Southern Africa, between the Zambezi and Limpopo Rivers. It shares border with South Africa to the south, Botswana to the west, Zambia to the northwest and Mozambique to the east and northeast.
 Zimbabwe boasts of several tourist attractions, located in the North West of the country. Zimbabwe is a fantastic place for tourism and the Victoria Falls are one of the greatest natural wonders of the world, Zimbabwe is distinctive in Africa for its large number of medieval era city, ruin built in a unique dry stone style. Wouldn’t you love to see all of that?

12. Congo:
 There are two countries bearing Congo, they are Democratic Republic of the Congo which faces southeast and is the larger country and Republic of the Congo which is the smaller country and faces northwest. It is sometimes referred to as Congo-Brazzaville.
 Congo has lots of tourist attraction which includes Kinshesa, Viranga National Park, Gom, Kabuzi, Beiga National Park, Kinshasa, Maiko National Park, Bukaru Upemba National Park and many others. The country offers beautiful landscape to discover lakes, mountain, lagoons, fall, forest and savannah. Make Congo your next destination in Africa.

11. Botswana:
 When you are talking about one of the greatest spectacles on Earth, Botswana is up on the list. Botswana is a landlocked country located in Southern Africa and I hope you remember “The gods must be Crazy” movie. Botswana is topographically flat, with up to 70 percent of its territory being the Kalahari Desert. It is bordered by South Africa to the south and southeast, Namibia to the west and north, and Zimbabwe to the northeast.
 Botswana’s main tourist attractions are its game reserves, with hunting and photographic safaris available and its other tourist attractions include the Okavango Delta region which during the rainy season is a maze of waterways, islands and lakes. Wow, what a nice place to spend the holiday.

10. Malawi:
 Malawi is a landlocked country in southeast Africa that was formerly known as Nyasaland. Malawi is bordered by Zambia to the northwest, Tanzania to the northeast and Mozambique on the east, south and west. Malawi’s main “tourist attraction” is what separates it from Tanzania and Mozambique and it is “lake Malawi”. Others include mountains such as Zombe plateau and Mulanje Mountain and the country’s National park which includes Nyika National park, Kasungu National park and Liwonde National park. Make Malawi your next holiday centre.

9. Rwanda:
 Rwanda is a sovereign state in central and east Africa and one of the smallest countries on the African mainland. Rwanda is located a few degrees south of the equator and is bordered by Uganda, Tanzania, Burundi and the Democratic Republic of the Congo.
 Rwanda is the home to the beautiful Nyungwe Forest national Park, to the Volcanoes national Park and to Lake Kivu which lies along Africa’s Great Rift Valley which is a wonderful place to spend the holiday.

8. Ivory Coast:
 Ivory Coast also known as Cote d’Ivoire is a country located in West Africa. Its bordering countries are Guinea and Liberia in the west, Burkina Faso and Mali in the north and Ghana in the east. The Atlantic Ocean is located south of Ivory Coast. Ivory Coast is popularly known for its hospitality services, which are excellent.
 The main attraction in Ivory Coast includes beaches, tourist villages and photo safaris through wildlife reserves. So you could spend your holiday right in West Africa in a cool place like Ivory Coast.

7. Ethiopia:
Ethiopia is a sovereign state located in the Horn of Africa. It shares a border with Eritrea to the north and northeast, while Djibouti and Somalia to the east, then Sudan and South Sudan to the west and Kenya to the south.
One fact about Ethiopia is that it’s the most populous landlocked country in the whole world and the second-most populous country in the African continent after Nigeria. You would like to know how things are done in such a country right?
 Tourist destination includes Ethiopia’s collection of national parks which includes Semien Mountains National park and historic sites like the cities of Axum, Lalibela, Gonder, and Hara Jugal.
 Ethiopia is a land of beautiful natural contrast with its vast fertile west, jungles and numerous rivers. You would love to be there right?

6. Uganda:
 Uganda is a landlocked country in east Africa. It is bordered to the east by Kenya, to the north by South Sudan, to the west by the Democratic Republic of the Congo, to the southwest by Rwanda, and to the south by Tanzania. After Ethiopia, Uganda is the second most populous landlocked country.
 The southern part of Uganda includes a substantial portion of Lake Victoria which is shared with Kenya and Tanzania.
 Tourists attractions in Uganda include its landscape and wildlife that would be a soft spot for people who love to see the natural environment at its best.

5. Cameroon:
Cameroon also known as Cameroun in French is a country in Central Africa. It is bordered by Nigeria to the west, Chad to the northeast, the Central African Republic to the east and Equatorial Guinea, Gabon and the Republic of the Congo to the south.
 Cameroon’s coastlines lie on the Bight of Bonny, part of the Gulf of guinea and the Atlantic Ocean.
 It is often described as the favorite of nature lovers, due to its diversity of climate culture and geography. I know you love Cameroon, don’t you?

4. Senegal:
Senegal is a country in West Africa bordered by Mauritania in the north, Mali to the east, Guinea to the southeast and guinea-Bissau to the southeast. Tourists are usually attracted to Senegal’s luxury beach resorts, natural and historic sites. Tourists love to visit towns like Saly on the Petite South of Dakar.

3. Tanzania:
Tanzania is a large country in Eastern Africa within the Africa Great Lakes region and parts of the country are in Southern Africa. It is bordered by Kenya and Uganda to the north, Rwanda, Burundi and the Democratic Republic of the Congo to the west, Zambia, Malawi and Mozambique to the south and by the Indian Ocean to the east.
 Let me tell you one thing “Kilimanjaro”, Africa’s highest mountain is in northeastern Tanzania. Did you know that about 38 percent of Tanzania’s land area is set aside in protected areas for conservation? Tanzania possesses 16 national parks, 29 game reserves and about 40 controlled conservation areas which include Ngorongoro Conservation area and marine parks.
 Tanzania’s Mount Kilimanjaro and Serengeti National park are the main tourist attraction centers. So, I hope you could spend your next holiday right there.

2. Kenya:
 Kenya is a country which has its territory layered on the equator and overlies the East African Rift covering adverse and expansive terrain that extends roughly from Lake Victoria to Lake Turkana and Further southeast to the Indian Ocean. It is bordered by Tanzania to the south, Uganda to the west, South Sudan to the northwest, Ethiopia to the north and Somalia to the northeast.
 Kenya has a warm and humid tropical climate on its Indian Ocean coastline.
 The main tourist attractions are photo safaris through the national parks and game reserves. Others include the renowned scenery of the Great Rut Valley, the coffee plantations at Thinka and a view of Mount Kilimanjaro across the border into Tanzania and the beaches along the Indian Ocean, that’s cool right and wait a minute.. I did not mention that Kenya is the home to the red elephants. Just take note of that.

       1. Nigeria:
Nigeria is a country bordering Benin in the west, Chad and Cameroon in the east and Niger in the north. Nigeria’s coast in the south lies in the Gulf of Guinea in the Atlantic Ocean.
 Tourism in Nigeria centers largely on events due to the country’s ample amount of ethnic groups, but also includes rainforests, savannah, waterfalls and many other natural attractions.
 Calabar, a town in Nigeria hosts the largest street party in Africa every December of each year and it is called the Calabar Carnival.
 There is Millennium Park Abuja, Kajuru Castle, Cross River National Park, Yankari Game Reserve, Idamire Hills, Awhum Waterfall, Gashaka Gumti, Kamuku National Park, Okomu National Park, Chad Basin National Park, Afi Mountain and IITA Forest Ibadan which also constitutes to Nigeria’s Tourist attraction.
Wow, we have successfully taken a look at 15 hot countries to visit in Africa, hope you were not bored learning a little about these countries. At least you have learnt about the best places to spend your holidays in Africa so coming to Africa would not be a problem for you.

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