Family Safaris in Rwanda – A family safari to Rwanda is a wise and wonderful choice for an East African family safari. Rwanda is a small country relatively smaller than Scotland, however beaming with all nature’s beauty, culture has wonderfully hospitable people, and has a wide range of wildlife which includes the most endangered primate species; the mountain gorillas where you and your family will have a great time during the gorilla trekking. Rwanda is situated in East Central Africa and is remarkably one of the growing destinations, famously known for its historical sad stories and home to the most endangered primate species, the Mountain Gorillas.
Family Safaris in Rwanda will offer great opportunities for children to experience and unleash their travel imagination to new parts of the world. Rwanda is the best destination to unleash your child’s imagination and explore unique Africa, with the country habituating mesmerizing flora and fauna. Not to forget the Rwanda cultural experiences that will give youngsters a chance to learn different ways of living in Africa. You and your family will truly have a great experience on the wilderness family safari. A family safari to Rwanda with children aged 15 years and above will only be awful with lots of outdoor activities to do on your safari.
Gorilla tracking in Volcanoes National Park, followed by chimpanzee tracking in Nyungwe National Park, are the major highlights for the majority of tourists. Families can also participate in these activities as long as all members are at least 15 years old, physically strong, and outdoorsy. However traveling to Rwanda with family, the Akagera National Park, which is home to all five members of the Big Five and provides boat tours in place of game drives, is a great place for family safaris – the best destination for youngsters in Rwanda.
Visiting Akagera National Park, a savanna park within the country located on the Eastern side of Rwanda stretching on an area of about 1112 square kilometers will give youngsters wildlife sighting opportunities. Akagera National Park was named after the river Akagera that feeds Lake Ihema and other lakes within the park. Akagera National Park is one of Africa’s oldest parks established in 1934, and the park hosts so many lakes such as Lake Mihindi, Lake Hago, Lake Shakan, Lake Ihema, and Lake Rwanyakizinga and many more others that offer a great view within the park.
Akagera National Park is home to a variety of wildlife, where you and your family will have a great opportunity to spot different animals on your game drive while enjoying the cool breeze off the popular Lake Ihema. A visit to Akagera National Park is rewarding and worthwhile since the park will grant the youngsters chance to see wild animals including all the big five and the giraffes, zebras, topis, cape elands, bushbucks, impalas and so much more to see here and the park is further spiced with a variety birdlife. Plan your Rwanda Family Safari with us today and experience wild Africa.
Frequently asked questions
Is Rwanda Safe for Families?
When you travel with children, safety becomes one of your top priorities, and Rwanda is one of the safest countries in the world, not just in Africa. The country’s hospitable people will make your Rwandan Safari experience a memorable one.
Can you take kids on safaris?
The answer to this is “Yes”, you can absolutely take kids on safaris. However, it is important to note that most safari camps and lodges welcome kids of (almost) all ages, families travelling on safari should be aware that some have a minimum age restriction of 4 or 12 years.