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10 Adventures put together a good list.

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  1. Mount Kilimanjaro, Tanzania
  2. Mount Mulanje, Malawi
  3. Mount Toubkal, Morocco
  4. Fish River Canyon, Namibia
  5. Otter Trail,
  6. Amatola Trail, South Africa
  7. Outeniqua Trail, South Africa
  8.  Mount Meru, Tanzania
  9. Naukluft Trail, Namibia
  10. Drakensberg Grand Traverse, South Africa

10 Spectacular in Africa: Explore the Preserved Wilderness

We'd agree that South Africa and Namibia are the best destinations for the hiker.

Otter Trail is one of our top 10 hikes in the world.

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The Drakensberg escarpment stretches for more than 1,000 kilometres (600 miles). Some of the best in .

Click PLAY or watch it on YouTube. One of the best hiking videos I can recall. Ever.

Harmen Hoek:

In March 2022 I solo hiked for 8-days in the Drakensberg mountains on the border of Africa and Lesotho.

My route started in Cathedral Peak in uKhahlamba-Drakensberg Park in the KwaZulu-Natal province of South Africa.

I hiked up to the escarpment via Organ Pipes Pass where I headed north towards the Mnweni area. I got down the escarpment via Rockeries Pass for resupplies and back up (bushwacking) via Fangs Pass.

North at the top of Tugela Falls in the Amphitheater of Royal Natal National Park I met up with my dad to spend one last night up the escarpment.

We got down via the infamous Sentinel Ladder.

Favorite hike in the world. The weather, terrain, views, people and remoteness make this hike really unique. Also the most challenging hike to date.