East Africa, with its stunning landscape, wonderful wildlife, warm tropical climate and cultural riches, makes for one of the finest places to enjoy an exciting holiday. Below listed are some of major tourist destinations across East Africa, promising you all thrilling adventures.
Maasai Mara National Reserve, Kenya
A large game reserve in southwestern Kenya, Maasai Mara National Reserve remains an incredibly popular wildlife destination, tempting enthusiasts from far and wide. Located along the Tanzanian border, this national park is famed for its large population of lions, cheetahs and leopards. The sweeping Savannah plains, incredible waterways and rolling hills here promise a delightful time to the travellers who hope to explore more than just the wildlife. For accommodation, there are lots options around the park.
Volcanoes National Park, Rwanda
Snuggled deep within the Virunga Mountains, Volcanoes National Park is the oldest national park of Africa and is one of the continent’s best places to spot the endangered mountain gorilla. Bordering Mgahinga Gorilla National Park in Uganda and Virunga National Park in the Democratic Republic of Congo, the park is loved by people for its trekking safaris. Spot golden monkeys and a variety of reptiles, birds, insects and amphibians besides gorillas.
Bwindi Impenetrable Forest, Uganda
Lying at the junction of the plain and mountain forests, Bwindi Impenetrable Forest is an adventurer’s paradise in south-western Uganda. Home to half of the world’s population of gorillas, this park promises exciting trekking tours and safaris. Spot African golden cats, chimpanzees, bushbucks and forest elephants. Also, it is a biodiversity hotspot with a variety of tree species and endemic butterflies and one of Africa’s richest mammalian assemblages.
Serengeti National Park, Tanzania
A Tanzanian national park renowned for its spectacular annual migration of zebra and wildebeest, Serengeti National Park promises a terrific experience to wildlife enthusiasts. The open plains, scattered with acacia trees, and grazing game as well as predators like lion and cheetah invite wildlife lovers for an experience of a lifetime. You can combine your trip to Maasai Mara with a visit to Serengeti National Park for a truly unique safari experience.
Omo River Region, Ethiopia
Known all over the world for its decorated tribes, Omo River Region is the largest river in Ethiopia outside the Nile Basin. Situated in the southern Ethiopia, it is one of the remotest areas of East Africa appealing to holidaymakers with its incredible scenery. It is part of the famous Great Rift Valley of Africa where you would love to make a cultural visit along with enjoying white-water rafting on the famous rapids of the area. Besides, this is a perfect gateway to different villages and towns, all teaching you about the distinctive culture and diversity of Africa.