Safari to Uganda with Kids, Kibale and Other Parks
Children of below 12 years are not allowed to go for the chimps or go in the forest,Children can instead enjoy a collection of forest walks for 1-2 hours, followed by helpful Uganda safari guides. Parents can take pleasure in their forest walks bearing in mind that their children are engaged in a worthwhile activity with trained ranger guides. The children are able to visit the forest and learn more about the ecosystem as well as its inhabitants by a short-distance walk, games and interesting creative activities which include photography pond dipping, and batik making.
The people living around Kibale National Park are mostly Batoro and Bakiga. The Batoro are native to the region while the Bakiga are just immigrants from the thickly populated southwestern part of the country. The Batoro carry pride in the ethnical heritage of the Kingdom of Toro, a scion of the ancient kingdoms of the Great Lakes region un Africa. The king (Omukama) and the kingdom personify the traditional along with cultural values of the Batoro. The immigrants (Bakiga) still hold their culture and tradition as expressed in their dance,folklore, as well as language. Kibale National Park plays an important role in the local people’s lives who enjoy different types of benefits from the forest. This forest offers them with a number of traditional forest products like fuel, wood, wild coffee, food, building materials as well as herbal medicines.