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Reasons To Take Your Children On A Family Safari In Africa

Perhaps you’ve traveled long distances in the early years of your life, and perhaps backpacking somewhere new. Since the kids have arrived, you’ve gone to Center-Parcs and to Mark Warner, and now you’re ready to go on.

A family trip really be an ideal goal? If so what makes it so wonderful? Here are six great reasons to bring your family on an adventure trip.

1. Take in Africa’s most famous species up close on family safaris

The BBC’s amazing Planet Earth on television is amazing, but it doesn’t even come near the excitement of being in the company of a group of large lions or bull elephant in reality. A vehicle is the only way you are able to get close with absolute security even when the sides are open. A private car, for only your family members is a way to enjoy complete freedom in terms of how long you’ll be watching and what you’re seeking the next time.

2. Learn about Africa’s vast dimensions and the vast the differences

Africa isn’t just one country comprised of 54 nations, it’s second-largest continent on earth. The weather can change as you travel from north towards south or west east. If you fly from a city in the middle to a city in the south will take approximately the same amount of time when traveling between London towards Turkey.

A family vacation, usually to one country, or even two neighbors can provide lots of variety in the landscape, wildlife activities, and even the cultural practices.

3. Be aware of the diversity of African animals, people, and animals

Wildlife is the most popular thing to do however do not forget that Africa is full of different culture and landscapes. Take a safari together with the family Botswana and discover the pristine wilds that is the Okavango Delta as well as explore the desert-like, and breathtaking, Makgadikgadi pans. It’s a stunning contrast, offering many different experiences and activities.

The landscape in Kenya as well as Tanzania is as breathtaking as the wildlife. You’ve also got the cultural aspects that is Kenya and Tanzania’s Masai as well as the Samburu tribes, too. A lot of them now work in safari camps and be delighted to share stories about their childhoods and customs.

Go with your family with your family to South Africa and it won’t be long before you realize the significance of what its ‘world in one nation’ tagline is. Indian oceans and the Atlantic cities, wilderness, desert mountains, the list is endless.

4. Create lasting memories

Turn off the internet and you’ll be going back to basics playing cards, playing board games and spending some quality time with each other. The one thing that will be forever etched in my memory is the time I when I went fishing along together with Samburu guide Lucas as well as my then six-year-old son Leo. in the distant Laikipia wilderness, along the banks of a gorgeous river, with a pint in the hand (mine not his) looking at his happy face as he took the first taste. It’s better than the Xbox anytime.

5. Make friends and share new experiences

It’s fun to do something new as a family. If you’ve never stepped foot inside an outdoor tent before, you’re likely to receive an exciting surprise. The proper beds, baths outdoors, showers and even an in-ground pool in certain locations – will be a delight for both young and old. This is just a prelude towards the actual safari.

There are many other options too including taking part in conservation projects as well as visiting local villages as well as schools. This can expand the horizons of everyone.

6. Let everyone have a wonderful holiday

Select the most suitable lodges and camps, and there is a place for everyone to do on safari. Littler children can enjoy short game drives to ensure that they don’t get bored of long drives in a vehicle. Pick a camp that has an outdoor pool, and you’ll have a ideal spot to relax during in the sunnier time during the summer.

Families with active children can walk or canoe, and the more brave can take on horses, or even camels to explore the wilderness. Everything is covered even in the most remote camping areas – which means you don’t need to think about anything aside from being in awe of the surroundings and obviously wildlife.

What’s next?

If you’re looking to plan the idea of a family safari trip to Africa reach out and we’ll suggest ideas and itinerary suggestions for all kinds of children and ages.