Africa has several stunning tourist attraction centers that are not being publicized as much as the tourist centers in other continents. So, it may come as a surprise to you that some of the centers outlined below really exist as chances are good that you have never heard of them before.
Without further ado, here are the greatest tourist attraction centers in Africa and you should visit some of them at least once.
1. Ikogosi warm spring, Nigeria
Although it is called the warm spring, it is actually a location where both cold and warm springs flow side by side. The cold spring is always cold no matter the weather condition and the warm is always warm.
Visitors are allowed to play with both springs so that they can feel the temperature and they can also visit the meeting point. You can come with a camera and snap as much as you like. The spring is located in a town called Ikogosi, located in Ekiti State in Nigeria.
There are several wonderful hotels and other accommodation facilities where you can lodge when you come over. Having a warm spring flowing beside a cold one is a rare scene to come by.
2. Serengeti National Park, Tanzania
This is one of the most fascinating parks in Africa. It comprises a wide area of plains. In fact, Serengeti actually means endless plains. It is in the Northeastern part of Tanzania. The most striking feature of the park is the gathering of over a million wildebeest, gnus, gazelles, giraffes, and buffaloes in there preparation for their annual migration. You will also see dangerous animals like the lions, cheetahs, and leopards. In addition to the fun, you will fly in hot air balloon.
3. Ait Benhaddou, Morocco
This is an ancient small mud brick city where all the buildings are built with mud bricks. The city is on the edge of the High Atlas Mountains. It used to be a haven for travelers when people traveled on camels and donkeys. It is located between Marrakesh and Sahara. Apart from offering great scenery, visitors can also explore the ancient granary and you can also tour the Mausoleum there. The Mausoleum is the biggest tourist attraction in the city as it houses a lot of significant artifacts.
4. Osun (Pronounced as Oshoon) Sacred Grove, Nigeria
This grove is in Oshogbo, the capital of Osun State in Nigeria. It is one of UNESCO world heritage sites. The grove is actually in a sacred forest that attracts a lot of tourists every year. Have you ever heard of Susan Wenger? She is also known as Adunni Olorisha, She was an Austrian woman who became a priestess in Oshogbo. She was the custodian of the sacred grove before her death.
Osun is a Yoruba goddess of fertility. The goddess is celebrated once a year in the Osun-Oshogbo festival. There are several shrines and effigies of several deities scattered all over the grove. Most importantly, there are more than 400 types of plants in the grove and every one of them is medicinal.
Conclusively, while Africa still has several other fascinating tourist centers, these few are among the most captivating centers. Don’t forget to share the post on your social media accounts. Let your friends and peeps know about these tourist attractions. You and your peeps could just plan a group trip to the locations.