East African National Parks​

Best National Parks in Kenya and Tanzania 


National Parks & Reserves in East Africa

Kenya National Parks - Tanzania Parks - Uganda Parks

One of the most exciting parts of an African safari is visiting the many National Parks in East Africa that protect the wildlife from fauna to flora. You can normally see the exciting ‘Big Five’ in most of the parks, whether you visit Tsavo East or the Serengeti. You can explore an incredible array of terrains, from boggy swamplands to dry plains, lush forests, and mountainous landscapes.

Many people imagine just one view when they visit Africa, but you’ll be stunned at how various ecosystems make up the many National Parks in the area to create and sustain life. With our hand-picked Kenya Safari Holidays and Tanzania Safaris, you are guaranteed an amazing experience to just accomplish your dream come true.

What are the best National Parks in East Africa?

One of the best reasons to visit National Parks in East Africa is to witness the Great Wildebeest Migration. A year-round event, the Wildebeest start in the Serengeti in Tanzania where they give birth to their offspring. During the latter half of the year, they make the tiresome trek to the Masai Mara of Kenya where grasslands offer the promise of better pastures to graze on.

Every safari you choose with Cheetah Safaris includes a trip to at least one National Park. However, our team specializes in customized and private tours where you’re in control of your itinerary. Take a look at some of the best National Parks in East Africa below and see which ones pique your interest.

Want to find out more? Simply get in touch with us here at Cheetah Safaris and our team will provide you with expert advice on any National Park.

TC LL 2023
Mwingi Game Reserve - National Parks
Mgahinga Gorilla National Park - Uganda National Parks - National Parks
Tanzania Safaris -Tanzania Safari Holidays - National Parks - Cheetah Safaris

Start Planning Your East Africa Safaris

We will be glad to receive your safari inquiry and bookings to help you plan and organize your Kenya and Tanzania Safaris. Our able safari managers will be ready to go through the process to customize and tailor-make your next safari adventure in East Africa.

Popular Parks & Reserves in East Africa

Kenya National Parks - Tanzania Parks - Uganda Parks

East Africa is known to have some of the best National Parks in Africa. Most being featured in the most popular shows and documentaries in the world including National Geographic and BBC Wild. Among them is the Big cat’s diary on BBC Wildlife documentaries. 

Imagine trekking with the Silverback Gorillas, known to be found only in Eastern Africa, Uganda, Rwanda, and D R Congo. Or just having your best enjoying a bush walk in Samburu National Reserve in Northern Kenya, or spot and witness large packs of Wild Dogs in Ruaha National Park in Tanzania.

East Africa National Parks offers an all-around experience that you can’t exhaust in your lifetime. 

Best Time To Visit East Africa

When to Visit East Africa

Generally, East Africa is best to visit in the dry-season months of July – October when the parks are dry and wildlife viewing is dramatic, easy, and action-packed. 


1st April to June 15th and 15th Nov to 15th Dec

If you are looking for an intimate exclusive safari but affordable East Africa Safari, this is the best time to visit. 

Best Places to visit includes Serengeti, Masai Mara, Ngorongoro, and Amboseli among many others.

high SEASON:

Jan 10th to 1st April and 1st Nov to 15th Dec

One of the most considered seasons to travel and visit East Africa, including Kenya, Tanzania and Uganda. 

Easy to spot the big five and the big cats of the Masai Mara, Serengeti other major parks.


15th June to 30th Oct, 15th Dec to 10th Jan

An action-filled season to witness the great wildebeest migration and crossings in Kenya and Tanzania is during this season. 

Incase you are looking for the best adventures, then this is the best fit for you

Nairobi National Park - National Parks
National Parks - Tanzania National Parks
Amboseli National Park - National Parks in East Africa

East Africa National Parks FAQs

East Africa National Parks FAQsQ&A

If you have any questions regarding any of our East African safari tours, you may find your answer below in our most frequently asked questions. However, don’t be afraid to get in touch if your query is not included in order for our experts to help you design your best African Holiday Safaris. 

Our team is happy to help discuss any of our safari packages, destinations, or general information, so you have peace of mind! Get in touch with us now.

Is East Africa Safe to Visit For Holidays / Safaris?

It’s very safe to visit East Africa for Safaris. All our national parks are safe and secure for a luxury, comfortable, or budget safari. They accommodate all kinds of travelers. We have written about the best and safe countries to visit in Africa. 

Contact Our Safari Experts

Talk to us directly and our ever-available safari experts will reach you immediately. Fill in Our Contact Form with the details you Would want or Send us a Whatsapp text to reach us +254780337652

Which Are the Best National Parks to visit in East Africa?

Welcome to East Africa, a land full of endless adventure and sceneries. East Africa is blessed to have many attractions that could quench your adventure thirst. From Wildlife Safaris, Safari Activities, Fitness Safari Tours, Beach Holidays, Marine sports and adventure, Cultural Safari Tours, Extreme Activities such as Hiking, Ziplining, and Much more.

Tanzania National Parks

  • Serengeti National Park 
  • Ngorongoro Crater
  • Tarangire National Park 
  • Lake Manyara National Park 
  • Ruaha National Park 

Kenya National Parks 

  • Lake Nakuru National Park
  • Masai Mara National Reserve
  • Samburu National Reserve 
  • Amboseli National Park 
  • Tsavo West & East National Park

Uganda National Park

  • Bwindi Impenetrable National Park
  • Kibale National Park 
  • Queen Elizabeth National Park
Contact Our Safari Experts

Talk to us directly and our ever-available safari experts will reach you immediately. Fill in Our Contact Form with the details you Would want or Send us a Whatsapp text to reach us +254780337652

Our Sustainable Practices

These Safaris are 100% Carbon Offset

How We do It.

We are a safari company in Kenya that believes in sustainable safari practices, community support, and environment management and protection.

By Booking this safari, you contribute 1% of the bookings to sustainable safari practices and carbon offsetting programs in the world. We are a strong advocate of travel sustainability by ensuring we have all that it takes to protect everything for our future generations and healthy living. 

Carbon Free Safaris
In partnership with biglife foundation & REDD+ CARBON PROJECT

Let us help you customize your trip

Like all of our holidays on this site, this is just an idea. All of our trips are tailor-made, so we’ll always adapt them to suit you.

Talk to an Expert

Browse our Cheetah Safaris Website. We’ll match you with a Specialist in our team who is best suited to help you plan your next safari adventure. To start, contact us now via our contact forms.

Prepare for your trip

Our Safari expert will be of help in planning your safari from start to end. They will advise you on all that you need to bring, wear and travel documents too. They will be ready to answer any queries you have.

When you return

We would love to hear from you about your trip with us. Your feedback will help us always work better and try to be the best. You can leave your review on our TripAdvisor Page

Partners / Memberships

People who always support and endorse our good work


Make a Quick Enquiry