Malaria and African Safari : For travellers interested in taking part in the African safari where you will get to visit a number of rewarding tourism destinations which will help you explore a number of rewarding national parks for a memorable safari experience. While participating in the African safari you will get to watch a number of famous attractions in the famous national parks in the country like; the gorillas in Africa that can be seen where you will get to watch a number of different gorilla species for instance for the mountain gorillas in Africa you will get to watch the species by participate in gorilla trekking in Rwanda, gorilla trekking in Uganda where you will also get to participate in gorilla trekking in Mgahinga national park and gorilla trekking in Bwindi impenetrable national park, you can also participate in gorilla trekking in Virunga national park and for the eastern lowland gorillas you can participate in gorilla trekking in Kahuzi Biega national park for an amazing gorilla trekking experience in Africa.
You can also participate in a number of other rewarding tourism activities like golden monkey trekking in Uganda, golden monkey trekking in Rwanda, chimpanzee trekking in Kibale national park, the canopy walk in Rwanda, hiking the Virunga mountains in Africa among other rewarding tourism attractions that you will get to see when you embark on the African safari.
One of the concerns of a number of travellers interested in visiting the different areas especially the national parks in Africa having concerns about the mosquitoes and malaria which is believed to have cause 627000 deaths in 2020 many travelers have been scared to visit the African continent because of the fear to contract the virus but it should be noted that the disease can be controlled by following the necessary precautions that will help you to avoid the mosquito bites.
Malaria is caused by the female anopheles’ mosquito and this happens when they suck blood of an infected person and after the mosquito bites you it will take about 10days- 14 weeks after infection however there have been cases where a person can feel sick as early as 7 days or even later on like a year that is why I is important to test if you have been in an area that you suspect malaria outbreaks and for travellers that visit national parks or wild areas it is highly advised. Therefore before making your way to any African country, you should find out the chances of getting malaria in order to carry out the necessary precautions.
Some of the different safety precautions that are being carried out include, putting mosquito nets on bed in the different hotels or rooms so as to avoid travellers from being bitten by the mosquitoes. Also while participating in the different activities in the park travellers are urged to use insect repellents which can help in avoid the mosquito bites which can cause irritation and also lead to the spread of malaria which can lead to general body weakness.
There are a number of other anti-malarial tablets that you can take to help to avoid in getting the disease some of the drugs that can be used include; chloroquine phosphate or hydroxychloroquine sulfate also known as plaqueniil which is among the best alternatives for malaria prevention. If you forget to carry your anti-malarial drugs, you can organise with your tour operator or agency to help you in obtaining the malaria drugs to ensure you avoid the disease that claim millions of deaths worldwide and nearly one million in Africa alone.
With the different preventative measures for malaria, you can now embark on your African safaris for an amazing adventure. And with our help let us make your African safari once you visit Uganda, Kenya, Tanzania, visit Rwanda to customize your safari for the most thrilling adventure.