East Africa offers some of the most diverse countries on the African continent. With its incredible variety of nature, culture and wildlife, the region is perfect for an authentic adventure experience. From searching for the Big 5 on the savannah plains to climbing glacier covered mountains and (active) volcanoes, from tracking chimpanzees or mountain gorillas in the lush rainforest to rushing down the rapids of the mighty Nile; unforgettable experiences are guaranteed.
As it is relatively easy to combine multiple destinations within Eastern Africa, you can create itineraries that has the most divergent sights and activities. Think of searching for the big 5 and the wildebeest migration in the Masai Mara, track mountain gorillas in Bwindi Impenetrable Forest or Volcanoes National Park, explore Rwanda’s Congo-Nile trail, spot over a thousand unique bird species in Uganda, meet the authentic Maasai or Karamojong people, or climb the active Nyiragongo volcano in the Democratic Republic of the Congo ; opportunities are endless for those looking for adventure, unique wildlife-encounters, stunning landscapes and meaningful cultural interactions.
Uganda is one of the most diverse countries on the African continent. With its incredible variety of nature, culture and wildlife, this destination is perfect for an authentic adventure experience. From the wildlife inhabited savannah plains to glacier covered mountains, from tracking chimpanzees in the rainforest to rushing down the rapids of the mighty Nile; no two days in Uganda are ever the same. Learn about all what Uganda has to offer.
From stretched savanna plains to the lush rainforests with chimpanzees & mountain gorillas, and from the bustling capital Kigali to the idyllic Lake Kivu: Rwanda has it all! The “Land of a Thousand Hills” has been impressively restored after a turbulent history and is ready to be discovered. Learn about all what Rwanda has to offer.
The Masai Mara National Reserve is one of the most famous and game-rich reserves on the African continent. The Masai Mara is bisected by the famous Mara River where two million migratory wildebeest and zebra spectacularly make their way through from July to October. The Masai Mara guarantees an exceptional number of encounters with the African animal kingdom and will also amaze you with breathtaking views.
The oldest national park dating from 1925 and the most varied region on the African continent. The snow caped Rwenzori Mountains, Active volcanoes, Mountain Gorilla’s and Chimpanzees. This park was descleared a UNESCO world heritage site and is now also on the list of World Heritage sites in danger. The park’s 7800 square kilometers (3000 square miles) includes forests, savannas, lava plains, swamps, erosion valleys, active volcanoes, and the glaciated peaks of the Rwenzori mountains.
The Matoke Tours office is based in East Africa (Uganda), which allows us to carefully select the best accommodation options available in our destinations. Regardless of the accommodations’ budget-range, a high service standard is our first priority to ensure a comfortable stay. We prefer to work with small-scaled lodges in an intimate setting and in outstanding locations where possible, in order to provide the ultimate Africa-experience.