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Incredible East Africa

By May 19, 2021June 20th, 2023No Comments

The most celebrated safari destination on earth

Not only is East Africa the quintessential safari destination, with images of the award-winning movie “Out of Africa” coming to mind, but it is also home to two UNESCO World Heritage sites and the awe-inspiring natural wonder of the world known as the Great Migration as well as the famed beaches of Zanzibar. East Africa offers wide-open spaces, low density, and opulent safari lodges, not to mention open-air dining and game drives which are synonymous with social distancing and this means that you get to enjoy the quiet moments and wildlife encounters the way it was meant to be experienced.

The Masai Mara in Kenya

The Masai Mara National Reserve, located in Kenya, is a masterpiece of African wildlife conservation. With its wide open plains, it boasts a rich variety of wildlife including elephants, buffalo, zebras, and predators like lions and leopards. This reserve is an ideal destination for conservationists and photographers who can capture incredible sightings and photographic opportunities, especially during the Great Wildebeest Migration.

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Experiencing the grandeur of Africa is a life-changing adventure, and witnessing the spectacular crossing of the Mara River during the great migration is an unforgettable spectacle.

In addition to its famous game viewing, the Masai Mara offers a wide range of activities for visitors, including immersive cultural experiences, exhilarating hot air balloon rides, guided bush walks, and unforgettable bush dining experiences.

The Ngorongoro Crater in Tanzania

Nearly three million years old, the ancient caldera called Ngorongoro crater is one of the most awe-inspiring wildlife havens in the world. Not only is this area a UNESCO World Heritage site but it is also listed as one of the natural wonders of the world. A place where humankind coexists with nature in a perfect balance. Boasting the highest density of animals in Africa makes it the ideal place to view the Big 5 including the elusive black rhino.

The region is famous for being the Cradle of Humankind, where the earliest homo sapiens originated, making it a must-visit historical site. There are plenty of opportunities for conservation and cultural activities, as well as hiking and dining. Additionally, visitors can explore the crater and observe the diverse wildlife that inhabits the area.

Zanzibar, Tanzania

The Zanzibar Archipelago is situated in the Indian ocean and is made up of the larger Islands Pemba and Unguja, also known as Zanzibar Island, and is a destination known for its spices, culture, and history. An Island that boasts a UNESCO World Heritage Site as part of its main city, Stone Town, is an experience in itself.

Zanzibar provides an enchanting beach retreat, brimming with unforgettable adventures. An ideal destination to relax after a thrilling safari holiday, Zanzibar is a sensory experience, offering a glimpse into its unique sights, sounds, and flavors. Follow in Freddie Mercury’s footsteps, go scuba diving in the coastal waters, explore the island’s history and culture, or simply indulge in the serene island lifestyle.

One of the world greatest cultural junctions, where Africa meets Arabia, Zanzibar offers a fascinating glimpse into a bygone lifestyle.

The Serengeti in Tanzania

The renowned Serengeti National Park is one of the world’s most celebrated national parks and sets the scene for the most acclaimed wildlife showcase, the great migration. Serengeti, meaning “endless plains” in the Maasai language, is the oldest game reserve in Tanzania and offers the highest concentration of cats in the country. A UNESCO World Heritage Site that displays incredible landscapes combined with the drama of the greatest show on earth.

The perfect destination for game drives, hot air ballooning, and offering front row seats for the Great Migration, the Serengeti offers you the opportunity to disconnect from the world and reconnect with nature.

Volcanoes National Park in Rwanda

Located in the northwest corner of Rwanda, Volcanoes National Park is a must-visit destination for anyone interested in gorilla tracking. Home to Rwanda’s mountain gorilla population and made famous by the book and film “Gorillas in the Mist,” the park also offers cultural interactions and the chance to track the endemic golden monkey. Hiking to Dian Fossey’s research base is another popular activity in the area, and the park’s steep slopes offer breathtaking views of the Virungas mountain.

Bwindi Impenetrable Forest in Uganda

Ranked as one of Africa’s most ancient rainforests, Bwindi offers a safe sanctuary for the gorilla families that call it home. Within Bwindi Impenetrable Forest you are likely to stumble upon more than what you are searching for, This area is the only park in Africa where gorillas and chimpanzees coexist which means you may encounter other primate species including chimpanzees, the black and white, and red Colobus monkeys, Blue monkeys and the Grey-cheeked mangabey.

The lure of Africa is strong and East Africa offers incredible wildlife, cultural and historic opportunities not to be missed. Experience the pulse of Africa on our “Best of East Africa” journey, filled with excitement and emotion. This trip is perfect for those seeking to explore the history, culture, and wildlife of three distinct countries, with the inclusion of two UNESCO World Heritage sites. Don’t miss the chance to immerse yourself in the best of East Africa.

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Best of East Africa
The safari experience people dream of, hosted by experts

An epic journey combining the rugged beauty of East Africa with the greatest show on earth, the great migration. This journey has been planned to the finest detail and will be escorted by experienced and knowledgeable Premier Africa hosts.