Family Safaris

Family Safari Holidays in Uganda

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Thinking of Africa as a destination for a family holiday? Choose from thrilling family safaris or family beach holidays in Uganda.

Family holidays are special. A Uganda holiday that allows you to spend time with your loved ones will always make for the most cherished memories that last a lifetime. A holiday with your children can sometimes prove to be challenging, but if you pick the right destination in Uganda with the right accommodation, it can prove to be one of the best holidays for everyone.

Family safaris in Uganda
Family safaris in Uganda

Uganda offers educational experiences like guided nature hikes. Best of all, our free trip-planning services guarantee that this will be the easiest family trip yet. Get in touch with us and we’ll start planning your Uganda vacation today

Explore Uganda with your family: The ultimate holiday guide

Uganda is a fantastic destination for a family holiday, offering a wide range of exciting activities and attractions for all ages. From stunning national parks and wildlife encounters to cultural experiences and outdoor adventures, there’s something for everyone to enjoy.

Msafiri Tours is the perfect choice for a memorable Uganda family tour package,  Invite yourself to an unforgettable adventure!

One of the highlights of a family holiday in Uganda is the opportunity to go on a gorilla trekking experience. Uganda is home to half of the world’s population of mountain gorillas, and a visit to Bwindi Impenetrable National Park or Mgahinga Gorilla National Park offers the chance to see these majestic creatures up close in their natural habitat. It’s an unforgettable experience that will leave a lasting impression on the whole family.

For those interested in wildlife, Uganda also boasts an incredible array of other species, such as chimpanzees, elephants, lions, and a wide variety of birdlife. Going on a safari in Queen Elizabeth National Park or Murchison Falls National Park provides the opportunity to see these animals in their natural environment. The whole family can enjoy game drives, boat safaris, and nature walks while learning about the importance of wildlife conservation.

Family friendly cultural activities in Uganda.

If you’re looking for a more cultural experience, Uganda has a rich and diverse cultural heritage. Visiting traditional villages and interacting with local communities can be a rewarding experience for both children and adults. You can learn about traditional arts and crafts, participate in traditional dances, and even try your hand at cooking traditional Ugandan dishes.

For those families who enjoy outdoor adventures, Uganda offers a range of activities such as hiking, kayaking, white-water rafting, and zip-lining. Jinja, known as the adventure capital of East Africa, is a great destination for adrenaline-pumping activities. Whether it’s exploring the Nile River, going on a quad biking adventure, or trying out bungee jumping, there’s plenty to keep the whole family entertained.

Memorable family vacations in Uganda.

For those families who enjoy outdoor adventures, Uganda offers a range of activities such as hiking, kayaking, white-water rafting, and zip-lining. Jinja, known as the adventure capital of East Africa, is a great destination for adrenaline-pumping activities. Whether it’s exploring the Nile River, going on a quad biking adventure, or trying out bungee jumping, there’s plenty to keep the whole family entertained.

Family holidays in Uganda
Family holidays in Uganda
Enjoyable accommodation on a family tour of Uganda.

When it comes to accommodation, Uganda offers a variety of options to suit different budgets and preferences. From luxurious lodges and resorts to family-friendly campsites and guesthouses, there’s something for every family. Many accommodations also offer child-friendly facilities and activities to ensure the whole family has a comfortable and enjoyable stay.

Scatter who gets the bigger bed- From family-run hotels with swimming pools and enjoyable resorts that even have a little something for the parents too, family adventures in Uganda include Family-friendly accommodations in Uganda suitable for all ages and all types of adventures.

Embrace the Unexpected on Holiday getaways in Uganda for families.

Kids can be unpredictable, but that doesn’t mean you need to sacrifice your family vacation. Most Child-friendly activities in Uganda provide added flexibility with extra time for activities and days without a guide. And if you prefer a more customized experience, tailor-made Uganda family trips are the perfect solution – giving you plenty of time to explore and make memories.

Key things we consider:

Family-friendly activities in Uganda: we help you match the safari destinations and activities which are right for your family and kids by first thinking about the activities your family enjoys.

We provide a private guide: A private Msafiri tour guide is perfect for going on a Uganda safari with the little ones. Not only will the kids have a great time with our staff, but the adults can have a much-needed break from parenting. We provide private vehicles which give you the freedom to make sure everyone is having a blast on your Uganda tour or Safari.

Talk to us before the trip: Let us know what your family wants out of this Uganda adventure! Tell us where you’d like to stay, the animals you hope to see, how you’ll get around, and the activities you want to do. Make sure your children are included in the planning process!

Special inclusive itineraries for Family safaris in Uganda.

Come explore Family safari tours in Uganda with your family! At Msafiri Tours, we create custom Affordable family holidays in Uganda, itineraries that are tailored to your children’s ages, interests, and family preferences. With our knowledgeable guides, you can experience the wonders of Uganda and make lasting memories with your loved ones

Come explore Uganda with your family! Let us help plan your adventure tour and create memories that will last a lifetime.

