Disability Tourism in Africa

Disability Tourism in Africa
(Disability tourism in Kenya, Disability Travel in Kenya, Maasai Mara disability tours, Lake Victoria disability tours, and Disabled people tours in Africa, wildlife tours for the disabled, Lodges and hotels for the disabled.)

Disabled Tourist
Wheel Chair Safaris in Africa

Disability Tourism
Travel and tourism is a social right which concerns every human being . However, it is estimated that over 500 million disabled people in the world do not take holidays. For those with some form of disability, many of the existing tourism offers are not easily accessible. we at victoria safaris have recognized that disability is not inability to tourism.

Demand for accessible tourism offers is growing, and the tourism industry is starting to recognize that tourists with disabilities form an important consumer group. Victoria Safaris specializes in arranging tours for the physically impaired, blind and the deaf in the community. We book our disabled clients in the hotels in kenya which has facilities for the disabled in society. we avail the use of professional nurses during the escorted tours of the game parks, Boating on Lake Victoria, Birding, cultural tours etc. for the physically impaired.

For the blind, we encourage that they come along with their close family members and for the married, their spouses on our tours . These can help in explaining for them the sceneries and offer comfort. Blind Students should be accompanied by their tutors. The deaf can be provided with the translators during escorted tours both in the wild and on water. Please note that these tours are usually tailor made two months before the tour departure date.

Wheel Chair Tours in Kenya
Couple on Wheel Chair Tour

A safari in Africa is both internal and external and one that overcomes the inherent disability in the person. More importantly, life takes on a new meaning, and the safari itself gives pride in accomplishment, and encourages you to take on new adventures and challenges, thus, helping to overcome fear. Victoria Safaris have successfully handled adventures for wheelchair travelers, small groups and slow walkers. Our personally escorted tours reflect a particular fondness for continued learning and cultural intrigue. Our experience and commitment to specialty travel allows us to design travel programs that harmonize unique needs and individual capabilities. Choose any tour from the special interest or adventure tours offered, and this will be designed to suit your pace, special medical needs and care. Be it a trek to the Source of the River Nile, or an overland Maasai Mara safari, Victoria safaris caters to special needs for people with special disabilities.

Travel and tourism is a social right which concerns every human being. However, it is estimated that over 500 million disabled people in the world do not take holidays. For those with some form of disability, many of the existing tourism offers are not easily accessible. We at Victoria Safaris have recognized that disability is not inability to tourism. As a means of contribution to world tourism, we at Victoria safaris have developed itineraries which favor the disabled in society. The disabled of any nature requires at one particular time in life to be given an opportunity to visit a different environment from the normally inhabited atmosphere. With this in mind, we customize tours for individuals who are disabled in society to visit wildlife game in Maasai Mara, beaches, Lake Victoria and other tourist sites in Kenya, Uganda and Tanzania.

Who are people with disabilities?
When many of us think of disabilities, the first image that may come to mind is that of someone using a wheelchair. Although an important segment of the disabled population, Individuals who use a wheelchair for mobility represent only one segment of those individuals with disabilities. There are a wide range of disabled individuals who may wish to participate in international programs and tourism.

Wheelchair Tours in Africa

Below you will find a list of the major types of disabilities;

  • Deaf and Hard of Hearing
  • Vision Impairments
  • Mobility Disabilities
  • Psychiatric Disabilities
  • Learning Disabilities
  • Attention Deficit Disorder
  • Systemic Disabilities
  • Brain Injuries

Demand for safaris and tours
Demand for disability tourism offers is growing, and the tourism industry is starting to recognize that tourists with disabilities form an important consumer group. Victoria Safaris specializes in arranging tours for the physically impaired, blind and the deaf in the community. We know wheelchair travel and we know it first hand.
We book our disabled clients in the hotels in Kenya which have facilities for the disabled in society. We avail the use of professional nurses during the escorted tours of the game parks, boating on Lake Victoria, Birding, cultural tours etc. for the physically impaired.

Wheelchair Safaris in Kenya
Wheel Chair Safaris
Wheel Chair Adventures in Africa

Wheelchair Users and Slow Walkers - safaris and tours
We are familiar with the needs of varying mobility impairments and we will do everything possible to accommodate your particular needs. Wheelchair travel and tours in the wildlife sanctuaries, sports events, Eco-tours and at the Kenya coast beaches have been our favorable itineraries. These included mature travelers, slow walkers, wheelchair travelers, their families and their friends.

Victoria Safaris Disability Travel Resources include;
Disability Tour Planning, Individual wheelchair and family Tours, Disability Educational Tours, Corporate individual disability Tours, Old women and men physically impaired tours of Maasai Mara Migration and Disability hotel bookings in Kenya.

The blind - tours and safaris
We encourage that they come along with their close family members and for the married, their spouses on our tours. These can help in explaining for them the sceneries and offer comfort. Blind Students should be accompanied by their tutors.

The deaf - tours and safaris
The Deaf can be provided with the translators during escorted tours both in the wilderness, Kenya coast and on Lake Victoria waters. Victoria safaris provide around the clock escorts to help with life's little problems.

Disability Tours and safaris in Kenya, Uganda and Tanzania
We can assist you in planning your own tour package! Just let us know where and when you would like to travel and we would be happy to assist you in planning a wonderful vacation for yourself as an individual or as a group!

Please note that these tours are usually tailor-made two months before the tour departure date. This gives us time to adjust our accommodation facilities to favor the nature of our client's disability which include the adjustment of the tour van seats and sitting arrangements, bookings in suitable hotels and lodges, allocation of suitable staff to handle the clients' needs such as the hiring of the wheel chairs, escorting personnel, nursing staff and sign language guides.

Wheel Chair Clients in Africa Wheel Chair Safaris

Each tour is personalized to suit each guests taking into account their disability, which is why no prices are listed, as each disability is different so each tour cost changes with special requests and the guests "wish list".

Customize your tours and safaris with us. If you are as passionate about travel and feel you can take it on, allow us to help you explore this world of opportunity and fulfillment.