Mountain Kilimanjaro — African Destinations
Rising 5895 feet above the plains, Kilimanjaro is the highest mountain in Africa. Somewhat unusual for such a mountain, its highest peak Uhuru is available to anyone with a decent physical fitness and the will to climb on it. The landscape at the top of the mountain is breathtaking, with glaciers forming on the heavenly white landscapes. The region around the mountain is home to some of the best wildlife parks on the continent, and this is another reason why a visit to the mountain is a must.
Fish River Canyon, Namibia — African Destinations
The second largest, right after the Grand Canyon, an amazing wonder of nature, carved into the heart of the Namibian desert. The dimensions of this ancient landscape really are amazing. Its length is more than 160 km, at its widest point is 27 kilometers in width and depth in some places reaches more than 550 meters.
At its heart flows the river fish, which during the year changes its appearance from gentle stream to the powerful river that continues millennial erosion and deepening of the canyon. Along the river is an extremely popular tour for hiking. The wildlife by the river includes wild horses, mountain zebras and many wild birds. Hiking through the canyon is the highlight of every visit to Namibia.
Migration of wildlife, national parks Maasai Mara and Serengeti, Kenya and Tanzania — African Destinations
Can the mass migration of wild animals to be the most spectacular natural event in the world? The annual migration of more than 2 million wild animals takes place in the areas of the national parks — the Masai Mara in Kenya and the Serengeti in Tanzania. The animals start their way from the south Serengeti, following the rain and wild pastures to the northern frontier of Kenya.
The migration of wild animals is a quite spontaneous and unpredictable event. Its beginning varies from year-to-year. The best time to experience the migration is between July and August, when the flock gathers at the Mara river.
Okavango Delta, Botswana — African Destinations
The magnificent Okavango delta, sometimes incorrectly called the Okavango swamps, is the largest inland delta is in the world. Covering an area of 17,000 kilometers, it is one of the top places to visit in Africa. This unique wonder of nature was created after the ancient lake Makgadikgadi dried up. Okavango delta fed the highland waters of the river Uganda, which runs more than 1,000 kilometers to the desert plains of the Kalahari in Botswana. Here, the river expands and creates an incredible maze of inland lagoons, islands, channels and lakes that are critical to the survival of all animals in the area. The lack of industry and developed agriculture are the reason why the water in the delta is extraordinarily pure.
Crater Ngorongoro, Tanzania — African Destinations
The beautiful Ngorongoro Crater is a unique place. It is the largest crater in the world that has been flooded and it was created 3 million years ago, when the volcano exploded and collapsed. The depression caused the huge explosion. With a diameter of about 19 km, a total area of 260 square kilometers and a depth of 600 meters, the crater is considered a natural protection for a large number of unique members of flora and fauna.