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East Africa is made up of five countries of Uganda, Kenya , Tanzania, Rwanda and Burundi who form the great East African Community. If planning your next holiday in Africa, there all reasons for you to choose visiting East African countries. Why Visit East Africa? All the reasons are underlined below.

Reasons to visit East Africa

Safe place to see mountain gorillas

Mountain gorillas do exist in three countries of Africa and these are Uganda, Rwanda and Democratic Republic of Congo. About 880 individuals of mountain gorillas are still existing in the whole world and the only safe countries providing an opportunity for gorilla trekking are Uganda and Rwanda who form part of East Africa. Among reasons to visit East Africa for gorilla trekking is safety and security and that’s why we encourage you to trek Uganda and Rwanda gorillas until Democratic Republic of Congo becomes much more safe.

East Africa boost of rare attractions that cannot be found in any region giving you all reasons to include it on your wish list. For those interested in mountain hiking have all the reasons to visit East Africa. In Tanzania, you have mountain Kilimanjaro which is the highest mountain in Africa, Rwenzori in Uganda and Mt Kenya all of which are snowcapped yet astride the equator. Other mountains include the volcanoes of Mgahinga, Sabinyo, Muhavura, Karisibi and others in Rwanda giving you all reasons to visit East Africa.

Other reasons to visit East Africa and the best National Parks where to enjoy game drives. Popular National Parks include Masai Maraa in Kenya, Serengeti and Ngorongoro in Tanzania and Murchison Falls and Queen Elizabeth National Parks in Uganda.

East Africa is the primate capital of Africa with mountain gorillas in Volcanoes National Park, Bwindi Impenetrable National Park and Mgahinga National Park. You have habituated chimpanzees in Nyungwe Forest, Kibale National Park, Budongo forest among others giving you all reasons to visit East Africa.

For more information on reasons to visit East Africa, feel free to consult one of our safari designers. In East Africa, you can enjoy authentic cultural experience with the Karamajongo, Masai and many other ethnic groups. You have an opportunity of spending your time visiting beaches in Mombasa, Dar es salaam and Zanzibar. With these countries working together to promote East Africa as one tourism destination, there all reasons to visit East Africa in order to benefit from discounts such as the East African tourist visa and other discounts that are in the pipeline.

Encounter Africa safaris is an indigenous tour company operated by East Africans vast with regional knowledge of East Africa. We will be glad if contacted on how to plan a holiday in East Africa

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