How to Travel Around Africa



There is so much to do in Africa. While the political unrest might be a deterrent, there is a lot to explore in the country that is filled with beautiful resources and lovely people. When you plan a trip to Africa, there is plenty to take care of. You need to which cities are the safest to visit, the best time to visit and many more criterion need to be clear before you actually click on the book button. Here are the top 4 areas you need to cover when you plan a trip to Africa:

Which cities to visit?

Each city has a different experience to offer to you. Right from the urban vibe to the traditional culture to amazing chocolates and coffee, each place in Africa is filled with unpredictable experiences. Here are the top ten cities you should consider when you plan a trip to go around Africa:

  1. Algiers, Algeria
  2. Khartoum, Sudan
  3. Cape town, South Africa
  4. Lamu, Kenya
  5. Bulawayo, Zimbabwe
  6. Maun, Botswana
  7. St Louis, Senegal
  8. Grahamstown, South Africa
  9. Windhoek, Namibia
  10. Kumasi, Ghana
  11. Bonus, for the Pyramids- Cairo

When to visit?


Africa is a big continent with varying climate throughout. Each country is simply stunning when it comes to exploring it. The best time to visit would actually be throughout the year. It is warm most of the time and the temperatures are never really cold. However, it really depends on your activity and what you want to do which decides the best time to visit Africa. For example, if you want to go for whale watching- then July through November is definitely a great time. If you want to enjoy the Urban side of the city then November to February is a time you should consider visiting. If you book with the right travel websites, you will get the best deals throughout the year for sure and you can decide accordingly.

How to get in?


There are plenty of Airports inside Africa which connect the countries and main cities to each other. However, there is also an exhaustive list of the busiest airports in the country. Here are the top five that you can plan a flight to:

  • Cairo International Airport, Cairo (Egypt)
  • Cape Town International Airport, Cape Town (South Africa)
  • Mohammed V International Airport, Casablanca (Morocco)
  • Murtala Muhammed International Airport, Lagos (Nigeria)
  • Tambo International Airport, Johannesburg (South Africa

What activities to do?

Following are the top 5 activities you most definitely should do when you plan a trip to Africa:

  • Go Kayaking with Hippos and Crocs following you!
  • Take a wildlife safari tour for sure.
  • Enjoy the urban side with Cape Town and Johannesburg.
  • Enjoy bungee jumping and swim with sharks.

There is a lot to do in Africa, you just need to plan your trip well in advance to enjoy the most.

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