What to pack for your safari

  • Passports, Travel Insurance, money and tickets
  • A few photocopies of all personal documents such as passports, visas, flights, travel insurance, vaccination card, international debit cards, (Master Card, Visa credit cards etc.) driving license
  • Telephone list for immediate blocking of lost debit card and insurance
  • Closed fitting shoes preferably snickers, boots, good rubber shoes.
  • Torches/phone torch can also be used
  • Hat/Cap to protect you from the sun
  • Prescription glasses, Sunscreen, sunglasses and lip balm
  • Power adapter with 3-4 sockets – this enables a shaver, trimmer, electric toothbrush and any batteries to be charged via a single adapter
  • Toiletries e.g. toothbrushes and toothpaste, toilet rolls, insect repellant/lotion.
  • Light clothing for hot days and change of clothes(Casual, comfortable clothing)
  • A light, compact raincoat if it is likely you will encounter rain (gorilla and chimp trekking)
  • Swimsuit – some of the lodges and camps have swimming pools
  • Long sleeves & long pants to protect you from the sun and mosquitoes
  • Pocket money.
  • Binoculars
  • Any medication you are on.
  • Hand Medicine: analgesic, allergy pills, remedy for diarrhea (maybe Imodium), malaria pills, plasters and disinfectant wipes
  • Pain killers.
  • Drinks and beverages.
  • Snacks.
  • Cameras and films.
  • A spirit of adventure and willingness to participate.
  • Great deal of patience.
  • A Smile and sense of humor.

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