43 days in Africa Itinerary

43 days in Africa Itinerary

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Marrakech, Morocco
— 4 nights
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Fes, Morocco
— 3 nights
Train to Casablanca, Fly to Tripoli
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Tripoli, Libya
— 2 nights
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Agadez, Niger
— 2 nights
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Nouakchott, Mauritania
— 1 day
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Dakar, Senegal
— 3 nights
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Serekunda, Gambia
— 1 night
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Monrovia, Liberia
— 1 day
Fly to Abidjan, Bus to Yamoussoukro
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Yamoussoukro, Ivory Coast
— 1 day
Bus to Abidjan, Fly to Accra
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Accra, Ghana
— 2 nights
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Sao Tome, Sao Tome and Principe
— 2 nights
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Libreville, Gabon
— 2 nights
Fly to Kigali, Bus to Ruhengeri
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Ruhengeri, Rwanda
— 2 nights
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Kigali, Rwanda
— 2 nights
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Blantyre, Malawi
— 1 night
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Maseru, Lesotho
— 2 nights
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Maputo, Mozambique
— 2 nights
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Praslin Island, Seychelles
— 2 nights
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La Digue Island, Seychelles
— 4 nights
Ferry to Praslin, Fly to Mumbai

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Marrakech, Morocco — 4 nights

Red City

You won't run out of things to do in Marrakech, a city where you can spend days exploring grandiose palaces and mosques, photogenic gardens, sacred tombs, and traditional mansions that evoke a bygone era.
Marrakech is known for shopping, parks, and historic sites. Your trip includes some of its best attractions: take in nature's colorful creations at Jardin Majorelle, get a dose of the wild on a nature and wildlife tour, contemplate the long history of El Badi Palace, and indulge in some culinary diversions at a local gastronomic tour.

For photos, ratings, more things to do, and more tourist information, read our Marrakech online driving holiday planner.

Mumbai, India to Marrakech is an approximately 18-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and train. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 5.5 hours traveling from Mumbai to Marrakech. Traveling from Mumbai in October, things will get a bit cooler in Marrakech: highs are around 35°C and lows about 19°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 6th (Thu) to allow enough time to fly to Fes.
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Tours · Outdoors · Historic Sites · Wildlife
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Fes, Morocco — 3 nights

Mecca of the West

Morocco's former capital, Fes enchants visitors with its walled medina, a labyrinthine web of pedestrian-only streets and a World Heritage Site.
Start off your visit on the 7th (Fri): get the lay of the land with Walking tours, explore the engaging exhibits at Medina Children's Library, and then admire the local landmark of Palais Dar Pacha Tazi. Keep things going the next day: surround yourself with nature on a nature and wildlife tour, then soothe aching muscles at some of the top local wellness centers, and then make a trip to Bab El-Khemis Gate.

To see reviews, more things to do, ratings, and other tourist information, read our Fes road trip site.

Traveling by flight from Marrakech to Fes takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. October in Fes sees daily highs of 34°C and lows of 17°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 9th (Sun) to allow enough time to travel to Tripoli.
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Tripoli, Libya — 2 nights

Mermaid of the Mediterranean

The "Mermaid of the Mediterranean," Libyan capital Tripoli exudes a mix of Mediterranean charm and Arabic-Islamic cultural sensibility.
Kick off your visit on the 10th (Mon): explore the ancient world of Nalut ruins, get a sense of history and politics at Tripoli's Red Castle (Assai al-Hamra), take in the spiritual surroundings of Al-Majidya Mosque, don't miss a visit to The Arch of Marcus Aurelius, then make a trip to Street Murals, and finally browse the eclectic array of goods at Fish Market.

To find maps, other places to visit, ratings, and other tourist information, go to the Tripoli day trip site.

You can do a combination of train and flight from Fes to Tripoli in 17 hours. The time zone changes from Western European Standard Time to Eastern European Standard Time, which is usually a 2 hour difference. Plan for somewhat warmer nights when traveling from Fes in October since evenings lows in Tripoli dip to 24°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 11th (Tue) early enough to catch the flight to Agadez.
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Historic Sites · Shopping
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Agadez, Niger — 2 nights

Agadez, formerly spelled Agades, is the largest city in central Niger, with a population of 118,244 (2012 census). To find more things to do, maps, and other tourist information, you can read our Agadez trip planner.

