Victoria Safaris Technique within the Rising Incapacity(Wheelchair) Tourism Market in Africa

By James Asudi

Incapacity wheelchair journey in Africa is ready to extend sooner or later with the efforts being put in place and one of many tour operators in Africa – Victoria safaris, specializing on this rising market. We’ve a number of tailor – made incapacity itineraries meant for wheelchair shoppers.

Incapacity(Wheelchair Accessible) tourism in Africa has seen been ignored by tour operators resulting from in accessibility and lodging services inside the African accommodations, sport parks and lodges inside the wildlife sanctuaries. Victoria Safaris, one of many journey tour operators primarily based in Nairobi Kenya has lately began an aggressive wheelchair accessible safaris into the well-known Kenyan wildlife sanctuaries which embrace Masai Mara Recreation Reserve, Lake Nakuru Nationwide Park, Tsavo East Nationwide Park and Amboseli Nationwide Park. For seashore holidays, we’ve preparations with Turtle Bay seashore membership which is wheelchair compliant and  has 4 incapacity rooms going through the ocean entrance. Victoria safaris is doing its greatest to recommendation the varied accommodations in Nairobi metropolis and different cities inside Kenya and its environs to at the least have one incapacity(wheelchair accessible) rooms. This conforms with the world over requirement for each lodge to be wheelchair accessible compliant.

There are over 500,000 disabled individuals who’re in a position to journey into Africa, however fears that, they could not have the ability to entry the required services for his or her journey and lodging. Victoria Safaris with the initiative of its Basic Supervisor- James Asudi has urged the lodge administration in varied parks in Kenya to ascertain atleast one room in each tented camp and one room in each lodge facility in Maasai Mara Nationwide Reserve, Lake Nakuru Nationwide Park,  Amboseli Nationwide Park and Tsavo East Nationwide Park. In all of the named services the camps and lodges which has since established incapacity(Wheelchair) rooms are – Sarova Mara Camp in Maasai Mara, Sarova Lion Hill Lodge in Lake Nakuru Nationwide Park, Sopa Lodge in Amboseli and Ashnil Aruba Lodge in Tsavo East Nationwide Parks respectively.

Incapacity Safari Autos
Victoria Safaris has modified its Safari fleet autos to accommodate its wheelchair shoppers’ which embrace the 4×4 Land cruisers and the 7 seater Tour Safari Mini vans. We’ve since developed the wheelchair ramps which we use for transferring our wheelchair shoppers’ into and out of the suitable safari autos. We’ve additionally provided the straps for holding the wheelchair in place contained in the stated autos for consolation whereas our shoppers are on Safari.

Just lately we’ve completed a profitable 16 days wheelchair accessible safari into the Kenyan Wildlife sanctuaries for an Australian Hospital Accountant – Mrs. Kelly Inexperienced who’s on wheelchair along with the husband, Michael who’s bodily match. This was a check case for Victoria Safaris and for individuals who would need to verify the journey services and comfortability, you could contact our current shoppers on e-mail:

Victoria Safaris collaborates with Flamingo Excursions of South Africa on this endeavor for making doable Wildlife and cultural Safaris for disabled (wheelchair shoppers) who would need to go to Southern African Wildlife sanctuaries and the East African Wildlife sport reserves and sport parks.

We invite people, Households with wheelchair relations, company organisations, non-governmental organisations (NGO’S), incapacity facilities and organisations to ebook their incapacity members of society or be part of us on this rising market by reserving their disabled and wheelchair family and friends members for these memorable safaris and excursions in Kenya,Uganda,Rwanda,and Tanzania.