Great Lake Tours in Africa
African great lakes are some of largest and deepest lakes in the world and nearly all of them are found within the East African region. Most of these lakes in East Africa are naturally situated in the centre of renowned national parks and game reserves teem with great variety of wildlife. The lakes are set amidst strikingly beautiful landscapes and against awe inspiring backdrops. A good example is Lake Nakuru in Kenya a constituent part of Lake Nakuru National Park which is home to wide variety of flora and fauna including 56 mammals and 450 bird species. It’s among our favourite safari destination for our African great lakes tours where we can organise made-to-order wildlife watching safari holiday. It’s a renowned bird sanctuary protecting a prolific birdlife and huge tourist attraction drawing birdwatchers from far and wide. Our great lakes tours are tailor-made safaris visiting the Rift Valley Lakes found on the floor of the East African Rift Valley.
Lakes in East Africa are either freshwater lakes or alkaline lakes. No two lakes are the same whereby each lake is special and unique. Lake Victoria which is divided by 3 countries is the world’s second largest freshwater lake. Lake Victoria makes a perfect stopover enroute to major safari holiday destinations such as the Masai Mara, and Serengeti. Our great lakes tours to Lake Victoria are captivating experiences since there myriads of holiday safari activities such as excellent opportunities for bird-watching, boat cruises, scenic sun-downer boat rides, fantastic fishing expeditions, village visits, island visits to Mfango Island and Rusinga Island on the Kenyan side. Rusinga Island is a mouth and nose distance from Ruma National Park which is home of the endangered roan antelope, leopards, black rhinoceros, Rothschild's giraffes, oribis, Lelwel hartebeest and hyenas. On the Tanzania side of Lake Victoria is Rubondo Island perfect safari destination for bird-watching and game viewing including chimpanzee, sitatunga, bushbucks, elephants and giraffes.
Our African great lake tours will take you to Lake Tanganyika - the longest freshwater lake in the world and the world’s second deepest lake. The lake offers loads of safari activities such as bird-watching, fishing, kayaking, snorkelling, scuba diving and boat rides etc. Lake Turkana in Kenya is the world's largest permanent desert lake and the world’s largest alkaline lake. We can organize custom designed wild adventure safari to Lake Turkana - the Jaded Sea, for bird-watching, cultural, photography and adventure safari holidays. Our African great lake tours will take you to visit others lakes such as; Lake Malawi the third largest lake in Africa, and the ninth largest in the world. We include tours to lakes in East Africa that are not among the Great Lakes but are very important tourist destinations and are worth visiting because of their attraction potential such as Lake Baringo, Lake Bogoria, Lake Magadi, Lake Naivasha, Lake Manyara, and Lake Natron among others. Our great lake tours in Africa may take your on an enthralling journey visiting more than five countries where you will find incredible rivers and lakes.
Ethiopian Great Rift Valley lakes are also worthy visiting. The Ethiopian Rift Valley has a series of seven charming lakes. Each of the seven lakes is distinct in character and special habitats for wide variety of flora and fauna. Ethiopian rift valley lakes offer many safari activities including bird-watching, game viewing and water sports among others.
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Best Great Lake Tours Safaris in Africa
Journey to the Jade Sea is an 8 days enthralling adventure safari taking you to the remote and arid Northern Frontier ...
Tour duration: 8 days
Tour places: Samburu, Samburu, , , Western Turkana, Western Turkana, , Nairobi National Park,
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