You can fly from Tripoli to Agadez in 15.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. The time zone difference when traveling from Tripoli to Agadez is minus 1 hour. While traveling from Tripoli, expect somewhat warmer days and about the same nights in Agadez, ranging from highs of 45°C to lows of 28°C. You'll have a few hours on the 13th (Thu) to wrap things up before traveling to Nouakchott.
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Highlights from your trip

Nouakchott, Mauritania — 1 day

Nouakchott, which means "place of the winds" in Berber language, serves as the capital and largest city of Mauritania, and one of the largest cities in the Sahara.
On the 14th (Fri), tour the pleasant surroundings at Plage de Nouakchott, then get into the urban bustle at Centre culturel francais St Exupery, and then take in the waterfront at Port de Peche.

For maps, where to stay, more things to do, and other tourist information, read Nouakchott trip builder website.

Getting from Agadez to Nouakchott by flight takes about 15.5 hours. Other options: drive; or take a bus. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 1 hour traveling from Agadez to Nouakchott. October in Nouakchott sees daily highs of 43°C and lows of 28°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 14th (Fri) so you can fly to Dakar.
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Dakar, Senegal — 3 nights

Situated on the western edge of mainland Africa, the crowded and dynamic city of Dakar offers visitors booming shopping, dining, and entertainment scenes.
Kick off your visit on the 15th (Sat): examine the collection at Museo de la Tapiceria and then see some colorful creatures with a scuba or snorkeling tour. Here are some ideas for day two: head off the coast to Island of Goree and then see exotic creatures in open habitats at a safari tour.

To find traveler tips and tourist information, use the Dakar travel route planner.

Traveling by flight from Nouakchott to Dakar takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. When traveling from Nouakchott in October, plan for slightly colder days and about the same nights in Dakar: temperatures range from 36°C by day to 30°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 17th (Mon) so you can catch the flight to Serekunda.
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Serekunda, Gambia — 1 night

Serekunda hugs the Atlantic Ocean on one side and faces the Gambia River on the other, both of which provide an escape from the heat when temperatures rise.
Start off your visit on the 17th (Mon): see exotic creatures in open habitats at Black and White Safari - Day Tours and then head outdoors with Gambian Bird Guide Ansuman Drammeh - Best Boy Tours. On your second day here, get engrossed in the history at Gunjur Village Museum, relax and rejuvenate at Oh La La Spa, then tour the pleasant surroundings at Katchikally Crocodile Pool, and finally contemplate the long history of Fort Bullen.

To find where to stay, ratings, photos, and more tourist information, refer to the Serekunda road trip tool.

You can fly from Dakar to Serekunda in 4 hours. Other options are to take a bus; or drive. Expect a daytime high around 39°C in October, and nighttime lows around 27°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 18th (Tue) early enough to fly to Monrovia.
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Monrovia, Liberia — 1 day

The capital of Liberia and its most populous city, Monrovia lies on the Atlantic Coast of Cape Mesurado.
Start off your visit on the 19th (Wed): steep yourself in history at Centennial Pavilion and then browse the exhibits of Liberian National Museum.

For other places to visit, traveler tips, more things to do, and tourist information, read our Monrovia sightseeing planner.

You can fly from Serekunda to Monrovia in 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. Traveling from Serekunda in October, expect nights in Monrovia to be about the same, around 28°C, while days are slightly colder, around 35°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 19th (Wed) to allow time for travel to Yamoussoukro.
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Historic Sites · Museums
Find places to stay Oct 18 — 19:
Highlights from your trip

Yamoussoukro, Ivory Coast — 1 day

Unlike many of the world's cities with infrastructure trying to keep up with population, Yamoussoukro has no such problem--many of the city's sprawling six-lane highways and hotels were built before anybody lived here.
Kick off your visit on the 20th (Thu): pause for some serene contemplation at The Basilica of Our Lady of Peace and then get a sense of history and politics at Palais Presidentiel.

For other places to visit, ratings, more things to do, and tourist information, refer to the Yamoussoukro holiday planning website.

