There’s a popular misconception that Africa is unsafe. But the safest countries in Africa pose no more risk for travelers than beloved cities such as New York, Paris, London, and Venice.
The truth is, in our experience there are just as many safe places to visit in Africa as there are on any other continent.
Major African cities such as Cape Town, Kigali, Windhoek, and Tangier boast impressive infrastructure, accommodation options ranging from budget to indulgent luxury, and rich local cultures that rival those you’ll find anywhere else in the world.
Once you leave the cities, Africa’s safest places are blessed with an abundance of natural beauty, from dynamic landscapes to world-renowned biodiversity. Some are very popular (such as Morocco,