The Corona Virus pandemic dealt a huge blow to Africa’s growing tourist industry. There are gorgeous and breathtaking destinations all over Africa.
All you need to do is get yourself acquainted with them right before COVID-19 travel restrictions are lifted.
It’s a given that you have vowed to explore across Africa after the global pandemic has taught us all a few lessons on life and experiences.
Now, read on to find out some of the great places to visit and explore first as soon as the coast is clear.
There is everything that you have been looking for in a getaway here in Zanzibar – from gorgeous beaches to impeccable scenery and what have you. The Jozani-Chwaka Bay National Park should be top on your list when you visit here. In addition, quiet beaches like Matemwe and Pongwe will satisfy your soul.
With diverse hiking tracks and beautiful beaches, one of the right places to explore after the pandemic is Cape Town. There is a variety of accommodation (from standard to luxury) here that will suit your budget. Table Mountain makes for an interesting visit as well as Robben Island where you can visit Nelson Mandela’s jail cell. The Constantia Valley wine region is also a great tourist spot where you get the opportunity to participate in one of the city’s many festivals.
With gravelly sands and grand resorts, this small island nation east of Madagascar is a visitor’s delight. All-round French colonial buildings, gracious indigenes, savoury teas and rums – Mauritius is the best place to be after a lockdown!
Here, you get to take a tour round to see the Valley of the Kings, the crypt of at least 63 ancient Pharaohs. This is a place of history as many monuments and vaults present here such as the Temple of Luxor and the Colossi of Memnon date back to the 14th century B.C.
The majority of the scenery here is sublime as you’ll get to see animals in their most natural environment. A quintessential safari experience awaits you here, with over a hundred species of the prominent signature animal, the lemur. Isalo National Park and Lokobe National Park are some of the places to get your fill of the wildlife.
This ancient Moroccan city has a lot to offer visitors. At the Jemaa El Fna, there’s a pool of items such as handmade textiles, sweet-smelling seasonings, and glowing lamps sold by vendors. This spacious market is in the centre of the Medina of Marrakesh. At a hammam or a bar, you can get a break from the hustle and bustle of the city.
This is the best place to have a soothing get away from the crowds. There are quiet and tranquil beaches here such as Anse Volbert and Anse Lazio where you can enjoy nature at its finest. A grouping of 115 islets in the Indian Ocean, Seychelles boasts of luxury resorts with great accommodation packages that fall within the high budget. A perfect place to be as soon as you’re out of the woods.