Africa has been beguiling and enchanting travellers for centuries and today continues to be the ultimate destination for many adventure travellers. Africa is home to the best wildlife experiences on earth and some of the world's most beautiful natural landscapes and vibrant cultures. While some regions in East and Southern Africa have been well developed for safari tourism, much of the continent remains well off the beaten track where true adventures abound. See the mountain gorillas on the rainforest volcano slopes of the Great Lakes region, explore Ethiopia's astonishing historical wonders, overland through the rarely visited countries of West Africa, and much more.

To begin your exploration of Africa, use the map below to focus on specific regions, countries and the great overland journeys on the continent. For further inspiration, explore the great African travel experiences below.

Regions of Africa
Journeys of Africa

African Travel Experiences

To explore the great travel experiences of Africa, choose one of these activities or themes or discover the classics below.

Natural Attractions Historical Attractions
Wildlife experiences Trekking experiences
Rail Journeys Boat Journeys

The Classics

Climb Kilimanjaro, Africa's highest mountain

Track mountain gorillas in the Central African rainforest

Sail the Okavango Delta in a traditional mokoro

See the Great Migration along the savannah plains