Attractions

There is so much to see and do in East Africa and so it can be hard to decide where to go. We’ve compiled a detailed list of parks, reserves, water bodies, mountains, and historical sites that can be found throughout Uganda, Tanzania, Rwanda and Kenya. See what catches your eye by scrolling down the list, and clicking on what takes your fancy. It might just help you narrow down what country (or country’s) to go to.

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  • Lake Manyara National Park

    With a variety of landscapes, Lake Manyara National Park offers a compact safari experience that gives visitors the chance to see everything from the vibrant flamingoes to the...

  • Awash National Park

    Famous for its mineral hot springs, volcanic formations, and the Awash River, the park is home to a dizzying array of wildlife including the oryx, bat-eared fox, caracal, a...

  • Addis Ababa

    Ethiopia’s capital is far more than just a transit hub, with a rich history and a wealth of delicious food to be found by those willing to explore....

  • Gondar

    You’d be forgiven for thinking you’re in Europe when you first see the stunning Gondar castles, but these impressive monuments were once the home to Ethiopia’s own m...

  • Simien Mountains National Park

    With its jagged peaks and deep valleys, Simien National Park’s unique landscape makes it something unlike anything you’ll find elsewhere in Africa. The park’s...

  • Aksum

    Once an important military, religious, and agricultural trading hub, the city of Askum today stands as an impressive monument to the enduring will of the Abyssinian...

  • Lalibela

    The eleven Lalibela churches were carved from red volcanic rock in the 13th century. Legend has it that men carved the church during the day, while angels ...

  • Lake Tana & Bahir Dar

    The source of the Blue Nile, Lake Tana is the largest lake in Ethiopia....

  • Harar

    The historic city of Harar has been a major trade centre for centuries. The walled city was built between the 13th and 16th centuries and is home to 82 mosques and 102 shri...

  • Mount Kilimanjaro

    Also called the Roof of Africa or the Crown of Tanzania, Mount Kilimanjaro is both Africa’s highest mountain and the world’s tallest free standing peak. Standing at 5,875 ...

  • Serengeti National Park

    The home of the legendary Great Wildebeest Migration, the name Serengeti has become synonymous with the African safari experience. The seemingly unending savannah plains of th...

  • Lake Victoria

    Africa’s largest lake is also the second largest in the world, and standing on its shores is not so different to standing on the beach and looking out at the ocean....

  • Masai Mara National Reserve

    Masai Mara (Maasai Mara) is one of Africa’s greatest wildlife reserves and it is one of the best-known and most popular reserves. Masai Mara and the Serengeti National Park ...

  • Bwindi Impenetrable National Park

    Mist-shrouded and undeniably beautiful, Uganda's Bwindi Impenetrable National Park is the nation's answer to Rwanda's Volcanoes National Park. Home to the enigmatic Mountai...

  • Volcanoes National Park

    Dominated by five towering volcanoes, the heavily rain forested Volcanoes National Park is the jewel in Rwanda's national parks, a stunning mist-shrouded forest that is home t...

  • Selous Game Reserve

    Weighing in at over four times the size of the Serengeti, the wild frontiers of the Selous Game Reserve are home to a dizzying number of animals including over 200,000 cape...

  • Nairobi National Park

    Nairobi, the capital city of Nairobi boasts of a very unique feature. It’s the only city in the world with a National park and therefore boasts of natural wilderness with...

  • Kilimanjaro National Park

    Home to Africa's highest mountain and the tallest free standing mountain in the world, Mount Kilimanjaro is dominated by the stunning vista that 'Kili' provides. ...

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