This is the Most Amazing 10 Places in Africa – The African continent is indeed save a lot once the diversity of flora and fauna to the world’s largest sand desert (the SAHARA), the African continent is home to a species of big cats and gorillas. Scientists also revealed that the first man who lived on Earth came from Africa. The continent is still very natural to an awful lot of vast national parks. Here we will discuss about the 10 most amazing places in the African continent.
1. Victoria Falls, Zambia and Zimbabwe
No doubt the Victoria Falls is one of the most amazing waterfalls in the world, along with the Iguazu falls and Niagara falls. Located on the Zambezi River on the border of Zambia and Zimbabwe, in South Africa. Victoria Falls is the largest single drop waterfall in the world which includes the width of 1.7 km, a height of 108 m (355 ft) and an average water flow of 1 million litres per second! Declared a UNESCO World Heritage site in 1989.
2. the Serengeti National Park, Tanzania
The Serengeti National Park in Tanzania is famous for the annual migration of more than 1.5 million white bearded wildebeest and zebra 250,000 and also for the many species of the Nile crocodile. The National Park was established in 1951 in sebebesar area of 14,750 km2 (5,700 sq mi) and receive 350,000 visitors every year. It is also a UNESCO natural heritage site since 1981.
3. the Fish River Canyon, Namibia
Fish River Canyon is located in the South of Namibia. This is definitely one of the most beautiful valley in the world, as well as the second largest Canyon in the world and the largest in Africa. Fish River Canyon is one of the most visited tourist in Namibia, showing a giant chasm, total area about 100 miles (160 km) long and about 27 km wide and in places which in almost 550 metres.
4. the Sossusvlei, Namibia
There are many places where you can see the sand dunes of Sossusvlei in Africa, and is one of them, showing the amazing sand dunes. Sossusvlei is a desert of salt and clay. surrounded by red sand dunes, located in the southern part of the Namib desert. From Centuries of sand built around the Lake is dry make magnificent scenery and is one of the most beautiful sand dunes in the world.
5. the Mount Kilimanjaro, Tanzania
Mount Kilimanjaro is the highest mountain in Africa with an altitude of 5,895 meters (19,341 ft) above sea level. The mountain is also one of the most famous mountains in the world, probably thanks to the famous Ernest Hemingway short story – The Snows of Kilimanjaro. Climb the mountain and reach the Summit of Africa has become a popular attraction among tourist adventurers from all over the world. On the Summit of Kilimanjaro, there is such thing as Furtwängler Glacier – this is a small remnant of Glester es, and will most likely disappear completely during the next few years.
6. Avenue of the Baobabs, Madagascar
Madagascar is a large island (the fourth largest in the world) just off the coast of Southeast Africa. Avenue of the Baobabs is a group of large baobab trees in Madagascar. The landscape is very amazing and unique. This place attracts a lot of tourists from all over the world, making the Avenue of the Baobabs one of the most popular attractions in the area
7. Ngorongoro Crater, Tanzania
Ngorongoro Crater conservation area and is a UNESCO World Heritage site. The crater itself stretches 19 km (11.8 miles) and 600 metres (1,886 ft). This is the world’s largest natural, dry Caldera Volcano. Ngorongoro Crater is the House patron for more than 25,000 large animals, including the Black Rhinoceros, hippo, wildebeest, zebras, Elands and deer – all of whom lived in the large crater floor. Ngorongoro Conservation Area attracts many tourists who come to see the wildlife in its natural habitat.
8. the Masai Mara, Kenya
Masai Mara National Reserve in Kenya is one of the world’s best safari locations. It is globally famous for its population of Lion, Leopard and cheetah, as well as the annual migration of zebras, deer and reindeer to and from the Serengeti, known as the great migration.
9. Virunga Mountains of East Africa
The mountains of the Virunga chain of eight volcanoes are large, most of whom are active, except Mount Nyiragong and mount Nyiragongo. The two active volcanoes are together responsible for 40% of Africa’s historical volcanic eruptions. Mountains located on the border of Rwanda, Uganda and the Democratic Republic of the Congo, and is the home of the endangered mountain gorillas. Each of the 3 countries have national parks intended to share the mountains: Virunga National Park in the Democratic Republic of the Congo, volcanoes National Park in Rwanda and Mgahinga Gorilla National Park in Uganda. If you want to see Mountain Gorillas in nature (there are only about 900 of the tail), this National Park is the best place for you.
10. Kruger National Park, South Africa
An area of 19,633 sq km (7,580 square miles), Kruger National Park is one of the largest game reserves in Africa and one of the main tourist attractions in South Africa. The Park has a lot more mammal species than other African reserves, including the Big Five (Lion, Leopard, elephant, Buffalo and Rhino), cheetahs, giraffes and many more. Unlike other safari park, the Kruger National Park is the park that allows visitors to drive his own car with excellent infrastructure and plenty of places to stay in the garden, from tent camps with luxury lodges.