Uganda Family Holidays
Uganda may not be the first country that springs to mind when one is planning a family holiday, however, for those families seeking a totally unique, off-the-beaten-track holiday, Uganda certainly fits the bill.
- An 'off the beaten track' adventure family holiday
- A chance to get the family away from the stresses of daily life and the pulls of technology
- Incredible equatorial forests, snow-peaked mountains, glassy lakes and sprawling savannahs
- Teenagers (over 15) can track the very rare mountain gorilla
- Combining a 'primate' safari (chimps and gorillas) with a conventional big game safari
- Warm-hearted and helpful locals
- A host of adventure activities including exciting river cruises and white water rafting
- Beach or safari combinations with Kenya or Tanzania
Uganda is for families who thrive on adventure and is probably most suited to teens and older children. With its incredible lush scenery, an abundance of wildlife, friendly locals and host of thrilling activities you will be sure to gather memories that will remain for a lifetime.
The gorilla trekking experience is often to be the ultimate thrill and if your teens are over the age of 15 years it will be something they will never forget. As well as gorillas there are the highly entertaining chimps to see as well as more traditional wildlife in parks across the country including the unique tree climbing lions of Queen Elizabeth National Park.
Uganda is relatively new to tourism so the staff at Mahlatini have spent a lot of time in the country vetting hotels and lodges and seeking out ones that are particularly suited to families offering family rooms or at the very least the flexibility required to accommodate children or teens. Uganda can involve long journeys and often requires an adaptable attitude but the interactions with the wonderful Ugandans will teach lessons in humility and ensure a truly memorable and rewarding family holiday.
Selected Uganda Family Holidays Itineraries
Uganda Family Adventure HolidayCost For Family of 4: from from $32,700 Days 11 (Includes international flights from JFK)
LocationsBwindi, Queen Elizabeth National Park, Jinja
Uganda Family SafariCost For Family of 4: from from $22,590 Days 10 (Includes international flights from JFK)
LocationsEntebbe & Kampala, Queen Elizabeth National Park, Kibale
Western Uganda Family SafariCost For Family of 4: from from $34,490 Days 12 (Includes international flights from JFK)
LocationsChobe, Entebbe & Kampala, Bwindi, Queen Elizabeth National Park, Murchison Falls
Read what our previous clients thought of their Uganda Family Holiday
Family Holiday to Kenya, Tanzania & Uganda
Great holiday, so many memorable sights and experiences.10/10/2018 Read full trip review
Family Holiday to Uganda
Moses, our guide was beyond expectations! Brian was also fantastic!11/07/2018 Read full trip review