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Reasons to Visit East Africa

Geographically Africa is divided into five regions: north, south, east, west and central. Countries on the east of Sudan to Tanzania are considered to be East Africa. There are countries in each region, which are more interesting, safe and straightforward for traveling and those, which you better do not visit due to some reasons. Travelers find RSA, Kenya, and Tanzania the most popular directions. The best period to visit most African countries is the period from November to March. And those who love wild nature and safari are better to travel to Kenya or Tanzania in-between July and October to get on to The Great Wildebeest Migration.

There are several observables associated with visiting Kenya. First of all, this is the place where human civilization is in: this is where the first homo sapiens appeared. Secondly, a line of equator goes through the land of Kenya, which would be interesting to cross. Thirdly, one should go to this country to see mentioned above The Great Wildebeest Migration: each year about 2 million of species rain-driven and looking for fresh pastures overcome huge distances across the parks of Tanzania and Kenya. Fourthly, known African five lives here: leopard, lion, rhino, elephant, and buffalo. Fifthly, diving lovers may have some fun diving to coral rifles with a rare fauna of the Indian Ocean. Sixthly, such original African people as Masai, Samburu, and Meru live in Kenya who saved traditional style of life, which is interesting to get to know.

Uganda. Many people call Uganda a gem of Africa. Tourists go here to visit local, national parks and to admire with extreme nature. Its landscape is very diverse due to its geographical position. Among natural places of visit, the following are the most interesting to view: Victoria lake, Kyoga, Alberta, Edward, the White Nile river system, Cabrera waterfall. There are 35 extensive natural areas of protection in Uganda, 10 National parks, where one can see many representatives of African flora and fauna including rare species of the mountain gorillas. Inhabitants of Uganda are very friendly, as for the country itself, it is quite safe. Be careful outside the cities as long as the animals (elephants, behemoths, lions and other) move freely.

Tanzania is considered to be one of the best places to travel in Africa. There is enough to do and to see. Many tourists go up here for safari so they could take many pictures of elephants, lions, buffalos, zebras, gnu nantelope, and other exotic animals. Serengeti National Park is considered to be the best-known park of Tanzania where the original nature of African jungles remained unchanged. Kilimanjaro mountain park is also favorite. It is where a legendary namesake volcano. Magadi salted lake also attracts travelers. It is on the bottom of the crater in the Ngorongoro park. This place has become home to thousands of flamingo, herons, pelicans, and other birds. Apart from safari, tourists choose Tanzania for its sandy beaches and its most prosperous sub water world. Those are far from all the places of interest and charms.

There is a widespread belief that Africa is a dangerous place to be. Of course, some of the widely help stereotypes have legs, but in very deed, everything is not that bad as it looks in the public eyes. It is enough to follow simple and standard rules of conduct to provide personal security. As in all things, one should be polite with locals in the countries of Africa, ask for permission to take a picture, be careful towards the laws and rules of conduct in a specific state.

About the author: Melisa Marzett is a creative guest post writer based in Phoenix, Arizona. She is also working for smart paper writer company, a wine expert, cat and movie-lover who enjoys communication as well. She enjoys life, loves her family, friends, and writing, which can you can see in her articles.

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