Best Honeymoon Destinations Guide

Top 10 Honeymoon Destinations in Africa

Last updated : May 24, 2016

Honeymoon in Africa is about thrilling wildlife safaris, from popular to less crowded and secluded breathtaking beaches, beautiful lakes, diverse scenic natural landscapes featuring from the majestic rocky mountain peaks to the deserts and islands, marvelous heritage sites and enthralling sights of pyramids and more.From the majestic heritage sites of Egypt, secluded beaches to Mozambique and Tanzania, adventurous African wildlife safaris in Kenya, Tanzania and Mozambique to the vibrant and popular port cities of South Africa, the continent of Africa offers plethora of diverse honeymoon destinations to choose from based on your interests and preferences.

It is not easy to choose only one honeymoon destination in Africa for your honeymoon in the second largest continent of the world and it is not even possible to explore the beauty and diversity of this amazing land in one trip. So, choose a theme based honeymoon destination in Africa from wildlife safaris, beach honeymoon, cultural and heritage honeymoon tour to the breathtaking natural beauty destinations.

Botswana Honeymoon Place

The country is mainly known for its wildlife, deserts, rivers and lakes. The tribal culture of the country and the rich past of the country also attracts many visitors to this destination. But its wildlife areas like Chobe National Park, Moremi National Park in the Okavango Delta and the other splendid natural and wildlife sightseeing places in the northern Botswana are the top tourist destinations of Botswana.

Best Time To Visit Botswana : July to October are considered as best time to visit.

How to Reach Botswana

  • By Air : Sir Seretse Khama in Gaborone is the main airport in Botswana which is served by flights like Air Botswana, Airlink, Ethiopian Airlines, Kenya Airways, South African Express and TAAG Angola Airlines. Most of the flights are from Johannesburg city. Another airport is located in Maun about 1000km from Gaborone.
  • By Bus : Botswana is very well connected with some major cities Africa. There are regular bus service from Johannesburg to Gaborone.

Places to Visit in Botswana - Okavango Delta , Chobe National Park , Makgadikgadi Pans National Park , Nxai Pan National Park, Mokolodi Nature Reserve, & Gemsbok National Park, Tsodilo Hills .

Cape Town Honeymoon Place

The city has several well-known wonders that attract tourists, most notably are Table Mountain and Cape Point.Cape Town Beaches are very popular especially of Clifton and Clamps Bay.Hiking trails and wildlife encounters are few other adventurous reasons you can visit here for.

Best Time To Visit Cape Town : September to October & March to April are best time to visit

How to Reach Cape Town

  • By Air : Cape Town International Airport is the main airport in the city which is served by South African Airways , Lufthansa , British Airways , KLM, Singapore Airlines , Emirates and more. The airport connect Cape town to all the major cities in Africa and international too like Dubai, Doha, Amsterdam, Paris, Frankfurt, Kuala Lumpur, London, and Singapore.
  • By Bus : Cape Town is very well connected with some major cities Africa. Johannesburg is well connected to Cape Town
  • By Train : The Blue Train is the most famous train from Pretoria to Cape Town. Cape Town is well connected to other cities via railway lines. There are number of train services daily from Cape Town to other cities.

Places to Visit in Cape Town - Bo-Kaap, The Castle of Good Hope, Kirstenbosch Botanical Gardens, Robben Island, Rhodes Memorial, Two Oceans Aquarium, Victoria and Alfred Waterfront, South African National Gallery, Climbing Table Mountain , Cape Peninsula, Muizenberg.

Egypt Honeymoon Place

The country of Egypt is a complete package for honeymoon trip in itself as it includes the unique blend of past and present, trough and desert, sea and culture.The art and architecture of the country will bind both of you toward itself. Whether go for a camel back or for riverboat, your honeymoon trip is going to be a life-loving memory.

Best Time To Visit Egypt : November to March are best time to visit

How to Reach Egypt

  • By Air : There are number of airports in Egypt from where tourist can enter to this beautiful country. Some major airport of the country are Cairo International Airport, Alexandria Nozha, Luxor International Airport, Aswan International Airport, Hurghada International Airport , Sharm El-Sheikh International Airport , Burg Al-Arab International Airport, and Marsa Alam International Airport.
  • By Bus : It is recommended to travel via train and airline in Egypt. Though gas is very cheap and fare of the buses too but being surrounded with countries like Israel . Road connectes various cities in the country. Most of the buses are operated by government owned buses like Pullman, West Delta, Golden Arrow, Super Jet, East Delta, El Gouna and more.
  • By Train : Country is well connected via railway lines and most of the trains are run by Egyptian National Railways. There are daily trains for Cairo to Luxor and Aswan and Cairo-Alexandria route .

