Angola is a beautiful country in south central Africa. Its capital is the city of Luanda. The country is bounded by Namibia in the south, Zambia in the east and Democratic Republic of Congo in the north. The western portion of Angola is bounded by the Atlantic Ocean.
Here are some of the most beautiful tourist destinations in the country.
Valley of the Moon
One of the most unique landscapes in Angola is the Valley of the Moon. It is also known as Miradouro da Lua or Wwatchpoint. This peculiar tourist attraction is situated at the coast 40 kilometers south of Luanda, Angola.
One of the most stunning waterfalls, not only in Angola but also in the whole world, is the Kalendula Waterfalls. This geological beauty of nature lies on the Lucala River in Malange, Angola.
Another unusual geologic formation in Angola is the "Black Stones" of Pungo Adongo near Malage, Angola.
If you want to go on swimming in Angola, the best destination is the beautiful Coatinha Beach in Benguela, Angola. The city of Benguela is located in western Angola, south of Luanda. This unique beach is part of the Benguela Bay.
If you found Kalendula Waterfalls captivating, you will surely be attracted also by the stunning beauty of Tazua Falls in Rio Cuango. This tourist spot is one of richest sources of gem diamonds in Angola.
The Island of Luanda or Ilha de Luanda or Ilha do Cabo is a beautiful tourist destination in Angola. This island is located off the shore of Luanda. There are several resorts in the island and it is noted as the location to collect Zimbo, the shells that constituted the currency of the Kongo king before the arrival of the Portuguese.
Bay of Luanda
One of the most beautiful bays in Angola and n Africa is the Bay of Luanda. The above photo shows a captivating view of the Bay of Luanda from Ilha de Luanda or Island of Luanda.
The largest known Welwitschia, nicknamed "The Big Welwitschia" is one of the wonder of natures that can be found in Angola and Namibia. This intriguing plant stands 1.4 meters tall and is more than 4 meters in diameter. The plant is considered a living fossil.