The Best Wildlife Tours to East Africa

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Ready for an extraordinary wildlife adventure amidst the stunning beauty of East Africa? Our dedicated team has meticulously analyzed a wide range of wildlife tours, considering essential factors such as price, guest ratings, amenities, activities, and overall value. Our mission is to ensure you find the ideal organized tour that suits your preferences, whether you desire relaxation, thrilling adventures, or a harmonious blend of both. Whether you're a nature enthusiast, a wildlife lover, or simply seeking a unique adventure, these wildlife tours to East Africa await.


The Top 3:

  • 3 Days, $200.00

  • 54 Days, $3181.42

  • 53 Days, $3293.16

What are wildlife tours like in East Africa?

East Africa

Here are the important factors:

  • 856 trip options analyzed
  • $412 average price per day (USD)
  • 1 to 75 days in length
  • 4.65 of 5 average rating
  • 34 people or less on average

Curious about the diverse range of wildlife tours? Prepare to be amazed by the array of options available to suit every traveler's preferences. It comes as no surprise that visitors adore these tours, given their exceptional average guest rating of 4.65 out of 5 stars. When it comes to group sizes, the average maximum capacity stands at 34 people, allowing for a comfortable and sociable experience. The shortest tour is 1 days, while the longest is 75 days. Looking at physical activity, the tours are easy, moderate, relaxing, serious, and heart-pumping, with the most as easy. Regarding travel styles, the tours are categorized as family and honeymoon, with the majority being family. With a comprehensive analysis encompassing 856 wildlife tours, you can rest assured that East Africa has something tailored to your interests and preferences, promising an unforgettable experience for all.

(All tour prices are in US Dollars before taxes, and come from a base price that is reported by TourRadar. Peak season prices can vary significantly, particularly in destinations where seasonal travel fluctuates dramatically.)

So, let's get to it and see...

The 10 Best Wildlife Tours in East Africa
  • Great Value: the daily price is lower than average for wildlife tours.
by Perfect Wilderness Tours And Safaris



3 Days Start/End in Nairobi 2 Destinations 20 People at Most Ages 1 to 90 Guest Rating: 4.5 out of 5 stars

This exceptional trip offering by Perfect Wilderness Tours And Safaris has received a 4.5 out of 5 rating. On this 3-day journey you can unwind while also making new memories. Your adventure starts and ends in Nairobi. With a group size of 20 people, it's suitable for travelers aged 1 to 90 years old. With an emphasis on wildlife, family-friendly activities, and safaris, you know you'll have an amazing adventure. This remarkable trip is priced at an unbeatable $67 per day.

  • Wildlife
  • Family
  • Safari
  • Big Five
$200
TourRadar
  • Great Value: the daily price is lower than average for wildlife tours.
  • High Quality: guest ratings are higher than average.
by Absolute Africa



54 Days Nairobi to Victoria Falls 29 Destinations through Kenya, Uganda, Rwanda, Tanzania, Malawi, Zambia, Zimbabwe 28 People at Most Ages 18 to 80 Guest Rating: 5.0 out of 5 stars

Check out this journey that has received rave reviews, earning a stellar 5 out of 5 rating, visiting Kenya, Uganda, Rwanda, Tanzania, Malawi, Zambia, and Zimbabwe. Traverse through 29 enchanting destinations, with Kande, South Luangwa National Park, Lusaka, and Kariba among the must-see stops along the route. Nairobi marks the starting point, while Victoria Falls stands as the final stop on your incredible journey. And since the priority is on overlanding, wildlife, and safaris, this tour is a great choice. Spanning across 54 unforgettable days, this voyage offers an intimate group experience with 28 participants, and it's great for travelers aged 18 to 80 years old. Brought to you by the renowned Absolute Africa, this exceptional opportunity is priced at an incredible $77 per day - an unbeatable value.

