Although Africa may not always be on the radar of the ordinary visitor, those who do visit will have the opportunity to encounter the ideal combination of old and contemporary, wild and urban, East and West.
That said, lets get into it.
Zanzibar has plenty to offer everyone, whether you're looking for stunning beaches or a once-in-a-lifetime experience. You'll immediately feel at peace after hiking to this Indian Ocean resort off Africa's eastern coast and relaxing on secluded beaches like Matemwe and Pongwe.
Outdoor enthusiasts flock from all over the world to see this stunning UNESCO World Heritage Site. Victoria Falls, which straddles the Zambia-Zimbabwe border, is almost twice as deep and broad as Niagara Falls, making it one of the world's most spectacular waterfalls.
Most visitors come to Tanzania for the safari, but you'd be negligent if you didn't make time to explore the rest of the nation. Tanzania is home to surreal natural wonders such as the red-hued Lake Natron, the enormous crater of the Ngorongoro Conservation Area, and Africa's tallest peak, Mount Kilimanjaro.
Cairo might be overwhelming due to the abundance of things to see and do. From the busy Khan El-Khalili bazaar in Islamic Cairo to the ancient Pyramids of Giza and the gorgeous Nile River, you'll be immersed in the history and culture of this Egyptian metropolis before long.
Mauritius attracts holidaymakers looking for a little bit of everything.
Though its pristine dunes and opulent resorts are its primary lures, this little island country east of Madagascar also entices travelers with its combination of Dutch, French, and British colonial architecture, friendly residents, and delectable teas and rums.
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