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.
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!
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.
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.
The Splendid Longonot – Mt Longonot National Park
A rewarding view of the Great Rift Valley and Lake Naivasha meets you at the top as is a virgin forest of small trees covering the crater, with steam vents spaced around the walls. Longonot is home to Buffaloes, Gazelles, the Impala and giraffes with rare sighting of leopards.
Funny Encounters at Tsavo East National Park
Tsavo East has got to be one of those Parks I walk into and; baboons & warthogs look at me like we’ve met before.