1, Pyramid of Giza, Egypt
The most famous of the structures in Giza, near Cairo, the pyramid of King Cheops was built around 2650 BC from 2.5 million blocks of limestone. Its sides face exactly north, south, east and west.
The pyramid of Chephren, built by Cheops’ son, is of similar size and includes the entrances to a burial chamber that still contains King Chephren’s large granite sarcophagus.
The pyramid of Mycerinus is smaller than both are surrounded by other pyramids and tombs.
2. Nyika Plateau National Park, Namibia
Nyika, Malawi’s largest national park, is one of the most unusual in Africa, with a plateau cut by many rivers that reach Lake Malawi through waterfalls east of the mountains. Great Rift Valley is formed from the eastern edge. The large domes of the hills have gentle slopes, which makes Nyika perfect for trekking and mountain biking as well as Jeep exploration.
Antelopes and zebras abound, and the park has one of the highest densities of leopards in Central Africa.
3. Sahara Dunes in Morrocco
The most user-friendly part of the Sahara is accessible from the northern tip of Morocco. You can trek with the Berbers in the city of Zagoura, or camp in Tazzarine, where runners from all over the world complete the week-long Marathon des Sables every spring.
The foot of the Merzouga dunes is the ideal place to observe the stars, totally free of light pollution.
4. Table Mountain in South Africa
Table Mountain makes Cape Town one of the best beach cities in the world, and also one of the most photogenic in the world.
Cable car tours are available to the top of the mesa, offering superb views, fantastic sunrises and sunsets and a superb photo. Challenge: Try to limit yourself to 50 photos.
5. Victoria Falls, Zimbabwe and Zambia
It is the World’s largest waterfalls and one of the 7 wonders of the world.
One of the most majestic water spectacles in the world, Victoria Falls (also known as Mosi-oa-Tunya, or “The Cloud that Grounds”), was first seen by a European when the Scot David Livingstone came here in 1855.
Since then, thousands of people have benefited from the watering of the 108-meter-high waterfall, which has already reached 12,800 cubic meters per second, twice the highest flow in the Niagara region.