5 Ski Resorts In Africa Ski Bums Should Have On Their Bucket List

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When thinking about Africa, most people envision safaris, beaches, rainforests, and sand dunes.
But ski resorts?
Surely not many people have them in mind when they talk about the motherland. 

However, if you like to ski and want to experience
 a new, picturesque environment for the snowy
sport, Africa can offer some great options.

From the Atlas Mountain in Morocco to the
Maluti Mountains of Lesotho, the continent
has several ski gems definitely worth exploring
during the winter season.

Here are five spots in
Africa ski lovers 


Afriski, Lesotho

Located 124 miles from the savannah at an
altitude of 9,000 feet, the Kingdom of Lesotho
is home to one of only two ski resorts in sub-Saharan Africa. 

Oukaimeden, Morocco

Oukaimeden is the highest ski resort in North Africa. Located in the Atlas Mountains at an altitude of 11,000 feet, the resort is just 31 miles from Marrakesh.

Tikjda Ski Resort, Algeria

The Djurdjura Mountains of northern Algeria are home to the ski resort of Tikjda. It’s located in the province of Bouïra, & is very popular among Algerians & tourists alike.

Tiffindell Ski Resort, South Africa

Tiffindell Ski Resort is the only of its kind in the country. Established in 1993, Tiffindell is rated number 19 on CNN’s Top 100 Ski Runs of the World.

Ski Egypt Snow Park, Egypt

Africa’s first and only indoor ski resort is located in Cairo’s Mall of Egypt. The snow park opened in 2016 to great crowds, and continues to be a haven for ski lovers.

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