Africa. Theres nowhere like it on the planet for wildlife, wild lands and rich traditions that endure. Prepare to fall in love. Lonely Planet will get you to the heart of Africa, with amazing travel experiences and the best planning advice.
Lonely Planet Africa is your passport to the most relevant, up-to-date advice on what to see and skip, and what hidden discoveries await you. Wander the cobbled streets and graceful pracas rimmed by once grand churches and stately colonial-era buildings, against a backdrop of turquoise seas, on the Unesco-listed Mozambique Island; drink your way around whitewashed Cape Dutch architecture and the endlessly photogenic hills and vines of South Africas Winelands; or discover the wildlife of the acacia-studded savannah of the Masai Mara National Reserve in Kenya; all with your trusted travel companion.
Colour maps and images throughout
Highlights and itineraries help you tailor your trip to your personal needs and interests
Insider tips to save time and money and get around like a local, avoiding crowds and trouble spots
Essential info at your fingertips - hours of operation, phone numbers, websites, transit tips, prices
Honest reviews for all budgets - eating, sleeping, sight-seeing, going out, shopping, hidden gems that most guidebooks miss
Cultural insights give you a richer, more rewarding travel experience history, culture, wildlife, safaris, cuisine, music, environment
Over 220 maps
Coverage Includes: Egypt, Tanzania, Morocco, Botswana, Mozambique, South Africa, Madagascar, Kenya, Ethiopia, Ghana, Nigeria, Cabo Verde and more
Authors: Anthony Ham, Brett Atkinson, James Bainbridge, Stuart Butler, Jean-Bernard Carillet, Paul Clammer, Lucy Corne, Emilie Filou, Mary Fitzpatrick, Michael Grosberg, Trent Holden, Jessica Lee, Stephen Lioy, Regis St Louis, Nana Luckham, Vesna Maric, Tom Masters, Virginia Maxwell, Lorna Parkes, Helen Ranger, Brendan Sainsbury, Caroline Sieg, Helena Smith, Paul Stiles
1120 pages, 1056 pp colour
Dimensions: 128mm x 197mm
14th Edition Nov 2017
Next edition due: Nov 2021
Lonely Planet Travel Guide Book: Africa
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