Tips and advice to travelling in Africa

Africa Travel Facts


Number of countries: 54
Climate: Africa has a mixture of climates due to the size of the continent. You can expect monsoon rain, desert regions and wet and dry climates
Population: 1,328,843,206
Highest Mountain: Mount Kilimanjaro (5,895 metres)
Famous Locations: Sossusvlei Dunes, Namibia, Victoria Falls, Zambia and Zimbabwe, Pyramids of Giza, Egypt, Sahara Dunes, Morocco, Fish River Canyon, Namibia, Kilimanjaro, Tanzania, Serengeti National Park, Tanzania, Table Mountain, South Africa
Budget Level: Travelling in Africa is more expensive than many people think. Safaris are a popular way to travel throughout many different regions in one trip.
Safety: Travelling in the southern Africa countries such as South Africa, Botswana, Zimbabwe and Tanzania are travel locations that are generally considered the safest. Other locations throughout Africa that are popular and often visited by travellers are Morocco, Egypt and Kenya.

Travel Destinations in Africa

Choose your African travel destination from the list below and find travel tips, destination guides, recommendations for things to do in each country, accommodation advice, personal stories from my travels plus more. Be prepared to travel in Africa.

Botswana

Botswana Travel tips and advice
Travel tips, things to do, accommodation ideas, personal stories and outdoor adventure activities for travel in Botswana

Egypt

Egypt Travel
Travel tips, things to do, accommodation ideas, personal stories and outdoor adventure activities for travel in Egypt

Morocco

Morocco travel tips and advice
Travel tips, things to do, accommodation ideas, personal stories and outdoor adventure activities for travel in Morocco

Namibia

Namibia travel tips and advice
Travel tips, things to do, accommodation ideas, personal stories and outdoor adventure activities for travel in Namibia

South Africa

South Africa travel tips and advice
Travel tips, things to do, accommodation ideas, personal stories and outdoor adventure activities for travel in South Africa

Tanzania

Tanzania travel tips and advice
Travel tips, things to do, accommodation ideas, personal stories and outdoor adventure activities for travel in Tanzania

Zambia

Zambia travel tips and advice
Travel tips, things to do, accommodation ideas, personal stories and outdoor adventure activities for travel in Zambia

Zimbabwe

Zimbabwe travel tips and advice
Travel tips, things to do, accommodation ideas, personal stories and outdoor adventure activities for travel in Zimbabwe

Africa Travel Tips and Advice

Some handy travel tips and ideas to ensure you have your next trip to Africa all planned out. Travelling via safari, enjoying city escapes or spending time in wine country can all be done while exploring here. Unlike other travel destinations, it is important to plan ahead with what to pack, have your accommodation planned and transport booked. Below are some items to help you before heading to Africa.

Budget Travel Tips

Things to do in africa

Africa Blog Posts


An animals skull remains laying on dirt in the African outback

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All of the ancient Giza Pyramids that are remaining in Egypt

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