The East Africa safaris offer safari-goers with a great opportunity to explore some of the Africa’s finest destinations. While on East Africa safari tours, you indulge yourself into the best wilderness areas from the lush rain-forests of Rwanda, Uganda, and Congo to the Endless Savanna Plains of the Masai Mara Kenya and Serengeti National Park.

In Africa, visiting East Africa for holiday safari rewards holidaymakers with lots of the mesmerizing wildlife encounters. Not only big five game but also diversity of primates while in their natural habitat. This is what distinguishes the East African region from the rest of the world. It is in East Africa where the origin of a ‘safari’ originates and it is no doubt one of Africa’s premier safari destinations.

Be part of our unforgettable East Africa safaris and have a great opportunity to experience Uganda, Kenya, Rwanda, Tanzania and The Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC). In each of these East African destinations, safari holidaymakers have something unique to explore and experience.

WILDLIFE IN EAST AFRICA.

East Africa is popular for its abundant wildlife species, widely distributed in various habitats such as forests, wetlands, savannas. On East Africa safari, some of the interesting wildlife to expect to come across in this region include the most looked-for rare mountain gorillas, golden monkeys, chimpanzees. Other than these 3 primates, others include L’Hoest monkeys, Blue monkeys, grey cheeked mangabeys, bush babies, pottos and red tailed monkeys.

The East Africa safari never goes unmentioned without wildebeest (mostly witnessed in huge concentration between June and August), the big five game including the rhinos, African bush elephants, lions (including the rare tree climbing lions that are concentrated in Uganda and Tanzania), Leopards, Cape buffaloes. There are also cheetahs, the Rothschild/Masai giraffes, varied antelopes, zebras and spotted hyenas.

Enthusiastic birders are also not left out while on East Africa safaris. There exist over 20,000 bird species across different destinations in East African region with notable one including the shoebill storks, the African green breasted pitta, white bellied go away, Great blue turacos, Egyptian goose, flamingos, starling, apalis, fish eagles and African green broadbill.

Uganda

Lying within the East African region, Uganda is of no doubt one of the 4 famous mountain gorilla destinations. It harbors an estimate of about half of the world’s 1063 mountain gorillas in its 2 magical parks of Bwindi Impenetrable National Park and Mgahinga Gorilla National Park. On East Africa safaris in Uganda, it is possible to go for not only gorilla trekking but also mountain gorilla habituation experience.

Other than Mgahinga and Bwindi Impenetrable National Park, the other premier destinations to visit on Uganda safaris include Queen Elizabeth National Park (home for the tree climbing lions), Murchison Falls National Park, Kidepo Valley National Park, Kibale Forest National Park, Semuliki National Park, Lake Mburo National Park, Kyambura Gorge, Rwenzori Mountains National Park, Budongo Forest, Pian Upe National Reserve, Kasubi Tombs and Mount Elgon National Park.

Rwanda.

Rwanda is a compact and landlocked country but it is one most stunning destination not to be missed while on your East African safaris. This is an exceptional travel destination in East-Central Africa priding herself of not only the rare mountain gorillas, golden monkeys but also the big game and magical volcanoes.

Rwanda compared to the rest of the East Africa safari destinations has only 4 parks; Volcanoes National Park known for mountain gorilla trekking, Akagera National Park – the big five game safari destination, Nyungwe Forest National Park and Gishwati-Mukura National Park famous for chimpanzee tracking.

Kenya.

Kenya is incredibly one of the most visited destinations for the big five game safaris and Great Migration experience. The country’s premier wilderness destinations in Kenya range from Amboseli National Park, Masai Mara National Reserve, Nairobi National Park, Lake Nakuru National Park, Tsavo National Parks, Aberdare National Park, Nairobi National Park, Hell’s Gate National Park, Mount Kenya National Park, Longonot National Park, Mt. Elgon National Park, Samburu National Park/Reserve.

Other than wilderness safaris, Kenya is also an incredible beach and honeymoon destination. It boasts of pristine sandy beaches and classic resorts along Mombasa.

Tanzania.

East Africa safaris in Tanzania are amazing and usher you into the country’s premier destinations. Tanzania is popular not only for its breathtaking landscapes but also a magical destination to witness the Great Migration in the Endless Plains of Serengeti National Park.

Other pristine wilderness areas include Selous Game Reserve, Gombe National Park, Ngorongoro Conservation Area, Mahale Mountains National Park, Lake Manyara National Park, Mt. Kilimanjaro National Park, Tarangire National Park, Ruaha National Park and Katavi National Park.

While on Tanzania, a visit to Zanzibar should be a must-do whether for beach holiday or honeymoon.  Zanzibar archipelago is magical and not only famous for its pristine islands but also hosts historic town; Stone Town plus its only pristine protected area Jozani Forest/National Park.

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