Africa Travel Guide

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Africa beckons travelers with irresistible charm, from the majestic landscapes of Victoria Falls and the sprawling plains of the Serengeti to the vibrant mosaic of cultures found within its diverse communities. Embark on wildlife safaris where encounters with the iconic “Big Five” and other mesmerizing creatures create unforgettable memories. Unveil the mysteries of ancient civilizations as you explore historical treasures like the Pyramids of Egypt and the rock-hewn churches of Lalibela.

In this Africa Travel Guide guide, Jaya Travel & Tours will show how the irresistible blend of natural wonders and cultural diversity will leave a mark on your soul!

Table of Contents

Countries in Africa:

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North Africa – Egypt, Algeria, Libya, Tunisia, and Morocco

West Africa – Nigeria, Ghana, Senegal, Ivory Coast, Mali, Burkina Faso, Niger, Benin, Togo, Sierra Leone, Liberia, Guinea, Guinea-Bissau, and Mauritania

East Africa – Kenya, Tanzania, Uganda, Ethiopia, Rwanda, Burundi, Somalia, Eritrea, Djibouti, and Seychelles

South Africa – South Africa, Botswana, Namibia, Zimbabwe, Mozambique, Angola, Lesotho, Swaziland, Zambia, and Malawi

Central Africa – Democratic Republic of the Congo, Cameroon, Central African Republic, Equatorial Guinea, Gabon, São Tomé and Príncipe, and Chad

Best Time to Visit Africa:

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The best time to visit Africa varies depending on the specific countries and regions within the continent. Generally, the dry season, which typically falls during the winter months of June to August, offers pleasant weather and optimal wildlife viewing opportunities in popular safari destinations such as East Africa and Southern Africa.

However, it’s important to note that Africa is vast and diverse, and different regions may have their own unique climate patterns and peak travel seasons. Researching specific destinations and considering factors such as wildlife migration, rainfall patterns, and temperature preferences will help determine the best time to visit your desired African destinations.

Activities in Africa:

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  • Attend one of the iconic New Year’s Eve celebrations 
  • Witness the great migration 
  • Explore gorgeous African islands 
  • Volunteer time or labor in a community 
  • Enjoy the water at Victoria Falls 
  • See the Pyramids of Giza 
  • Drink tea in Moroccan bazaars 
  • Ride 4×4 vehicles through the desert 

Travel Guides & Tours of Africa:

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With movie tourism on the rise, Africa is becoming one of the most popular countries. The list of films shot here includes Black Panther, The Mummy, District 9, Gladiator, Invictus, Bourne, Dark Night Rises, James Bond, and Blood Diamond. 

Africa is also emerging as a culinary hot spot, and Jaya highly recommends expanding your pallet here. There are many great locations for foodies, but we recommend starting with edible bugs and Arabic Tea. 

Book Travel To Africa Today!

Stretching across a staggering expanse, Africa’s majestic landscapes and diverse cultures weave together a tapestry of unparalleled beauty and unparalleled richness. Africa beckons to adventurous souls, so, pack your bags and let us book an unforgettable adventure for you.

Contact an agent at Jaya Travel for help booking flights, hotels, transfers, tours, and much more. Another great resource for vacation inspiration and dreamy destinations is our travel blog!

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