Christmas in Africa is a time of outdoor fun, during this time tourist will observe the magnificent scenery whether it’s in a coastline near the ocean, a valley with the rivers or a big safari park with untouched wild nature. Tourists will have the opportunity of enjoying various unique African Christmas traditions - which include dishes, cultural displays, carnivals among a host of other activities, that differ from those in their home countries.
TOP PLACES TO VISIT
As one of the best cities to experience a African Christmas, the city offers so many amazing activities to the local people and tourists during this season. The famous Calabar Carnival which is often regarded as Africa’s Biggest Street Party is a must to see on any tourists list – it offers lots of parties, street performances, concerts and competitions for young and older people. The carnival last until the 31st of December.
For a relaxing holiday, the gorgeous island of the Republic of Seychelles is the place to be. With its warm weather tourists typically spend their time relaxing on the snow white beaches whilst trying to forget their home routines. With scenery so spectacular and wonderful – it’s no wonder it’s the first destination in Africa most families and couples choose to spend their vacation. The island offers many festive activities and concerts during the festive season.
3.CAPE TOWN, SOUTH AFRICA
With its magnificent beaches surrounded by mountains, Cape Town is the best destination in South Africa to spend the Christmas holidays. With its rich local culture, you will get to experience Christmas in a unique and unforgettable way. Visitors should visit the official switch-on of the festive lights on Adderley Street, see the Nutcracker Ballet and Fairy Parade, go up the Table Mountain or visit the dozens of restaurants and bars which have special entertainment programmes during the Christmas season.
4.ETOSHA NATIONAL PARK, NAMIBIA
Interested spending Christmas surrounded by wildlife? Then the park is just the place to be. Visitors will have a rare opportunity to see hundreds of species of birds, reptiles, and mammals living in the wild. The national parks are very tourist-friendly and offer excellent hospitability services such as accommodation in one of the five sites located within the park with lodges or camping facilities, swimming pools, restaurants and other facilities that are important for the tourists.
You can visit one of the multiple national parks such as Masai Mara National Reserve, Tsavo National Park East, Amboseli National Park, etc, where visitors can see rare animals. Rather relaxing than sight seining, Diani Beach is the place to be, you can relax with a refreshing drink and swim in the warm see. Visitors could also ride a camel or take a bike tour in order to see how the local people live in the nearby villages or visit the many museums, parks and cross the symbolic equator line which divides the world into two hemispheres. The perfect Christmas destination – perfect weather and lots of activities.