Large open spaces. Iconic African animals. Beautiful people. And the problems that the continent has faced, and still faces. These are everyday experiences that lived there. But Kati has never been to East or Southern Africa. She went to North Africa a few times, but has not yet known, the great savannah. We had planned a trip to Kenya and Uganda, and last September, but with recent times-it had to postpone. Next September, Kati and I will travel to Kenya and Uganda. We will do a gorilla trek to Bwindi and, camp in the Masai Mara.
I have always loved Africa and it will be a chance for Kati to fall in love with it too. Africa is one of those continents that you think twice about before planning a longer vacation, as it is often described negatively in the news and on social media. We are here to expose these truths with the most visited and favorite destinations in Africa. As soon as you visit these places, you come back every year, for, more, believe me. Have UN “sunset”, while a herd of elephants crosses your path, or meet a lion to finish amazing and wonderful est. For me, I think that’s the way life should be. I feel more alive and I want to share this experience with Kati.
East Africa is a sandwiched region made up of 3 countries, namely: Uganda, a sea-free country, Kenya (home to most famous African athletes) and Tanzania, the largest state in the region. The three countries share Great Lake Victoria, one of the largest lakes in Africa. Kenya and Tanzania are sisters on all sides and share the coasts of the Indian Ocean, from Malindi to the exotic islands of Zanzibar in Tanzania. The two countries also share the great Mara-home of the Masai, the vast Serengeti Park and the charming amboseli National Park.
In East Africa, you will discover incredibly diving landscapes, cultures and exciting safari activities.
Why a holiday in East Africa this Christmas?
East Africa has increasingly become the destination of choice for many tourists looking for a great adventure of assured safety and a paltry price. The recent times has hit the hospitality industry worldwide, requiring very discounted rates to attract bookings. This is a great opportunity for tourists to travel this Christmas. But, whether traveling to East Africa is this Christmas or at any time of the year, you will experience great hospitality from the warm people, as you will see various wild animals in its natural habitat. Coupled with this, East Africa also boasts white sand beaches and some of the most coveted safaris in Africa.
What East Africa has to offer
The three main East African countries share the same cultures, traditions, beliefs and languages. These are also English-speaking countries, so language is not a problem in this region.
In this article, we will introduce the best holiday destinations in East Africa.
Impressed by its beauty, Winston Churchill, described Uganda as the “pearl of Africa in” My African Journey, the book he wrote and published, and 1908. Uganda has natural beauty and is blessed by many rainforests, hills and rivers.
Places to visit / unique tourist attractions
Although Uganda’s capital is Kampala, you enter the country through entebbe Airport, 40 km from Kampala. Entebbe airport is famous for the Israeli operation Operation Thunderbolt of 1976.
Bwindi Forest National Park
More than 300 km away) is Bwindi Forest National Park, where you will discover one of the most sought after activities and, Uganda, the Gorilla Trek, which is home to more than 320 mountain gorillas. the hard parc has three access points from 3 different countries: Uganda, Rwanda, and Congo (DRC). Walking requires a certain degree of physical fitness and self-assurance. If you are, and in good shape, you will enjoy this life-changing experience and will be able to see the mountain gorillas, and endangered in their natural habitat as you walk through the debilitating impenetrable forest terrain.
Kibale National Park
In western Uganda, Kibale National Park is located in Fort Portal, with fantastic views of an evergreen forest on 296 miles of land. It is home to a myriad of primates that you interact with, as well as other wildlife, so be sure to carry your camera to capture breathtaking photos, the vast and beautiful landscapes that unfold in this region.
Mgahinga Gorilla National Park
The southern depths of Uganda are home to the large plateau-treading animals, the mountain gorillas.
The gorilla National Park, the Mgahinga is home to giant gorillas, which are not too easy to depict, and due to dense and indelible green rainforests and cloud-covered volcanoes. The area offers wildlife sightings of outstanding mountain gorillas and other wildlife-golden monkeys, forest elephants, jackals and wild boars.
Far from nature and in the city, in business and in Uganda, will not be complete without a visit to the shrine of the martyrs of Namugongo, Murchison Falls, Lake Bunyonyi and the Gaddafi Mosque. Located on the old hill of Polanco, the mosque displays a mixture of cultures, imprints with European and Arabic architecture with an African touch. If you are lucky enough to have access to the minaret, it offers a fantastic view of the capital.
Best places to stay in Uganda
When visiting the Bwindi and Kabale wildlife parks, make your reservations in advance to guarantee your stay at the hotel. Guided by your budget, here are some affordable places to consider for your accommodation.
Campsites In Buhoma
Pour fully explore the forest of Bwindi, the camp, in the style of the community in the Buhoma propose united nations tent accommodation, pour as little as 3 30 for the enlightened, united nations shared accommodation and just over plus 100 for the for organic accommodation. Kati and I are staying here for a few pendant nights of our Gorilla trek.
Bwindi Guest house
With rates ranging from cette 45 to cette 100 this guest house in the Bwindi area offers you a great opportunity to experience gorilla treks in the heart of the national park.
Backpackers From Potamochère
This est low cost accommodation perfect for hikers traveling on a limited budget. The potamochères Backpackers offer you United nations decent accommodation from per night in dorm. No privacy or meals. You need to buy food or eat in nearby restaurants.