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Where to travel in 2023: The best destinations to visit – By CNN Travel

Serengeti National Park A Safari Haven

As We Enter the New Year 2023, the Whole World is looking forward to where to go next and planning their travels upfront as GoExplore Safaris Expert return back to give guests incredible experiences, We look forward to an incredible year ahead again. But first, CNN travel put down some remarkable places to “where to travel in 2023” and we are up and about the feeling that the East African Region wasn’t left out.

Uganda the Pearl of Africa was Featured and Uganda has gone through some rebranding to Explore Uganda this has created some incredible insights for destination Uganda.

See below some of the remarks from CNN Travel

“Uganda – There’s considerable change brewing in Uganda’s travel offerings at the moment with the East African country looking beyond the traditional staples of safari and wildlife spotting to appeal to both regional and international visitors.

Keen to revitalize post-Covid tourism in all corners of the country, not just the big-ticket businesses offering wealthy visitors a glimpse of the Big Five beasts or mountain gorillas, it’s turned to marketing its other attributes. And why not? From the expansive shores of Lake Victoria to the snowy Rwenzori Mountains, Uganda is a beautiful wilderness playground, with opportunities for adventure including treks through the Bwindi Impenetrable Forest or up to the craters of the Virunga volcano chain or whitewater rafting along the Victoria Nile.

There’s also an emphasis on connecting visitors with Ugandan communities — promising tastes of Ugandan food, music and culture. Last year saw the launch of the Uganda Cycling Trail, a 1,600-kilometer mainly unpaved 22-stage route designed to appeal to all levels of cyclist from hardcore solo backpackers to fully-guided easy riders. – BN”

Rwanda -January 2023 sees the official opening of Rwanda’s most exciting hotel yet: Sextantio Rwanda, a collection of traditionally crafted huts on an island on Lake Kivu, one of Africa’s largest lakes. It’s the first project outside Italy for Daniele Kihlgren, whose part-hotel, part-living history projects keep local tradition alive. A nonprofit delivering money straight to local communities, Sextantio will see guests fishing on the 1,000-square-mile lake, paddling in dug-out canoes, trying local banana beer and wildlife-spotting — and not just the chickens, cows, pigs and goats that roam around the property. Of course, you’ll want to see gorillas. Adjoining

Volcanoes National Park, the Dian Fossey Gorilla Fund opened the 4,500-square meter Ellen DeGeneres Campus in 2022. Its visitor center includes exhibits, virtual reality gorilla “encounters” and nature trails. Over in Akagera National Park, white rhinos — transferred from South Africa in 2021 to aid conservation — are already calving. It’s easier to get there, too. A new route from London joins Brussels, Dubai, Guangzhou and Mumbai as the only direct flights to Kigali from outside the African continent. – JB”

TanzaniaFrom the spectacular wildlife to the beautiful national parks and beaches, Tanzania is absolutely bursting with visual splendour.

The East African country holds a seemingly endless list of incredible sights, with Mount Kilimanjaro, Africa’s highest mountain, UNESCO world heritage site Serengeti National Park, and the Zanzibar Archipelago, among its many highlights.

This year, flag carrier Air Tanzania will launch new routes to West and Central Africa, along with the UK, in a bid to transform the country’s largest airport in Dar es Salaam into a transport and logistics hub, while construction on the country’s first toll expressway is also scheduled to begin. Meanwhile, the Delta Hotels by Marriott brand is making its Africa debut with the opening of its Dar es Salaam Oyster Bay property later this year. – THG

The Above remark by CNN travel will show you how incredibly the East African Region is busy pulling the strides to continue playing a great role in Africa Travel and big prospects for 2023.

Our Team of Safari Experts continue Curating Journeys beyond the map around East Africa and GoExplore Safaris Being Voted Uganda’s Leading Tour Operator and Uganda’s Leading Destination Management Company in 2022 by World Travel Awards We thank every guest who travelled with us and we want to assure you that 2023 isn’t any different we shall create more incredible and sustainable journeys ahead of us. Get in touch For an incredible Safari Experience of a lifetime here

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