Usually, Africa remains warm and sunny throughout the year, but certain countries and regions experience a variety of climate. Mainly, while planning a safari, tourist must know that the winter dry season in Southern Africa is between May and October and this is the time ideal for safari. The summer wet season between December and March brings greenery in the in the Southern African landscape and it is the best time to enjoy bird-watching in Africa. For beach lovers, duration from December to March is the ideal time.Popular Destinations in Africa
A North African country bordering the Atlantic Ocean and Mediterranean Sea,
Morocco is distinguished by its Arabian, Berber, and European cultural
influences. The coast and countryside of Morocco offer lush oasis, long
beaches, imposing fishing ports, and the High Atlas Mountains. Morocco is a
journey into a timeless and serene world of coastal villages, beautiful
towns, and remote outposts. Some of the major tourist cities in Morocco are
Marrakesh, Tangier, Casablanca, Meknes, and more.
A country in East Africa with coastline on the Indian Ocean, Kenya
encompasses lakelands, savannah, the Great Rift Valley, and imposing
mountain highlands. Kenya is also home to wildlife such as elephants,
rhinos, lions, and more. Besides the world-famous safari park, this country
is also home to a trove of coastal treasures. Nairobi, the capital of
Kenya, is a gateway to one of the most evocative and interesting travel
destinations in the world. Some of the major tourist cities in Kenya are
Nairobi, Mombasa, Watamu, Nanyuki, and more.
A landlocked country in Southern Africa, Botswana boasts a landscape
defined by the Kalahari Desert and the Okavango Delta. The wildlife is the
main attraction of this country and an array of animals reside in or pass
through the country. Ranging from endangered animals such as rhinos and
wild dogs to thriving bird life and more, Botswana is rich in terms of
wildlife making it an excellent destination for wildlife lovers. Some of
the major tourist cities in Botswana are Kasane, Maun, Savuti, Okavango
Delta, and more.
Popular Festivals and Events
Festival sur oe Niger
Celebrated during the first week of February in the city of Segou, Festival
sur oe Niger covers all genres of Malian music. The program includes
numerous theatre crews performing alongside parades of huge puppets and
masked dancers on stilts from the Dogon country.
National Arts Festival Grahamstown, South Africa
South Africa’s National Arts Festival includes events and performances in
over 50 venues and runs for 11 days between late June and early July. One
of the longest-standing arts festivals on the continent, this festival has
been running since 1974. Committees in different disciplines meticulously
curate the artistic content of this festival.
Fes Festival of World Sacred Music
Held in the city of Fes in Morocco, Fes Festival of World Sacred Music is
held for a week. It is one of the high quality world music festivals in the
world. The festival includes a plethora of musical performances making this
festival a must-attend for music buffs.