The following are pictures of some of the most popular tourist destinations in East Africa. This definition of East Africa encompasses Kenya, Uganda and Tanzania.
Some parts of East Africa have been renowned for their concentrations of wild animals, such as the "big five" of elephant, water buffalo, lion, leopard and rhinoceros, though populations have been declining under increased stress in recent times, particularly the rhino and elephant.
Nairobi National Park
The geography of East Africa is often stunning and scenic. Shaped by global plate techonic forces that have created the Great Rift Valley, East Africa is the site of Kilimanjaro and Mount Kenya, the two tallest peaks in Africa.
Great Rift Valley
The Mountains: Mount Kilimanjaro and Mount Kenya
Kilimanjaro, the world's tallest free-standing mountain:
Mount Kenya, Africa's 2nd tallest
The Coastal Towns
Lamu and Malindi
The Large Cities
Dar es Salaam