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East Africa Tours & Trips

Find the right tour for you going through the East Africa. With 634 trips visiting places such as Tanzania and Djibouti, the tours range in length from 3 up to 119 days. The most popular time to visit the East Africa is August, which has the most number of tour departures.

250+ trips through East Africa with 1,060 reviews

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Highlights

  • Capture all the romanticism of an African safari, as you catch a glimpse of predators roaming through the sprawling grasslands of the Serengeti National Park, in Tanzania.
  • Inhale the tantalizing aroma of fresh spices, during a visit to a spice plantation on the palm fringed spice islands of Zanzibar.
  • Observe the graceful ways of rhinos and gaze at thousands of cackling pink flamingos, at the magnificent Lake Nakuru National Park, in Kenya.
  • Enjoy the musical symphony of trumpeting elephants and roaring lions at the Maasai Mara National Reserve.
  • Get up, close and personal with mountain gorillas, in the lush tropical forests of Uganda’s Bwindi Impenetrable National Park.
  • Spend a moment in silence at the Kigali Genocide Memorial Centre in Rwanda.
  • Walk by fascinating ibexes and gelada baboons, during a memorable trek through the impressive Simien Mountains, in the heart of Ethiopia’s highlands.
  • Spend an exciting night in a tent, overlooking the ancient Meroe pyramids in the fabled land of Sudan.

Tips

  • You can shop for souvenirs such as beaded jewellery and traditional Maasai red checked blankets in Kenya.
  • Visit during the months of July to October to see the dramatic annual wildebeest migration into Kenya.
  • Try some Tanzanian cuisine which includes the ubiquitous ‘Ugali’, which is a maize meal porridge and ‘Nyama Choma’ or barbequed meat.
  • Learn up terms such as ‘Jambo’ meaning ‘Hello’, and ‘Habari Yako’ meaning ‘How are you’ in Swahili, while in Tanzania.
  • Try the thick and sweet traditional Ethiopian coffee, which is normally served in small cups.
  • If you’re in the mood to go swimming and fishing, then head towards Sudan’s Red Sea Coast.
  • Stay with your group and avoid straying away from the trail, while you observe habituated gorilla communities in the Volcanoes National Park, in Rwanda.

East Africa Tours & Trips Reviews

  • "It's the connections with people, animals and the amazing African landscapes that makes this trip incredible! This trip ..."
    Gorillas and Game Parks
  • "Best Intrepid trip yet! Thank you. Perfect balance of camping and sightseeing at a good rate. Tour leader top notch. ..."
    Gorillas, Game Parks & Beaches
  • "Fantastic tour with awesome leaders and an amazing bunch of people. Mind was sufficiently blown on so many occasions! Ch..."
    Ultimate East Africa
  • "Highly recommend this tour with Acacia Africa. My partner and I went on this tour in June/July 2012. It was well organi..."
    Game Parks and Gorillas (from Nairobi to Queen Elizabeth National Park)
  • "My trip to Tanzania this summer completely changed my life. I fell in love with the country, the people, the culture, an..."
    GIVE - Tanzania
  • "Incredible trip in many ways. Very safe traveling with knowledgeable guides. David Mutiso, Issa Kegode (cook), and Kag..."
    Gorillas & Game Parks