The Equator – Mountain Gorillas
Uganda is also known as the “Pearl of Africa” and is the Eastern African country that is the most central.
Its name derives from the Buganda Kingdom which historically stretches over the southern regions of the nation. It’s made up of over a hundred districts and several different regions; each one offering something unique and consists of different tribes and landscapes.
Genocide Memorial, Mountain Gorillas
The Republic of Rwanda is a small sovereign state landlocked in the Great Lakes region of central and east Africa, bordered on the north by Uganda, on the east by Tanzania, on the south by Burundi, and on the west by Lake Kivu and the Democratic Republic of the Congo (formerly Zaïre). The area of Rwanda is 26,338 sq km (10,169 sq mi). The capital is Kigali
Amboseli National Park – Masai Mara – Lake Nakuru – Lake Naivasha
Kenya is one of the most popular African countries, renowned for its beautiful game reserves, endless lush plains and abundance of wildlife.
It lies on the equator and can be found just under the horn of Africa, nestled between Somalia, Ethiopia, the Sudan, Uganda and Tanzania, with an eastern Indian Ocean coast. For a country of its size, Kenya successfully manages to pack in a variety of attractions, destinations and activities for both locals and tourists to enjoy.
Zanzibar – Kilimanjaro – Ngorongoro Crater – Serengeti National Park – Gilman’s Point – Great Rift Valley – Dar es Salaam
Tanzania can be found in Eastern Africa, surrounded by Kenya and Uganda to the north, Rwanda, Burundi and the Republic of Congo to the west and Zambia, Malawi and Mozambique to the South.
It also has an Indian Ocean border to its east; its own seaport which also imports and exports for surrounding landlocked nations. Dodoma has been the country’s capital since 1996 as it’s government and parliament offices can be found there, however Dar es Salaam, the nation’s capital since independence and until 1996, remains the centre of business and the principle commercial city in Tanzania.