Earlier this year, The UK’s Telegraph put together their Africa Bucket List of 21 destinations to see before you die. The Sawubona team added a few suggestions (see our list and images below). Feel free to send us some of your favourites via social media or on this blog. We’d love to hear from you and put together the ultimate Sawubona Africa bucket list…
Discover the mysteries of Lalibela: The ancient rock-hewn churches of Lalibela in northern Ethiopia should definitely be on any decent bucket list. Lalibela is one of Ethiopa’s holiest places and a sight to behold.
Elmina Castle: Take an emotional journey along Ghana’s Gold Coast to Elmina Castle, once at the heart of the slave trade in Western Africa. It’s now a Unesco World Heritage Site.
Crazy Cairo: No Africa bucket list would be complete without a visit to Cairo and the Great Pyramids of Giza. The Museum of Egyptian Antiquities and Khan Al-Khalili Bazaar are also absolute musts.
Magical Madagascar: For a unique mix of culture, wildlife and adventure experiences, Madagascar offers a fantastic mix of all three.
Medjumbe, Mozambique: The glorious tropical islands of Mozambique offer barefoot adventures of a different kind. Why not plan a visit to Medjumbe Island, one of the Quirimbas Islands off the northern coast of Mozambique, within the Quirimbas National Park.
iSimangaliso Wetland Park: South Africa’s very first Unesco World Heritage Site, iSimangaliso is a wild place in Maputaland in northern KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa. It’s the kind of place where hippos roam the streets at night…
Learn about Maasai culture: East Africa’s Maasai culture offers extraordinary insight into the heritage of East Africa. Visit remote areas of Tanzania and Kenya to find out more.
Festival of the Sahara: If you ever have the desire for a mad and wonderful adventure, visit the Tunisian town of Douz during the International Festival of the Sahara. Originally known as the Camel Festival, it pays tribute to life in one of the world’s largest sandpits…
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