The Serengeti in Tanzania and the Masai Mara in Kenya invoke images of the vast African savannah with some of the best wildlife viewings in the world.
These photos of East African wildlife from over 30 safaris in the region will show what you can see there.
East African Wildlife
Chimpanzee in Gombe Stream National Park in Tanzania.
Rhino in Lake Nakuru National Park in Kenya.
Lions in the Masai Mara Nature Reserve in Kenya.
Cheetah family in the Masia Mara Nature Reserve.
Elephants in the Masai Mara Nature Reserve.
Giraffes in the Masai Mara.
Baboon family in Lake Nakuru National Park.
Flamingoes in Lake Nakuru.
Lion in the Masai Mara.
Zebra in Tarangire National Park in Tanzania.
Leopard in the Serengeti in Tanzania.
Elephants in Tarangire National Park.
Rhinos in Lake Nakuru National Park. It has the highest density of Rhinos in Kenya.
Lion in Ngorongoro Nature Reserve in Tanzania. It has the highest concentration of lions in Africa.
Hippo in Lake Naivasha in Kenya.
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Leopard in the Serengeti.
Lions are the easiest cat predators to see in East African wildlife.
Springbok lock horns.
Wildebeest herd in Ngorongoro crater.
Pelican in Lake Naivasha.
Giraffes, along with elephants are easy to spot!
Cheetah shows its teeth.
Hippo shows its teeth.
Leopard in tree.
Wildebeest and zebras.
Flamingoes on Ngorongoro crater lake.
Lioness ready for the hunt.
Two leopards rest in a tree.
Elephant at sunset in Tarangire.
Zebras and wildebeest mingle with each other in the Masai Mara.
Part of the wildebeest migration.
For more safari information for East Africa check out my long and detailed post about the best safaris in East Africa.
And for some serious in-depth information on East African wildlife check out the Bradt guide to East African Wildlife.
I recommend using SafetyWing Travel Insurance for your trip, just in case, it’s best to be prepared.