East Africa is endowed with most African finest popular destinations like Kenya, Uganda, Tanzania, and Rwanda. All these destinations are unique in their own way, each with rich diversity of wildlife, tropical islands and primates. Uganda’s Bwindi impenetrable forest and Mgahinga national parks are homes to half of world’s endangered mountain gorillas. Gorilla trekking offers one of Uganda’s most unique and unforgettable experiences – encounter wild gorillas in their natural habitat as well as the first hand encounter with the first people the pygmies locally known as the Batwa. In addition, Uganda offers another on-foot adventure chimpanzee tracking at Kibale national park that gives you an opportunity to meet our closest relatives in their natural setting. Take a combination of wildlife safaris featuring the big five in Queen Elizabeth national park, Murchison falls national park, Kidepo Valley national park, Lake Mburo national park and Semuliki national park. The land of the 1000 hills is among one of the smallest country in East Africa with an area of 26,338 square kilometers. The country is gifted with five volcanoes, twenty-three lakes, chimpanzees, the Volcanoes national park in the Virunga mountains as well as other various wildlife reserves such as Akagera national park, and Nyungwe Forest Park. For travelers that have less time while on vacation and would like to trek the mountain gorillas, Rwanda is an ideal country for you. Gorilla trekking in Rwanda can be done in two days and combines well with wildlife safaris in Uganda or a beach holiday on one of East Africa’s tropical islands such as Mombasa, Zanzibar, Ssese Islands or Pemba Island.
Kenya is another East African country gifted with a coastline right on the Indian Ocean. It is famous for its spectacular annual wildebeest migration between August and November. Kenya’s wildlife highlights include the Lake Nakuru home of the flamingos, Masai Mara famous for Wildebeest migrations and Masai people & villages, Amboseli national park offering breathtaking views of Tanzania’s 5,895 Mountain Kilimanjaro, Mountain Kenya as well as Samburu and Tsavo wild reserves. Wind up your safari at Kenya’s famous tropical island, Mombasa. Tanzania world’s famous destinations and home of vast wilderness areas such as the Ngorongoro crater, Serengeti, Tarangire, Lake Manyara, Ruhua, and the majestic and mysterious Mountain Kilimanjaro. Tanzania’s wildebeest migration between January and August, is something not to miss. Balloon safaris are Tanzania’s highlight and the best way of experiencing the wilderness silently flying over the plains of Serengeti and with bush breakfast in the wilderness. Wind up your wildlife safaris in Zanzibar at Breezes resort that lies a long a pristine and untouched beach on the South East Coast of Zanzibar Island. Our selection of itineraries above is only just that – a selection: to give you an idea of what we can do, what is possible and what we think are some of the best options in East Africa.