Cheap Student Flights to Africa

Booking Flights to Africa

Traveling to Africa means a lot of fun adventure, diverse culture, and stunning landscapes. StudentUniverse can take you to this culturally rich continent with flights to Africa from around the world.

From Morocco to Madagascar, Africa offers both peaceful scenery and bustling cities. If you want to live out your African safari dreams, be sure to plan your trip around the wet and dry seasons accordingly. Some people prefer the dry season because they will be able to see more animals near the watering holes. Others try to catch a flight to Africa during the wet season to dodge the African heat. Knowing the purpose for your travel will help you choose the best time to fly. Whether you are studying abroad and want to sightsee in Africa or just looking for some TLC, catch a flight to Africa with StudentUniverse with our exclusive discounts.

Cheap Flights to Africa

Origin Destination Return
London Casablanca from £154*
London Marrakech from £179*
London Cairo from £279*
Edinburgh Johanesburg from £437*
Manchester Cape Town from £581*

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Tips for Travelling to Africa

Tips for Travelling to Africa

In Africa lies a rich history that shows the cultural diversity and early sophistication of this continent. One of the first civilizations started in Egypt so this country in particular has one of the oldest landmarks in ancient history. See the great pyramids of Giza and learn how they built these grand structures. Hop on a Nile River cruise and travel the waters ancient pharaohs traveled.

If you want to see the lasting impact of the Roman empire, fly to Morocco and check out one of the largest Roman ruins in Volubilis. When planning a trip to Kenya, be sure to get a glimpse of early Swahili society by visiting the Gedi ruins. An old, local tradition says that the site is protected by the spirit of priests.

Another ancient site in Africa is Adam’s Calendar- one of the world’s oldest stone circles in South Africa that is aligned with geographic points on Earth. Fly to ancient Africa and discover the early civilizations of the world

Top Places in Africa

Cape Town, South Africa - This picturesque city offers everything from beautiful beaches to stunning mountains. To get the best view of the city, take a cable car up Table Mountain and grab a bite at a cafe. Cape Town has the perfect Mediterranean climate and hosts a great nightlife on Long Street.

Mount Kilimanjaro, Tanzania – At 19,340-feet, this is the highest mountain in Africa and the tallest freestanding mountain in the world. For the extreme adventure-seekers, you can hike this mountain and see its natural wonders on the way up. The view is breathtaking at the Uhuru peak with views of glaciers and wildlife reserves.

The Great Pyramids, Egypt – hese pyramids hold the remains of ancient egyptian leaders as well as their prized possessions for the after life. One of the most iconic Egyptian icons also lies here with the half-human half-lion structure; The Great Sphinx.

Marrakech, Morocco – This medieval city is home to palaces, mosques, and gardens. Get a glimpse of the Arab world by feasting your eyes on the gorgeous patterns and architecture of buildings. Make your way to the main square Djemaa el-Fna to experience street theatre.

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Tours and Must-See’s in Africa

Kruger, Cape Town & Falls - Experience the best of Cape Town and Johannesburg by visiting penguins at Boulders Beach and taking a scenic drive down the Panorama Route. Hop in an open safari vehicle and see how the wildlife live in Kruger National Park. Tour the largest body of falling water in the world- the famous Victoria Falls in Zambia.

Egypt Explorer - Get a guided tour of the Great Pyramids of Giza and opt-in for a camel ride at the pyramids. Spend three nights on a luxury boat down the Nile River. Relive ancient Egypt through excursions in Cairo, Luxor, and Aswan.

Morocco Kasbahs & Desert - Visit the imperial city of Meknes and the ancient Roman ruins of Volubilis. See the famous medina in Fès and ride a camel in the Sahara Desert. Watch musical performances and snake charmers with a guided walk in Djemaa el Fna Square, Marrakech.

Kenya & Tanzania Safari Experience - In a small safari 4x4 with two expert local guides, descend into the Great Rift Valley and get a view of Mt. Kilimanjaro in the distance from Amboseli National Park.

Top Hotels in Africa

Townhouse Hotel

Townhouse Hotel, Cape Town

from £50/night** | ★★★★

The Townhouse Hotel is conveniently located near Victoria and Alfred Waterfront and Table Mountain. It’s suites have a contemporary style and it offers free breakfast daily. Many of its 11 floors of rooms features beautiful views of the uptown city.

HRiad Le Jardin D'abdou

Riad Le Jardin D'abdou, Marrakech

from £48/night** | ★★★★★

With a stay in Riad Le Jardin D’abdou, you will experience living in a traditional Moroccan Riad. Centrally located in Marrakech, this stunning hotel is close to Bahia Palace and Dar Si Said Museum. If you don’t want to indulge in their spa, you can catch a shuttle to the nearest casino.

The Reef Hotel

The Reef Hotel, Johannesburg

from £45/night** | ★★★★

This super modern hotel resides in the bustling financial district of Johannesburg. It has close proximity to the social hotspots and features a rooftop restaurant that gives a 360 view of the city.

*NOTE ABOUT FLIGHTS TO AFRICA: All prices were current at the time this was published. Prices are subject to availability and subject to change without notice. Prices are based on searches done in the last 14 days for roundtrip flights from the United States to select cities in March 2016 and returning in March 2016. Flight prices vary by date, departure city, arrival city and availability. All taxes/fees are included in the price, except certain government taxes, change fees, and fees imposed in destination and airline baggage fees, if applicable.

**NOTE ABOUT HOTELS IN AFRICA: All prices were current at the time this email was published. Prices are subject to availability and subject to change without notice. Prices are a per night per person lowest amount found based on searches done in the last 14 days for hotel stays for the cities listed above for stays between in March 2016. Hotel prices vary by date, city, and availability. Taxes/fees are not included in the price.