Family safaris in East Africa
East Africa is a great destination for first time safari travelers with great viewing and diversity activities for children.
Kenya and Uganda are reasonably family friendly destinations with a number of camps and lodges on safari that welcomes children. The guides will spend more time showing the “little Five”( Buffalo weaver, elephant shrew,leopard tortoise, ant lion and rhino beetle) teaching them about Masai culture in Kenya and how to track animals in Uganda. The Kenyan coast is surrounded by islands and a number of hotels good for children from which they can explore local ruins, try out their bargaining skills at the markets or have a view at water sports.
Uganda is wonderful choice for family safari holiday with safari vacations Africa offering some of the most memorable wildlife experience on the continent, game drives in national parks, lake side beaches while relaxing.
For a family holiday in Uganda, western Uganda is the top region to visit home of the country’s national parks, reserves and natural attractions it offers spectacular wild life, astonishing landscape to explore lots of outdoor activities.
Central Uganda also has some wonderful attractions for families. Children above the age of six can track rhinos on foot and go in search of shoebill storks in canoes at ZIWA Rhino sanctuary. Children who are under the age of 15 and cant go chimp trekking , a visit to Ngamba Island chimpanzee sanctuary is a great alternative .
For Families in Eastern Uganda home of capital of East Africa, Jinja which lies at the source of the River Nile. For children above the age of 8 white water rafting is a pumping adventure and there is plenty of more fun like kayaking, bungee jumping, horse back riding, quard biking and mountain biking.