Places to Visit in Egypt - Pyramids of Giza, Egyptian Museum, Citadel of Salah El Din, Mosque of Mohamed Ali, Alexandria, Qasr El Montaza , Luxor, Temples of Abu Simbel, Sharm El Sheikh,

Luxor Honeymoon Place

Honeymoon in Luxor is an experience of a lifetime for any newlywed couple as they will be amazed and mesmerized by the splendid historic monuments with marvelous architectures, refreshing Nile river cruise, hot air balloons rides, museums, bustling city life, romantic honeymoon hotels to stay and the other cultural and heritage sightseeing wonders that this amazing and ancient city of Luxor has to offer to its visitors.

Best Time To Visit Luxor : November to March are considered as best time to visit.

How to Reach Luxor

  • By Air : Luxor International Airport is the major Airport which are served by various international and domestic flights. International flights generally connects European and Middle Eastern routes.
  • By Bus : There are regular bus services to many of the major cities in Egypt just behind the Luxor Temple.
  • By Train : Traveling via train is one of the best way to travel easily and inexpensively. Trains from Luxuor connect major cities like Cairo, Aswan, Alexandria and many others. It is recommended to take 1st and 2nd class tickets while traveling via train in Egypt.

Places to Visit in Luxor - Valley of the Kings, temple of Luxor and Karnak, Medinet Habu, Tombs of the Nobles, Ramesseum Temple, Take a felucca cruise on the Nile .

Malawi Honeymoon Place

The country is known for its massive diversity of beautiful landscapes encompassing high mountain peaks, white water rivers, and broad blue lakes, combined with Africa’s Big Five in magnificent natural settings. All these make Malawi a unique tourist and destination with secluded destinations, favored for the romantic getaways and honeymoons in particular.

Best Time To Visit Malawi : May to October are considered as best time to visit.

How to Reach Malawi

  • By Air : Lilongwe's Kamuzu International Airport is the major airport in Malawi with regular flights to cities like Johannesburg, Addis Ababa, Nairobi and other local destinations. Air Malawi is the most preffered State carrier.
  • By Bus : Malawi is well connected to other parts of the country via various buses, minibus, and taxi.
  • By Train : Trains are no longer running in Malawi

Places to Visit in Malawi - Liwonde National Park , Lake Malawi , Lake Chilwa, Likoma Island, Mozambique Lakeshore, Nyika National Park , Blantyre, Zomba and Mangochi .

Mauritius Honeymoon Place

Mauritius has acclaimed the title of World Leading island Destination and also World’s Best Beach and all credit goes to the superb natural beauty this island have.The country offers wide range of natural wonders and some stunning man made attractions which makes it a famous tourist destination of the world. Full of beaches, luxurious hotels , casinos , water sports, natural wonders, romantic restaurant, cruises, golfing grounds, waterfalls, amusement parks this island is a complete package in itself , that’s why it is has the largest returning visitors destination in the world.

Best Time To Visit Mauritius : July-September are considered as best time to visit.

How to Reach Mauritius

  • By Air : Sir Seewoosagur Ramgoolam International Airport is the main airport of Mauritius. The island is connect to all the major destination around the world like destinations in Africa, Australia, Europe and Asia. Some of the major airline serving here are Air France , Emirates , Austrian Airlines , British Airways , South African Airways , Air India , Meridiana , Egypt Air , Air Austral , Air Madgascar and many more.
  • By Sea : Mainly crusies connected the island with Reunion Island, Rodrigues Island and Madagascar .

Places to Visit in Mauritius - Grand Bay, Pereybere , Balaclava Ruins , The Triolet Shivala , The Labourdonnais Orchards , The Caudan Waterfront , The Bazaar of Port-Louis , The SSR Botanical Garden , Tour the Moka mountains , Head to Grand Baie , Tandem skydiving , Tamarind waterfalls , Rodrigues island .

