10 Affordable Places To Visit In Africa With Your Friends

If your goal for 2020 is to travel more but you worry that you don’t have enough money, the good news is that you don’t need to be ultra-wealthy to see the world around you. Here are 10 budget-friendly travel destinations in Africa you and your friends are guaranteed to love!

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1. South Africa

South Africa is one of the best-known countries in Africa, and one of its best features is the wide range of affordable tourism opportunities. You can go exploring the beautiful nature, enjoy a safari session, or simply wander around the streets of Cape Town, its vibrant and memorable capital.


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2. Egypt

Egypt is a hugely popular travel destination for tourists from all around the world, but it doesn’t mean you can’t have a fantastic trip there on a budget. Egypt has lots of fascinating things to offer to every visitor and you can come here again and again and always discover something new and exciting.

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3. Ethiopia

Most tourists coming to see Ethiopia choose its capital, Addis Ababa, and for a good reason. Addis Ababa has something for everyone, from a fan to ancient history to a vegan traveller who wants to experience the famous local cuisine without sacrificing his beliefs.

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4. Malawi

Unlike Egypt, South Africa, and many other African countries, Malawi’s tourism industry is in its early development stages. What it means for you as a budget traveller is that accommodations, food, entertainment, and transportation in this charming country famous for its wildlife will be more than affordable.

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5. Ghana

Ghana is one of the many countries in Africa that allows you to experience multiple aspects of its nature, culture, and history for a very low price. If you are in the mood for a beach vacation, then one of Ghana’s stunning beaches is exactly what you need, and if you want to learn about the history of African people, make sure to visit the Cape Coast Castle.


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6. Morocco

Morocco is one of the best-known African countries among tourists, which means travelling there will be slightly more expensive than going to one of the less famous African states. However, those who have already visited this colourful, fragrant, and historically reach destination, say it’s totally worth it.

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7. Namibia

Namibia is one of those countries who can surprise even the most seasoned traveller. You come here expecting rugged plains and unwelcoming nature, and instead, you find yourself in the middle of vibrant culture, interesting architecture, and refreshing national parks.

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8. Mozambique

Mozambique is the top destination for Nigerian travellers who have their minds set on a fabulous beach vacation. Picturesque views, clear water, snorkelling, scuba diving, and whale shark watching are only a few budget-friendly things you can get in Mozambique.

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9. Kenya

Kenya is known all over the world for its safari opportunities, but a safari session can be way outside of your budget. Luckily, there are plenty of national parks where you can catch a glimpse of the wildlife for a fraction of the price, and the Kenyan capital, Nairobi, is one known for its culture, architecture, and thriving nightlife.

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10. Sudan

If you are looking for the most budget-friendly travel destination in Africa, look no further than Sudan. Even without restricting your activities, you can easily have a wonderful time in Sudan for just about ₦3,000 a day. The Nubian pyramids in Sudan are a must-see, and the best news is that they are free to enter for everyone!


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