Special Needs Safaris

Special Needs Safaris Uganda – Safaris for Persons with Diabilities or spacial Needs
Special needs safaris in Uganda, Rwanda, Kenya & Tanzania. Gorilla & East Africa Safaris, conducts special needs safaris for persons with disabilities. Be it a gorilla tracking, Chimpanzee safari, or wildlife safari, does not have to be only for the able bodied. We give a chance for the disabled people to enjoy a safari vacation in East Africa regardless of their physical inability. We provide friendly and vibrant personal escorts, nurses, interpreters, and porters for our guests throughout the special needs safaris accordingly to individual needs.   Most of the special needs safaris are purely customized to consider every part of your needs, please contact us and we will be happy to plan and execute your safari successfully.

 List of Special needs Safaris to consider;

  • Gorilla tracking in Uganda and Rwanda
  • Chimpanzee tracking and Habituation experience
  • Birding Safaris
  • Game viewing
  • Boat cruises
  • Cultural tours
  • White water rafting
  • And any other short excursions.

 Who are the Special Needs Persons?
The special needs persons include; the Physically challenged persons , Hard to talk and hear, the Elderly, Very young children and People living with certain health conditions.

 Planning Special needs Safaris
While planning a safari for the disabled or special needs tourists we take into consideration the individual and unique conditions, because different travelers have different needs. We endeavor to carefully select the activities, accommodation, vehicles, and personnel that are disability friendly. Our special needs safaris are purely private and customized; this is to ensure that our pace is to that of our clients and that our guests get quality attention that they deserve.

Everyone human being is entitled to a social right of tourism and travel, the traditionally holidays and vacations have been to only the able bodied and had left a population of  over 500 million estimated disabled people in the world without ever taking a holiday or vacation. Traditional holidays have been with limited resources restricted to the able bodied. Gorilla & East Africa Safaris is one of the first tour firms to conduct special needs safaris in Uganda, we have assembled a teams of various staff that support such safaris.

Special Needs Requirements

We would love to know your particular requirements, whether you require the walker, a cane for walking, manual wheelchair, or services of a personal caretaker, nurses, for travelers with medical needs during game viewing, boat rides, cultural and birding tours, we will try as much as we can  to provide. Bed or bucket baths may be also be available upon request.

For travelers with hearing and talking impairment, we arrange for them a sign language interpreters to escort them during the entire safari, and these can participate in any activity from gorilla tracking, chimpanzee tracking, white water rafting, adventure tours, wildlife safaris, cultural safaris, hiking, boat cruises, game viewing.

 Gorilla Tracking, Chimpanzee tacking, Chimpanzee habituation, and hiking tours are quite demanding and require that tourists be in a good physical health, thus travelers with serious medical conditions may have to refrain or seek medical advice before undertaking such activities.

 Gorilla tracking for the travelers with walking disabilities, Porters can arranged to carry you on local carriers through the trekking process to the point where the gorillas or chimpanzees are and back to the park headquarters.

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Contact us to arrange a special needs safari today.