Sharing our travel moments or searching for inspiration on the right holiday destination through social media has become an intricate part of our travel experiences. Topdeck Travel, provider of group travel packages for 18-30-year-olds, surveyed 31 000 people, with 18% of respondents saying social media superseded the influence of travel agents when it came to their travel plans.
A list of 26 of Africa’s most amazing places to visit, compiled by CNN, showcases some of the continent’s most unique and Instagram-perfect destinations. Here are the top five:
5. Mountain gorillas, Rwanda
From glorious green mountains to national parks, Rwanda is a scenic destination that offers a glimpse into some of Africa’s revered wildlife.
4. Sossusvlei Dunes, Namibia
Namibia has so much more to offer than what meets the eye. The red Sossusvlei Dunes, which are located in the southern part of the country, are an iconic tourist attraction.
3. Djemaa el Fna, Morocco
The “Assembly of the Dead” is a modern melting pot of spice traders, snake charmers and entertainers from the colourful North African country.
2. Table Mountain, South Africa
The Mother City offers scenic views at every turn, from Table Mountain to picturesque oceans. It is also home to some of the best restaurants in the country.
1. The Great Migration, Tanzania
The Great Migration is worthy of a spot on any bucket list and Tanzania offers some of the best viewing areas, accessible via safari holiday packages.