For travel lovers, 2022 will hopefully be a great year, as the covid pandemic nears its end. Most travel restrictions are getting lifted as more and more people are getting their vaccinations, and infection rates are dropping. For adventure lovers, 2022 is a good time for going on an exciting and fun filled trip! Here are some amazing spots in East Africa for an adventure:
The Serengeti is one of the most spectacular regions that tourists can visit. The national park is vast and full of breathtaking sights and locations. Travellers can visit the deep Retina Hippo Pool which is home to 200 hippos, or go to Grumeti River where animals such as monkeys, wildebeests, zebras, and elephants gather to get water. Tourists can enjoy a walking tour or game drive where they spot wildlife, or go on an adventurous hot air balloon ride!
For travellers who like learning about history and heritage, Olduvai Gorge is the perfect destination to visit. Located in the eastern part of the Serengeti plains, this location is where ancient tools, and more than 60 human fossils from over two million years ago were found in the early 1900s. Tourists can enjoy a fun-filled walking tour as they learn about the history of the region.
The tallest mountain in East Africa, and one of the most spectacular volcanic mountains in the world, Mount Kilimanjaro is a paradise for nature lovers and adventure seekers. Here, tourists can go for a hike during which they can enjoy the views of the vivid greenery and unique ecosystems. The trek is not too challenging, and the aerial view of the surroundings is extraordinary!
Mnemba Atoll is a great spot for scuba diving and snorkelling, as the scenic spot is home to colorful and stunning coral reefs. Visitors can enjoy a unique insight into the breathtaking underwater world, and spot marine life such as rays, moray eels, octopuses, flounders, snappers, angel fish, sea turtles, leaf fish, scorpion fish, and dolphins! Tourists can relax at the sandy beach after a cooling dive, and enjoy the view of the white sands and crystalline water.
At Hell’s Gate National Park in Kenya, tourists can enjoy a biking safari and spot amazing wildlife such as zebras, cape buffaloes, and gazelles. Travellers can hike at Hell Gorge Canyon, and visit the geothermal springs which are known as the “Devil’s Shower.” Tourists can also go rock climbing which allows them to enjoy an amazing view of the African countryside. The experience is suitable for experienced climbers, as well as for beginners!
At Kibale Forest in Uganda, tourists can enjoy the extraordinary experience of gorilla trekking. This is a unique way of exploring beautiful regions, as tourists trek through dense vegetation to reach the apes, gorillas, and chimpanzees in their natural habitat. This is an environmentally friendly way of watching a protected species, and is a healthy way of enjoying a tour as travellers get to enjoy some fun-filled and exciting physical activity.
At Paje Beach in Zanzibar, tourists can enjoy exciting water sports such as kiteboarding, surfing, jet ski rides, paddleboarding, and scuba diving. The beach is stunning and has many spots that are ideal for kitesurfing and wave surfing. Tourists can enjoy a picnic on the beach, or walk on the soft sand.
Kenya’s Lamu Island is another great location for an adventure, as it is home to many amazing tourist spots. Travellers can pay a visit to the Old Town, a UNESCO heritage site, where architectural features such as carved doorways and enclosed courtyards reflect the influence of Arabic and European culture. Tourists can also visit the ruined city of Takwa, where the coral stone ruins are the remains of settlements from the 17th century. At Manda Bay, tourists can enjoy adventurous water sports such as kayaking and waterboarding!