Safaris in Rwanda can be a fascinating experience for family. Most of the safaris taken by families live up to their expectation. There are lots of precautions you have to take in case you want to travel as a family especially with the kids. Here are some of the tips you will have to consider on you net safari in Rwanda.
Its can get cold at times and there pack enough sweaters for your Rwanda safari. One may think that well, we come from a country with winter, how cold can it get? There coldness in Rwanda and in Africa in general will definitely affect you considering that you will even be new to the weather.
Separate the young ones from the rest. You do not want your children to ruin someone else’s safari, therefore think of booking a family cottage and be in a one car with no other guests as you know how to control your children.
Listen to the guide because they are experts and especially in the area. When they tell you not to do or go somewhere, please follow their advice as they have experience in leading safaris of sorts. Ask them for advice.
Let the kids own the camera. This will keep them active and engaged. It will also help them have everlasting memories of the tour and definitely you will take the credit for choosing a great safari.
Help the kids take notes in their journal as this will help them learn more about the animals and the information may later be helpful for them at school.
Have a surprise for each day to keep the family entertained. This will keep you together. Share experiences of each day and see how the next day better.
Let everyone have their own binoculars such that you all capture the great sights at the same time.
Make sure you ask questions and encourage everyone to ask question for clarity because you have invested a lot in this safari.
Be prepared for long periods of seeing nothing and boredom. These are wild animals and they are not predictable. Today they may be in a certain place and the next day you drive the whole day without seeing them.s