TRAVEL IN EAST AFRICA
Bwindi: It is home to the endangered Mountain Gorilla. Come face to face with these gentle primate giants in their habitat. Go for gorilla trekking in search for them through the impenetrable forests.
Mgahinga: Part of the extended gorilla habitat in Uganda. It hosts one gorilla group. Track the golden monkeys too. Hikers have an option to hike to the peak of the volcanoes.
Kibale: Home to the highest concentration of chimpanzees in East Africa. Watch the playful primates move skillfully from one forest branch to another.
Lake Mburo: It is the finest place to see the Zebras, Impalas and Elands on a safari. Birders’ paradise with about 350 birds making it a birders paradise. The elusive African fin foot bird can be spotted if you are lucky.
Queen Elizabeth: Named after Queen Elizabeth of England. It is a UNESCO Biosphere reserve. Enjoy the Kazinga Channel boat rides, wildlife and birds’ views on your safaris.
Murchison Falls: Enjoy the view of the magnificent water falls scenery, wildlife and birds. Go for a boat ride along the Mighty River Nile.
Kidepo Valley National Park: Located in Remote Northern East Uganda. Home to the largest herds of buffalo and only place in Uganda to find Ostriches. Venture into the African villages to visit the Karamojong tribe for a true African experience.
Semuliki: Bubbling Hot springs is the main attraction in this park. Enjoy the nature walks and birdwatching.
Kampala Tourist sites include Religious: Gaddafi National Mosque, Namirembe Cathedral, Namugongo Martyrs Sanctuary; Monuments like the Independence Monument.
Historical and Culture sites: Uganda Museum, Kabaka (King)’s Palace & Parliament
Rwanda known as place of thousand hills is a pleasant destination for you holiday. Just recovering from the infamous 1994 genocide past is among the safest place in Africa.
Most visitors to Rwanda prefer gorilla trekking at Volcanoes National park to see the Mountain Gorillas. It is such a memorable experience to see them in their habitat.
Rwanda’s diversity offers more than gorillas. Nyungwe National park is inhabited by over 70 mammals, including hundreds of chimpanzees and 300 bird species.
Akagera National Park is ideal place for wildlife viewing. Common wild animals seen include topis, elands, oribi and defassa water buck. Boat cruise gives you the best views of Crocodiles, Hippos and get close to water birds. The big five animals (Lions, leopards, Rhinoceros, elephants and buffalo) can be spotted in this park.
Other places of interest include Lake Kivu, Kigali Genocide Memorial Centre and cultural sites that display the Rwandan culture through storytelling and traditional dances.
Tanzania is home to teeming wildlife. Africa’s greatest wild animals are residents in the national parks. Never to be missed on safaris. Marvel at the diverse beauty that the authorities promise to preserve for future generations.
Highlights of Tanzania
Serengeti: Is a world heritage site that is home to the great wildebeest, zebra and gazelle migration. Dazzling game viewing await you on your safari. Catch a glimpse of the wildlife that you we dreaming of to see in their habitat. Several lions, cheetahs, spotted hyenas, giraffes, and elephants roam the savannah.
Ngorongoro: It hosts the largest volcanic crater and endowed with incredible landscapes, wildlife and people. Watch the herds of elephants, zebras, pride of lions and rhinos. Watching game in this conservation area is such an awesome experience. Visit the neighbouring Masai and Hadzabe tribes for a true African village experience.
Mount Kilimanjaro: When you summit Mount Kilimanjaro it feels like you have reached the roof of Africa at 5895m a.s.l. It is recommended that hikers should be of normal health and fitness to make it to the top.
Lake Manyara: is dotted with thousands of pink colored flamingos. Great wildlife viewing awaits you. Watch out for the tree resting lions a peculiar behavior that remains a mystery.
Tarangire: Home to the largest population of elephants. Enjoy the breathtaking wildlife views of the lions, buffalo, leopards, giraffes, water buck and gazelles.
Arusha National Park: Is home to the largest herds of buffalos, the most abundant species in the park. Other mammals that roam the area include zebra, giraffe, Warthog and waterbuck.
Zanzibar and other Islands
The Tanzanian coastline is endowed with white powder like sand beaches ideal for a holiday after a wildlife safari. It offers a diversity of accommodation from budget beach lodges to luxury beach resorts and hotels.
Enjoy the Sun, sea and sand. Walk along the sand beaches as the sand trickles through your toes.
This little-known island is a place to behold. It is a perfect place to enjoy a quiet holiday after a safari. It offers opportunities for snorkeling, diving, and swimming with whale sharks.
Kenya is one of the finest safari destinations in Africa. It is no coincidence that safari travel was born in Kenya. With its incredible teeming wildlife and exhilarating cultural encounters, you will truly enjoy the holiday in this East African nation.
Kenya safari destinations are full of animal life and sandy beaches. From the expanse Tsavo National park to the Masai Mara known for its Big Five residents and River (crocodile) predators that lay in wait during the Great migration where millions of unbothered wildebeest, zebras and gazelles traverse the Serengeti to Masai Mara in search for pastures.