The scenic beauty of Africa is an incredible blessing to the world with breathtaking wonders that can only be found on this continent. Be prepared to fall deeply in love with some of the wonders that will take your breath away in Africa. Join Wakawaka as we take you through these African wonders:
There is no denying the fact that the Victoria Falls is one of the most beautiful destinations on earth. The Falls unite Zimbabwe and Zambia with a natural landscape that is enviable. There is no better place to find tranquility and romance than the Victoria Falls.
The Pyramids and the Sphinx
Egypt is the home to some of the most powerful ancient rulers on earth, the Pharaohs. The Pyramids are part of the Seven Wonders of the World that are still in existence. Not even the Eiffel Tower or Big Ben can compete with its legacy. The Sphinx, often called the ‘Father of Terror,’ is one of the prominent features in front of the three pyramids; Great Pyramid of Khufu, The Pyramid of Kafhre and the Pyramid of Menkaura.
The Red Sea Reef
The Red Sea is a stunning recreational diving site with a rich reef that is greatly sought after. Whether you are interested in diving or not, the Red Sea is a breathtaking ecosystem with more than 2000 species of fish taking residence in it. The sea lies between Africa and Asia as an inlet of the Indian Ocean.
The Okavango Delta
The Okavango Delta is found in Botswana, at a point where the Okavango River forms a tectonic trough in the Kalahari Basin. The fascinating thing about the water is that when it gets to the Delta, it evaporates without flowing into the ocean. Animals are attracted to the delta when it is flooded, creating a massive concentration of wildlife activities.
Tanzania houses the Ngorongoro Crater, an ancient crater that has become the latest intact and inactive volcanic caldera on earth. The crater is arguably the most popular safari destination in Africa, offering an exotic safari experience for guests. The Big Five lives here with plenty of predators ready to pouch on preys.
Thinking of climbing the tallest free mountain in Africa, Mount Kilimanjaro awaits you with adventures you will always remember. Kilimanjaro is a strato-volcano with volcanic cones such as the dormant Kibo, extinct Mawenzi, and Shira. There are ice fields and glaciers including hiking trails for people who are not interested in climbing the mountain.
The Sahara Desert
There is no desert like the Sahara Desert, the most significant hot desert that covers 11 countries. The desert still life in it despite its hot nature with several species of dromedary camels, fox, red-necked ostrich, goats, dama gazelle, cheetah, monitor lizard, and sand vipers living in it.
The Nile River is a wonder to the world, with a drainage basin that covers the Democratic Republic of the Congo, Kenya, Ethiopia, Eritrea, South Sudan, Sudan, Tanzania, Uganda, Rwanda, Burundi, and Egypt. The Blue Nile and White Nile are the two major tributaries of the Nile.
The Serengeti Migration
The name Serengeti conquers images of an exotic safari experience that is the dream of many couples, lovers, and families. The Great Wildebeest Migration is the world’s largest and longest land migration that happens yearly in Tanzania and Kenya. Gazelles, zebras, and wildebeest make this astonishing migration.
No list of wonders in Africa is ever complete without the Table Mountain in Cape Town, South Africa. It can be easily accessed through a cable car or foot. The modern cable car offers panoramic views of the mountains, ocean and Cape Town.