Travel Tips

How to Safari in East Africa

Kenya and Tanzania have some great safari options for East Africa and have destinations I have long wanted to visit. I’m not alone. Many of you have asked about these places too. So I invited Mark Wiens of Migrationology to share his experience and tips on how to travel around this region, see animals, and not spend a ton of money!

Few activities make it to the top of bucket lists like safaris. It’s an experience sought after by people all around the world, a once in a lifetime chance to come face to face with our planet’s most majestic and beautiful animals.

An African safari is a thrilling chance to see wild animals going about their daily lives in their natural habitat, which is why they’re one of the most popular activities on the continent.

East Africa (specifically Kenya and Tanzania) has a huge variety of national parks that offer adventurous opportunities to see wildlife up close.

A lot of research and planning goes into getting a safari fully arranged, deciding what game reserve to visit, and finding transportation and accommodation.

The industry is not normally well suited to long-term travelers on a tight budget. The East African safari generally caters to luxury tourists who want a quick vacation and decide to pre-book an all-inclusive package trip without thinking too much about the cost.

Fortunately, there are several ways to save money on an African safari. In this post, I’ll show you how to plan an amazing safari in East Africa without breaking the bank!

There’s always something exciting to experience on a safari in East Africa. If you can make the most of your East African safari by doing some pre-planning, you’ll have the adventure of your life!

Yes, a safari isn’t the most budget-friendly activity — but it is a once in a lifetime chance to see some of the most amazing wildlife and landscapes in the world. By following the tips and advice above you’ll be able to make the most out of your next safari in East African — all while saving some money too!