Africa - Travel Guides and Information

Egypt Thoughts of visiting Egypt conjure images of pyramids, sphinxes and pharaohs - but soft sand, Mediterranean beaches, lush tropical oases, scuba diving excursions and desert safaris may be some of the best-kept secrets of this fascinating destination. More Egypt



Mauritius The Portuguese discovered the south-western Indian Ocean uninhabited island nation of Mauritius in 1505. Once the home of the now extinct dodo bird, it was first settled by the Dutch in 1638, changed hands several times and gained independence in 1968. As part of the Mascarene archipelago, the island's tropical natural beauty must . . .More Mauritius



Seychelles When 15th-century sailors discovered rare coco-de-mer seeds from a native palm tree floating in the sea, the suggestive male and female shapes of the nuts lead many to believe they represented the origin of Adam and Eve in the Garden of Eden. Little did they know . . .More Seychelles


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For an exotic vacation, outdoor lovers could do a lot worse than travel to South Africa. With sunshine almost guaranteed whenever you plan your visit, beaches, forests, mountains, and wildlife, South Africa is the perfect nature lover's destination. More South Africa

Hout Bay

View of Hout Bay from Chapmans Peak Drive in Cape Town, South Africa


Adventure Holidays in Africa

Serengeti & Ngorongoro Crater Safari

Serengeti & Ngorongoro Crater Safari The perfect safari for the independent traveller. Tour the best known game parks in Tanzania in search of the 'Big 5'-lion, leopard, rhino, elephant and buffalo. Experience breathtaking views of East Africa's Great Rift Valley, the wide-open and endless Serengeti plains, and the wildlife haven of the Ngorongoro Crater. See phenomenal wildlife in its natural habitat, while enjoying your evenings in comfortable safari lodges. This is Tanzania at its best!

Highlights of Southern Africa Safari excursions in search of the 'Big 5' through Botswana and South Africa's Kruger National Park and Timbavati Game Reserve.

African Countries

Egypt | Kenya | Mauritius | Morocco | Seychelles | South Africa | Tanzania | Tunisia | Zambia | Zimbabwe