East Africa is one of the most important tourist destinations in Africa. A visit to these places, means to travel to all major destinations in the three East African countries. In Kenya, for example, starting with a visit to the Masai Mara, the most visited park in the county. This park is located in a remote area on the floor of the Great Rift Valley. During the dry season (July to October), the migration of wildebeests in the Park is unimaginable. One can hardly count the millions of wild animals crossing the Mara River to greener pastures of the park. Tourists are assured to see the wild animals like elephant, lion, rhino, buffalo and leopard etc. besides other beasts like antelopes, gazelles, zebras cheetahs, hyenas and various species of bird. The highlight of this trip is to see wild animal from a balloon filled with hot air.

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Further, the Lamu in Kenya, is an island group that remained intact for many years. As the oldest city in Kenya, this island can be visited only by ferry or plane. Speed boast and Donkey are the only means of transportation in this area. Basically, Lamu residents are Muslim, and Swahili is the common language. During the 15th Century, Lamu was an important port for the export of slaves, wood, ivory and spices. This is a great place to walk around the dolphins, watching snorkeling, sailing and walking and enjoying the beauties of nature. A trip to the museum and the old fort will fill your mind with the memories of ancient period.

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Also, only about 700 gorillas left to stay on Earth, half of the species also called cousin of man which are on the verge of extinction are generally can be spotted in the Bwindi Impenetrable Forest in Uganda, Viruga bordering Rwanda and Uganda and Rwanda in the Democratic Republic of Congo.

These animals are rarely seen. It’s just a trip to East Africa that gives you a unique opportunity to see them regardless of the limited time. A visit to the Victoria fall(the largest curtain of falling water known) and also game viewing of the cape buffalo in the Luangwa National park both in Zambia, should be seen.

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Furthermore Mt. Kilimanjaro is the highest mountain in Africa. With a height of 5895 meters above sea level, and clad with snow, this mountain can be climbed by any person who is physically fit. It is worth mentioning here that Johan Rebmann was the first missionary to explore this mountain, way back in 1841. This mountain consists of three peaks, namely Kibo (5895 m), Mawezi (5150m) and Shira (3962). Also, the Ngorongoro Conservation Area is also a UNESCO World Heritage Site. This Volcanic caldera is about 16 km in diameter and has an abundance of wildlife. You can also tour Lake Manyara and you will see the unique tree-climbing lions and a lot of flamingo birds.

Tourist Attractions in East AfricaDevjeetTour GuideEast Africa is one of the most important tourist destinations in Africa. A visit to these places, means to travel to all major destinations in the three East African countries. In Kenya, for example, starting with a visit to the Masai Mara, the most visited park in the county....