Renowned as the cradle of mankind, East Africa is among Africa’s top favorite tourist destinations for any African Safari, retreats or escapes.
East Africa is made up of various countries – Kenya, Uganda, Rwanda, Burundi and Tanzania are classed as the East African Community. These countries pride themselves of a rich and varied tourist attractions unmatched in many parts of the world.
The East Africa region’s tourist offers range from some of the world’s finest beaches, the best for beach holidays and African safaris to unique wildlife sanctuaries where you will find big game such as lions, elephants, buffaloes, rhinos, etc. East African national parks offer great opportunities for wildlife safaris and unique ecosafaris that can be taken is well managed protected areas.
Things to See
There are lots of things to see in the East African region. The different countries in the region has some of the most wild and most beautiful places are on the whole continent.
Here are some of the unique attractions in East Africa;
- Mt. Kilimanjaro – The highest mountain in Africa
- Lake Victoria – The largest lake in Africa
- The Rare Mountain Gorillas – Only found in Uganda, Rwanda & Congo
- Lake Tanganyika – The deepest lake in Africa
- The Great Rift Valley – The greatest valley in the world
- the Wildebeest Migration – The largest mammal migration in the world
Kenya and Tanzania are well known wildlife countries and have all the plains game there is to see. Uganda and Rwanda have the tropical forests that are home to the Gorillas and incredible birdlife.
Things to do
East Africa is an inviting destination to unforgettable African journeys given its picture perfect locations where leisure and comfort has no limits! Treat yourself to luxury accommodation, exclusive gorilla safaris, superior game viewing in renowned safari parks, and idyllic holiday destinations. Star attractions to discover on your East Africa Tour include world famous Ngongoro Crater, the Serengeti and Mt Kilimanjaro, Africa’s highest mountain, in Tanzania, the Rare and Endangered Mountain Gorillas in Uganda, Rwanda and Congo, the Snow Capped Peaks of Mount Rwenzori located a few metres from the Equator!
Kenya alone boasts; the Maasai Mara reserve, coastal beaches, and wildlife in 48 gazzetted national parks and game reserves, including the Tsavo and Amboseli.
Uganda offers unique treasures that include the Bwindi Impenetrable National Park, home to more than half of the world’s remaining mountain gorillas, the Murchison Falls and Queen Elizabeth Park and other safari parks that have Uganda safaris famous!