Practical Tips – Advice for the Perfect African Family Safari in Uganda – Rwanda
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Tips – Advice for the Perfect African Family Safari in Uganda. We have gathered more information – Tips and Advice for a “Kid-Friendly” Family Safari than any other Tour Operator, which you will find on this page and others that help you make wise choices for your Family Safari.
You will find here what we have learned over the years of creating memorable Family Safaris in Uganda and Rwanda. Family Safaris are one of our specialties – we give you more information than any other Tour Company in Uganda and Rwanda – Plus, we have Family Safari Coordinator who works out all the details for a Hakuna Matata – A worry-Free Safari for you.
More and more Families are going on a Safari in Africa, in its Pearl – Uganda. Family Safaris, not just for families with teens but for children of all ages. Family Safaris are educational, informative, cross-cultural, and a study trip of the wildlife, birds, plants, and trees not found in your home country.
Children and adults enjoy sharing an African Adventure Safari that creates lasting family memories and is often part of children’s character-shaping process. A family safari means adventure, staying in tents and lodges and going to sleep to the sounds of African Wild, taking a boat or horseback riding Safari, or simply hiking through the African savanna, bush, or swamp.
Uganda and Rwanda are the perfect African Family Safari destinations with lots of activities for the Family and not just for teens, we have had a lot of toddlers on Safari, and they loved it.
An African Safari – You do not have to wait until the kids are grown, moved out, and married off – bring them on a family safari adventure that creates lasting memories and new bonds with family members, is educational, and is just plain fun in Africa.
Practical Tips – Advice for the Perfect African Family Safari
Family Friendly Things to do In Uganda:
Things to do and see as a Family with Children while on Safari in Uganda. The Pearl of Africa is the Perfect Country for Kid-Friendly Family Safaris.
No matter the ages of your children, there is something to do and see that is just right for your Family and the ages of your children. All families can do activities such as game drives and wildlife boat cruises.
Activities depend on the ages of your children – and each family safari is tailored, taking your wishes, and the ages of your children to mind. Family Safaris are carefully designed for the best results, outcome, and experience.
Please note Gorilla – chimpanzee Treks Minimum Age: Minimum Age for Gorilla Trekking is 15, and if you have a family with teens, it can be done by you. Children must be 12 years old to trek chimpanzees.
Younger children can do alternate activities with your driver’s guide. We also arrange for nanny services with a nurse for very young children. Read more about what
Best Family Safaris in Uganda:
Safaris with Children in Uganda Kid Friendly Safaris that the whole family enjoys. The number of families that we take on Safari has increased yearly.
Family Safaris used to be unusual, but they have become the most ordinary things today. More and more families choose to go on Safari together and create Family memories that will be treasured for years to come.
We have taken families on safaris with children as young as two – we also do many family safaris where the children are teens and can do more strenuous activities such as hiking and, if they are over 15, they can track Gorillas and chimpanzees can be followed by 12-year-olds. Read more about Family Safaris.
Impacting Lives – Adding Meaning to your Lives:
A Safari with Meaning in Uganda Combining your Safari while impacting the lives of others, such as children in an orphanage such as Sanyu Babies Home in Kampala.
Going on a family safari is a most exciting and enriching adventure- adding that artistic touch and helping others makes it more meaningful.
Children from one culture meeting children from another and making a difference – bring some deflated soccer balls, some dolls, some children’s books – even the purchase of an inexpensive solar lamp will make a massive difference in the life of a Ugandan Child as their evenings are lit up, and they can study with a solar lamp.
Allow your children to sit in a Ugandan classroom for a few hours and even go home with one of the Children. Your children will be speechless at the end of the day.
Family Safaris can be life-changing…a more meaningful family safari in Uganda or Rwanda by Impacting Lives.
Creating Family Memories on Safari:
A Family Safari into the Wild African bonds a family together and creates long-lasting shared Family Memories, and your children encounter different cultures and ways.
A Family Safari is a Gift to your children creating lasting Memories and you.
Your Family is entering the world’s classroom with different traditions and cultures, learning new and different ways that mutually enrich you and the Africans you meet along the journey.
Kabiza Wilderness Safaris does only one thing – create memorable Safaris, including Family Safaris.
Children’s Clothing – What to wear on a Family Safari:
Children, like adults, need to dress right for a Safari. Going onSafarii is not like going to the beach but the wild of Africa.
Clothing onSafarii is worn for protection against bugs, protecting your children from nettles, thorns, and brushes.
The proper clothing, hat, shoes, or boots mean comfort for your children onSafarii with you.
Africa is dusty, and we have bugs; a safari is in the wild, and one dresses for the occasion; in this case, it is a family safari.
Read more about children’s wear onSafarii.
Putting the Fun into your African Safari with Children:
Making an African Family Safari exciting for the Children y adding a lot of fun to yourselfer takes a bit of planning but can be done while you are in the pearl of Africa.
