“Thank you, thank you, thank you. The experience was all we had hoped for. Awesome, as our grand kids kept telling s. The camps and lodges you recommended were just the right fit and the right mix.
Both sets of camp managers were accommodating and flexible. They arranged for soccer games with the staff and set up a visit to a nearby village. Everyone was warm and friendly. The wildlife and landscapes were spectacular.
All in all, it was just the kind of experience and exposure that Midge and I were hoping for. Thanks again for making it all happen.” Larry and Midge Lucas (Tanzania, June 2014)
This past June, Pete and Midge Lucas took their entire family on a safari vacation to Tanzania. Stops included Tarangire National Park, Lake Manyara, Ngorongoro Crater, and the Serengeti, where the family witnessed an actual crossing (You can’t plan that!).
Pete and Midge shared their thoughts on what made traveling as a multi-generational family a success:
- Everyone had a sense of adventure & was healthy
- Waiting until the grandkids were old enough to appreciate going on safari
- Picking a time of year that didn’t conflict with school
- Giving adults enough lead time to make vacation arrangements with work
- Planning early (at least a year in advance)
- Choosing camps that fit the entire family; in some places, they were the only guests
- Remembering that this was also a vacation for each family unit. They appreciated that we chose camps where they had total flexibility to divide up and do different activities individually, i.e. bush walking, game drives, sleeping in, playing soccer, local visits
- Rooming all the kids together
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