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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  • Ol Doinyo Lengai

    East Africa's only active volcano, Ol Doinyo Lengai, is situated south of Lake Natron. In the Maasai the name means the sacred Mountain of God. Mount Lengai is ,878meters high...

  • Mount Meru

    Mount Meru is the first sight you can see when reaching Arusha town. The mountain is with its 4,566 m Tanzania's second highest peak after Kilimanjaro and the fifth highest in...

  • Akagera National Park

    While Rwanda is not often thought of as a Big Five safari destination, Akagera National Park in the country's east is emerging as one of the best off-the-beaten-path safari...

  • Nyungwe Forest National Park

    Located in the south of Rwanda, Nyungwe National Park is a primate playground alive with life. From its iconic chimpanzees to the other primate species such as colobus monkeys...

  • Kenya Coast

    The Coast of Kenya or Indian Ocean Coast line is a glorious ribbon of silver and sapphire, bright coral and white beaches. The unique Swahili culture, a fusion of the many inf...

  • Lake Bogoria National Reserve

    Lake Bogoria National Reserve is a beautiful place with the pink cloud of flamingoes and the geysers bubbling with the most spectacular hot water volcanic springs. Much more i...

  • Amboseli National Park

    Amboseli is a place of wide dry plains with the horizons stretching to farthest to become with the sky and is dotted with green swamps and semi-arid acacia trees and grasses w...

  • Lake Nakuru National Park

    Lake Nakuru National Park is the Kenya’s first rhino sanctuary is established in this park since the rhino is an endangered species. The park hosts large population of these...

  • Ol Payeta Conservancy

    Ol Payeta Conservancy is the non-profit wildlife conservancy, a sanctuary for chimpanzee and generates income for wildlife tourism for and community development. It is home to...

  • Samburu National Reserve

    The Samburu National Reserve lies on the hot and arid vast desert once known as the Northern frontier district. It is a less crowded reserve, but offering great encounter. The...

  • Mount Kenya National Park

    Mount Kenya is the Kenya’s biggest mountain ranging between 1600m - 5199m above sea level and second after Mt Kilimanjaro and is an extinct volcano at the equator located in...

  • Omo Valley

    The Omo Valley is home to sixteen different (numerous) ethnic groups with their own distinct traditions ...

  • Kafa Biosphere Reserve

    Kafa is a place of special importance to billions of people around the world, as it is the origin of one of life’s greatest pleasure...

  • Sof Omar Caves

    Some of the most extensive underground caves in Africa, the Sof Omar Caves are nearly 15km long.  According to tradition, Sof...

  • Gambela National Park

    A more ‘traditional’ African park, Gambela is set on plains of Sudanese grass and rivers with wildlife includ...

  • Mago National Park

    The Mago National Park is the newest park of all the national parks in Ethiopia. It was established in 1979. It is located in the Southern Nations, Nationa...

  • Nechisar National Park

    Nechisar National Park is located in Arba Minch, which is Amharic for ‘Forty Springs. Arba Minch is part of the Southern Nations, Na...

  • Omo National Park

    Within an area of 4,068 square kilometres that covers the Omo River, the Rift Valley, and leagues of virgin wilderness, O...

  • Hwange National Park

    Ideally located between Bulawayo and Victoria Falls, Hwange National Park is both the largest and most accessible of Zimbabwe’s National Parks and is one of the ten l...

  • Musanze Caves

    With tours taking approximately two and a half hours, the caves are a perfect add-on to a day spent interacting with Rwanda's famous mountain gorillas....

  • Former King's Palace in Nyanza

    A visit to the former seat of the Rwandan monarchy is a fantastic way to break up the lengthy drive between Nyungwe and Kigali, and offers a window into Rwanda's pre-colonial ...

  • Bale Mountains National Park

    Known for its lush forests and high concentration of mammals, Bale Mountains Na...

  • The Danakil Depression

    Lying 120 metres below sea level, the Danakil Depression is the hottest and most inhospitable place ...

  • Ngorongoro Conservation Area

    Your first glimpse of stunning Ngorongoro will likely come from the heavily forested viewpoint that looks down upon its sun-drenched, cloud dappled magnificence. Ringed on all...

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