In East Africa lions, leopards, cheetah, elephants and rhino roam the African savanna, and the endangered mountain gorillas take refuge in misty mountains. In East Africa you can explore the Serengeti and roam exotic islands, dotted with vibrant fishing villages. Brightsun Travel has a range of exclusive holidays to East Africa including safari adventures, beach escapes and cultural tours taking you into the heart of this incredible region. The vast plains of the Serengeti, which span across Tanzania and Kenya, is perhaps one of the most iconic landscapes of East Africa, housing threatened and endangered wildlife including rhino, elephant, wild dog and cheetah, offering safari adventures of a lifetime. The Serengeti showcases one of the most spectacular wildlife shows on earth, and one of the most important natural events in the world, the Great Migration. During the Great Migration vast herds of wildebeests, gazelles and zebras trek across East Africa in search of rain, attracting visitors from around the globe. Brightsun Travel offers a range of fantastic holidays to East Africa featuring some of the most spectacular safari adventures on earth.
Elsewhere in East Africa, the Virunga National Park, containing the Virunga Mountains, link two primary East African countries, Rwanda and Uganda, and most famously provide sanctuary to the world’s last remaining mountain gorillas in their magical misty habitat. Virunga National Park boasts some of the most diverse landscapes in Africa, with snow capped mountains and glaciers alongside forests and savannahs. It also has the largest concentration of hippopotamuses in Africa. The East African region can combine the thrills of a safari adventure with escapes to some of the region’s best beaches, among them Lamu Island off the coast of Kenya and the vibrant archipelagos of Zanzibar, within easy reach from the bustling fish markets of Tanzania’s coastal city Dar es Salaam. Lamu Island is a trip back in time where there are no roads, and the main forms of transport are boats and donkeys. Here you will find the oldest and best preserved Swahili settlement in Africa. Brightsun Travel offers a range of cheap holidays to East Africa and its island paradises, as well as once in a life time safari tours of this incredibly diverse region.