Here are some of the most persistent myths that are not true when it comes to travelling to Africa. Many people think that it is dangerous to travel in Africa alone or Africa is not safe. This is very common reaction from those people who have not been to the continent and are used to seeing it portrayed in a very negative light in news and popular culture. We only have heard about the bad side like corruption, theft, war, disease, crime and poverty. These myths can create some confusion when those who believe them finally set foot on the continent.
The myths show the negative impression of Africa but the reality is different. It is a big continent with incredibly varied culture, landscapes and so many activities that you can only experience there. From the wildlife watching safaris of Kenya to the sand dunes of the Sahara, Africa has a lot of experiences to offer to its adventure-seeking travelers. Safaris and Hiking are one of the activities that you can enjoy over there in Africa. There are so much more to Africa than that.
It is a continent which is filled with people on the move, a thriving film industry, growing tech centers and lots of development projects. You will feel and get humbled by the hospitality and uniqueness they will offer to you at your visit to Africa.
There are some myths or misconception about travelling in Africa and why they’re wrong: