GETTING AROUND AFRICA

Africa is a marvelous and incredibly varied and beautiful continent. It is also a very dynamic continent. Cities are modernizing and growing rapidly. Infrastructure is improving at an incredible pace. Border controls become easier, facilities improve. There is much to see beyond parks and traditional culture. At the same time it is a continent with growing pains. It still houses the largest percentage of poor people worldwide and several regions are highly unstable, making travel in many places a challenge and adventure.  

Our site focuses on transport. Some people like to travel independently, others prefer organized travel. This part of the site provides information on transport systems and tour operators, addresses and links to company sites. We link to other sites and blogs we find useful and will provide the opportunity to contribute your own information and experiences.

Travel in Africa, as elsewhere, requires good preparation. Your travels are so much more rewarding if you know what to do, where to go, what to take, and what not to do. There are many sites and travel books on Africa, some good, some generic, some up-to-date and some completely outdated. We are not going to double those but will provide some guidance on where to obtain key information.  

North Africa

  • Algeria
  • Egypt
  • Libya
  • Sudan
  • Tunisia

West Africa

  • Burkina Faso
  • Cote d’Ivoire
  • Cape Verde
  • Gambia
  • Guinea Bissau
  • Mali
  • Mauritania
  • Niger
  • Nigeria

Central Africa

  • Congo, Democratic Rep.

Eastern Africa

  • Burundi
  • Eritrea
  • Ethiopia
  • Kenya
  • Madagascar
  • Reunion
  • Rwanda
  • Seychelles
  • Tanzania
  • Uganda
  • Zimbabwe

Southern Africa

  • Botswana
  • Lesotho
  • Namibia
  • South Africa