Although we normally associate the Maghreb countries with a completely different place, we must not forget that places like Morocco are still part of the African continent. Caressed by the Sahara and nurtured by a tapestry of vibrant imperial cities, the country of couscous owes much of its charm to the bazaars of Marrakech, the exoticism of places like the Draa Valley, or the psychedelia of villages like the blue Chaouen, not far from the Mediterranean coast. Undoubtedly, one of the safest countries in Africa.
The desert of Namibia, the Victoria Falls, the pyramids of Egypt… The tourist attractions to consider a trip to Africa range from wild nature to cultural heritage, through fairytale landscapes, the charm of tradition, gastronomy… Its more than fifty sovereign countries make this continent the third largest (after Asia and America), a heterogeneity that gives its surface unquestionable attractions.
In addition to its natural charms, there is the uniqueness of its inland villages, with millenary traditions and beliefs, or the singular character of its people, always ready to give you a smile.
The proposals linked to the wild nature that characterizes the African continent are one of the most popular attractions, but what are they? Are there alternatives? What can you plan as a good adventurer when traveling to Africa? The catalog is wide and here is a good selection:
How to choose the best travel insurance for your vacation in Africa? The ideal is to be clear about the scenarios you are going to visit in order to choose an option suitable for the type of activities you are going to do. In any case, there are certain common aspects that you should include in order to be able to face the risks of a trip to Africa with guarantees:
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Traveling to Africa is always a discovery. The neighboring continent has the ability to transform us in the deepest part of our being. The way of seeing life, the immensity of the landscapes, the harmony with nature… we have much more to learn than we think.
On the trips to Africa that we have selected, a completely transforming experience awaits you. Not only will you see lions, elephants and leopards, but you will also learn about a more sustainable way of living in local communities.
From top accommodations such as the Arusha Cofee Lodge, it is possible not only to go on safaris in the Serengeti or the Ngorongoro Area but also to learn about coffee cultivation or visit tribes who maintain their nomadic way of life with pastoralism.
Tanzania also stands out for having a beautiful island, Zanzibar, which is a luxurious finishing touch to a safari with a private beach. A union of adventure and relaxation with first-class resorts in an Indian paradise.
And what are these basic guidelines to keep in mind in Africa? In terms of health, for example, vaccination against diseases such as Yellow Fever, Malaria or Hepatitis A. Although you should also take into account hygiene measures such as always drinking properly bottled water without ice (or bottled water with gas, a good trick to ensure that the water is treated), use mosquito repellents, avoid risky sexual behavior, use sunscreen and carry medicines and antiseptics in case you suffer any injury. Of course, you should also take out a good travel insurance.
Taking into account these basic aspects, we will now classify the safest countries in Africa to travel to with Ethnic Travel, in relation to the level of safety for Western tourists and by way of prior information to help start planning a trip (data taken from the map of warnings prepared by the Government of Canada):
In all these cases that have been cited, our trips have expert guides and previously studied itineraries in which we have verified that everything will run smoothly and you will enjoy the best of each country.