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Access Africa: Safaris for People with Limited Mobility

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Access Africa: Safaris for People with Limited Mobility.

Guía de Safaris en áfrica para personas con mobilidad limitada.
Idioma: INGLÉS.
Autor: Gordon Rattray.
1ª edición.
SETIEMBRE 2009.
368 PÁGINAS.
16 PÁGINAS de FOTOS A COLOR.
28 MAPAS.
ISBN: 9781841622866.

In Europe, 14% of the adult population is classed as disabled; the figure is 21% in the US. But the horizons of people with limited mobility, whether through disability or age, are fast expanding. This guidebook is the first to explore the five major safari countries – Kenya, Tanzania, Botswana, Namibia and South Africa, plus Victoria Falls in Zambia – specifically with limited mobility in mind. It examines the services offered by African operators catering to disabled travellers, enabling easy comparisons and informed choices. It discovers accessible accommodation in world-famous locations such as the Serengeti/Masai Mara ecosystem in East Africa, Namibia's Etosha National Park and Botswana's elephant paradise, Chobe. With explanations of flight and airport procedure, travel insurance and health concerns, and suggestions for the best itineraries for each region, it opens the doors of Africa to those with limited mobility.

  • This guide is the first of its kind
  • Describes access in hotels, lodges and tented camps, so readers can decide if it suits their needs
  • Information on specialist operators and equipment


  • Table of Contents

    Introduction
    How to Use this Book
    Part One: General Information
    Planning and Preparation
    Where to go, When to go, Highlights, Itinerary planning tips, Style of travel, Booking a safari, Agents and operators, Self-drive vehicle rental, Red tape, Embassies and consulates worldwide, Insurance, Personal assistance, What to take, Money and budgeting
    Health Issues
    Before leaving home, On safari, Returning home
    The Trip
    Getting there by air, Getting around, Accommodation, Eating and drinking, Interacting with Africans, Staying in touch, Dealing with medical problems, Security, Experiencing the wilderness
    Part Two: The Guide
    Kenya
    General Information, Nairobi, North towards Samburu, Samburu, Buffalo Springs and Shaba national reserves, Lake Nakuru National Park, Lake Naivasha, Maasai Mara National Reserve, Amboseli National Park, Tsavo East and West national parks, Mombasa
    Tanzania
    General Information, Arusha, Tarangire National Park, Lake Manyara National Park, Karatu and surrounding area, Ngorongoro Conservation Area, Serengeti National Park, Zanzibar
    Namibia
    General Information, Windhoek and surrounding area, Swakopmund and Walvis Bay, Sesriem and Sossusvlei, North to Etosha, Etosha National Park, The Triangle, Rundu and the Caprivi Strip
    Botswana (including Victoria Falls)
    General Information, Maun, Makgadikgadi Pans National Park, The Okavango Delta, Nata, Chobe National Park and Kasane, Livingstone and the Victoria Falls
    South Africa
    General Information, Johannesburg, Cape Town, Kruger National Park, MalaMala Game Reserve, Addo Elephant National Park
    Appendices
    Further Information
    Index