You can do a combination of flight and bus from Monrovia to Yamoussoukro in 11 hours. Another option is to drive. In October in Yamoussoukro, expect temperatures between 37°C during the day and 25°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 20th (Thu) to allow time for travel to Accra.
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Highlights from your trip

Accra, Ghana — 2 nights

On a tour of Accra, you can experience the vivacious and dynamic atmosphere of Ghana's sprawling capital city, a commercial and tourist hub of the region.
Accra is known for beaches, sightseeing, and shopping. Your trip includes some of its best attractions: explore the galleries of Artists Alliance Gallery, take in nature's colorful creations at Legon Botanical Gardens, stroll through Legon Botanical Gardens, and experience rural life at Ohene Cocoa Eco Tourism.

For photos, traveler tips, where to stay, and other tourist information, you can read our Accra online day trip planner.

Traveling by combination of bus and flight from Yamoussoukro to Accra takes 7.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. October in Accra sees daily highs of 36°C and lows of 28°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Sun) so you can fly to Sao Tome.
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Sao Tome, Sao Tome and Principe — 2 nights

São Tomé is the capital city of São Tomé and Príncipe and is by far the nation's largest town. On the 24th (Mon), don't miss a visit to Lagoa Amelia, then see the interesting displays at National Museum, then examine the collection at Museu do Mar e da Pesca Artesanal, and finally discover the deep blue sea with Atlantic Diving Center. Keep things going the next day: don't miss a visit to Pico Cao Grande, then kick back and relax at Praia Micondo, and then admire the sheer force of Bombaim Waterfalls.

For maps, reviews, photos, and more tourist information, refer to the Sao Tome visit planner.

Traveling by flight from Accra to Sao Tome takes 5.5 hours. Expect a daytime high around 34°C in October, and nighttime lows around 28°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 25th (Tue) to allow enough time to fly to Libreville.
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Libreville, Gabon — 2 nights

The capital of Gabon and home to almost half of the country's residents, Libreville differs from many African cities, with paved roads, clean streets, and luxurious residences.
On the 26th (Wed), pause for some serene contemplation at Cathedrale Saint Pierre, then get outside with Pointe-Denis Beach, then shop like a local with Les Chocolats Gabonais de Julie, and finally stroll through Akanda National Park.

For traveler tips, other places to visit, photos, and other tourist information, refer to the Libreville trip builder site.

Traveling by flight from Sao Tome to Libreville takes 5.5 hours. You'll lose 1 hour traveling from Sao Tome to Libreville due to the time zone difference. Expect a daytime high around 33°C in October, and nighttime lows around 28°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 27th (Thu) early enough to travel to Ruhengeri.
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Ruhengeri, Rwanda — 2 nights

Most tourism in Ruhengeri revolves around the famous national park, which shelters mountain gorillas of the volcanic Virunga range.
Kick off your visit on the 28th (Fri): paddle through the water with a kayaking and canoeing tour, then explore the activities along Lake Burera and Lake Ruhondo, and then don't miss a visit to Karisoke Research Center - Dian Fossey Camp. Here are some ideas for day two: explore the striking landscape of Volcanoes National Park.

To see where to stay, ratings, maps, and tourist information, you can read our Ruhengeri road trip tool.

You can do a combination of flight and bus from Libreville to Ruhengeri in 17.5 hours. Another option is to drive. The time zone difference moving from West Africa Standard Time (WAT) to Central Africa Time (CAT) is 1 hour. Traveling from Libreville in October, things will get a bit cooler in Ruhengeri: highs are around 26°C and lows about 15°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 29th (Sat) early enough to drive to Kigali.
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Nature · Parks · Tours · Wildlife
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Find places to stay Oct 27 — 29:

Kigali, Rwanda — 2 nights

A vacation in Kigali, Rwanda's capital city and economic hub, lets you experience the very heart of a landlocked country from a pleasant, safe, and organized base point.
On the next day, witness the site of a historic battle at Belgian Peacekeepers Memorial, then take in the exciting artwork at Choose Kigali Art Gallery, then stop by Azizi Life Boutique, and finally relax and rejuvenate at WAKA Fitness.

To find ratings, photos, other places to visit, and tourist information, go to the Kigali visit planner.

