East Africa

  • Ethiopia

    Ethiopia

    Epic landscapes and divine history
    Ethiopia is epic...Read more
  • Tanzania

    Tanzania

    Mountains, safaris and spice islands
    Tanzania is your quintessential African destination...Read more
  • Serengeti

    Serengeti

    The best place on earth to see the Big Five
    The vast, untamed Serengeti might just be the best place on earth to see wildlife...Read more
  • Lake Victoria

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  • Ngorongoro Crater

    Ngorongoro Crater

    All off Africa in one 'bowl'
    The Ngorongoro Crater is the world's largest intact -- and inactive -- caldera in the world...Read more
  • Mt. Kilimanjaro

    Mt. Kilimanjaro

    Stand on top of Africa
    Standing 5,986m high, Kilimanjaro is Africa's highest peak and one of the continent's most impressive sights...Read more
  • Tarangire National Park

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  • Zanzibar

    Zanzibar

    Spice islands
    A cultural crossroad for centuries, the Zanzibar archipelago mixes Africa, Arab and Indian influences...Read more
  • Pemba Island

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  • Arusha

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  • Karatu

    Karatu

    Gateway to Ngorongoro
    Karatu is a small but lively town on the edge of Ngorongoro Conservation Area...Read more
  • Selous Game Reserve

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  • Ruaha National Park

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  • Ras Kutani

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  • Songosongo Archipelago

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  • Dar es Salaam

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  • Kenya

    Kenya

    More than just safaris
    Think of Kenya and you might think of a 4x4 safari vehicle chasing a big cat on the prowl for its next catch or a herd of elephants peacefully grazing...Read more
  • Masai Mara National Park

    Masai Mara National Park

    The world-famous Maasai Mara is one of Africa’s most popular destinations, with safari-goers flocking to the reserve to glimpse lions, leopards, rhinos, buffalo and elephant...Read more
  • Mombasa

    Mombasa

    Mombasa is Kenya’s largest port and has been a gateway into the country for centuries...Read more
  • Nairobi

    Nairobi

    Most visitors to Kenya simply fly in and out of capital Nairobi – which is a huge mistake...Read more
  • The Great Rift Valley

    The Great Rift Valley

    The Great Rift Valley stretches across Africa from Mozambique into Lebanon in the Middle East...Read more
  • Mount Kenya

    Mount Kenya

    Mount Kenya might only be Africa’s second-highest mountain – but it’s almost certainly it’s most beautiful...Read more
  • Lake Victoria

    Lake Victoria

    Lake Victoria is the largest freshwater lake in Africa and is one of the sources of the Nile...Read more
  • Laikipia

    Laikipia

    The high plains of Laikipia offer an excellent alternative safari experience to the better-known Maasai Mara...Read more
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  • Rwanda

    Rwanda

    Everything in one perfect package
    One of Africa's last-known tourist destinations, tiny Rwanda gets a fraction of the visitors of neighbouring Kenya and Tanzania -- but not for long...Read more
  • Kigali

    Kigali

    Rwanda’s bustling capital sprawls across several valleys and hillsides, bookended by towering mountains...Read more
  • Nyungwe National Park

    Nyungwe National Park

    One of Africa’s oldest rainforests, Nyungwe National Park is home to around 500 chimpanzees and 12 other primate species...Read more
  • Akagera National Park

    Akagera National Park

    The savannah plains of Akagera National Park on Rwanda’s border with Tanzania are the perfect place for a Big Five safari...Read more
  • Karisoke Research Camp

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  • Volcanoes National Park

    Volcanoes National Park

    Situated in the far northwest of Rwanda and named for the chain of dormant volcanoes that make up the Virunga Massif (Karisimbi, Bisoke, Sabinyo, Gahinga and Muhabura), Volcanoes National Park is home to endangered mountain gorillas, rare golden monkeys and more than 200 bird species...Read more
  • Uganda

    Uganda

    Unforgettable encounters
    Uganda is a gem...Read more
  • Mgahinga Gorilla National Park

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  • Queen Elizabeth National Park

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  • Jinja

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  • Murchison Falls National Park

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  • Ziwa Rhino Sanctuary

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  • Kibale Forest National Park

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  • Kazinga Channel

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  • Bwindi

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  • Jinja

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  • Karamoja

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  • Sipi Falls

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  • Mount Elgon National Park

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  • Namawojjolo

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  • Tororo Rock

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  • Kidepo Valley

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  • Rwenzori mountains

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  • Kampala

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Nairobi and Mt. Kenya

Nairobi-Mount Kenya-Lake Nakuru
Approx. 6 days
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Kenya’s coastal hotspots

Mombasa-Watamu-Lamu
Approx. 7 days
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Natural beauty in the Rift Valley and Kenyan highlands

Naivasha | Nakuru | Kakamega Forest | Nairobi
Approx. 10 days
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Western Uganda

Mountain gorillas and beyond
Approx. 10 days
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Eastern Uganda

Nomads, Nile and natural pools
Approx. 7 days
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Tanzania Migration Safari

Experience Africa's greatest wildlife phenomenon
Approx. 8 days
Arusha (1 days) → Karatu (2) → Serengeti (4) → Arusha (1)
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Wild Southern Tanzania

Explore Tanzania's famous game reserves
Approx. 8 days
Selous Game Reserve (3 days) → Ruaha National Park (3) → Ruaha National Park (1)
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Tanzania Safari and Beach

See all the spectacular wildlife Africa has to offer
Approx. 11 days
Arusha (1 days) → Serengeti (3) → Ruaha National Park (3) → Zanzibar (3) → Dar es Salaam (1)
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Kilimanjaro and Tanzania Wildlife Adventure

Explore snow-capped Kilimanjaro and tour wild game reserves
Approx. 14 days
Arusha (1 days) → Mt. Kilimanjaro (7) → Tarangire National Park (2) → Karatu (2) → Arusha (1) → Mt. Kilimanjaro (1)
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Unexplored Tanzania

Off the beaten path safari and beach escape
Approx. 15 days
Ras Kutani (4 days) → Selous Game Reserve (3) → Ruaha National Park (3) → Songosongo Archipelago (4) → Dar es Salaam (1)
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Tanzania Safari, Kilimanjaro and Islands

From mountain top and safari adventure to island beaches
Approx. 16 days
Arusha (1 days) → Mt. Kilimanjaro (7) → Karatu (2) → Serengeti (2) → Zanzibar (3) → Dar es Salaam (1)
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The Best of Kenya and Tanzania

Exploring wilderness in Kenya and Tanzania
Approx. 13 days
Nairobi (1 days) → Masai Mara National Park (4) → Serengeti (4) → Karatu (2) → Arusha (1) → Dar es Salaam (1)
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The Great Migration from Kenya

Approx. 7 days
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Gorilla trekking in Rwanda

Up close with the elusive mountain gorilla
Approx. 3 days
Kigali (1 days) → Volcanoes National Park (2)
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Gorillas and the Big Five

Safaris and gorilla trekking in Rwanda
Approx. 8 days
Kigali (1 days) → Akagera National Park (4) → Volcanoes National Park (3)
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Rwanda’s Complete Wildlife Experience

Gorillas, chimpanzees and the Big Five
Approx. 10 days
Kigali (1 days) → Akagera National Park (3) → Volcanoes National Park (3) → Nyungwe National Park (3)
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Where to go in East Africa

Our recommended places

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