The name East Africa is today used to refer to Kenya, Uganda and Tanzania. Of late however, East Africa has expanded to include Rwanda and Burundi. East Africa, with its picture-perfect beaches, impressive cities, and diverse wildlife, makes for a flawless vacation destination. The region provides some of the best cuisine, art, and culture on the continent, and tourists are able to while their days away on the Swahili coast, in the savannhas of the Serengeti, and on the tops of volcanoes.
If you are planning a fun family vacation, you won’t have to look very far. East Africa is an exotic potpourri of thrill, adventure and delightful scenes. From the golden expanse of Serengeti to the mountain trails along Kilimanjaro and Rwenzori, a trip to East Africa can possibly be the best vacation you have ever had.
Some of the famous adventure destinations are the Serengeti National Park in Tanzania, and the Masai Mara National Reserve in Kenya. Trekkers and mountaineers on the other hand might find Mt. Kilimanjaro & Mt. Kenya more appealing. Uganda and Rwanda are home to mountain gorillas, where gorilla tracking is possible!
If you’re planning a trip to East Africa, get ready for the trip of a lifetime. Panoramic vistas, waterfalls, white-sand beaches, turquoise waters, rolling green hills, volcanic summits, and gleaming city centers are scattered throughout the region. This place is unique, East Africa is every photographer’s dream.