Drive from Ruhengeri to Kigali in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Traveling from Ruhengeri in October, things will get a bit warmer in Kigali: highs are around 32°C and lows about 19°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 31st (Mon) to allow time for the flight to Blantyre.
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Museums · Shopping · Historic Sites · Spas
Find places to stay Oct 29 — 31:

Blantyre, Malawi — 1 night

As Malawi's second-largest city, Blantyre represents the country's main commercial and industrial hub and boasts a dynamic array of food options.
Start off your visit on the 1st (Tue): get your bearings at The Society of Malawi Library, take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Mount Mulanje, and then trek along The Way of the Cross/ Njira ya Mtanda.

To see more things to do, other places to visit, maps, and more tourist information, refer to the Blantyre sightseeing tool.

Getting from Kigali to Blantyre by flight takes about 10 hours. Other options: drive; or do a combination of bus and train. Prepare for a bit warmer weather when traveling from Kigali in November: high temperatures in Blantyre hover around 36°C and lows are around 25°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 2nd (Wed) to allow enough time to fly to Maseru.
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Maseru, Lesotho — 2 nights

Founded in 1869 by the British, Lesotho's main city--Maseru--lies on the border with South Africa on a plateau surrounded by red hills.
On the 2nd (Wed), steep yourself in history at Thaba-Bosiu National Monument.

To see more things to do, maps, reviews, and tourist information, go to the Maseru tour planner.

Traveling by flight from Blantyre to Maseru takes 8.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Expect little chillier temperatures when traveling from Blantyre in November; daily highs in Maseru reach 28°C and lows reach 20°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 4th (Fri) to allow enough time to fly to Maputo.
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Maputo, Mozambique — 2 nights

City of Acacias

Walking the broad, leafy avenues of Maputo, Mozambique's capital and bustling harbor city, you can discover numerous architectural gems and come to appreciate the area's Portuguese-influenced culture.
On the 4th (Fri), view the masterpieces at Fundacao Fernando Leite Couto. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 5th (Sat): get close to the beloved marine mammals with Mozambique Scuba, get a dose of the wild on Tours Maputo, and then take in the spiritual surroundings of Paroquia Santo Antonio.

To see traveler tips, ratings, reviews, and tourist information, refer to the Maputo day trip site.

You can fly from Maseru to Maputo in 7 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. While traveling from Maseru, expect somewhat warmer days and about the same nights in Maputo, ranging from highs of 34°C to lows of 22°C. You'll have a few hours on the 6th (Sun) to wrap things up before traveling to Praslin Island.
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Find places to stay Nov 4 — 6:

Praslin Island, Seychelles — 2 nights

Home to some of the Seychelles' finest beaches, Praslin Island offers visitors more than just sand and sea.
Praslin Island is known for beaches, nature, and wildlife. Your trip includes some of its best attractions: head off the coast to Curieuse Island, kick back and relax at Anse Lazio, tour the pleasant surroundings at Anse Volbert, and look for all kinds of wild species at Hawksbill Dive Center.

For ratings, where to stay, photos, and other tourist information, go to the Praslin Island day trip planner.

Traveling by flight from Maputo to Praslin Island takes 13 hours. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 2 hours traveling from Maputo to Praslin Island. Traveling from Maputo in November, Praslin Island is a bit warmer at night with lows of 29°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 9th (Wed) early enough to catch the ferry to La Digue Island.
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Find places to stay Nov 6 — 9:

La Digue Island, Seychelles — 4 nights

La Digue Island remains a relatively unknown vacation destination, offering very few tourist facilities and an exotic though largely undeveloped coastline.
La Digue Island is known for beaches, adventure, and nature. Your trip includes some of its best attractions: tour the pleasant surroundings at Anse Source D'Argent, kick back and relax at Anse La Reunion Beach, and step off the mainland to explore Coco Island.

To find more things to do, reviews, traveler tips, and other tourist information, refer to the La Digue Island trip itinerary tool.

