East Africa is a magical land boasting of incredible experiences. If you are a wildlife enthusiast, a safari in East Africa is the best of Africa safaris you will ever experience – you can visit the mountain gorillas and look into their pensive eyes, enjoy a wildebeest migration, follow the narrow rain forest trail a whirl with the heart-stopping pant-hoot of chorusing chimpanzees and more. There are lots of wildlife destinations that are found in East Africa.
Rich in bio-diversity and natural beauty, the East African region of Africa attracts tourists from across the globe. East Africa comprises of more than 20 countries including Uganda, Rwanda, Kenya, Tanzania, Ethiopia, Burundi, the beautiful islands of the Indian Ocean including Seychelles, Zanzibar, Madagascar and more. The biodiversity of East African is as diverse as the region and this includes interesting flora and fauna. From the rare mountain gorillas in the impenetrable jungles of Bwindi to small animals that you may not know! The only way you can prove that this is the best region for a wildlife safari is by visiting East Africa and embarking on an adventure through various places.
East Africa is a land where you will find everything starting from rich cultural heritage to wildlife, adventure, entertainment and of course its natural beauty. East African wildlife destinations boasts of a wide variety of wildlife, including some endangered species such as the mountain gorillas that can be seen on a Uganda Safari, wildebeest migration in Kenya and Tanzania’s Masai Mara and Serengeti National Parks, primates safaris etc.
Some of the famous wildlife destinations of East Africa are:
This is a perfect destination for all bird lovers. Located on the banks of the mesmerizing Lakes and also along the Indian Ocean, this sanctuary is a home to a wide variety of birds, including the migratory ones from Europe. These birds are found along many of East African water bodies and they offer picturesque surroundings. Some of beautiful birds found here are heron, darter, egret, shoe bill, parrot, wood beetle, kites, lark etc.
These are wonderful destinations where several enchanting attractions are found. East African wildlife is world famous for housing the largest viable population of wildlife including some of the endangered species. These National Parks provide shelter to amphibian species, orchid species, mammal species, butterfly species and bird species. These parks offer a wide variety of activities like; game drives, nature walks, launch cruises, trekking, hiking, tracking that you can enjoy.
some of the best parks to visit in East africa include;
- Masai Mara and Amboseli National Park in Kenya
- Serengeti National Park and Ngorongoro National Park in Tanzania
- Volcanoes National Park in Rwanda
- Bwindi Impenetrable Forest and Kidepo National Park in Uganda
Are you planning to take a safari in East Africa? With all of these goodies in one package what are you waiting for? All you have to do is contact your travel agent, take a break from your busy life and then book a safari to East Africa, sit back and enjoy the ride.