Africa, the birthplace of mankind, is the second largest and most populous continent in the world. It offers over 50 countries to explore and is the only continent to experience both northern temperatures and southern temperatures as it straddles the equator. There are many spectacular animals to be seen in Africa, from flamingos and lions to cheetahs and elephans and is the last natural habitat for most wildlife. If you want to break away from “typical” holiday destinations, go on an adventure and explore, then Africa is the perfect holiday destination for you, offering cultural diversity, wildlife, diverse ecosystems and landscapes. Africa also has many coastal beaches that offer water sports, scuba diving and fishing.
Explore some of the world’s greatest mountains, deserts, tropical rainforests and beaches. The most frequently visited tourist hotspots include South Africa where you can go on a safari in the incredible Kruger National Park, snorkel with Great White Sharks or have a journey through Namibia and Botswana. Kenya is also a famous holiday destination in Africa where you can discover chimps and gorillas. Alternatively, you can explore Uganda, Tanzania and Rwanda and follow the Kilimanjaro Marangu Route. West Africa offers the stunning beaches of Gambia, among a variety of destinations. North Africa offers famous holiday hotspots such as Morocco where you can go on a safari and Egypt with its legendary pyramids, a true wonder of the world.
Whether you are enjoying the panoramic views that Africa has to offer, taking a leisurely stroll or spending long, lazy days relaxing, you’ll feel at home with a Thomas Cook holiday. Don’t forget about the nightlife and huge range of activities that will keep you occupied and entertained as much as you want. Book your dream experience with Thomas Cook and get the most out of your time away.
Morocco is a hypnotising dance of perfumes and flavours that will make you want to return again and again. Wonderful landscapes, rich cultural heritage and deliciously spiced cuisine are just a few of its surprises.Show all offers
An explosive combination of modern cosmopolitanism and ancient splendour, Luxor is so packed with spectacular monuments and ruins that it is considered to be the world’s greatest open-air museum.Show all offers
Make your holiday to Africa something to remember when you book with Thomas Cook. Choose from a wide range of great value accommodation and start packing for a fantastic cheap holiday to Africa. Whether you want to spend your time relaxing or keep active, we’ve got the holiday for you.