Traveling by ferry from Praslin Island to La Digue Island takes an hour. In November, plan for daily highs up to 36°C, and evening lows to 29°C. You'll have a few hours on the 13th (Sun) to wrap things up before traveling home.
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Find places to stay Nov 9 — 13:

Morocco travel guide

4.2
Flea Markets · Gardens · Nature & Wildlife Tours
Diverse in landscapes and cultures, Morocco has long been a popular tourist destination, offering many quintessential North African vistas, sounds, and tastes. The ancient medinas of the main cities have retained their look and feel over the centuries, with bustling markets of colorful spice stalls, leather tanning in the streets, and teahouses. The dunes of the Sahara and the peaks of the High Atlas mountains battle for the interest of tourists on holiday in Morocco, with each possessing impressive, picturesque scenery, and hidden-away traditional villages, filled with crafts, carpets, and a rural way of life.
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Libya travel guide

4.5
Landmarks · Ruins · Historic Sites
With a coastline looking out across the Mediterranean Sea, Libya has historically been a place of trade, development, and wealth, with empires ruling all or part of it and leaving their mark on the landscape and culture. Roman and Greek ruins and Islamic mosques remain among the main Libya attractions, but excursions into the Sahara provide an alternative for those wishing to get out of the urban sprawl and see rolling dunes, sand seas, and lively caravan towns.
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Niger travel guide

3.6
Museums · Flea Markets · Ruins
River of Song
Much of Niger consists of untouched landscapes, dotted here and there with old caravan towns and abandoned medieval settlements. The mountains of the north and the dunes of the center and south hold a captivating, enigmatic atmosphere, made even more memorable by the mud-brick architecture of the market towns developed over the centuries. Most visitors on vacation in Niger head to the southwest, where an abundance of protected areas rich in wildlife, some of the most scenic views of the Niger River, and the country's capital just beg to be explored.
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Mauritania travel guide

3.9
Piers & Boardwalks · Nature & Parks · Sacred & Religious Sites
Vast, sparse, and unexplored by international visitors, Mauritania consists mainly of desert landscapes. In the north, the desert breaks into rocky massifs, hiding a collection of World Heritage-listed caravan towns, highlights of many adventurous Mauritania itineraries. Much of the country's Atlantic coast has been protected as part of a national park, and its wealth of migratory birds make holidays in Mauritania particularly popular with nature lovers.
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Senegal travel guide

3.7
Specialty Museums · Nature & Parks · Landmarks
Generous Country
Senegal boasts plenty of natural and cultural attractions to make it attractive to an international audience. The buzz surrounding the Senegalese music scene is justified, with mbalax dance music particularly popular and influential internationally. Street markets in the main towns, overlooked by the minarets of attractive old mosques, remain among top attractions in Senegal--they're ideal spots to get to know the local culture and eat and shop like a native. The wide river deltas rich in wildlife provide an alternative for visitors looking to escape city life and discover the country's natural charms.
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Gambia travel guide

3.7
Nature & Parks · Beaches · Flea Markets
Smiling Coast
The smallest country of mainland Africa, the Gambia consists of the Gambia River valley and the hills that run along its edges. Taking off on a journey down the river during your vacation in Gambia allows you to discover a landscape known worldwide as a bird-watcher's paradise--you might want to keep your binoculars and camera handy at all times. The Atlantic coast boats a number of beach resorts with large hotels and shining sands, while the fishing villages farther inland offer an altogether more rustic and basic take on Gambian charm.
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Liberia travel guide

3.5
Museums · Historic Sites · Sacred & Religious Sites
Founded by freed American and Caribbean slaves, Liberia today has a population of primarily indigenous Africans, but maintains certain links with the United States. One such link comes in the music and wider culture of the main urban areas, where hip-hop influences abound among traditional African rhythms, dress styles, and dance trends. Beaches close to the capital remain some of the main places to visit in Liberia, as exploring the inland areas away from the main towns represents a risk for foreign visitors without an accompanying local guide.
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Ivory Coast travel guide

3.2
Churches · Gift & Specialty Shops · Nightlife
The coastline and the rainforests remain the primary charms of Cote d'Ivoire, with visitors treated to some superlative natural locales during their holiday. Most tourists on vacation in Cote d'Ivoire stay close to the sea, where the larger cities, modern resorts, and long sandy beaches dominate. Head inland and you'll find cool highland areas and thick forests rich in wildlife. The presidential election in 2010 led to unrest and armed conflict--travel to certain areas of the country remains inadvisable.
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Ghana travel guide