  • Overland Truck
  • Wildlife
  • Safari
$3,181
TourRadar
  • Great Value: the daily price is lower than average for wildlife tours.
by Absolute Africa



53 Days Nairobi to Cape Town 30 Destinations through Kenya, Tanzania, Malawi, Zambia, Zimbabwe, Botswana, Namibia, South Africa 28 People at Most Ages 18 to 80 Guest Rating: 4.5 out of 5 stars

This 53-day journey, visiting Kenya, Tanzania, Malawi, Zambia, Zimbabwe, Botswana, Namibia, and South Africa, is ideal for travelers aged 18 to 80 years old. And priced at only $74 per day, it's a great value, too. Rest assured, this trip is all about overlanding, wildlife, and safaris, guaranteeing an unforgettable adventure. This trip visits 30 destinations, including Cape Cross, Swakopmund, Sossusvlei, and Namib-Naukluft Park along the way. Beginning in beautiful Nairobi, you'll have a terrific journey that ends in Cape Town. It's offered by Absolute Africa, a very popular company with rave reviews and knowledgeable guides.

  • Overland Truck
  • Wildlife
  • Camping
  • Safari
$3,293
TourRadar
  • Great Value: the daily price is lower than average for wildlife tours.
  • High Quality: guest ratings are higher than average.
by Absolute Africa



58 Days Johannesburg to Nairobi 32 Destinations through South Africa, Botswana, Zimbabwe, Zambia, Malawi, Tanzania, Rwanda, Uganda, Kenya 28 People at Most Ages 18 to 80 Guest Rating: 4.8 out of 5 stars

Priced at just $80 per day, this terrific 58-day voyage, visiting South Africa, Botswana, Zimbabwe, Zambia, Malawi, Tanzania, Rwanda, Uganda, and Kenya, is ideal for travelers aged 18 to 80 years old. Experience a trip that takes you to 32 remarkable destinations, including Queen Elizabeth National Park, Kampala, Ziwa Rhino Sanctuary, and Jinja. Johannesburg will mark the start of your journey, while Nairobi will serve as its final destination. Organized by the reputable Absolute Africa, this is one of the best tours on this list.

  • Overland Truck
  • Wildlife
  • Safari
$3,694
TourRadar
  • Great Value: the daily price is lower than average for wildlife tours.
by Absolute Africa



22 Days Nairobi to Kigali 13 Destinations through Kenya, Uganda, Rwanda 28 People at Most Ages 18 to 80 Guest Rating: 4.6 out of 5 stars

Check out this incredible journey that has received a 4.6 out of 5 rating from previous guests, visiting Kenya, Uganda, and Rwanda. This terrific trip also highights overlanding, wildlife, and safaris. You'll enjoy camping and gorilla trekking. With a duration of 22 days, this journey ensures an intimate group size of 28 people, and is good for travelers aged 18 to 80 years old. Explore 13 incredible locations on this trip, including Lake Naivasha, Lake Nakuru, Eldoret, and Jinja. Nairobi marks the starting point, while Kigali stands as the final stop on your incredible journey. This fantastic option, organized by Absolute Africa, presents an unbeatable value at just $86 per day.

  • Overland Truck
  • Wildlife
  • Camping
  • Safari
  • Gorilla Trekking
$1,459
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  • Great Value: the daily price is lower than average for wildlife tours.
by Absolute Africa



35 Days Nairobi to Zanzibar 19 Destinations through Kenya, Uganda, Rwanda, Tanzania 28 People at Most Ages 18 to 80 Guest Rating: 4.5 out of 5 stars

Spanning over 35 days, this trip, visiting Kenya, Uganda, Rwanda, and Tanzania, has a maximum size of 28 individuals. Welcoming travelers aged 18 to 80 years old, it is organized by Absolute Africa, a very popular company with plenty of great reviews. Discover a journey that spans 19 destinations, with notable stops in Queen Elizabeth National Park, Kisoro, Musanze, and Kigali. Beginning in beautiful Nairobi, you'll have a terrific journey that ends in Zanzibar. You're in for an epic adventure with a strong emphasis on overlanding, wildlife, and safaris. Available at an unbeatable price of only $80 per day, this option also has a rating of 4.5 out of 5 stars from previous guests.

  • Overland Truck
  • Wildlife
  • Safari
$2,044 $1,942
TourRadar
  • Great Value: the daily price is lower than average for wildlife tours.
by Oasis Overland



75 Days Nairobi to Cape Town 45 Destinations through Kenya, Uganda, Tanzania, Rwanda, Malawi, Zimbabwe, Botswana, Namibia, South Africa 24 People at Most Ages 18 to 69 Guest Rating: 4.6 out of 5 stars

Here's your chance to take off on an exceptional voyage, visiting Kenya, Uganda, Tanzania, Rwanda, Malawi, Zimbabwe, Botswana, Namibia, and South Africa, that has garnered a 4.6 out of 5 rating. With a duration of 75 days, this jouney will have 24 participants, and it warmly welcomes travelers aged 18 to 69 years old. You'll love the emphasis on overlanding, wildlife, and safaris, too. Expertly organized by Oasis Overland, this amazing trip is an incredible value at just $83 per day.

