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Top 4 destinations you should visit in southern Africa

The best destination in southern Africa to fun lovers

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It is no brainer that the southern part of Africa is indeed blessed beyond measure when it comes to nature and travel destination. From parks to beautifully curved mountains; this region has something every visitor looks forward to seeing.

In the next trip to this part of the continent, look out for the following top unique destinations.

Botswana’s Nxai Pan National Park

Nxai Pan National Park, Botswana
Elephants at Nxai Pan Camp, Nxai Pan National Park, Botswana [Photo by Mango African Safaris]
The park uniquely welcomes visitors with the ancient Baines baobabs resting at the entrance of the vast park that is characterized by huge Makgadikgadi Pan which is salt-filled. Lions, leopards, cheetah, giraffe and other wildlife are a common sight here.

Nxai Pan also has great bird watching opportunities, especially in the wet months. There are many raptors in the area and Kori bustards, Korhanns and Red-necked falcons can all be spotted. Once the pans fill up after the rain – there is a huge influx of Flamingo.

Makgadikgadi Pans, Botswana

[Video by James Wilson]

Nature has a lot of mysteries and at Makgadikgadi, there is one huge mystery to unravel as the place is riddled with dried-up salt pans in this part of Kalahari Desert. History dictates that it was formed after a huge lake dried up. During the wet season though, the desert transforms into a vegetative ground with grass sprouting and attracting herds of zebras, antelopes and flamingoes.

Makgadikgadi Pans National Park accommodation ranges from budget, affordable and luxury tented camps and lodges. Among the many things to do in Makgadikgadi Pans National Park include; Safari rides, Game drives, Bird watching, Tour of the Gweta, Bush Walks.

Wildlife includes eland, lions, zebras, cheetah, gemsbok, springbok, red hartebeest, bushbuck, giraffe, steenbok, elephants and many more.

South Africa’s Table Mountain

Visiting Cape town South Africa
Cape Town city bowl table mountain South Africa [Photo by Timbuktu Travel]
The natural architecture behind Table Mountain in Cape Town, South Africa is a sight to behold. It brings forth a feeling of ecstasy every time the sun rises and as it sets because it gives the best view. Further, the cable car rides give the best experience in this part of Cape Town and a significant tourist attraction.

Did you know: At least one wedding takes place every week on the summit of Table Mountain.

Lower Zambezi in Zambia

[Video by Africa Travel Resource]

The Lower Zambezi National Park, founded in 1983, covers an area of 4,092 square kilometres along the northwestern bank of the Zambezi River. For a perfect escapade in the waters, Lower Zambezi is the perfect destination. Canoeing is really exciting here as you watch hippos bask in the sun and elephants visit the river to quench their thirst.

For fishing expeditions, the banks of the Zambezi river fulfil your expectations. Camping life is second to none here.

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