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Hiking & Trekking in Africa

Hiking and trekking offers
travelers the chance to experience
the natural wonders of Africa
by foot in stunning environments. Africa is land full of beautiful and varied terrains, from the tallest of mountains to lush rain forests.

Hiking Holidays in Africa

A hiking holiday is sure to be the ultimate experience for active travellers, and with so many options to choose from all over the continent, there is something for all levels of experience. From novice hikers to experienced
trekkers, there is a trek for everybody.

Best Hikes in South Africa

Cape Town in South Africa has some of the best hiking and trekking spots in the world, with a number of good hiking trails around Table Mountain which range from easy to advanced. For something different, there are even full moon hikes at night time up the beautiful Lions Head. The hike is moderate, and the views of the city below are breathtaking.

Africa's Best Treks

Those wanting something a bit more challenging can hike the summit of Mount Kilimanjaro by the remote Shira Route. This is an exhilarating option for walkers who want to explore some of the less busy trails, but be warned – mountain weather conditions prevail.

Zambia is ideal for hikers and trekkers, and offers a wide range of hikes in certain parts of the country. The area around Victoria Falls in Livingstone is ideal for hikes, with awe inspiring scenery and the spectacular falls to admire.


9 Locations for Hiking & Trekking in Africa

Click on one of these Africa Hiking & Trekking options for more about these experiences and to find an overland tour which offers that particular Hiking & Trekking activity.

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