Abundant beaches,them continents second largest waterfall,emerging national parks and a diverse population.
Angola, the continent of Africa’s largest country has loads to offer. Spectacular nature, beautiful Portuguese colonial era architecture, lions, elephants, springboks and gorillas.
A fast-growing economy with mining exports, the tourism industry is set to make a name on the global stage. The tourist industry is underdeveloped and hopefully, opens up its amazing splendor to the world.
Tourists are usually advised against exploring Angola, but following visa bureaucracy procedures can be made easier. Travelling to the mysterious, and beautiful landscape of Angola will definitely reward any travelling enthusiast.
Adventurers: Step into a dazzling highlight of Africa.
An Atlantic Ocean coastline, spectacular nature, wildlife and architecture Angola is an amazing blend of savannas, grasslands, tropical forests and inland urban expansion
Mining exports make Angola a fast-growing economy and tourism is set to make it a global stage.
10 of the best Angola’s “must-see” destinations
1. Luanda, Porto de Luanda
Luanda represents the stark contrasts of Angola, high-rise buildings and lean huts. The beauty of the Atlantic ocean with a disruption of busy ships. Luanda is a “must see” to experience ”other side” of Africa.
2. Parque Nacional de Kissama
A wildlife sanctuary 70km south from Luanda, Parque Nacional de Kissama has stunning natural settings that preserve and protect African species.
3. Dilolo, The Mythical Large Lake of Angola
Moxico in eastern Angola holds the largest lake in Angola, Dilolo.It is a tourist spot of note. The lake is filled with rare bird species, aquatic life and wildlife.
The lake is filled with rare bird species, aquatic life and wildlife.
Twelve kilometres long and a thousand metres above the sea level. The mythic unusual waves are believed to be supernatural forces to scare away those who dare to fish in the lake according to folklore. September is the best time to take a dip in the lake at pleasant temperatures.
4. Dala waterfalls
The Dala Waterfalls in Lunda Sol is 60m high, conjuring spectacular scenery with the mist, and splashing water that land on the rocks below. The comfortable view is possible from a bridge near the base of the falls or, for those who truly love the scene, a hotel is built is 50m away from falls.
The bustling city of Benguela is in the west of Angola, situated on the Benguela bay. It is a tourist destination of significant historical marks as the early Angola economy was established on mining and slave trade to Brazil. The city has an international railway. The major attraction is its location on the ocean side that is coupled with Portuguese architecture and breathtaking beaches to unwind at.
6. Maiombe Forest
7. The Tundavala Fissure
The Tundavala Fissure is a spectacular natural sight in Angola. Between the Namibe and Lubango cities, it is 2,600m above the sea level with phenomenal views and visible vistas, some of the best on the continent of Africa. Tundavala with rock faces also has amazing savanna patches and forest landscapes.
The town of Lobito is in Benguela, part of tourist and export economy. The coastline is popular with anglers that try to land Giant Tarpon weighing up to 200lbs. The beach is a great place to relax in and watch the sunset with an abundance of restaurants and Portuguese era buildings that are worth exploring as well.
Saurimo, regarded as the rough diamond, is the capital of Lunda-Sul province. Surrounded by cultural attractions and natural beauty, the city is a must see. Stroll the streets and absorb local culture and join the locals, taking it easy……
10. Iona National Park
Angola’s largest national park, the Iona National Park is the situated in southwest point of the country. It covers15,000 sq km. It is filled with a range of wildlife species and home to indigenous people that scientists claim are “culturally intact” people that exist on the continent of Africa, the motherland.