Choosing an accommodation facility before booking your safari.

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Every traveller on a Safari needs a good place where he or she can relax after a long day journey. The place should accommodate individuals, groups, families, or even people who have disabilities. Therefore choosing an accommodation facility before booking your safari is a very crucial thing to consider.

accommodation facility in Voi for safaris
A lodge in Tsavo East National Park

choosing an accommodation facility before booking your safari, consider location of the facility.

During game drives and safaris. You might travel long distances moving from one national park to another. Sometimes it might take one day even to twenty-one days travelling, you will need a good place where you will need accommodation so that you relax and prepare for your next safari. choosing an accommodation facility before booking your safari must be researched. You should have the right information at your finger tips.

Location of accomodation facilities

Elephants at  water hole in Voi
An elephant drinking water during the day: Tsavo East National Park

The location of the hotel you will stay in is very important to consider. Hotels that are from far from national parks may be cheap but will cost you money for transfers. Accommodations that are in the national parks or near are very national parks are safe for local and international visitors. Hotels that are located in the national parks have water holes. These water holes will attract wildlife during the day or during the night, this will enable you to see wildlife at the comfort of your room after a busy game drive.

Accomodation on safari should have good quality meals.

Visitors on a a hotel during a group safari
Visitors enjoying Nyama Choma with locals

When you are on safari you will need a good accommodation place. Where you will have all the basic needs, food shelter and clothing. Food that you will eat should be prepared by good chefs for any sickness during your safari. Always buy snacks from recognized brands or established supermarkets. Most hotels lodges and camps in Kenya have good chefs with experience trained from the best tourism colleges in Kenya.

Ugali a Kenyan staple food
Ugali is a staple food diet in Kenya

Some hotels, lodges, and camps cook African delicacies, Swahilis dishes if you are in Mombasa. It is important to know the foods they cook, knowing in advance is good because it is not good if you book for a safari and then you find that the meals are not friendly.

Accomodation with Swiming pool

A swimming pool in Voi safari lodge
A swimming pool in Voi wildlife lodge

Temperatures in most tourist towns in Kenya like Mombasa. Malindi, Voi, and Diani have very hot temperatures. Iit is important to consider booking an accommodation facility that has a swimming pool before booking for the safari. It is important to talk to your safari tour operator before booking for the safari. You must follow rules that are laid down by the premises because swimming is at the owner’s risk. In Tsavo East National Park Voi safari lodge, lion hill, Voi Wildlife Lodge have swimming pool amenities.

Accomodation for persons living with disabilities during Safaris.

Traveling with disabilities
Disable friendly ser

If you are you are a person living with disabilities. Maybe you are travelling with a person living with disabilities. It is important to consider hotels, lodges or campsites are accessible to persons living with disabilities. Make sure that the accommodation facilities have ramps or have a lift so that you can access the building. There are also tourist sites that are not disabled-friendly for example at Fort Jesus. Persons living with disabilities can’t access the places unless they are helped.

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