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The Big Five Safari in East Africa

East Africa Safari

A trip to East Africa without seeing the big five animals – buffalo, elephant, lion, leopard and rhino is regarded incomplete since the region is a home to the most impressive spectacular wildlife species in the world. The Big five in Kenya, Tanzania and Uganda are the most loved by every tourist and the thrill of photography will blow your mind away.Wildlife safaris in Kenya, Tanzania and Uganda give you a lot of incredible moments and times to admire the wonderful amazing wild creatures keeping your eyes busy all day long.

Best Time to View Wildlife

Tanzania-The perfect time for viewing wildlife in Tanzania is during the dry months from late June-October. It’s at the same time range when tourists get a chance to see the wildebeest migration in Serengeti National Park. If you want to see the wildebeest calving’s making sure you explore Tanzania top wildlife safari reserves in January and February. Considering the wonderful wildlife viewing experience when the grasses are short, mid-December-March are the best times in Serengeti and Ngorogoro conservation area a place to find most migrant wildebeest and many give birth due to plenty of water in the area.

Kenya-Don’t be surprised to find that Kenya and Tanzania have the same time frame for viewing wildlife  especially the Big 5 also known as the most dangerous and prime hunters of wildlife game reserves in the world. If you want to enjoy your wildlife safari tour in Kenya visit the country late June-October and get a chance to witness the wildebeest migration which usually rich Masai Mara in July  until October when they move back to Serengeti National Park.

Uganda-The best time for wildlife viewing in Uganda is all year  January-December in the country most visited wildlife parks –Kidepo Valley National Park, Murchison Falls National Park, Queen Elizabeth National Park, and  Lake Mburo National Park. Uganda wildlife safaris offer chances to see endangered mountain gorillas in Bwindi forest National Park and Mgahinga National Park.  As an addon, Uganda is a good destination for primate safaris in Africa. You can get good discounted rates for most safaris. Therefore be assured that you will enjoy the attractive wildlife and mountain gorillas at the most cost friendly rates possible.

East Africa has the best places in Africa to see the Big five and Kenya is one of them in places like Masai Mara game reserve, Amboseli National Park,Tsavo East and west etc. Tanzania also presents a wide list including Seregenti national Park,Ngorogoro conservation area, Lake Manyara, and Tarangire National park.Can’t fail to mention Uganda the Pearl of Africa and a place to discover a wide range of wildlife species as well as primates, culture and landscape.


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