Adventure Holidays in East Africa – Gorilla trekking in Uganda and Rwanda – Wildebeest migration in Kenya and Tanzania
Adventure holidays in East Africa – Enjoy you East Africa adventure Safaris as you book your safari to the destinations in Africa which attract thousands of tourists. Contact us at Great Adventure Safaris about where to go for your vacation in East Africa which has all you need to see and experience on your African Adventure safari.
East African countries Uganda, Kenya and Rwanda thought excellent to introduce the East African visa. The East African Visa is a single tourist visa which allows travelers to access all the three countries of Uganda, Kenya and Rwanda without need to process other multiple visas when transferring from one country to another. It saves time and makes East African Adventures Safaris more convenient.
East Africa is made up of different large landscapes, with unique kinds of beauty, special attractions and very friendly people that you will meet throughout your East African safari the safari destinations in Africa.
Uganda safaris takes you to the most adventurous and interesting destinations that cannot be compared to any other destinations in Africa. It has numerous destinations including the National Parks of Bwindi Impenetrable, Kibale Forest, Queen Elizabeth and Murchison Falls National Parks among others. Other places to visit are the Ssese Islands, Jinja at the source of the World’s longest River, the Nile and the white water rafting, Uganda Wildlife Education Centre and Kasubi tombs among others. Uganda is the Pearl of Africa and there are so many exciting things you can do on your safari to Uganda. Some of them are Gorilla tracking, Chimpanzee tracking, Boat cruises, Hot air balloon safaris, hiking to the mighty Murchison Falls, Cultural experiences such as the Batwa Trail and Karamajong cultural experiences, Bird watching and relaxing and chilling at beaches. Mountain climbing tours are very exciting on Mount Rwenzori, Mount Elgon National Parks and the Virunga ranges in the southwestern part of Uganda.
Kenya safaris are talked about everywhere in the world because the country offers much more than you can expect. It has wondrous populations of wildlife in its National Parks such as Masai Mara game reserve and Lake Nakuru National Park where you can spot lots of lions, wildebeests and other mammals during game drives. Other National Parks in Kenya include Amboseli National Park, Tsavo East National Park and Samburu National Park among others. Kenya has some of the world’s most beautiful coastal lines with romantic beaches and these are the best for your honeymoon and relaxation. Remember not to miss out on the cultural experience with the Masai people of Kenya.
Tanzania safaris have been made popular mostly because of the Great Wildebeest Migration. The migration takes place in a circular manner through different National Parks and tourists have an opportunity to experience unique things at each stage of the migration. Popular wildlife areas to visit in Tanzania include Serengeti National Park, Ngorongoro Conservation reserve, Tarangire National Park, Ruaha game reserve and Lake Manyara National Park. Besides wildebeests, other wildlife there are the lions which can easily be seen in large prides, leopards, zebras, elephants and antelopes. A safari to Tanzania comes with a great chance to climb Africa’s highest mountain which is also the highest free standing mountain. Mountain Kilimanjaro is 5895 meters 19,340 feet above sea level and it offers spectacular views of distant areas.
Rwanda safaris are currently booming being sought by many people across the world. Rwanda sells herself as a luxury Gorilla tracking destination with its Gorilla permit at USD1500 per person per trek. Rwanda is the smallest country in East Africa but it is filled with lots of interesting things which makes it good enough to compete with other African tourists destinations. The entire country has a unique terrain from other East African countries and it has numerous hills and is referred to as “a land of a thousand hills”. Rwanda’s wildlife destinations are Volcanoes National Park, Akagera National Park and Nyungwe Forest National Park. It has a range of museums, genocide memorial sites, interesting culture and art galleries, craft shops and markets which will keep you occupied throughout your Rwanda safari.
Best time to go for adventure holidays in East Africa
From December to March, East Africa experiences warm temperatures and receives short rains. This is a dry season when many animals congregate around water bodies and can be seen in large numbers. It is also the best time to hike because land is not muddy and slippery. If you want to have a smooth hike through the forests in Uganda and Rwanda where Gorillas live, tracking them is much easier; you can as well plan for your safari during this period. This period is perfect for staying at the beaches of Zanzibar in Tanzania.
June to November
This is also a dry season where most of the days are warm and there is little rainfall. It is a peak season around East Africa and travelers are all over and if you plan to travel during this period of time, then you need to book early for you safari because accommodations and other services are fully booked.
This is the best time to see the Wildebeests in Kenya and Tanzania, as well as Gorilla tracking in Uganda and Rwanda and enjoy wildlife around other National Parks and game reserves.
April to May
This is a rainy season which is also called the low season. It is the best time to go for Bird watching in East Africa. Most animals give birth during this period and you will get interested at how the mammals do the calving. You can as well watch the great wildebeest migration. Many other activities such as Gorilla tracking can be done if you want to experience a slightly challenging hike when tracking for Mountain Gorillas.
Low season is the best to travel to East Africa if you want enjoy discounted prices of accommodations and all services are always available at your convenience. Contact Great Adventure Safaris for the best of your East African Adventure holiday.