Published on : Tuesday, March 21, 2017
People who love adventure and traveling to the T, adventure tourism are meant for them. Who wants to include new experiences in life, adventure tourism is tailor-made for them. Adventure tourism is flexible. It attracts high-value clients, sustain local economies and support sustainable practices.
Though a niche segment, adventure tourism is slowly gaining popularity across the globe. Africa being a store house of natural resources, this continent easily becomes a primary choice for adventure tourism. According to the World Tourism Organization (UNWTO), Africa is the second fastest growing tourist destination next to South East Asia.
The African Development Bank Group (AfDB) identifies Egypt, Morocco and Cote de Ivoire as the countries with the maximum international tourist arrival for adventure tourism in Africa. Tourists remain completely involved in various adventure activities along the mountain ranges, coastal lines, river beds, and deep forests while enjoying adventure tourism in Africa.
Unlike commercial tourism, adventure tourism is a sustainable concept in Africa. It also provides employment for the rural and local communities in Africa. Nomad tours and trips are also one of the well-known adventure tourism activities in Africa.