These are amazing destinations that will give you a bit of everything in terms of wildlife and nature. Some of the tourist attractions include wildlife that can be seen in the different national parks and game reserves of the countries and currently, wildlife is the trending attractions that are favoured by the biggest percentage of tourists that come into the east African region. Other attractions include the cultures, the climate, capital cities, museums, monuments.
Uganda, Kenya, Tanzania and Rwanda all have unique tourism attractions and activities that they offer to ensure tourist satisfaction.
In Uganda, tourists will have a chance to visit the top 3 tourist destinations in the country which have the different national parks that offer different experiences and different activities that they can participate in to make it a memorable Uganda gorilla safari.
Bwindi Impenetrable Forest National Park will give the tourists a chance to take part in different activities like the 03 day gorilla trekking safari where tourist will hike through the forest to see the different gorilla families and spend a period of 1 hour while with them which will make tourists understand their ways of living while in the wild for instance grooming methods which is usually done by the females, feeding patterns where they feed on fruits and bamboo steps which is a very thrilling experience. Gorilla habituation is also carried out in the park and the difference here is that it takes a full day.
Other activities that can be carried out include birding, the Batwa trail experience which involves tourists visiting the Batwa community a remote community that depends on fruit gathering, hunting small creatures in the forest.
Murchison Falls National Park is a hidden treasure that can only be seen by those that take on the initiative to travel long distances. The famous Murchison falls will be seen as they are seen making their way through a narrow gorge of 7 metres producing the best noise in the wild with the cool breeze, on your way to the park, tourists can visit the Ziwa Rhino sanctuary which is the only rhino (endangered white rhinos) where they can go rhino tracking and they are able to see the rhinos at a closer distance as compared when they are in the wild, where tourists are able to see how they feed and many daily activities.
Tourists can also go for chimpanzee trekking before they enter the park in Budongo forest, with over 500 chimpanzees in the forest, the tourist will have a chance to visit habituated chimpanzee groups in order to find out their ways of living, feeding patterns and so on in addition, through the park other attractions can be seen including the baboons with in the forest and a number of bird species making the experience unforgettable.
Game drive through the northern side of the park with the highest concentration of the animals in the park will enable tourists to see the number of animals grazing in the plains including the endangered Rothschild’s giraffe, zebras, buffalo, antelopes, bush bucks and so on a 14 day Uganda Safari you will experience variety of African wildlife and bird species.
The launch cruises that are carried out on the river which involves the downstream and the upstream launch trips where we can see how powerful the falls are through the gorge. A number of water animals like the hippos, crocodiles, elephants can be seen quenching their thirst from the waters of the river.
Kibale Forest National Park offers the best experience of primate tracking in the wild which is quite unmatched. The park is a home to 13 different primate species not forgetting how it is famous for the numerous chimpanzees which are over 1600 in number which is a large number of chimpanzees compared to other primate tracking destinations.
Tourists will have a number of activities to participate in including activities like nature walks, birding with the many bird species, bush craft which is carried out by tourists under the age of 15 years community walks and many other activities but one of the unique activities of the park is the chimpanzee trekking and habituation.
Kenya has a lot of tourism attractions including the national parks, coastal towns, knowing the culture of the people and so much more Kenya is the destination to be however there is a number of tourist destination that a tourist may not miss out.
Masai Mara National Reserve will offer tourists the best experience of a lifetime with the numerous tourist attractions. The park has a number of activities that a tourist will participate in to make their experience memorable. The park is a home to a number of animal species including the big five animals that is the rhinoceros, the African elephant, the buffalo, the leopard and the lion which is one of the few parks with all the big five animals.
The wildebeest migration is the one of the most famous attractions in the park which involves over a million wildebeest where a total number of over 2 million wildebeest and zebras, gazelles migrate from the Serengeti region to the southrn part of Masai Mara in search of rains, pastures and many other reasons and on our combined 13 Kenya Rwanda Safari you will have it all in East Africa. More so if you are in both countries for the shortest period of time you can take a 09 day Kenya Rwanda Tour and you can explore Mara and Volcanoes National Parks.
Lake Nakuru National Park which is known for the variety of bird species that can be seen. For birders, the park will fulfil their utmost birding desires. The park has a number of endemic and migratory bird species that can be seen. It is home to the flamingo birds which can be seen on the shores of the lakes while they feed on the algae on the shores.
The flamingos offer beautiful colours out white and pink on the lake which boosts the experience of the tourists while in the park. The park does not only have flamingos to offer to the tourists but also other attractions like animals’ species like different monkey species like the vervet monkey the baboons, impalas, wildebeest, hippos’ lions, leopards and many more.
Visit Amboseli National Park and you see what nature has to offer in terms of variety of tourism attractions that will quench the thirst of a tourist thirst for wildlife and nature. The park is known for its uniqueness among the Kenya National Parks, Amboseli National Park offers the thrilling experiences of the tree climbing lions which is a rare character in lions. The park is also known for the large numbers of elephants which are over 1000 in number these have been named and recorded individually which is quite unlike among other national parks.
The park has also got spectacular views of the Kilimanjaro Mountain the highest in East Africa and the tallest in Africa and the tallest free-standing mountain in the world.
Serengeti National Park offers the utmost experience of the wildebeest migration because it is believed to be the origin of the migration; tourists will have the opportunity to be part of the whole migration from the preparations of the migration in most cases tourists come into the park and book weeks before it actually happens in order to document everything that happens during the migration for instance how the wildebeest travel in large groups and so on your 10 day wildebeest safari in Tanzania is awesome.
The park has nice views for scenery viewing with the presence of the views of mountain Kilimanjaro, the numerous bird species that flock the plains and also the lake in the park numerous bird species can be seen but what attract the tourists are the pelicans and the flamingos which are found in large and also help in the modifying the scenery of the park.
Ngorongoro Crater is among the few destinations where the big five animals can be seen making it one of the top 10 tourist destinations in East Africa, the presence of all the animals has boosted tourism in the area. In addition to the big five other animal species in large numbers can also be seen.
Other attractions that can be seen include the Olduvai Museum which is located in the Olduvai Gorge where the remains of early man were discovered which is a significant place for tourists interested in history.
Volcanoes National Park is one of the other destinations that a tourist will visit. The park is the ultimate Rwanda destination for 07 Rwanda gorilla tour with the presence of the mountain gorillas that can be seen after carrying out the Virunga mountains hike in Rwanda.
Tourists will have a chance to see the Dian Fossey grave who was an American primatologist who worked on fighting against the poaching of the primate species is the reason why the gorilla tours are a popular activities in Rwanda.
Tourists can also carry out Rwanda golden monkey trekking while in Volcanoes national park, the park is blessed to be home to the endangered primate species which can be seen in the bamboo trees of the mountains in Volcanoes National Park.
Nyungwe Forest National Park is also part of the top 10 tourist destinations in East Africa and just like Kibale national park is the hub for primate tracking in the Republic of Rwanda; the park is home to a number of tourist attractions like the chimpanzee species that can be seen. Including other primate species like the black and white colobus monkeys, vervet monkeys, red tailed monkeys and so on.
Tourists can also embark on canopy walks, hiking the different trails in the park which uncover different adventures in the park for instance the Muzimu trail where views of Lake Kivu can be seen, Karamba birding trail where tourists can see a number of bird species, the Isumo waterfall trail which leads to the beautiful Isumo waterfalls of the park.