Crystal Mountains National Park

The crystal mountains National park in Gabon is found in the renowned rocky crystal mountain ranges that stretch form Equatorial Guinea to the valleys on River Ogooue. The mountain slopes are breathtaking scenery as the name resounds…a variety of trees, orchids, lichens, gallery forests and begonias. The high altitude forest reserve is shielded by mist and cloudsWildlifeSome of the animals in the park include black colobus monkey, forest buffalo, Mandrill, chimpanzees, forest elephants, leopard and western lowland gorillas among others.…

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Mount Elgon National Park

MOUNT ELGON NATIONAL PARK Mount Elgon National Park is located in Eastern Uganda and on the western border of Kenya. It is majorly made up of Mt. Elgon where its name was derived from; the mountain is an extinct volcano and considered to be one of the oldest mountains in East Africa, it’s a large mountain covering 80km in diameter and around 3070m in height, its higher altitude harbors a lot of flora and fauna. Mount Elgon has 5 major…

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Bale Mountains National Park

The Bale mountains National Park is located next to the Bales Mountain making it one of the top tourist destinations in Ethiopia. It has been on the list of becoming a UNESCO heritage since 2009 because of the unique scenery it gives to all the people who visit the area. The Bale National park has over 1300 species and there are almost 23 of those that are endemic to the Park. You will need a permit to access the different…

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Drakensburg Moutains

The Drakensburg Mountains are found in the Kwa Zulu Natal province in South Africa. They are recognized as the highest mountain range in southern Africa. To the Zulu people, it is called Ukhahlamba meaning the Barrier of Spears and to the Afrikaans, it is called The Dragon Mountain. The Drakensberg mountain range stretches the entire length of KwaZulu-Natal's western boundary into Lesotho for hundreds of miles of high towering cliffs. The basalt sheer cliffs are snow capped in the winter…

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Table Mountain National Park Cost & Guide South Africa

The Table Mountain National Park The Table mountain National park is found in the Western Cape in South Africa and is considered to be one of the best National Parks for tourists to visit while on a safari to South Africa. It covers the signal Hill, beaches, the Table Mountain, the Cape peninsular, the Cape of Good Hope and the Silvermine Dam among others. It has unique scenery in form of flora species found within the National Park, it is…

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Mount Longonot National Park

Mount Longonot National Park Kenya is actually 52sq km of rugged landscape with a dormant volcano, savannah plains, steep slopes of the mountain, a crater formed on the formation of the Great Rift Valley, V shaped valleys and a rain forest within the crater basin. The park is about 90km from Nairobi via tarmac road into the Naivasha rift valley province. Mount Longonot The mountain is a dormant volcano that occupies much of Longonot National Park in Kenya rising to…

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Udzungwa Mountains National Park

Udzungwa National Park is another of Tanzania’s national parks from the Eastern Arc Mountains is part of south central Tanzania. The park covers about 1990 sq km on the slopes of Udzungwa Mountains at 250m altitude to 2,500m above sea level on Lohomero Peak. The park is considered to be another rich eco-system with several unique attributes as those of neighboring Mikumi National Park. Some of the unique plants species in the park include buttresses layers of fungi, lichens, mosses,…

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Climb Mount Kilimanjaro

An African safari tour is not the same without a visit to the famed Mount Kilimanjaro on your East African safari and tour itinerary. Located on the boundary between Kenya and Tanzania, Mount Kilimanjaro may be the highest mountain within Africa. It comprises a few extinct volcanoes, and facilitates a few distinctive ecosystems; alpine desert, rain forest, glaciers, heath, plus moorland. Kilimanjaro is the highest freestanding mountain in the world, majestic and illuminating the sky of the vast Serengeti plains.…

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Mount Elgon national Park Kenya

The park on Mount Elgon in Kenya is located on the north and eastern slopes covering an estimated 196sq km. this park extends deep into the Uganda borders making a free zone for animals to move between the two countries. It was gazetted as a Kenya game park in 1968 is managed by the Kenya Wildlife service. Mount Elgon is one of the highest peaks in Kenya, second after Mount Kenya. This extinct volcano is located in western Kenya along…

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Rwenzori Mountains National Park

THE RWENZORI MOUNTAINS NATIONAL PARK The Rwenzori Mountain is the highest peak of the tectonic mountain ranges formed mountain from Uganda’s south western border with DR Congo Also called the mountains of the moon, Rwenzori is 120 kms long and 43 kms wide and includes a fantastic icy world and afro-alpine vegetation.  The peaks lie in misty clouds, snow and glaciers often not seen form a far. [caption id="attachment_1276" align="alignright" width="300"] Rwenzori Snow capped Peaks[/caption] The mountains rose due to…

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