East Africa is one of the most desirable travel destinations, where one can explore fascinating countries such as Kenya, Uganda, Rwanda, Tanzania and the island of Zanzibar, their breathtaking scenery, wildlife and spectacular contrasts. Travelers
to East Africa can expect a warm welcome from friendly and hospitable people.
Kenya offers not only the ultimate safari, but a diverse and dynamic holiday destination. Experience the migrating herds in the Masai Mara, drift over coral reefs off
or wander back in time through the Islamic island of Lamu. Kenya
shares borders with Ethiopia, Somalia, Sudan Tanzania and
Uganda, and boasts a coastline that stretches for 536 km. Situated on the Equator, the climate varies from tropical along coast to arid in the interior.
Situated at the northern extension of the Serengeti this magnificent landscape is an all-year-round destination and comes into its own when millions of Wildebeest migrate from the Serengeti over the Mara River and onto the vast grasslands.
The Aberdares National Park
Among the best African safari viewing spots at Aberdare National Park is at The Ark and Treetops, an imaginatively designed lodge set beside a well-patronized water hole. The best time for viewing wildlife at Aberdare Park is during the first light but an even better way to spending the night is overnight at the famous The Ark or Treetops Hotel.
Amboseli National Park
Amboseli is a spectacular national park to visit in its own right. It is not just the wildlife that attract visitors to Amboseli In Kenya but also the magical Kilimanjaro, the highest mountain in Africa at 5,985m (19,340 ft). Though Kilimanjaro seems so close from Amboseli flat open plains, its peak is almost 60 km (37 miles), and also across the Tanzania border making it a must destination when extending out for a Tanzania safari into Serengeti, Ngorongoro, Lake Manyara and Tarangire.
Lake Baringo has now become Kenyans popular weekend destination. The brown slightly saline lake is a home for hippos, crocodiles and over 400 species of birds. Lake Baringo has an average depth of only 8 meters (25 ft), and its three islands (Ol Kokwa, Teddy Bear, and Gibraltar) are breeding grounds for the statuesque, and one and a half meter (5 ft) Goliath heron, the largest of the heron species. The surrounding countryside is arid, red soiled and sparsely vegetated. The shores are a mixture of sand marsh, which provide some cover and shade for the resident hippos.
Lake Nakuru National Park
Lake Nakuru is the most visited Great Rift Valley lakes, and can be experience in a long day safari or an overnight safari stopover. Lake Nakuru is world famous as the feeding grounds of both lesser and greater flamingos which can be distinguished by size and color.
The Mount Kenya
The Mount Kenya forest belts are host to many different animals and plants with at least 10 unique species. Safari game viewing includes black and white Colobus and Sykes monkeys, elephants, Olive baboons, bushbucks, buffalos, waterbucks, black fronted duikers, black rhinos, leopards, giant forest hogs, genet cats, bush pigs, zebra, hyenas and many more. More elusive is the bongo, a rare type of forest antelope.
Situated on the East Coast of Africa, this friendly country contains a large concentration of wildlife, pristine sandy
beaches, Mount Kilimanjaro and is also home to world famous national parks and game reserves. Named
after Tanganyika (the mainland) and Zanzibar (the island off its east coast), it has a perfect climate of warm and sunny days, followed by cool and mild nights.
Tanzania’s most famous national park and also the largest protected area bordering the Masai Mara Game Reserve.
The annual Wildebeest migration through the Serengeti and the Masai Mara attracts many visitors to witness the largest mass movement of land mammals on the planet.
The highest peak on the African continent. Permanently snow-capped, it has been a magnet to climbers and explorers over the centuries.
The Ngorongoro crater
A World Heritage Site situated at the eastern edge of the Serengeti with incredible game viewing and stunning view
Lying off the coast of Tanzania in the Indian Ocean, this undiscovered jewel is a mix of unspoilt beaches, warm oceans, incredible culture and fascinating history. Known as the Spice Island, Zanzibar consists of two main islands: Pemba and Unguja and enjoys a tropical climate with up to eight hours of sunshine daily.
• Stone Town : Zanzibar’s fascinating capital is a mix of narrow streets, overhanging balconies and intricately carved wooden doors.
• Spice route: Learn about the variety of spices and their uses in cooking and cosmetics. Local children weave baskets from palm leaves in which you can collect samples.