Kenya is the original African safari destination and still one of the best. Around 8 percent of the country’s land is protected, and it is home to nearly 400 species of mammals and more than 1,000 species of birds
With almost a third of its land protected for wildlife viewing and some of the best game parks on the continent, safari is a way of life in Tanzania.
The perfect blend of tropical paradise and historical charm, Zanzibar is a laid-back island getaway offering some of the best snorkelling & diving in Africa.
Many consider Rwanda to be the world’s premier gorilla- tracking destination, and the Volcanoes National Park, made famous by the late Dian Fossey, draws thousands of visitors each year.
The Republic of Uganda is situated on the African equator has some of the most beautiful and varied scenery in East Africa and is perhaps most famous for being home to around 880 mountain gorillas.
The Masai Mara National Reserve and the surrounding conservancies form one of the most famous safari destinations in Africa. The Mara is known for its big cats and annual Great Migration.
In the foothills of Mount Kenya, Ol Pejeta Conservancy is a leader in conservation. It’s home to the last two northern white rhino on the planet and is one of the largest black rhino sanctuaries in East Africa.
The Serengeti is one of the most iconic destinations in the world, so no wonder it’s one of Tanzania’s top attractions. The subject of many nature documentaries, the park is host to the dramatic Great Migration, where millions of wildebeest, zebras and gazelles must cross the Mara River.
Home of the Ngorongoro Crater, the Ngorongoro Conservation Area has a high concentration of wildlife and staggering volcanic scenery.
One of the largest national parks in Africa, southern Tanzania’s Ruaha remains blissfully off the beaten track, despite being home to around 10% of the world’s lion population.
The extraordinary Rubondo Island in Lake Victoria was made into a haven for endangered chimpanzees. You’ll also find other animals, from elephant to sitatunga antelope.
Located In the south of Tanzania, Nyerere National Park is a vast, wild reserve – larger than Switzerland – with just a scattering of small camps.
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