Things to Do in Africa for Nigerians
The continent of Africa is very large; the largest after Asia. In the continent, you will find fifty-four great countries with a plethora of different ethnic groups and an innumerable proportion of landscapes. So choosing things to do in Africa will be difficult, with the knowledge of these basic facts.
Therefore, we have compiled a suggestion of things to do in Africa for an eventful trip. We have compiled from adventures bordering on wildlife to cultural and culinary tour.
Study Ancient Civilization in the Temple of Horus
Among the most preserved ancient monuments in Egypt is the Temple of Horus. It was built during the reign of Ptolemy III in the year 237BC to 57BC. The building gives a great collection of information on the religion and political ideologies of the ancient Egypt, the cradle of civilisations. You will find the walls, the columns and the doorways, each of this aspect of the temple tells an interesting story of those times. You will find stories of murder and revenge; of Horus revenging his dead father, Osiris. Other important details that the temple offers are dates that outline the stages of the temple’s completion.
Moreover, it contains important artefacts of historical significance: the magnificent and large statue of Horus depicted in the image of a falcon. You will find this just at the entrance of the temple; a shrine made of granite belonging to king Nectanebo II who lived in 360 BCE. It is located in the area around the sanctuary; a tower and a birth house of Ramesses III. The temple flourished during the Greco-Roman times.
Enjoy safari at the South Luangwa National Park
Safaris are enjoyable and exciting, but when it is done in Zimbabwe’s South Luangwa National Park, it is an eventful and entirely unique experience.
It is popularly known to as a majestic wildlife park due to its large concentration and colourful varieties of wildlife in Africa. The amazing Luangwa river is the attraction point of the over nine thousand kilometer-square park. You will find impalas, Rhinos, hippos, pukus, and antelopes roaming across the fields.
Hunting leopards in the thick forests; an elephant herd strolling majestically along the marshland, and hippos feeding on junks from the Luangwa rivers are also regularly sighted. The park is known to have about 450 species of birds.
South Luangwa National Park remains one of the best ways to have a feel of Africa’s impressive forest system. Another exciting event you won’t want to miss in the park is the ever-changing seasons which boost the untainted nature of the park.
Experience the magic of Djemaa El Fna
The Djmaa El Fnaa square is located in the unique city called Marrakech in Morocco. The only word to describe the square is magical. The square presents a healthy cultural blend that will engage your eyes, ears, nose and imagination. Little wonder it is regarded as one the most fun-filled places in North Africa. It is active by day and night.
It is an amazing place for both tourists and locals, you will find snake charmers that will captivate you, and they are plenty of stalls where you can get snacks and fresh fruit juice.
At night, storytellers, magicians, dancers and healers create an atmosphere of a medieval circus. Don’t miss the chance to fill your stomach with varieties of delicious, local dishes that includes meats and fish.
It is truly a paradise for shoppers, and you can get many memorabilia, souvenirs and gift products here. It can be an overwhelming place to visit, but the hearty experience will surely draw you back.
Test your fear in the Devil’s Pool
If you need a highly electrifying experience, the Devil’s Pool is for you. It is located on Livingstone island of Zambia. It is at the edge of Victoria Falls, where you can poke your head and enjoy a hundred metre drop of water view. And yes, it also safe.
Many rock pools formed after erosion that spanned thousands of years, and incidentally one formed near the edge of the fall. This has become the beautiful Devil’s Pool. On reaching this place, you will view the awesome fall and feel the Zambezi rivers forcefully flowing beneath you at the surface and making a hundred metres fall.
It’s for the fearless and brave-hearted but the experience is awesome.
Learn at the Museum of Islamic Art, Cairo
This museum is revered by experts. It is one of the most respectable in the world, with an astounding collection of arts and objects bordering on Islam. The museum is known to showcase and keep these artifacts.
On your entrance into the museum, the intricate structures and architectural designs will amaze you, with hundreds of thousands of silver objects and a beautiful selection of historical monuments, rare wooden items and plasters coupled with materials and textiles from ancients period throughout the world of Islam.
Enjoy the tropical Praia Banana
This picturesque beach is found at Sao Tome, at the Roca Belo Monte. It is a perfect spot to enjoy. The golden sands are enchanting and the delicious banana, coconut and palm fruit will charm your taste-bud.
The beach is a replica of whatever imagination you may have of paradise, with a bar and lounge beneath trees. Don’t forget to take a dip in the warm, transparent waters and enjoy the calmness of the shore. It’s a perfect place for a romantic get-a-way or honeymoon.
Feast Like a Carnivore
If you are meat-lover, then Carnivore is the place to be. Carnivore, a restaurant in Kenya, is a tourist destination for two decades with assorted meat of beef, lamb, chicken, pork and even crocodile and ostrich.
It is a well-rated restaurant, powerful enough to seduce you to the aroma of barbecue grilled over charcoal. There’s often encouragement for visitors to eat to their satisfaction.
Apart from a meat luncheon, the restaurant houses a nightclub, a kids playground, an event centre and a gallery that showcases Kenya’s heritage.
Take a trip to the Carnivore and your stomach will thank you for it.