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East Africa

East Africa Safaris

Avoiding Crowds on a Serengeti-Mara Safari

The great wildebeest migration spectacle is unlike other safaris because of the huge numbers of animals, but sometimes it seems the animals outnumber the tourists. Visitor estimates during the 2018. . . . .

Tanzania, Serengeti, male lion feeding time

How Weather Affects the Serengeti-Mara Migration

The Maasai Mara National Reserve and the Serengeti National Park are part of the same continuous ecosystem, which extends from southern Kenya into northern Tanzania. The ecosystem has 2 or 3 seasons. . . . .

Nairobi, Kenya, downtown view

Nairobi, Kenya – East Africa’s Safari Capital

Kenya’s main tourism attractions are safari tours, and sun—sea—sand resorts on its coast, and many tourists combine both in a single trip. Nairobi is Kenya’s capital, and as the title. . . . .

Planning Your First African Safari Vacation [2020]

 “I never knew of a morning in Africa when I woke up that I was not happy.” Ernest Hemingway What are the variables that go into planning an amazing safari vacation, and how to choose from all. . . . .

Safety and Other Tips for your Trip to Africa

In this post, we share a few safety and general travel tips for your visit to Africa, with an emphasis on Safari related travel. Our travel notes on Egypt and North Africa are described in other. . . . .

Zambia, Busanga Plains, Lion fight

The Serengeti-Mara Great Migration

The holy grail of African safaris is the great wildebeest migration that takes place each year in the Serengeti-Mara ecosystem of Tanzania and Kenya. This post describes some of what we learned while. . . . .