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East Africa Overview

Stimulating, Splendid, Spiriting!! Even the most eminent of authors would fail to summarize the verve and vigour of one of the world's most entrancing frontiers, East Africa! Hopping aboard flights to East Africa is your chance to immerse in the non-stop collage of colours, smells and sounds! Embark on a sojourn of world's wild East frontier and ensure your chances of exploring the lush jungles of Nairobi filled with Big Five! Ramble along spice-strewn streets laden with infinite delights at Zambia's metaphorical heart-Lusaka! Experience off-the-beaten-track African adventures at Nigerian largest city-Lagos, explore Ethiopia's dynamic history at Addis Ababa, step back in time at Tanzania's historical heart-Dar Es Salaam or lounge languidly at Kenya's best palm fringed beaches in Mombasa! From Kenya to Zambia, the list of activities and attractions are sure to inspire and surprise everyone spending on flights to the East Africa!

Top Destinations in East Africa

Most visitors to East Africa are often overwhelmed by the simultaneous sensory, cerebral and dreamy assault! Indeed where else in the world will every wish of yours comes true, be it of elegance, spirituality, wilderness or flamboyance. Zambia's cosmopolitan heart-Lusaka's authentic African delights, quality restaurants and superb accommodations make most first time visitors to the city fall in love with it. Tickets to Nairobi aren't any less popular either with city's claim to fame as Africa's wildest gateway! Quite expectedly, most guests on Nairobi bound flights remain keen to head off on a heart-thudding safari and explore Kenya's rugged plains and deciduous forests. Likewise, one can't ignore Dar Es Salam when talking about East African destinations. Tanzania's historical heart - Dar Es Salam is immensely popular for its historical buildings to picturesque beaches and bustling bazaars. With all this and much, various destinations in East Africa are sure to make you gloat over your decision to book flights to the region.

Flight Tickets to East Africa

East Africa remains one of the most popular tourist destinations across the globe and has found thousands of suitors and admirers across the globe including the United Kingdom. And in a bid to accommodate the ever-increasing travel demand to East Africa; a host of global airlines operate scheduled direct/indirect flights to various popular destinations in the region from across the globe. From the UK, popular operators such as Kenya Airways, British Airways, South African Airways, Ethiopian Airlines, KLM Royal Dutch and EgyptAir, amongst a slew of others, offer full-service and cheap flights to Nairobi and other key cities of the region. Popular international airports in the region that cater to passengers hopping aboard flights bound for the region include Nairobi's Jomo Kenyatta International Airport, Zambia's Lusaka International Airport, Addis Ababa Bole International Airport and Julius Nyerere International Airport in Dar Es Salam. London Heathrow remains one of the preferred departure points in the UK owing to its superior flight frequency.

East Africa Quick Travel Facts

Geography: East Africa comprises the Eastern part of African continent and features numerous popular safari destinations.

Major Countries: Tanzania, Kenya, Malawi, Zambia and Zimbabwe.

Key Holiday Destinations: Nairobi, Lusaka, Lagos, Dar Es Salam.

Key Airports: Jomo Kenyatta International (Kenya), Murtala Muhammed International Nigeria, Julius Nyerere International (Tanzania).

Key Airlines: Kenya Airways, British Airways, EgyptAir, South African Airways.

Language: Various; English is widely spoken and understood.

Popular Holidays: Cultural and Historical, Beach, Adventure, Wildlife, Sightseeing, City Breaks, Shopping.

Top Beach Holidays: Nairobi, Dar Es Salam.

Best Time to Visit East Africa

The climate of East Africa is fairly diverse and the climatic conditions widely vary across the region. While the best time to travel to Nairobi is during January to February and June to September, Addis Ababa is best visited during the months of October to April. For holidays to Tanzania's capital city of Dar Es Salam, the best time for boarding flights is the period between June and September. In short, given the variety on offer for holiday makers, one can visit East Africa anytime of the year.

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