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East Africa is a dream destination, best known for its Safari, beach and cultural experiences.
Dinner party tales of travels are even richer told by those who’ve taken time to explore the cities of the region.
It’s cities are not only the gateways to the open spaces, but are in themselves unique experiences, adding value to life, and providing the gravitas to participate as travellers as opposed to watching and seeing as tourists.
The key Tanzanian cities of Dar es Salaam and Arusha, melting pots of culture, food and experiences themselves, are key to your safari. Zanzibar and historic Stone Town, the most famous island city. Dar itself is a magical place to spend a few days, if you know where to go.
In Kenya, Nairobi the economic capital of the region, provides a number of experiences not to be missed including the national park on its doorstep, whilst the ‘coral island’ of Mombasa is at the heart of the beach goer’s needs.
Nairobi’s Wilson airport is the gateway to the Masai Mara, Tsavo east and Amboseli national parks. The cities of Nakuru and Marsabit play focal points depending on your final safari choices.
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Heart of mountains and valleys. Home to many of Kenya’s world famous athletes due to its altitude. Explorers delight.
Known as ‘The basket of Kenya’, food growing in abundance. Base for hike up Mt Elgon, Kenya’s 2nd highest mountain.
Lodwar is a desert town with strong winds in the far northwest of Kenya, on the western side of Lake Turkana, the cradle of humankind.
Located on the slopes of an extinct volcano, home to ‘singing wells’; access the Chalbi desert and Marsabit NP
Port City, Coral Island and City of Salt and Spice. Cultural melting pot. Beach and sun gateway.
Kenyan capital and economic hub. Borders Nairobi National Park. City of excitement and awe. Kenya’s hub.
Nakuru means ‘City of the Waterbucks’ and it is an important agricultural city, trade centre, and transportation hub for the whole of Kenya.
Nyeri, known for its large vegetable and food market, is a small agricultural town with a lot of coffee and tea as main cash crops.
Located on the south coast of Kenya, these stunning twin towns are known for their scenic beaches and gigantic reef, which serves as a natural shield against waves.
Watamu is a coastal village nestled between lush tropical forest and scenic beaches on the Kenya coast. The tranquil village is renowned for its relaxed way of life as well as its natural wonders
Kenya’s third largest town. Located on the shores of Lake Victoria, Africa’s largest lake and source of the world’s longest river, The Nile
Oldest and best preserved Swahili settlement, Small coral island, dream beaches on the north coast of Kenya. No cars. Ultimate get-away spot.
One of Kenya’s most popular beach resort towns with its architecture, cuisines and white sandy beaches.
Easily access the Masai Mara, Srengetti, Ruma National Park and Lake Victoria from Migori. The perfect stop off point when between your long African trek.
Msambweni, one of Kenya’s best-kept secret, is a small beautiful beach town located in the Kwale County on the south coast
A market town in Nakuru County, Naivasha Town is well-known for its flower farms as well as its pristine freshwater Lake Naivasha. It is situated about 90 km from Nairobi and an hour’s drive through the Great Rift Valley.
On the equator – ‘Place of Red Soil’. Gateway to Laikipia Plateau and world famous conservancies.
For anyone eager to escape the city’s hustle and bustle and soak up some African sun, Tiwi is a fantastic destination to visit for a relaxing holiday.
Adventure town buzz, gateway to Tanzania’s best known wildlife parks: Serengeti, Lake Manyara, Lake Tarangire, Mt Kilimanjaro.
Situated on the western shores of Lake Victoria and never fails to charm with the endearing warmth of its beautiful people.
On the shores of Lake Tanganyika. Bustling port. Great beaches and gateway to National Parks of Mahale and Gombe
Climb Kilimanjaro, make coffee with locals and visit the one of the most beautiful hot springs when you visit the intriguing town of Moshi.
A little-known fishing village with a sunbaked atmosphere, Mtwara is a rarely visited beautiful coastal town in the southern part of Tanzania with unexplored diving options
Pangani is a sleepy Swahili town situated in a pristine coastal area surrounded by a tranquil environment and it’s somewhat off the beaten track. Best known for its pristine beaches, Pangani is a great alternative to Zanzibar.
Songea is full of history and adventure. Go on safari, snorkel or take day trip to Lake Malawi.
A charming coastal town close to Zanzibar and Dar es Salaam – the perfect hideaway to escape the hustle on your East African holiday.
Tanzania’s largest city and economic hub. Key international gateway with its own islands and attractions for visitors.
Nestled in the hills, famous for it’s arts and crafts, an explorers paradise. Gateway to National Parks of the Southern Circuit.
The main town of Mafia Island and the best spot to stay. The rest of the Island is easily accessible by foot and it’s the perfect spot to indulge in all this beautiful Island has to offer!
Morogoro is a must-see destination off the usual Tanzanian tourist trail, spend a few days here and experience the local life and culture
Mpanda is a major transit hub in the Katavi region which opens up many natural and wildlife attractions. View our Travel Guide to find out all you need to know about this busy little time and compare flight prices while you here!
Port on Lake Victoria and Tanzania’s 2nd largest city. Gateway from south west to Serengeti, Ngorongo and beyond.
Famous for its distinguishable honey and timber activities, the sleepy town of Tabora rests on the central plateau in the hinterland of western Tanzania as the perfect stopover point for tourists visiting Kigoma and Mwanza.
Explore Makunduchi a village situated on the world’s most famous island of Zanzibar in Tanzania
Explore Michamvi a village situated on the world’s most famous island of Zanzibar in Tanzania
Explore Jambiani a village situated on the world’s most famous island of Zanzibar in Tanzania
Explore Kizimkazi a village situated on the world’s most famous island of Zanzibar in Tanzania
Explore Matemwe a village situated on the world’s most famous island of Zanzibar in Tanzania
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