Angola is a nation that has the potential of becoming Africa’s great tourist destination. The tourism industry is still somewhat underdeveloped due to nagging political issues in the country. Angola is blessed with a plethora of attractions. To start with, the country is home to the second-largest waterfall in Africa. There lots of beaches and national parks scattered across the country which offers various activities for tourists to engage in. The capital, Luanda, is known to be a diverse shopping destination, with stores and markets selling Bantu handicrafts.
The potential of the tourism industry in Angola has yet to be tapped into and as a result, the number of tourists visits the country receives is not that great. The country receives an average of 500,000 foreigners per year, but this number has the capacity to be greater.
Foreigners traveling to Angola must declare sums of over $10,000 on entry and exit from the country. Using cameras, binoculars, maps, GPS equipment, etc. near government building is prohibited, your equipment will be confiscated if you are caught.
Citizens of Botswana, Mauritius, Mozambique, Namibia, Rwanda, Seychelles, Singapore, South Africa, Zambia, Zimbabwe who possess ordinary passports are allowed entry to Angola without a visa for up to 30 days per visit.