Safari with Kids in Tanzania  : If you are a parent, you have undoubtedly perused picture books featuring African animals at some point. Observing these animals in their native environment wouldn’t it be incredible? It’s likely that you are fantasizing about that as well as your children. But don’t worry you are not alone if you are worried about taking your kids on a safari in Tanzania! After all, no matter where you are, you’ll be in a distant nation with wild creatures wandering around. Youngster on a safari gazing at a rhino.

It follows that inquiries like “Is it even possible to go on a safari in Tanzania with kids?” are not unusual. We can confirm that it is! And contrary to popular belief, it’s a lot simpler. You, your children, and even your teenagers will be in wonder when you see the Big Five for yourself. We all know how difficult it can be to impress them.

What Age Is Suitable For A Safari?
The age requirement to enter Tanzanian national parks is nonexistent. It gets better: you even pay a reduced admission price for your children as long as they are under 15 years old.

Parents are the ones who know their children the best. Regarding accommodation, we collaborate with partners who have experience with children. Do you require a spare bed for children of any age? Just reserve it at the top. Do you wish to spend an hour or two by yourself? In Tanzania, several hotels even provide creche with excellent programming for older children.

To give you an idea, however, the majority of families that reserve a family-friendly safari with us have children who are at least six years old. If you believe your child is still too young for a safari, consider taking a vacation to the idyllic island of Zanzibar, which is located off the coast of Tanzania. Alternatively, you could just wait another one, two, or three years; Tanzania will be ready for you.

It’s all about the Right Preparation.
Naturally, there are a lot of arrangements to make when taking a trip with kids.

“If you’re thinking about taking your toddlers on a family vacation in Tanzania, you should definitely ask your doctor or the health office about the needed shots and medications. In the unlikely event of an emergency, a helicopter can take you directly to the closest hospital.

Mom and son sitting at the pool in Tanzania.
How about packing? All it requires is a strong system. Packing might seem pretty difficult at times since you have to move accommodations frequently. It’s best if you choose your clothes in advance at home and pack them all together in the suitcase: knickers, socks, t-shirt, pants, skirt, jumper, etc. You can save a tonne of space by stacking all of these clothes on top of one another and then rolling them up. This manner, every morning you can just pull out the next outfit wrinkle-free. Done! Place the soiled clothing in a different bag.

5 Tips for The Perfect Child-Friendly Safari.
Whether you’re visiting the Serengeti, the Ngorongoro Conservation Area, Lake Manyara, or Arusha National Park, a few little touches can make all the difference in an amazing family vacation.

“We want to make sure you can travel with your children in comfort, therefore we provide booster seats that you may hire for your vehicle. The safari jeeps frequently have a refrigerator for milk and other snacks, and we can also meet your children’s special dietary needs if you notify us in advance.

1. In case your kids become a little bored, pack some toys or buy Wi-Fi for the journey.

2. To ensure that none of you become peckish throughout the excursion, bring snacks and beverages or place a specific order for snacks and drinks with us.

3. Keep some baby wipes on hand at all times.

4. If there isn’t a bin nearby and you need to change diapers, diaper bags come in helpful.

5. Whether you are travelling with children or not, remember to pack sunscreen and insect repellent.

Safari with Kids in Tanzania
Safari with Kids in Tanzania

And What about Older Kids and Teenagers?
With the exception of the diaper bag, everything said thus far also applies to parents of older children or teenagers coming to Africa. Of course, you may and ought to take kids on a safari, but there are plenty of other things to do that they will undoubtedly enjoy. Our top three are as follows:

1. Rundugai Hot Springs.
Your kids will love this natural hot spring location, which is halfway between Arusha and Moshi. With a rope, they may leap into the glistening blue water, unwind in a tube, and shoot an endless number of photos in, near, and beneath the sea.

2. Walking Safari.
Your teens can go on a walking safari with an expert guide if a standard safari is “too boring” for them. This will take them even closer to the wild animals and deeper into the natural world. After the holidays, they will have something new to tell their pals.

3. Kendwa Full Moon Party.
Going up north during a full moon and letting your kids attend the Kendwa Full Moon Party with you, of course will make them love you even more if you add a trip to Zanzibar in your family vacation itinerary and they are quite older.

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