Top 6 Wildlife Safaris in East Africa: East Africa is home to a plethora of classic safari locations. Masai Mara National Reserve, Serengeti National Park, Nyungwe Forest National Park, Ngorongoro Conservation Area, Volcanoes National Park,  Lake Nakuru National Park , Bwindi Impenetrable National Park, Queen Elizabeth National Park are just a few of the national parks that you must visit during your wildlife safaris in East Africa.

Then there are the bucket-list experiences like gorilla trekking and the wildebeest migration. Making sense of how everything works together and what can be done on a typical vacation, on the other hand, might be daunting. Fortunately, Explore Rwanda Tours has you covered with a wide range of excursions to suit everyone’s interests. Browse our greatest wildlife safaris in East Africa for ideas.

Top 6 Wildlife Safaris in East Africa.

  1. Explore the Northern Circuit of Tanzania including Serengeti National Park.

Look no further than Tanzania’s Northern circuit for an action-packed safari with plenty of variation. Lake Manyara National Park, a picturesque treasure in the Rift Valley, is only a short drive from Arusha. It’s famous for its tree-climbing lions and spectacular birds. You’ll then spend two nights in Serengeti National Park. Large herds of grazers roam the unending plains, and predators are never far away.

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You may also get the opportunity to witness Africa’s most stunning wildlife show, the Great Migration. You’ll drop into the Ngorongoro Crater on your route back to Arusha. The wooded crater rim provides an ideal setting for the animal drama that unfolds on the crater bottom. You’ll witness more wildlife animals in one day than you ever imagined, including the endangered black rhino.

  1. Visit the famous and beautiful Zanzibar Island

Tanzania provides the ideal safari-and-beach combination. A safari in Tanzania’s Northern circuit is the most popular, followed by a tropical Zanzibar beach vacation. The island is famous for its beautiful sandy beaches, crystal-clear turquoise seas, and Stone Town, Zanzibar’s ancient district. Swimming with dolphins and a spice excursion into the island’s rural interior are also suggested day adventures from Zanzibar. Alternatively, Selous National Park is an excellent alternative for a fast safari add-on to a Zanzibar visit. You can fit a lot into a short visit here. Game drives, walking safaris, and boat rides on the Rufiji River are among the activities available.

  1. Visit Masai Mara in Kenya

A Masai Mara wildlife safari is the best way to see magnificent animals in a traditional African environment. Come here between August and October to witness one of the world’s largest wildlife spectacles, the great migration. On a 4- or 5-day safari, you may spend the night at Lake Nakuru.

This picturesque Rift Valley Lake is well-known for its abundant wildlife and seasonal flocks of flamingos. It’s also a good site to watch white and black rhinos, Rothschild’s giraffes, hippos, and other wildlife.

  1. Explore beautiful Beaches in Kenya

Kenya is ideal for a traditional bush-and-beach vacation. You’ll spend a couple of days touring the world-famous Masai Mara National Reserve. The vast savannah is ideal for spotting lions and cheetahs.

You could even see a hunt if you’re lucky. You just need a short stay at the stunning Lake Nakuru National Park to witness rhinos and other animals. To round up the safari, you’ll visit Amboseli National Park for amazing close-ups with elephants and vistas of Africa’s tallest peak, Kilimanjaro.

 If time allows, spend a few days in Tsavo national park (East and West) for a truly wilderness experience and an opportunity to view rare antelope like gerenuk and fringe-eared oryx. Finally, you’ll go to the coast to spend a few days resting on one of Kenya’s beautiful beaches – the ideal way to conclude a vacation.

  1. Wildlife Safaris and Gorilla Trekking in Uganda

A gorilla trekking safari in Uganda is a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity. Looking into a mountain gorilla’s eyes is not only thrilling, but also extremely touching. After an early breakfast, you’ll accompany your ranger into the heart of Bwindi Impenetrable National Park, a veritable rainforest wonderland.

Following the gorillas’ trails on slick woodland pathways can be difficult, but the payoff is an hour with these gentle giants. A 5-day journey might finish with a couple days at Lake Bunyonyi or Queen Elizabeth National Park.

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The former is perfect if you want to relax after your gorilla climb in a beautiful setting that is ideal for trekking, swimming, and canoeing. The latter if you want to see elephants, buffalo, and even tree-climbing lions on a short typical Uganda wildlife safari, Top 6 Wildlife Safaris in East Africa.

  1. Chimpanzee and Gorilla Trekking in Rwanda.

On a gorilla trekking safari in Rwanda, you may follow in the footsteps of world-renowned primatologist Dian Fossey. You’ll be lodging in the Virunga Mountains, right outside Volcanoes National Park.

Dian Fossey first habituated gorillas here in the 1960s, and it is still possibly the greatest spot in the world to witness these gentle giants. Other activities available here include golden monkey trekking, climbing to the original gorilla research camp, and summiting one of the Virunga peaks for the truly daring.

 A 3-day Rwanda wildlife safari might also include a visit to Nyungwe Forest, one of East Africa’s most stunning rainforests. A suspended canopy walk provides an unusual bird’s eye view of the forest surroundings. You will be able to witness some of the 13 primate species found in Nyungwe Forest, including chimps.

In Summary; Wildlife safaris in East Africa offer visitors some on the best travel experiences during your visit to the continent of Africa. Visitors planning to travel to East Africa on a wildlife safari are advised to book through a reputable tour operator company like Explore Rwanda Tours, Achieve Global Safaris or Focus East Africa Tours.

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