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All African Airways Tours

Welcome to the All African Airways 'Wonders of Africa' tour

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On this page, we're providing some interesting details about the destinations of our Wonders of African tour. Feel free to have a look around, these facts should give you at least some ideas in terms of what to be on the lookout for while participating on this tour.


There are (of course) many more things to explore at each of these destinations, so feel free to do this at your own leisure.

Africa is a continent of immense beauty and diversity, home to some of the most stunning natural wonders on Earth. From the towering peaks of Mount Kilimanjaro to the vast expanse of the Sahara Desert, Africa's landscapes are breathtaking in their scale and grandeur. The continent is also home to a rich cultural heritage, with ancient civilizations that have left behind remarkable monuments such as the Great Pyramids of Giza and the Great Mosque of Djenne.

Johannesburg

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Johannesburg, also known as "Jozi" or "Joburg", is the largest city in South Africa and the provincial capital of Gauteng. It is one of the most populous megacities in the world, with an estimated population of over 5 million people. Johannesburg is located on the Witwatersrand, a ridge of hills in the Highveld, and is known as the "City of Gold" due to its rich gold mining history.



Cape Town

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Table Mountain, a UNESCO World Heritage Site, is an iconic landmark that overlooks Cape Town, South Africa. Its flat-topped summit, often adorned with a tablecloth of clouds, offers panoramic views of the city, the surrounding mountains, and the Atlantic Ocean. Visitors can hike to the top of the mountain, take a cable car ride, or enjoy the breathtaking views from one of the many restaurants and cafes that line its slopes.


Walvis Bay

Namib Desert

The Namib Desert, where Walvis Bay is located, is the oldest desert in the world, with its origins dating back over 55 million years. The desert is known for its stark beauty and diverse landscapes, including sand dunes, rocky outcrops, and coastal plains. The Namib is home to a variety of adapted plant and animal species, including the Welwitschia mirabilis, a plant that can live for thousands of years.



Maun

Okavango Delta

The Okavango Delta, in the vicinity of Maun, is the largest inland delta in the world and has been proclaimed a UNESCO World Heritage Site. It is a wetland paradise, home to a variety of plants and animals, including elephants, lions, hippos, and crocodiles. The delta is also a popular destination for birdwatching, with over 400 species of birds recorded in the area.



Kruger Mpumalanga

Kruger National Park

Kruger National Park, in close proximity to the Kruger Mpumalanga airport, is one of the largest and most diverse game reserves in Africa. The park is home to an abundance of wildlife, including the Big Five: lions, elephants, leopards, rhinos, and buffaloes. Visitors can enjoy game drives, bush walks, and birdwatching in the vast ane beautiful Kruger National Park.




Vilankulo

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The Bazaruto Archipelago in the proximiy of the Vilankulo airport, is group of five islands off the coast of Mozambique, and is a paradise for beach lovers and divers alike. The islands are surrounded by clear blue waters and coral reefs, and they are home to a variety of marine life, including turtles, dolphins, and whales.






Victoria Falls

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Victoria Falls is the largest waterfall in the world, spanning 1.7 kilometers (1 mile) wide and plunging 108 meters (355 feet) into a gorge.






Kilimanjaro

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Mount Kilimanjaro is the highest mountain in Africa and the tallest freestanding mountain in the world, with a summit elevation of 5,895 meters (19,341 feet). Located in Tanzania, Kilimanjaro is a dormant volcano that last erupted over 200,000 years ago. The mountain is a popular destination for hiking and climbing, with several routes leading to the summit.





Port Sudan

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Delve into the rich history of Port Sudan by exploring the Suakin Ruins, remnants of an ancient port city that once thrived as a trading hub along the Red Sea. Wander through the ruins of mosques, forts, and grand houses, each whispering tales of a bygone era. As you explore this historical site, imagine the bustling port that once stood here, connecting diverse cultures and civilizations.

Port Sudan, with its captivating blend of natural wonders and cultural heritage, beckons travelers to embark on an unforgettable journey of discovery.



Cairo

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The Sahara Desert is the largest hot desert in the world, covering an area of over 9.2 million square kilometers (3.6 million square miles). The desert is located in northern Africa and stretches from the Atlantic Ocean to the Red Sea. The Sahara is a harsh and unforgiving environment, with temperatures that can reach up to 58 degrees Celsius (136 degrees Fahrenheit). However, the desert is also home to a surprisingly diverse range of plants and animals, including camels, scorpions, and lizards.


Bamako

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The Great Mosque of Djenne is an architectural marvel located in Mali. Built in the 13th century, the mosque is made of mud brick and features distinctive mud-plastered towers. The mosque is a UNESCO World Heritage Site and is one of the most important symbols of Islamic culture in Africa.





Dakar

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Dakar, with its vibrant urban energy and captivating natural wonders, is a city that truly has it all. Whether you seek relaxation on pristine beaches, immersion in diverse ecosystems, or exploration of iconic landmarks, Dakar promises an unforgettable journey into the heart of nature's splendor.






Abidjan

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Abidjan's natural wonders offer a unique contrast to the city's vibrant urban life, providing visitors with a chance to experience the beauty and diversity of Cote d'Ivoire's natural heritage. Whether exploring the serene lagoons, strolling through lush rainforests, or relaxing on pristine beaches, Abidjan's natural wonders provide a memorable escape into the heart of nature.


Luanda

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Luanda, the capital city of Angola, is a vibrant metropolis with a rich history and culture. But amidst the bustling streets and modern skyscrapers.

One of the most spectacular natural wonders in Luanda is Kalandula Falls, also known as "Howling Bells." Located about 260 kilometers from Luanda, Kalandula is the second-largest waterfall in Africa, with a width of 400 meters and a height of 105 meters. The cascading waters of the Lucala River create a mesmerizing spectacle, especially during the rainy season.


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