East Africa is a part of Africa around and east of the Great Rift Valley, a land feature stretching from the Red Sea to the Mozambique Channel. East Africa is the cradle of mankind, as the first species of the Homo genus evolved here, and migrated to the rest of the world.
Popular destinations: Dar es Salaam
Ethiopia is the second-most populous country in Africa and is Africa's oldest independent country and the only one never to be colonized, save for a short Italian occupation in the 1930s and 1940s.
Popular destinations: Addis Ababa
and Bahir Dar
Burundi is a small country in East Africa, although it has some cultural and geographical ties with Central Africa.
Popular Destinations in Africa