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Getaways in Africa: the best landscapes to discover

17 April 2020
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Escapades en Afrique : les meilleurs paysages à découvrir

3 beautiful landscapes to discover during an African getaway

In recent years, the African continent has been gaining more and more awareness among travelers from around the world. The countries of Africa are reputed to have a rich natural, cultural and historical heritage. Safari, hiking and beach activities are among the most popular activities for travelers in the destination. For your African getaway, discover the most beautiful landscapes of the territory. In order to give you an overview on the subject, here is a selection of the 3 spectacular landscapes that are worth seeing in the African continent.  Getaways in Africa: the best landscapes to discover.


The sublime dunes of Sossusvlei, Namibia

The dunes of Sossusvlei are among the most extraordinary and magnificent natural landscapes to discover during your stay in Africa. Located in the heart of Namibia, in the Namib Desert, the Sossusvlei dunes are famous for the high red sand dunes that constitute them. Thus, it is more precisely a desert of salt and clay fed by the Tsauchab river.


Certainly, the place fascinates visitors for its high dunes forming a sea of ​​sand whose red-orange color contrasts with the blue of the sky throughout the year. The sandy sea of ​​the Sossusvlei dunes gives rise to pyramids with perfect geometry. Thus, the site is easily accessible and offers you fabulous desert hiking experiences. To do this, prefer an expedition very early in the morning to take advantage of a milder temperature and admire the splendor of the sunrise on the premises.

dunes de Sossusvlei, en Namibie

The spectacular Victoria Falls, Zimbabwe

Cascades and waterfalls often form breathtaking natural landscapes to contemplate. During your trip to Africa, opt for a stay in Zimbabwe to discover one of the most beautiful waterfalls in the world, namely the Victoria Falls. Located on the Zambezi River, on the border between Zimbabwe and Zambia, they present themselves as one of the largest water curtains on the planet.

These sublime waterfalls flow over a height of 108 meters with a width of over 1,700 meters. You will be impressed by the remarkable shows offered by this gem of nature. Unparalleled in beauty, they are adorned with mists, spray and rainbow. So, if you go to the observation platform opposite, you can contemplate all the magnificence of the Victoria Falls hundreds of meters away.

Victoria, au Zimbabwe


The imposing Mount Kilimanjaro, Tanzania

Kilimanjaro is a mythical mountain of Africa. It is an inactive volcano located in the northeast of Tanzania. Rising to 5,892 meters above sea level, it is the highest peak on the African continent. Besides its imposing size, Kilimanjaro attracts visitors for its incomparable beauty. Above all, its flattened summit covered with snow throughout the year ensures a remarkable landscape.



You can see the splendor of this gigantic mountain from a distance from the town of Moshi. Certainly, for the more athletic and experienced hikers, it is possible to follow the trekking trails to explore the site. In this sense, throughout your journey, you will be amazed to discover the rich fauna and flora coming to bring an even more exceptional touch to the landscape.

Kilimandjaro Tanzanie

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