Africa is an exotic and colorful continent with an abundance of wildlife and incredible geographic wonders. The vast regions encompass varied climates ranging from arid desert to rainforest and savanna. Africa's development has been strongly influenced through the centuries by extensive European colonization across the continent. Of course these old colonial rulers are now essentially gone and with independence we have seen a re-emergence of many unique national aspirations and tribal cultures. Today, Africa's 54 sovereign countries are striving for economic growth and a new, more significant role in the world.

Why would Travelers Like To Go To Africa?

Simply because it is unlike any place that you have traveled to or experienced. A trip to Africa can be as rigorous or as tame as you would like. The sheer enormity of possibilities makes a trip to Africa "a trip of a lifetime." 

Wildlife tourism is one option for those travelers who appreciate animals in their natural habitat. Herds of elephants, zebras, water buffalo and springbok migrate without knowledge or respect of country borders. Safaris are very popular for hunting big game with a camera versus a rifle.

Travelers can cross the Sahara Desert with a caravan of Touaregs, or sail down the Nile on a pirogue. Celestial Voyagers has the itinerary that will suit your desires and dreams of travel in Africa.

The Grandeur of Africa

The following statistics provide a small sample of the amazing sites and geographic wonders that await you in Africa:

  • The Nile River is the world's longest river, running from Burundi to Egypt.
  • The Congo River is the second deepest river with holes over 750 feet deep.
  • In Tanzania, Mt. Kilimanjaro stands at 19,340 feet from the base to the top of the mountain and attracts more than 30,000 climbers each year.
  • Lake Assai represents the 2nd lowest spot on the planet. It is also one of the hottest areas in the world.
  • Victoria Falls is on the border of Zambia and Zimbabwe and is approximately twice the height of Niagara Falls. It is rivaled only by Iguazu Falls bordered by Argentina and Brazil. It is considered the number one white water rafting paradise.

Celestial Voyagers can take you wherever you wish to go in Africa. Some of our customized programs are made in collaboration with university professors. Students have the opportunity to study business, art, or find their roots with their African American ancestors. Our local partners will take good care of you.

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The most grandiose wild life migrations take place in Kenya. After some luxury camping experience in the land of the Masai, visiting the lakes of North and Lamu island is highly recommended for a true Kenyan experience.
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Despite it's volatile politics, Zimbabwe is a fantastic place to visit. Once known as the "Breadbasket" of Africa, it used to be the richest country of the continent. There are many interesting sights in Zimbabwe, including the breathtaking Victoria Falls, one of the seven wonders of the world.
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Tanzania is a diverse and fascinating country with a hospitable climate year round. Going on safari in the big game parks and climbing Mount Kilimanjaro are the main attractions, but it is also possible to relax on beautiful beaches or dive in the coral reefs of its tropical waters.
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Situated close to the Horn of Africa and split by the Great Rift Valley, Ethiopia is a landlocked country surrounded by Eritrea, Djibouti, Somalia, Kenya, Sudan and South Sudan. It is a beautiful country and the oldest independent nation in Africa. It's topography is a contrasting blend of multiple regions of high mountains, lakes, waterfalls and arid deserts. It was never colonized (other than a short period during WWII), and interestingly it is the second oldest Christian country in the world after Armenia. With a population of over 104 million, it is now ranked second on the continent after Nigeria.
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A trip to Ghana is an excellent way to start understanding the cultural mosaic of Sub-Saharan Africa. Celestial Voyagers has organized customized cultural excursions to Ghana, structured as either informative vacations or academic study programs led by a US based Ghanaian academician.
    South Africa
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Visiting South Africa is usually a way to honor Mother Nature and the time of the year you can travel may determine the places to go to. Summertime, November through February attracts most of the visitors but May to August is the best time for seeing the big game.