Endless savannah plains present the big five alongside millions of plains game; the forests shelter rare and magnificent primates unique to the continent; while the beaches and coast offer endless miles of white sandy beaches, historical Old Towns and stunning coral gardens.
The Great Rift Valley in Kenya and Tanzania, and the Albertine Rift further west all shelter an astounding array of species, ranging from thousand year old rainforest trees to great blue birds; flocks of thousands upon thousands of pink flamingos to age-old tribes and cultures, and the fossils of all their prehistoric ancestors.
The Serengeti- Masai Mara ecosystem, which also encompasses the Ngorongoro Crater, presents endless extensions of savannah, notorious rivers that lay the scene for extraordinary wildlife spectacles, and the chance to see the highest numbers of the Big Five (lions, elephants, buffalo, leopards and rhinos), giraffes, zebras, gazelles and millions of migratory wildebeest.
Dense rainforests in Uganda and Rwanda evoke the thrill and spirit of exploration, offering the chance to trek through real jungle in search of gorillas, chimpanzees, and golden monkeys. Lazy boat rides on the Western Rift’s lakes are ideal to observe hippos and the hideous yet beautiful Shoebill storks, and the adventure culminates with the expansive Lake Victoria and the breathtaking Murchison Falls, source of the legendary River Nile.
Set along the warm waters of the Indian Ocean, the Swahili Coast of Kenya and Tanzania, with their little hidden gems of Lamu, Pemba and the Funzi Keys are an eclectic mix of old civilisations, delicious cuisine, miles upon miles of white sandy beaches, and the fishing, scuba diving and snorkelling unravel the secret treasures of the underwater world.
Eastern Africa’s mosaic of landscapes and cultures allows you to indulge and excite all of your five senses, and to experience the best of Africa from the comfort of stylish and selected lodges and camps, and being in the hands of a creative and dedicated safari company like TANO Safaris is what safaris are about.