We take things slowly: Take four nights at each Ugandan safari to give your kids the opportunity to get to know the place and the people (especially if your little ones are timid around new people). Settling in will make the camp feel more like home, so your family will have the chance to take it easy.

We will incorporate non-safari activities: Things like making local food, constructing bows/arrows, insect trails, pursuing animal tracks, and visiting local Ugandan communities or schools. We will arrange accommodation that goes beyond, such as an interactive campfire, or an evening river cruise-Unique family experiences in Uganda.

Always bring along your swimsuit: Swimming pools are a blessing in the afternoons, but not every Lodge in Uganda will have one. This will be critical to your family’s joy and we will make sure of it.

Help us include your kid’s personality: What captivates them? Would they love playing soccer with other Ugandan kids in the village or doing arts and crafts? Choosing vegetables for your next meal from the garden? Watching birds, planting a tree? The more you can tell us about your family, the more your Uganda family Safari will feel tailored.

Walking tour: the safety of a walking tour guide and an armed ranger can be an educational and eye-opening experience for older children, as they learn about the healing properties of the plants they observe and how to identify insects and animals by their tracks and droppings.

Family vacations in Uganda
Family vacations in Uganda
We aim to make your Uganda trip enjoyable, attractive and economical within your spending limit.

Families can take advantage of great savings! Kids under 2 years old can stay for free, while those 3-12 years old can stay at a discounted rate when sharing a room with two adults. You can also get discounted fees for parks, flights, and roads.

How we go the Extra Mile for Family safaris in Uganda.

Take the kids on an exciting safari adventure! Our special program for 3–12-year-olds comes with a backpack full of age-appropriate treats. Enjoy seasonal activities like bark rubbing, bug collecting, frog safaris, ‘poo walks’, baking with the chef and more. Plus, there are special children’s menus to choose from. Childcare services can be arranged for an extra cost.

What are the general health concerns for Kids On Family safaris in Uganda?

We recognize that your kids’ well-being is the most important thing when travelling with your family in Africa. Our site offers health information regarding vaccinations you may want to consider giving your children before coming to Uganda, and the widespread availability of anti-malaria medication, it gives kids protection to stay healthy during their trip.

When you visit Uganda, you’ll be in good hands! Our accommodations provide mosquito netting and insect repellent sprays to keep you safe and comfortable. We also suggest bringing extra repellent for added protection. Plus, our website has all the info you need about climatic conditions and the best clothing to pack for your travel dates. So, come join us in Uganda and experience it all!


We understand that the most difficult part of a family vacation is keeping the kids busy. To make it easier, many of our Uganda hotels have swimming pools and every day is packed with adventure and free time. Your Msafiri tour guide can also recommend activities that fit your child’s interests or school program.

Plan your next family adventure in Uganda.

Our selection of adventures is a fantastic way to venture out and explore. You can visit Ugandan homes and observe their everyday routines, or join a local school and take part in some classes. You’ll find the Ugandan people incredibly friendly and children are accepted everywhere. Uganda boasts various cultural sites including; the Kabaka’s Palace, Kasubi tombs, Ndere Center, Namugongo Martyr’s Shrine, and Uganda Museum amongst many others.

Family volunteering on Uganda tours and trips:

Our family volunteer trips have been specially crafted to get you and your family involved. We have tailored our programs to suit your family’s needs, from private transfers to private lodgings. If you’re searching for an enticing family volunteer vacation with animals, looking to support childcare and teaching projects, or wanting to get involved in environmental, wildlife and conservation efforts, or seeking humanitarian trips for families in Uganda, we’ve got trusted, safe programs for you.

Family holidays in Uganda
Family holidays in Uganda
What are the family group sizes:

Our family tours typically have 2–18 people, or if you’d prefer to travel with close family or friends, just reach out!

What dates?

Our Family Adventures to Uganda can be tailored to school holiday dates. Why not go on an exciting wildlife safari over Christmas or camp in Jinja over Easter? We have plenty of adventures to pick from!

How much do family vacations in Uganda cost?

Travelling with the family to Africa can be pricey – think costly resorts and overpriced tours, but family tours provide a cost-effective solution to explore. This is because you will focus on spending quality time together, enjoying genuine Uganda encounters and aiding those in need.

When planning a family holiday to Uganda, Msafiri Tours will work with you to create an exciting, inviting, and budget-friendly trip. With a bit of planning, saving, and preparation, your dreams of a meaningful and enjoyable family vacation to Uganda can become a reality.

We Plan Everything, From Hotels To Car Seats.

Overall, a family holiday in Uganda is sure to be a memorable and enriching experience. With its stunning natural beauty, diverse wildlife, rich culture, and thrilling outdoor activities, Uganda has something for everyone. So pack your bags, gather the family, and get ready for the adventure of a lifetime in the beautiful country of Uganda.