Most visited islands in Africa
Reunion is a French overseas territory in the Indian Ocean, which is located east of Madagascar and the southwest of Mauritius. The population is about 800 000 people. Once there came sailors from different cultures – Swahili, Portuguese and Arabic. The island became a colony in the second half of the 17th century, when freantsuzite conquered it.
Many people compare Reunion with Hawaii as the islands are of volcanic origin and are on the hot spots, which often has eruptions. The highest volcano on the island Python December Nezh at an altitude of just over 3000 meters.
Lamu Kenya one of the most amazing African Isla
nds Lamu, which is part of Kenya. The isla
nd is located off the coast of the African continent and is renowned as an outdoor museum of Swahili culture. The old town of the island is one of the oldest and best preserved destinations in East Africa, where you can explore ancient culture.
The island has no roads, so you can navigate primarily on donkey or on foot.
Mauritius is located east of Madagascar and southeast of the Seychelles. This place is famous extinct Dodo bird, which was probably destroyed by man, because much resembled today’s hens.
Terms of Mauritius are raw and therefore has no large number of tourists during the summer.
Zanzibar Island is the largest and most populous island in the semi-autonomous archipelago of Zanzibar, which is located near the coast of Tanzania.
For centuries, the island was an important trading point in which they are intertwined African, Indian and Arabian cultures. Perhaps the biggest attraction for tourists are sparkling white sand beaches with turquoise waters.
Praslin Seychelles is the second largest island in the Seychelles, as there are about 6500 people.
Once the island was a se
cret base for pirates and Arab merchants, and today is a popular tourist destination. His snow-white sand beaches are among the most beautiful in the world.
Moreover, the nature of the island is almost untouched by civilization, and here you can enjoy the spacious jungles and interesting flora and fauna – birds, coconut palms and vanilla orchids.