Five Interesting African Travel Destinations To Visit On A Budget
With summer drawing near, it’s time to start pulling in the travel destinations. Now, when people think about travelling, all they see is a long list of expenses that add up to pocket-pinching money. Sure it involves money, but not too much if you know what you’re up for. Contrary to what you may believe, you can travel on a budget. You need not break the bank to have the time of your life.
It can really suck when you have to count every penny on a trip. This is why it’s wiser to opt for a place you can afford at the moment. Within Nigeria, you can find many places to visit and things to do with some change in your pocket. However, if your dream trip is to cross the border of your country, then that’s not a hiccup either.
Africa has many eye-catching destinations that may seem out of your reach but are one plan away. By planning a trip early, you can save time and money. First, you need to know where you’re going and what you intend to do there. With that sorted, everything else would fall into place.
Beware though; you may just be tempted to remain in your travel destination for a while longer. Here are five top travel destinations you can visit in Africa without breaking the bank.
1. Kigali, Rwanda
Usually not the first on people’s list, Rwanda actually stands out as a budget-friendly destination. The city is famous for its beautiful mountainous landscapes and national parks. Besides the tasty cuisines, you can mingle with the locals while exploring museums and art collections. You can also go on a Gorilla Safari to experience life in the wild. Everything in Rwanda is captivating.
Looking for the adventure of your dreams? Then choose Zanzibar. It is famous for its exotic beaches, blue seas and spice plantations. While you’re on your trip, you would want to make memories. So be ready to take snapshots every second of your trip. What’s even better is that you can get your visa on arrival. Isn’t that exciting?
Everyone wants a piece of this exotic country. Dubai has been on the A-list of those who want a trip to remember, and we know why. It is known for its luxury shopping, ultramodern architecture and a lively nightlife. You can explore the desert safari, swim with the dolphins and see the ‘Burj Khalifa’ light up at night. The best way to get the best out of this is to look out for discounts prior to your trip. When you start your trip plan early, then you’re sure to find one of these.
If you want a trip that requires no visa, then this is the place for you. Seychelles is a tropical African island for an exotic getaway with the bluest of seas, luxurious boat tours and water sports.
5. Accra, Ghana
If you want something lavish but affordable, then take a trip to your backyard. Ghana is located close to Nigeria and is very affordable if you opt for it. With an incredibly cheap flight ticket, you’ll be on your way to experiencing beautiful scenery, unique culture and tradition everywhere you look. Also adding to your list is food that will leave you drooling for more.
To get the best out of your travel destinations, book your hotel and flight early. Also, be sure to budget wisely on places you visit and how you get there. One tip is to use a tour bus instead of renting a car without knowing where you’re going.