Morocco Honeymoon Place

Morocco is full of nature wonders that include valleys, pristine beaches, beautiful lakes, desert and mountains. For adventure seekers and sports enthusiasts, the country is heaven on earth offering paragliding, mountain climbing, canyoning or pot holding. Morocco is a diverse country with rich cultural heritage and ancient civilization.

Best Time To Visit Morocco : March to May & September to November are considered as best time to visit.

How to Reach Morocco

  • By Air : Most of the international flights serves the airport in Casablanca like TAP Portugal, Air France, Lufthansa, Swiss, Turkish Airlines, Norwegian, BMI, British Airways, Brussels Airlines, Air Berlin, Alitalia, Transavia, Portugalia, and Germanwings. The Casablanca city connects various cities in Europe, America and Asian Countries.
  • By Sea : Mainly crusies connected the island with Reunion Island, Rodrigues Island and Madagascar .

Places to Visit in Morocco - Hassan II mosque, Casablanca, Marrakesh, Sahara sand dunes, Palmeraie , Djemaa El-Fna , The Souks , Majorelle Gardens , Dar Si Saïd Museum, El Bahia Palace , Meknes Royal Golf Course, Place Hedim, Mausoleum of Moulay Ismail and more.

Mozambique Honeymoon Place

With more than 2,000 km coastline on the Indian Ocean and plenty of wildlife reserves and national parks, Honeymoon in Mozambique is mainly famous for its beaches with breathtaking scenery and exotic natural beauty, secluded and picturesque islands, excellent water sports activities and off-beat wildlife safaris. The country’s long coastline provides for excellent opportunity for ideal and romantic beach vacations in secluded and picture perfect beach destinations with exciting water sports activities.

Best Time To Visit Mozambique : November to May are considered as best time to visit.

How to Reach Mozambique

  • By Air : Most of the international flights arriving here comes from South Africa and also from countries like Swaziland, Zimbabwe, Tanzania, Kenya, Ethiopia, Qatar, and Portugal. Johannesburg is very well connected to Mozambique with daily regular flights.
  • By Train : There is only a single railway line connecting Nampula with Cuamba.

Places to Visit in Mozambique - Gorongosa National Park , Niassa Reserve , Pemba , Dive Bazaruto Vilanculos.

Seychelles Honeymoon Place

Seychelles basically is a place of mesmerizing beaches, with refreshing sea breezes. The absolutely charming Golden-Sunsets and turquoise-water beaches amidst the rich flora and fauna of Seychelles is something you can’t resist falling in love with. With its fairytale romantic settings, it’s no surprise that Seychelles is one of the most favorite destinations of newlyweds.

Best Time To Visit Seychelles : Depends upon your Preference of activities (Bird-Watching: April and September, Diving: April and October, Hiking: May and September)

How to Reach Seychelles

  • By Air : Seychelles International Airport is the only international airport in the island. Airlines like Air Austral, Air Seychelles, Arkia, Condor, Emirates, Ethiopian Airlines, Etihad Airways, Kenya Airways, Mihin Lanka, Qatar Airways, Turkish Airlines serve the airport.

Places to Visit in Seychelles -Vallee de Mai, Aldabra Atoll, Mahe , Praslin, Beau Vallon , Anse Major , Scuba diving, snorkeling, and fishing.

Tanzania Honeymoon Place

Tanzania is one of the most geographically and culturally diverse and beautiful country in East Africa and that is what makes it a popular honeymoon destination in East Africa. Home to the Africa's highest mountain peak, Kilimanjaro and second highest water fall, Kalambo water falls, the country of Tanzania boasts of plenty of amazing natural landscapes in the form of lakes, rivers, mountains and beaches, national parks and game reserves, wildlife safaris and more to offer to its visitors

Best Time To Visit Tanzania : June to October and January to March

How to Reach Tanzania

  • By Air : Dar es Salaam, Julius Nyerere International Airport and Kilimanjaro International Airport are the three main airport in the country. Airline such as KLM Royal Dutch Airlines , British Airways , Swiss International Air Lines , Turkish Airlines , Emirates , Qatar Airways , Oman Air , Air India , South African Airways , Ethiopian Airlines , Kenya Airways , Egypt Air serves here internationally.

Places to Visit in Tanzania - Serengeti National Park, Ruaha National Park, Ngorongoro Crater, Mafia Island Marine Park , Lake Manyara National Park, Zanzibar, Pemba and Mafia Islands Kalambo Water falls, Lake Manyara, Lake Natron and Lake Victoria .

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