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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  • Ngamba Island Chimpanzee Sanctuary

    Owned and operated by the Chimpanzee Trust, the Ngamba Island Chimpanzee Sanctuary is an orphanage for nearly fifty orphaned chimpanzees who are now cared for and studied by t...

  • Ziwa Rhino Sanctuary

    While both the black and white rhinoceros are extinct in the wild in Uganda, the Ziwa Rhino Sanctuary is the proud home of Uganda’s only rhinoceros....

  • Gaddafi National Mosque

    Voted by TripAdvisor as the #1 thing to do in Kampala, the beautiful Gaddafi Mosque (sometimes known as the Ugandan National Mosque) is a massive religious structure capable o...

  • Entebbe

    Uganda’s coastal playground, quaint Entebbe is a wonderfully green and serene waterside escape. Serviced by an international airport, Entebbe is a common starting or finishi...

  • Mount Kenya

    Mount Kenya is not just a single peak; it is a massive consisting of a multitude spires, cliffs, complex ridges and peaks. These are the weathered remnants of a large extinct ...

  • The NgoroNgoro Crater Highlands

    Ngorongor Crater has the rich wildlife and a large natural diversity. The area is not a national park but a conversation area since the local Maasai tribes live here in tradit...

  • The Empakaai Crater - NgoroNgoro Crater Highlands

    From the The Empakaai Crater you can see Oldonio Lengai, Mount Kilimanjaro and the Great Rift Valley from the Crater's rim. Walking down the crater you can also have magnifice...

  • Hells Gate National Park

    Hells Gate National Park is the ideal venue for a day trip excursion, a camping stop over or a picnic spot out of Nairobi. It provides an endless biodiversity and is the only ...

  • Aberdares National Park

    The Aberdares are the moorlands full of mist and here elephants roam through the thick dense forest and sights of spectacular waterfalls plunging down into pools and streams f...

  • Katavi National Park

    The Katavi National Park offers the few visitors who make it there a taste of true wilderness with large wildlife herds such as buffaloes, elephants and hippos. Some of the at...

  • Mahale Mountains National Park

    This remote park offers some of the greatest visitor attractions, from walking safaris, chimpanzee viewing in their natural habitat, a climb to Mount Nkungwe and snorkeling in...

  • Rubondo Island National Park

    Officially Tanzania's smallest national park, tiny Rubondo Island on the heart of Africa's largest lake packs a lot into its 240 square kilometres. Known as the Jewel of Vi...

  • Kitulo National Park

    One of the most important watersheds for the Great Ruaha River, Kitulo is well known for its floral significance – not only a multitude of orchids, but also the stunning yel...

  • Mkomazi National Park

    Offering fantastic views of Kilimanjaro and a large population of African game, Mkomazi is an often overlooked Tanzanian gem with a number of species easier to see here tha...

  • Saadani National Park

    One of Tanzania's newest parks and its best kept secrets, Saadani National Park is where the Indian Ocean meats the East African bushlands.  East Africa's only...

  • Gombe Stream National Park

    It's a great place to see chimps up close and personal as many of the family groups are habituated to humans. With the possible exception of Mahale Mountains National Park , n...

  • Udzungwa Mountains National Park

    A paradise for bird watchers, flower lovers and the primate seeking visitors. Udzungwa Mountains National Park is perhaps Tanzania's most important sanctuary of ter...

  • Arusha National Park

    Arusha National Park is a perfect trip for day safaris, as it is close to both Arusha and Moshi. With terrain that ranges from open savannah to tropical rainforest, the park i...

  • Mikumi National Park

    Frequently compared to the Serengeti in the north, Mikumi is a sprawling national park that borders the massive Selous Game Reserve. The broad Mkata floodplain is an ideal ...

  • Ruaha National Park

    The Ruaha National Park is a fantastic place for those with a thirst for for blood to see predators and prey interacting as they have for millennia....

  • Tsavo East and West National Park

    Land of Lava, Springs and Man Eaters. The twin parks form one of Africas largest wilderness reserves consisting of 10 million acres of pure wilderness made of savannah, range ...

  • Buffalo Spring Reserve

    The reserve is popular with tourists because of its diverse and unique wildlife. Among the vegetation which is mainly acacia woodland and bush-lands and river-line forests the...

  • Mount Lemargut - NgoroNgoro Crater Highlands

    Mount Lemagrut is on the western part of Ngorongoro Crater and is one of 9 craters in the Ngorongoro conservation area. It is relatively easy trek and it offers gret views ove...

  • The Olmoti Crater - NgoroNgoro Crater Highlands

    The Crater floor has different streams which through the Munge waterfalls fill Lake Magadi in the Ngorongoro Crater. The Crater's floor is inhabited by some mammals like the B...

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