East Africa is very well known for its concentrations of wild animals, such as the "big five" of elephant, buffalo, lion, leopard and rhino. Other animals include cheetah, giraffe, zebra, wildebeest, hippo and crocodile. And in the jungles mountain gorillas, chimpanzees, and 15 other monkey species. East Africa has over 1500 recorded bird species!!!
The worlds most well known national parks are in East Africa, national parks like Serengeti, Masai Mara, the Ngorongoro Crater, Selous, Samburu, Bwindi and the Volcanoes National Park.
The geography and landscape of East Africa is often stunning and scenic. Shaped by global plate tectonic forces that have created the Great Rift Valley, East Africa is the site of Mount Kilimanjaro and Mount Kenya, the two tallest peaks in Africa. It also includes the world's second largest freshwater lake, Lake Victoria, and the world's second deepest lake, Lake Tanganyika.
National Parks of East Africa
This website and sub-websites contain information of all the national parks of East Africa, divided by country. There are websites for each country and each national park. People are free to add their comments, add photos or information.