  • Overland Truck
  • Wildlife
  • Safari
$4,529
TourRadar
  • Great Value: the daily price is lower than average for wildlife tours.
by Oasis Overland



56 Days Nairobi to Cape Town 26 Destinations through Kenya, Tanzania, Malawi, Zimbabwe, Botswana, Namibia, South Africa 24 People at Most Ages 18 to 69 Guest Rating: 4.3 out of 5 stars

This memorable trip, visiting Kenya, Tanzania, Malawi, Zimbabwe, Botswana, Namibia, and South Africa, is offered by Oasis Overland which has received plenty of positive reviews. The trip itself has a guest rating of 4.3 out of 5 stars, and is priced affordably at $82 per day. With 26 destinations to explore, you'll get the chance to see Serengeti National Park, Mount Kilimanjaro, Marangu, and Zanzibar, and more. Nairobi marks the starting point, while Cape Town stands as the final stop on your incredible journey. With an emphasis on overlanding, wildlife, and safaris, you know you'll have an amazing adventure. The maximum group size is 24 people, welcoming travelers aged 18 to 69 years old.

  • Overland Truck
  • Wildlife
  • Safari
$3,411
TourRadar
  • Great Value: the daily price is lower than average for wildlife tours.
  • High Quality: guest ratings are higher than average.
by Absolute Africa



62 Days Nairobi to Cape Town 33 Destinations through Kenya, Tanzania, Malawi, Zambia, Zimbabwe, Botswana, Namibia, South Africa 28 People at Most Ages 18 to 80 Guest Rating: 4.7 out of 5 stars

Set off on an extraordinary journey, visiting Kenya, Tanzania, Malawi, Zambia, Zimbabwe, Botswana, Namibia, and South Africa, that has been awarded a 4.7 out of 5 stars by previous guests. And since the priority is on overlanding, wildlife, and safaris, this tour is a great choice. With a duration of 62 days, this voyage offers an intimate group setting, accommodating 28 individuals, while extending a warm welcome to travelers aged 18 to 80 years old. Along the way, this journey encompasses 33 destinations, including Namib-Naukluft Park, Fish River Canyon National Park, Vioolsdrif, and Citrusdal. Beginning in beautiful Nairobi, you'll have a terrific journey that ends in Cape Town. Brought to you by Absolute Africa, this exceptional deal is an incredible steal at a mere $91 per day.

  • Overland Truck
  • Wildlife
  • Camping
  • Safari
$4,713
TourRadar
  • Great Value: the daily price is lower than average for wildlife tours.
  • High Quality: guest ratings are higher than average.
by Absolute Africa



29 Days Start/End in Nairobi 16 Destinations through Kenya, Uganda, Rwanda, Tanzania 28 People at Most Ages 18 to 80 Guest Rating: 5.0 out of 5 stars

With this option you can experience an unparalleled journey for 29 unforgettable days, visiting Kenya, Uganda, Rwanda, and Tanzania. It ensures an intimate group setting with 28 participants at most. This itinerary covers 16 captivating destinations, with stops in Lake Naivasha, Nakuru, Maasai Mara National Reserve, and Eldoret, among others. Begin and conclude your remarkable journey in the gorgeous destination of Nairobi. Absolute Africa, the organizer of this journey, extends a warm invitation to guests travelers aged 18 to 80 years old. Rest assured, this trip is all about overlanding, wildlife, and safaris, guaranteeing an unforgettable adventure. This extraordinary opportunity offers exceptional value at only $98 per day.

  • Overland Truck
  • Wildlife
  • Safari
$2,031
TourRadar

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How much do wildlife tours to East Africa cost?

Average Daily Price Wildlife Tours
$412

After analyzing 856 wildlife tours in East Africa, we found the average price to be a remarkably economical $412 per day. Naturally, this region has many fantastic options for wildlife tours with a variety of prices. The individual costs will vary by the destinations, travel style, available dates, and other factors. If you're interested in more information about tours here, see our guide to tour prices in East Africa.


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