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5 Travel Destinations in Africa for a Detty December

Africa is one of the world's most popular tourist destinations. Here, you'll find pristine beaches, awe-inspiring animals, and a rich cultural heritage. During the holidays, Africa bursts into life. In no particular order, here are five African travel spots to consider your Detty December vacation. 

1. Nigeria 

Nigeria is a great place to spend Christmas in Africa. Recommended places to visit in Nigeria are Lagos, Abuja, Port Harcourt and Cross River. A variety of social events may be found in these Nigerian states. You'll definitely have a detty December in Lagos this year because the city is hosting some of the best parties, events, and concerts in the world. 

Also in Nigeria is the Calabar Carnival, the continent's largest street party, which is takes place during the festive period.

Nigerians during the Calabar festival
One of the most well-known celebrations of African culture in Calabar state is the Calabar Carnival. Visitors from all over the world come to participate in the annual carnival, which takes place in December. The vibrant parades and cultural events are awe-inspiring. 

2. Ghana 

People from all over the world can be found in Accra, the capital city of Ghana, which is rich in culture and history. 

Accra is the starting point for your cultural journey, which will take you to places like Cape Coast, the Volta Region, Hohoe, and the Aburi Mountain region. Afrochella, which takes place just a few days before the New Year, features fashion, art installations, and music from across Africa. Accra's stunning beaches are the perfect place to unwind and dance the night away with new acquaintances.

Accra's stunning beaches are the perfect place to unwind and dance the night away with new acquaintances. Ghana also has the Afrochella which focuses on African music, culture, and art.  

People vibing at Afrochella

People Vibing at Afrochella 

3. Tanzania 

This East African country is frequently mentioned as one of the finest locations to visit in December because of its magnificent variety of scenery and animals. Add to this the simplicity with which travellers may obtain Tanzanian visas, and you've got the recipe for a wonderful African vacation. 

Dar es salam

Dar es Salam Beach, Tanzania

4. Kenya 

Kenya is the best place to go for a safari. Due to Kenya's abundance of wildlife, the term "Safari" has become synonymous with the country. As a result, Kenya is home to some of the world's most popular safari parks and game reserves, such as the Amboseli and Nairobi National Parks. Because of this, Kenya has been repeatedly named the best safari destination in the world. The weather is also great in Kenya in December. 

Views from Kenya

Views from a Safari in Kenya 

You can also take in the nightlife in Nairobi, raft down the Tana River, sail on the traditional dhow, windsurf and water ski on the sandy beaches of Mombasa. 

While in Kenya, if you don't feel like going out, you can enjoy a drink at Diani Beach and toast to the end of the year there. 

5. Rwanda 

A holiday in Kigali, Rwanda's capital and economic center, allows you to see the country's heart from a comfortable, safe, and well-organized base. There are several spots to visit in Rwanda such as the Golden Rwanda Safaris,  Karisoke Research Center - Dian Fossey Camp (in Ruhengeri), the Palace of King Mutara III Rudahigwa (in Nyanza), and the King's Palace Museum in Kigali (in Butare).  Following that, you can visit the Kigali Genocide Memorial, brush up on your spirits knowledge at 1000 Hills Distillery, shop like a local at Inema Arts Centre, and seek advice or assistance at Librarie Ikirezi Bookshop.


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