5 Destinations in East Africa for Last Minute New Year’s Eve Celebrations

2016 is approaching and most of us will be celebrating with our friends and families. Especially for this occasion, experts from Jovago.com – Africa’s leading hotel-booking website – prepared their top 5 destinations for New Year’s Eve celebrations.

1. Entebbe (Uganda)

Who wouldn’t like to spend their New Year’s Eve by the lake, dancing with their loved ones on the beach? This is only 1 hour’s drive away from Kampala, in Entebbe. The city is known for its beach parties most of which take place in famous places like Spina or Lido Beach.

Victoria Mall, Entebbe

2. Zanzibar (Tanzania)

If you are looking for more than just a lake and with a touch of paradise, Zanzibar might be an option for you. Although it is known more for being a honeymoon destination, try Nungwi Beach when searching for some party spots.

a Sandy Beach in Zanzibar
a Sandy Beach in Zanzibar

3. Amboseli National Park (Kenya)

What could be more unique than spending the New Year’s Eve in a lodge watching wildlife? In case you prefer low profile celebrations and being close to the nature, visiting a national park might be an option for you. It’s a great option for couples looking for a romantic getaway too!

An Elephant and Mt Kilimanjaro Background at Amboseli
An Elephant and Mt Kilimanjaro Background at Amboseli (image: Kiboko Kenya Safaris )

4. Fort Portal (Uganda)

This destination has something magical in it. It might be the fact that it is located at foothills of the most spectacular Ugandan mountains range – the Mountains of the Moon – with a overwhelming view to the Crater Lakes. With a wide variety of lodges and hostels, it’s a great place to stay and celebrate our entry to 2016.

Crater Lake at Kyaninga
Crater Lake at Kyaninga ( image by KoiKoi Ug )

5. Mombasa (Kenya)

There is something about beach destinations that makes them the perfect spots to spend New Year’s Eve at. Mombasa nightlife and the smell of fresh breeze coming from the Indian Ocean, will immediately put you in a summer party mood.

Mombasa, pic source; Hello Georgia
Mombasa ( pic source; Hello Georgia )

Author : Tourite

Tourite Safaris is one of the leading Destination Management Companies in Kenya. We offer a one-stop solution to travelers and corporate organizations. Our tour packages bring a unique aspect of culture, natural wild, unimaginable beach experiences taking you to the most hidden treasures of East Africa.

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