14 September 2015 ~ 0 Comments

Must Visit National Parks in Africa

Etosha National Park, Namibia

Etosha National ParkLocated in northwest Namibia, Etosha National park covers a district of 8,600 sq. miles. Home to an implausible array of animal species, the park is best notable for its black rhinos, African wild dogs, hyenas, wildebeests, zebras, lions, and leopards to name a few. The park features five lodges and various facilities that are associated with tourism in the area. The spectacular wildlife is complemented by the various types of terrain contained in the park.

Murchison Falls National Park

Situated in northern Uganda, park is called for Murchison Falls because it incorporates a part of the Victoria Nile, one of the main tributaries of the world’s longest river. The park encompasses 1,480 sq. miles. several travelers come back to ascertain the Nile’s celebrated headwaters and spend time exploring the park. Murchison Falls National park is home to animals like lions, elephants, and giraffes.

Table Mountain National Park, South Africa

Table Mountain National ParkEncompassing Table Mountain as well as the historically famous landmark Cape of Good Hope, the park is a breathtaking area that encompasses eighty-five square miles. The region is home to cape lions and leopards as well as mountain zebra and African bush elephants. Boasting extraordinary views of the turbulent sea, the park has a mystique all its own.

Ras Muhammad National Park, Egypt

Located on the tip of the Sinai Peninsula, this extraordinary national park is world famous for its dazzling coral reefs and populations of sea turtles. Flanked by the Gulf of Suez and the Gulf of Aqaba, the park is a major attraction on the Red Sea Riviera. Ras Muhammad National Park encompasses underwater caves as well as two islands. The reefs attract divers from all over the world.

Volcanoes National Park, Rwanda

Volcanoes National ParkCelebrated as a sanctuary for Mountain Gorillas, Volcanoes National Park has the claim to fame of being the first national park created on the continent. Volcanoes and rainforest-covered mountains make this one of the most unique environments in all of Africa. The park is open to limited numbers of tourists, but it continues to be one of the most beloved parks in the world.


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