Africa is a large continent and travelers have many choices when it comes to choosing what they want to do on their vacation. When you think of Africa, the image that comes to mind is wild animals roaming free in the national parks. Or the Egyptian pyramids…and those looking for adventure you’ll probably imagine yourself hiking.
Africa Adventure Tours are an excellent option for those who visit the continent for the first time or want to do things that are better experienced with a guide.
Top 5 Africa Tours
Discover Egypt 15 days, from US$1370
The tour starts in Cairo where you get to visit the famous Pyramids and Sphinx. You’ll also get a chance to learn history at the Egyptian Museum. Then you’ll visit Aswan with its bazaars and get an insight into the culture of the local Nubian people. You’ll also get to see the Valley of the Kings in Luxor and explore the temple complex of Karnak before going back to Cairo. Prepare for a climb up on Mt Sinai and then you’ll stay on the beach at the Red Sea. The adventure ends in Cairo.
Serengeti Trail 8 days, from US$900
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The tour explores the Serengeti National Park and starts in Nairobi. See the Great Rift Valley, then Lake Victoria , which is the last stop before the safari begins. Visit the “Cradle of Mankind and camp on the rim of the Ngorongoro Crater. The last camp is in Meserani, before hading back to Nairobi.
Best of East Africa 21 days, from US$1970
The tour starts in Nairobi and then you get to see the flamingos which inhabit Lake Nakuru. Get to know the locals and then camp on the shores of Lake Naivasha. Explore Masai Mara before going back to Nairobi and then travel to Arusha. Karatu is next on the list before visiting the Serengeti National Park. See the wildlife in the giant volcanic Ngorongoro Crater and then travel to Marangu. See the beauty of the Usambara Mountains and then camp on a beach. Zanzibar is next and the tour ends in Dar es Salaam.
Cairo City Break 3 days, US$235
Egypt is one of the most popular vacation destinations in Africa. Whether you go to visit the Pyramids or spend time in the bazaar looking for things to get, you won’t get bored here. The tour focuses on the historical sites and the Egyptian Museum.
Cheetahs, Hiking & Hot Springs 14 days, from US$2995
The tour starts in the desert of Namibia and then you get to hike the mountains of Spitzkoppe and Brandberg. You also get to see animals when on a game drive, visit hot springs and see the Augrabies Falls. The tour ends in Cape Town.