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Explore Africa with Cheap Regional Flights

Explore Africa with Travelstart’s impressive regional flights. Africa is served by many international and domestic carriers ready to get you to your next extraordinary African destinations, such as Botswana, Uganda and Kenya. Wherever your heart is set on exploring, be sure to make Africa travel a priority! Looking for great prices on regional flights? Well, we’ve curated a tasteful guide on some of Africa’s exquisite places to fly to based on its beaches, culture, adventure, romance, family and budget-friendly options.

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Beaches

Popular Places to Visit in Africa for Beaches

  • Kenya
  • Kenya is known for having some of the most incredible and gorgeous beaches in the world. You won’t have to travel far to experience this tropical bliss. Its crystal blue waters and pristine white sand is the ideal summer playground.

    Watch soothing waves greet the Mombasa shoreline

    Enjoy the pleasures of Diani Beach

    See the marine life in Malindi

  • Réunion
  • Embrace approximately 22 kilometres of breathtaking lagoons, great for all to enjoy. Nestled off the east coast of Africa, with average water temperatures of 26 degrees Celsius, you can retreat into the warm and clear Réunion waters.

    Go on a whale and dolphin watching tour

    Catch the sunset at l’Ermitage beach

    Grab a drink at the beach bars and restaurants

  • Seychelles
  • Offering scenic beaches, Seychelles is the ideal beach holiday destination. Its picturesque coastlines attract many tourists. Turquoise waters adorned with buttermilk sand, palm trees and boulders beckon to be traversed and enjoyed.

    Visit Anse Lazio beach on Praslin Island

    Sunbathe to your heart’s delight

    Partake in thrilling water sports

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Culture

Popular Places to Visit in Africa for Culture

  • Ethiopia
  • Perhaps Ethiopia is not the first African destination that springs to mind when planning a cultural getaway, but this beautiful country has so much to offer. Its ethereal landscapes, authentic culture and warm people will afford you the best holiday possible!

    See how coffee is produced

    Do pleasant and scenic mountain hikes

    Enjoy a horseback ride with the locals

  • Ghana
  • Ghana is alive with culture, community and festivals. There are festivals throughout the year, in cities such as Accra. With over 100 ethnic groups in the country, Ghana is a unique and special West-African destination.

    Attend the Chale Wote Street Art Festival in Jamestown

    Dance at the exciting Afro Nation Ghana in December

    See the rich contemporary art scene

  • Sao-Tome & Principe
  • Sao-Tome & Principe offers a different view of life. The second-smallest country in Africa shines through its colonial-past adversity. The island is a melting pot of African and Portuguese cultures.

    Taste aromatic Santomean delicacies

    Sao-Tome & Principe are known as the
    chocolate islands

    See a traditional play known as Tchiloli.

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Family

Popular Places to Visit in Africa for Families

  • Zambia
  • Go off-the-beaten path on your family vacation and discover the fun that Zambia’s capital city, Lusaka, has to offer. There’s so much more than the breathtaking landscapes and wildlife - Zambia is a country rich with attractions and memorable things to do.

    Shop at the Sunday Morning Markets

    Visit Kalimba Reptile Park

    Go to the Railway Museum in Livingstone

  • Namibia
  • The ideal family-friendly Africa travel destination is the one-of-a-kind Namibia. There is an abundance of things to do in Swakopmund and Windhoek. From safaris to sandboarding, your holiday is set to be filled with everlasting memories!

    Go quad biking and dune carting in Swakopmund

    Enjoy sea kayaking amongst dolphins in Walvis Bay

    Enjoy family dining in Windhoek

  • Mauritius
  • Mauritius is often called a “rainbow paradise island” owing to its amalgamation of cultures and blend of religions. This family-friendly destination offers excitement and adventures for all. You’ll find family resorts to cater to all your needs.

    Taste your way through Port Louis

    Do pleasant and scenic mountain hikes

    Enjoy a horseback ride with the locals

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Adventure

Popular Places to Visit in Africa for Adventure

  • Mozambique
  • Catch a regional flight to epic Mozambique for an abundance of adventure. Known for its exquisite cuisine, 2,500 kilometres of coastline and friendly people, this African travel destination offers scintillating adventure!

    Do a snorkelling safari with manta rays in Vilanculos

    Take a deep-sea fishing trip in Pemba and
    Ponta do Ouro

    Do a quad bike tour

  • Rwanda
  • One of the best places to visit in Africa for the ultimate adventure is Rwanda. Known for its gorilla trekking and lush green jungles, “the land of a thousand hills” is where you’ll find volcanoes and all things adventurous.

    Go gorilla tracking in Volcanoes National Park

    Cycle the Congo Nile trail

    Camp at Lake Burera

  • Uganda
  • Adrenalin junkies book your regional flight to Uganda for the time of your life! Its year-long tropical warm climate makes for the ideal setting for your wildest expeditions. From Kampala to Entebbe, there are thrilling activities for all!

    Go bungee jumping in Jinja

    Dare to experience whitewater rafting on the Nile River

    Take a hot air balloon safari

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Romance

Popular Places to Visit in Africa for Romance

  • Zimbabwe
  • Live your romantic dream in Zimbabwe. The southern African travel destination is perfect for luxury and intrepid adventure. Catch a regional flight to this African gem. You and your partner can enjoy picturesque sunsets with the ultimate privacy.

    Book a houseboat trip on Lake Kariba

    Explore Gonarezhou National Park

    See and capture Victoria Falls

  • Egypt
  • Adorned in ancient attractions and mesmerising historic stories, Egypt is the ideal romantic adventure playground. After securing regional flights to Africa’s mystical gem, get ready to experience the Pyramids of Giza in Cairo and relaxing at shimmering beaches.

    Take a stroll through the picturesque
    resort city, Hurghada

    Ride a horse-carriage in Zamalek

    Go sightseeing in Alexandria

  • Zanzibar
  • For a romantic island paradise, book your regional flights to stunning Zanzibar. Abundant with secluded beaches and one-of-kind dhow cruises, this island getaway will keep you entertained. Picture white powdery sands, palm trees, turquoise waters and your cocktail in hand, Zanzibar always impresses!

    Take a historic walk through Stone Town

    Snorkel with dolphins at Mnemba Atoll

    Enjoy the island’s cuisine

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Budget-Friendly

Popular Budget-Friendly Places to Visit in Africa

  • Tanzania
  • Home to some of the most famous national parks and Mount Kilimanjaro,Tanzania overwhelms in its beautiful simplicity. For cheap holiday destinations from South Africa, add Tanzania to your budget-friendly bucket list.

    Do a budget safari to smaller national parks
    like Tarangire

    Enjoy Dar es Salaam’s culture, food and music

    Visit the Kivukoni Fish Marketand Village Museum

    An average of 28°C with mostly sunny days

  • Malawi
  • “The warm heart of Africa” is where you’ll be welcomed gladly by the locals. Discover popular regional flights to Malawi and prepare to explore this African travel destination on a budget. Its natural beauty will astound you as you traverse across its one-of-a-kind landscapes.

    Taste the local cuisine

    Go tea tasting

    Play a round of golf in Lilongwe

  • Morocco
  • Venture to the colourful, sensory-pleasing country of Morocco. For travellers who are obsessed with architecture, visit Marrakech. Morocco is one of the cheapest countries to backpack in Africa. This makes it the ideal cheap holiday destination from South Africa.

    Go sightseeing in Casablanca

    Visit Chouara Tannery in Fez

    Go souvenir shopping at a souk

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