4 Most Popular Safari Destinations in East Africa for 2024, 2025

East Africa is renowned for its breathtaking safari destinations, offering unparalleled opportunities for wildlife encounters and immersive natural experiences. One of the crown jewels of the region is the Masai Mara National Reserve in Kenya, known for its vast savannahs dotted with acacia trees and abundant wildlife. Here, visitors can witness the iconic Great Migration, where millions of wildebeest, zebras, and other herbivores traverse the plains in search of greener pastures, creating a spectacle unlike any other. The Mara is also home to the Big Five—lion, elephant, buffalo, leopard, and rhinoceros—providing ample opportunities for thrilling game drives and unforgettable encounters with these majestic creatures.

Where to Go for Wildlife & Gorilla Trekking Safaris in East Africa

East Africa Destinations

Kenya Safari

Kenya Safari Tour packages are organized by Acacia Safaris Uganda for Travelers who take on Kenya tours for Wildlife and Wildebeest migration adventures.

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Kenya Uganda Wildlife Safari

Uganda Safari

Plan Epic Uganda Safari tours by Acacia Safaris Uganda. Explore the pearl of Africa – Uganda’s most visited safari destinations including Bwindi Impenetrable Forest.

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Why Visit Tanzania Destinations?

Tanzania Safari

Tanzania is a popular destination for African safaris especially for wildlife viewing safaris. Tanzania Safaris/Tanzania Wildlife Safaris are crafted to allow you to explore.

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Double Gorilla Trekking in Uganda

Rwanda Safari

Acacia Safaris Uganda tailors custom-made Rwanda safari tour holidays to the most visited Rwanda safaris tour destinations. Go for gorilla trekking safari in Rwanda.

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8 Most Popular Safari Destinations in East Africa for 2024, 2025

Tanzania’s Serengeti National Park is another must-visit destination in East Africa, offering a timeless landscape of endless plains and dramatic sunsets. This vast wilderness is renowned for its staggering biodiversity, with an array of predators and prey coexisting in a delicate balance. Visitors to the Serengeti can embark on thrilling safari adventures, witnessing predators such as lions, cheetahs, and leopards in action, while also marveling at the sheer abundance of plains game, including wildebeest, gazelles, and zebras. Additionally, the Serengeti is home to the iconic Ngorongoro Crater, a UNESCO World Heritage Site and one of the most unique safari destinations on the continent, offering unparalleled opportunities for wildlife viewing in a spectacular volcanic setting.

Uganda’s Bwindi Impenetrable Forest National Park completes the trifecta of East Africa’s premier safari destinations, offering a truly immersive experience in the heart of the continent. While Bwindi is best known as a haven for mountain gorillas, with approximately half of the world’s population residing within its dense jungles, the park is also home to a rich diversity of other wildlife, including chimpanzees, forest elephants, and various bird species. Visitors to Bwindi have the rare opportunity to trek through ancient rainforests, encountering these magnificent primates in their natural habitat—an experience that is as humbling as it is unforgettable. With its unparalleled natural beauty and abundant wildlife, East Africa’s safari destinations offer a once-in-a-lifetime adventure for nature lovers and wildlife enthusiasts alike.

8 Most Popular Safari Destinations in East Africa for 2024, 2025

Private Multi-Country Safaris

Serengeti National Park Tanzania

Serengeti National Park is a Tanzania Safari destination where you experience millions of Wildebeests Migrating from Serengeti National park Tanzania to Maasai Mara reserve in Kenya via Maasai Mara River.

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Masai Mara National Reserve Kenya

Maasai Mara National Reserve is the most famous and most visited wild reserve in Kenya. Since it is protected as a reserve and not as a national park, Maasai Mara National Reserve.

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Frequently Asked Questions About Uganda Safaris

Bwindi Impenetrable National Park

Go for mountain gorilla trekking in Uganda’s Bwindi Impenetrable National Park located in South Western Uganda 331km from Kampala for a great gorilla safari, on the edge of the Albertine Rift Valley.

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Amboseli National Park Kenya

Amboseli National Park lies immediately North West of Mt. Kilimanjaro, on the border with Tanzania. Amboseli National Park was established as a reserve in 1968 and gazetted as a National Park in 1974.

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5 Days Uganda Wildlife Safari

Murchison Falls National Park Uganda

Murchison Falls National Park Conservation Area is the largest protected area in Uganda, 5.025kms, including Murchison Falls National Park, Karuma Wildlife Reserve and in the south.

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