Djoudj National Bird Sanctuary, A UNESCO World Heritage Site

Djoudj National Bird Sanctuary, A UNESCO World Heritage Site

Senegal /

Located 60 km north of St. Louis, Djoudj National Park is a 16 000 ha wetland with a large lake surrounded by streams, ponds and backwaters. It is a vital sanctuary for 1.5 million birds, as well as an additional 3 million that migrate here every year from September to April to flee the European […]

Jameson Vic Falls Carnival 2017

Jameson Vic Falls Carnival 2017

Zimbabwe /

Born from a local event called the Falls Fest in 2009, the Vic Falls Carnival has evolved into a top destination festival extravaganza that draws thousands of music lovers from all over the world.    Usher in the new year against the backdrop of one of the 7 wonders of the world. The festival runs from the […]

2017 TOTAL Great Ethiopian Run International 10k

2017 TOTAL Great Ethiopian Run International 10k

Ethiopia /

The 17th edition of the Great Ethiopian Run is set to take place in Addis Ababa on  on Sunday 26th November 2017.  With an expected 45,000 participants from all corners of the world, the race has become the biggest road race in Africa.   Since its inception in 2001, it has been the vehicle of […]

The Calabar Carnival & Festival

The Calabar Carnival & Festival

Nigeria /

The vision started in 2004 by the then Governor of Cross River State Mr. Donald Duke. Carnival Calabar also tagged “Africa’s Biggest Street Party” was created as part of the vision to make Cross River State the number one tourist destination for Nigerians and tourist all over the world. The event which begins on every […]

10th Anniversary edition: 7-10 September 2017

10th Anniversary edition: 7-10 September 2017

South Africa /

The FNB JoburgArtFair is Africa’s leading art fair focused on contemporary art from the continent and diaspora. Now in its tenth year, it continues to strengthen this position by presenting the finest of contemporary African art alongside memorable exhibitions and groundbreaking initiatives. Since its inception in 2008, Artlogic has set out to grow a sustainable […]

Book Launch: They Call it Africa, We Call It Home

Book Launch: They Call it Africa, We Call It Home

Central Africa / East Africa / North Africa / Southern Africa / West Africa /

After three years of collecting tales of travel from all corners of the African continent, VisiterlAfrique.com is releasing its first book: “They call it Africa, we call it Home”.   This book is an extension of the collaborative digital platform that Visiter l’Afrique has become. We invite to discover a vibrant Africa through the arts, […]

Chale Wote 2017 – WATA MATA

Chale Wote 2017 – WATA MATA

Ghana /

We’re less than 2 weeks away from the seventh edition of the Chale Wote street art festival and we hope you’re all just as excited as us for it!   This year’s edition promises to be just as exciting as its predecessors. Themed WATA MATA, the festival promises to bring together a wide selection of Ghana based […]

The Niokolo Koba National Park, A UNESCO World Heritage site

The Niokolo Koba National Park, A UNESCO World Heritage site

Senegal /

The Niokolo Koba National Park is a prime attraction in the Fouta Djallon highlands of Guinea-Conakry. The Gambia River travels 200km across the park, its tributaries here being the Koulountou, with its vast floodplain that holds water all year round, and the Niokolo-Koba which dries up gradually in the dry season. River water is the […]

Gorée Island, A UNESCO World Heritage site

Gorée Island, A UNESCO World Heritage site

Senegal /

Gorée Island is a memorial site that symbolizes one of the darkest chapters in the history of African peoples: the Trans-Atlantic slave trade. Commemorating over four centuries of oppression, this island was not only among the first 12 sites inscribed in UNESCO’s World Heritage Site list in 1978 but also one of the first three […]

No visa, No problem: Most visa-open African destinations for African nationals

No visa, No problem: Most visa-open African destinations for African nationals

Benin / Cape Verde / Comoro / Djibouti / Ghana / Guinea Bissau / Madagascar / Maurice / Mauritania / mozambique / Rwanda / Seychelles / Somalia / Togo / Uganda /

If you have an African passport, you already know the hassle of applying for visas to travel almost everywhere. While dreams of a borderless Africa are still far away, some governments are already taking steps to insure smoother travels for africans to their african neighbours. Regional blocks like ECOWAS and SADC allow for relatively free […]