East Africa is nestled between water and land. Consequently, the Indian Ocean borders the region in the east. Comoros, Madagascar, Mauritius, Reunion, Seychelles, and Mayotte are islands off the eastern coast of Africa.

Djibouti, Eritrea, Ethiopia, South Sudan, and Somalia are the northernmost countries in the region. Uganda, Kenya, Rwanda, Burundi, and Tanzania comprise the center of the region.

Lastly, Malawi, Mozambique, Zambia, and Zimbabwe are the southernmost countries of the region.

Things To Do In East Africa

The discovery of the first humanoid took place in Addis Ababa. If you are in Ethiopia, visiting the National Museum to see the fossil is a must.

A trip to Port Louis, the booming capital of Mauritius, will leave you breathless.

Walk amongst the ruins of the iron age in Aksum. Gaze heavenward at Mount Kilimanjaro, the highest mountain in Africa.

Explore the gorgeous ecosystem of Africa on a safari tour of Serengeti National Park.

Eritrea crowns Eastern Africa. The population is predominantly Arab. Also, Ethiopia is a gem of a country. It has treasured its history and culture, unlike any other country. Thus, you can visit the beautiful monasteries and gawk at the stunning architecture.

Djibouti has an Arabic culture. Interestingly, pirates still raid the country of Somalia. However, the danger is worth the exotic and scenic beauty that greets you upon arrival. The lively coastline along the Indian Ocean offers sandy beaches. Move further south to hunt for game reserves.

Kenya, which is the neighbor to Somalia, shares the attractive characteristics of vibrant beaches and Adventurous Safaris. Furthermore, Uganda is brimming with vegetation. Trek into the dense forests to have a look at the endangered wildlife. Situated just above Lake Tanganyika, Burundi is the place where the great River Nile originates.

The country of Rwanda is draped in mist. You can capture some stunning pictures of wildlife here. Home to the giant Mt. Kilimanjaro, Tanzania compares to the other African Countries regarding wildlife.

Madagascar, Mayotte, Mauritius, Comoros, Seychelles, and Reunion are Islands with exceptional scenic charm. The pristine beaches and untouched nature have made them among the top tourist destinations. Moreover, Addis Ababa, Kampala, Kigali, Dar es Salaam, Port Louis, Lilongwe, and Mogadishu are cities in East Africa that can serve as starting points for your adventure.

Mount Kilimanjaro, Andringitra National Park, Nyika National Park, and Serengeti National Park, are must visit destinations in this part of the continent. Swahili is the regional language. However, you can speak English in many places.

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