The safaris of East Africa offer a classic African safari experience. It is home to two of Africa’s unique gorilla safari destinations that is Mgahinga Gorilla National Park and Bwindi Forest National Park, Uganda. There’s a unique charm of gorilla and chimpanzee trekking in both destinations. And, is a must-do safari activity for adventurous travelers. Not forgetting the dramatic annual show of wildebeests in Kenya and Tanzania.
You will cover plenty of rich culture and history in East Africa. The people of this region also make it a pleasure to visit. Extensive species of birds, wildlife, and varied landscapes mean that East Africa has a surprise in every corner. Set out to discover the big five and countless other amazing species on East African Safaris.
Go for the big five game drive in any of these east African destinations. Experience the thrill of tracking Africa’s Big 5 namely; Buffalo, Rhino, Elephant, Lion and Leopard. Big 5 games drives make the most of latest sightings to provide animal spotting at its best. Game Drives offer the perfect opportunity for close encounters with Africa’s Big and Small Five and are a photographer’s dream.
Go gorilla trekking in Uganda/Rwanda. Uganda has 2 sections for gorilla safaris namely, Bwindi Impenetrable Forest National Park and Mgahinga Gorilla National Park. In total there are 18 gorilla groups or families and you can only track only one group a day while Rwanda has 10 habituated gorilla families.
Visit chimpanzees in Uganda/Rwanda. The main and overwhelming chimp destination in Uganda is Kibale where every tourist is yearning to go. Find them in Nyungwe forest for the case of Rwanda. Chimpanzee trekking, one of the most popular wildlife activities in Uganda, allows you to step into the world of chimpanzees in the wild.
Go for the wildebeest migration in Kenya/Tanzania. Each year, more than one million wildebeest travel in a circular migration, following seasonal rains, across the Serengeti Plains. Their grazing and trampling of grass allow new grasses to grow, while their waste helps fertilize the soil.