3.6
Beaches · Castles · Monuments
Gold Coast
Ghana features a diverse economy, a strong and sturdy democratic tradition, and many of the natural and cultural highlights for which the continent has become known. National parks represent some of the main attractions in Ghana, with a diverse array of wildlife to be seen, including lions, monkeys, elephants, and birds. Forts dating back to the slave era act as focal points for explorations of the coast and help to connect the country to important points in global history.
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Sao Tome Island travel guide

3.7
Beaches · Specialty Museums · Waterfalls
Sao Tome Island compensates for its small size by offering visitors access to picturesque scenery and a chance to explore rich history and colorful cultural heritage. Floating within the Gulf of Guinea, the volcanic island was discovered in the 15th century by Portuguese explorers--Portuguese is still spoken by the majority of the islanders. Settle in to relaxed island living and take your time discovering the untouched scenery, rich birdlife, and local culture, but remember that no Sao Tome Island itinerary is complete without an exploration of the regional cuisine, composed mainly of freshly caught seafood.
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Gabon travel guide

3.4
Beaches · Architectural Buildings · Churches
Though tourism in Gabon remains a fledgling industry, the benefits of exploring this untempered place of wildlife-rich rainforests and ethnic diversity are numerous. A large percentage of the country remains protected as national parkland, allowing the dolphins playing in the Atlantic and the chimps and forest elephants to breathe a sigh of relief. The population includes around 40 different ethnicities, but the country has thankfully avoided the conflict and ethnic violence common among many of its neighbors.
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Rwanda travel guide

4.3
Specialty Museums · National Parks · Art Galleries
Land of a Thousand Hills
Tourism in Rwanda experienced a serious boost in the recent years largely thanks to the country's large population of mountain gorillas. One of only two nations in which the enigmatic, critically endangered gorillas can be tracked, Rwanda appeals to adventurous travelers interested in hiking the hills and equatorial jungles inhabited by the endemic species. The people of Rwanda remain positive about their future, and the political stability that has taken hold since the horrors of the 1994 genocide allows a growing number of international tourists to share in the optimism.
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Malawi travel guide

4.1
Mountains · Nature & Parks · Churches
Warm Heart of Africa
To find out how Malawi earned its nickname the "Warm Heart of Africa," just head to one of the country's little villages and ask for a place to stay. The reintroduction of lions in 2012 gave a much-needed boost to Malawi tourism sector, with safaris across the diverse natural landscape increasingly more popular and varied. The Great Rift topography gives the country some of its main scenic features, including one of the continent's largest lakes, a focus of many adventurous Malawi holidays.
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Lesotho travel guide

4.1
Biking Trails · Dams · Waterfalls
Kingdom in the Sky
Mountainous Lesotho lends itself well to an adventurous holiday itinerary. Entirely located above 1,000 m (3,280 ft) in elevation, the country enjoys a cool climate with around 300 days of sunshine each year. Explorations of the mountains form the backbone of many Lesotho holidays. Remote villages located way up in the highlands, only accessible on foot or by horseback, offer a glimpse into the country's authentic culture with their lively markets, traditional eateries, and musical traditions.
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Mozambique travel guide

4.1
Scuba & Snorkeling · Architectural Buildings · Flea Markets
Still relatively unvisited by international tourists, Mozambique boasts plenty of natural and cultural charms that could easy make it into a major vacation destination. The beaches of the south come in all shapes and sizes, while the less-visited north offers island archipelagos and untouched coral reefs. The colonial architecture of the main urban areas complements the colorful African heritage that still holds sway here, with the region's art, cuisine, and music ensuring each trip to Mozambique allows the visitor to appreciate the country's distinct culture and vast landscape.
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Seychelles travel guide

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Beaches · Islands · Forests
Luxury to please visitors with deep pockets and scenery to astound the eye and warm the soul--that's Seychelles in a nutshell. The coastal areas boast a number of upscale beach resorts, with the fine sands and bright blue sea drawing visitors from distant corners of the world. The matriarchal culture that predominates in most households around the archipelago represents a fascinating cultural quirk to learn about during holidays in Seychelles, while the tropical rhythms of the local Creole folk music set the pace of everyday life.
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