The reality is having a disability can prevent people from doing certain things, however more and more places are becoming accessible to those who have limitations physically. Having worked with the disabled community has given me greater insight into what people with physical limitations have, and what is needed for them to have fabulous vacations so they can enjoy traveling at ease. Here are some of the best places for disabled travelers today.
How would you like to see Giraffes up close and personal, or watch a Lion pride resting in the shade, well now is your chance to do this.. Africa’s wheelchair accessible safari is located here in t the Amboseli National Park in Kenya’s Rift Valley is 240 km from Nairobi . and The Park’s vast grassland habitat is home to large herds of elephants as well as lions,, Burchells Zebra, Black faced sand grouse and even wildebeest. The highest mountain on the African continent Mount Kilimanjaro which straddles the border with neighboring Tanzania. You can see the majestic snow -caped peak right from the park . . The national park also home to Lake Nakuru where you can watch striking Pink Flamingos who come together in a massive flock over the this Soda Lake. It is also an important refuge for for both white and black rhino’s who are much harder to detect in other areas. So sit back in your chair and just enjoy that sunset and Lion’s frolicking in play and the largest herds of elephants that can be seen in Africa.
When thinking of Wheelchair accessibility, Cambodia probably would not be a country that would come to mind, well think twice. A trained member of the team that leads this unique vacation is actually a paraplegic and has designed a distinctive package geared for those with physical challenges. Accommodations are handpicked hotels with specifically designed rooms that catered to those with physical limitations. All are wheelchair accessible and the best times to go are in the dry season of October-march when it is cooler and dryer.
Wheelchair friendly vacations in Brittany France where on the banks of the River Jaudy are six two bedroom apartments in a former cotton mill offering unparalleled accessibility . In 2006 the apartments were converted to make it completely accessible for those with physical limitations.Special attention was given for wheelchair accessibility and they can sleep up to six people. This could be a dream vacation for someone so pick up your french book and start practicing .
Feel like dawning a kilt to make you feel right at home in the land of the Scots. The Kinross Hotel in Perth-shire, Scotland have 12 designated rooms set aside with disabled access on the ground level for your comfort. Having begun in the eighteenth century as a popular coaching inn located on the main route north from Edinburgh This hotel which is family run has maintained it’s reputation for charming hospitality and exquisite service. Here you can wine and dine in style in their restaurant.with the quaint and charming setting in which to enjoy varied menus that feature a unique blend of modern international cuisine with some influences of local fayre. The Bar hosts a marvelous selection of local Scottish traditions and an atmosphere that will make you feel right at home.
In the faraway land of the Kiwi’s, New Zealand there is the Coromandel Peninsula accommodation. It is a true and delightful New Zealand experience in a breathtaking river valley surrounded by native plants and trees.the essence of kiwi hospitality, great food, glow-worms, swimming holes that you can have all to yourself , bush walks, incredible night sky, outdoor fires & dining and outdoor spa bath..here you can retreat and relax and replenish yourself with that fresh Kiwi air.
Glorious beach of Whitianga and Coromandel where half the fun is getting here over gravel roads that meander through the native forests, across a river to peace, quiet and tranquility. An experience that will hold only the fondest of memories. There is disabled access, i.e. wheelchair can fit in the shower, (we have no steel handles in the shower), low steps into main lodge, that can be easily maneuvered with a wheel chair and there are temporary ramps available as well.
There are many more great vacations that are designed for those with limited physical capabilities. The world is no longer limited and there is something for everyone to enjoy a truly marvelous experience no matter what the disability. See this website for more info:.responsiblevacation.com/vacations/disabled-travel