Family Safaris are one of the things we enjoy creating and planning for you and your Family. Kid Friendly Safaris is one of our specialties. We get personal enjoyment from taking you and your children into the African Wild of Uganda and guiding them into a world they might have only seen on a nature special on TV. Now they are in the heart of Africa, seeing sights and sounds they have never seen or heard before.
Experiencing an alien but exciting and adventurous world that cannot be replicated anywhere else, a zoo can kill the animals, but this is the wild of Africa, and no zoo can compare to what your children will experience on a Family Safari in Africa.
Involve your children in planning the Family Safari in Africa.
Kid Friendly – Lodges we use for our Family Safaris:
Not every Lodge – is a Family “Kid Friendly” Lodge suited for your Family on Safari Lodges that our Clients on Family Safari have found best for the Children in Uganda.
We use the Top “Kid Friendly” Lodges in Uganda where Families can relax and enjoy. There are lodges, and then there are lodges where the Family with children is welcomed.
Kid-Friendly Lodges – The key to a successful Safari is picking the right ones for you. Upmarket lodges are the best for families – they often have discounts for children, whereas budget and moderate lodges tend not to do so.
They also, in many cases, have larger rooms where a family of four can stay, or they have connecting rooms that allow parents to check on the children and tend to them.
Family Friendly Lodges – often will have a pool – a kid-friendly menu – take special requests, and can handle dietary requests.
Kid Friendly Menus and Food – Family Safari:
What about Food on a Family Safari? It takes more planning and interaction with Lodges and Hotels. We will ensure that your children have plenty of our local fruit for one thing: Bananas, Pineapple, Papaya, Mangoes, and Watermelon.
We will get children’s preferences from you and implement your requests, including special dietary needs that your children may have.
We have done many child-friendly safaris for families, including having food that your children will enjoy and delight in.
Upmarket Lodges are best for preparing nutritious food that your children will like and enjoy. We will even sneak in fun foods such as a pizza here or there for your children.
Family Safaris – Cultural Encounters:
A Family Safari with Children means enriching cultural encounters that your children will never forget
An African Family Safari is more than Wildlife, Adventure, or Excitement – it can be a time of cultural interaction that will enhance your time in Uganda. When one thinks of an African Safari – images of wildlife, exotic settings, and scenery, but there are those memorable cultural encounters with meaning for all, especially the children.
We can incorporate Village Visits where your children will learn traditional ways and culture, visit a local school or orphanage, listen to a storyteller, see how things are made, and more. They can spend a day with the Batwa Pygmies and learn the ancient ways of hunting and gathering from the First People of the Forest – there are many cultural options in Uganda for your Family, and in some cases, it depends on your children’s age. Read more here.
Kids – Gorillas and Chimpanzees – Children Family Safaris:
Gorilla – Chimpanzee Tracking and Children on Safari in Uganda Can Children go on a Gorilla or Chimpanzee Trek Uganda was described by Winston Churchill as a Garden of Eden, and like the Garden of Eden, there is some forbidden fruit here – no gorilla or chimpanzee tracking for children under the age of 15 for gorilla trekking and 12 for Chimpanzee Trekking.
However, one must also note that Winston Churchill named Uganda “The Pearl of Africa” without seeing Gorillas and Chimpanzees.
We often do many alternative activities with children while parents are gorilla or chimpanzee tracking, such as village visits with our Driver-Guide.
With younger children, we will arrange for a Nanny to tend to your child or children while you are gorilla or chimpanzee tracking.
A familySafarii needs a Kid-Friendly Driver-Guide who has unique ways of dealing with children and with their parents and introduces the whole Family to Africa – to Uganda.
We have some special Driver-Guides who have a proven record of being the best family safari driver guides in the business.
Our Driver Guides will not only drive but teach your Family about wildlife, birds, and culture and even teach them how to eat a Mango Ugandan style, cut up some of our Jackfruit and serve it to you, pick a pineapple fresh from the field, make sure that there are snacks, bottled water in the vehicle and minimize the drive-times between parks by making wise choices.
He will ensure that all seatbelts are in working order and that the child car seats are securely fastened and not driven Ugandan style but safely and responsibly—especially for families with children making Africa come alive, whether it be wildlife or cultural experiences.
Kid Friendly Family Safaris – Our Commitment:
An African Safari at any time is a most memorable time; a Family Safari in Uganda is one of the most adventurous things you could do as a family – it is family enjoyment at its best.
We provide more than any other Tour Company in Uganda or Rwanda, including a Family Safari Coordinator. We bring years of experience working with Families, dealing with toddlers up to teens, and we know how the fun into your Family Safari with children.
We do not overlook anything, from seatbelts and car seats to booster Chairs in lodges. We pick the best Family Friendly Lodges, use the right vehicle suited to your Family’s needs, and have snacks like fruit, juice, or water. We know about dietary requirements and allergies your children, or you may have and coordinate your food preferences with lodges and hotels.
Family Safari – Hakuna Matata Worry-free Style is our commitment to you.
Please get in touch with us if you have any questions about our Tips – Advice for the Perfect African Family Safari.