What to pack when going on Safari?

“There is something about a safari life that makes you forget all your sorrows and feel as if you had drunk half a bottle of champagne bubbling over with heartfelt gratitude for being alive.” Karen Blixen

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Every person has a right to this feeling and should go on safari at least once in a lifetime! When you do decide to go this is what you should pack:

ICONIC AFRICA’S EXTRA SPECIAL SAFARI PACKING LIST

THE BASICS

Trousers (neutral colours)
Shorts (neutral colours)
T-shirts (neutral colours)
Long sleeved t-shirt or turtleneck (neutral colours)
Short sleeved shirts or blouses (neutral colours)
Long sleeved shirt or blouse (neutral colours)
Cardigan/pullover
Scarf/Pashmina
Shoes (closed walking and sandals)
One outfit of “smart casual” evening attire
Swimsuit
Underwear
Socks
Sleepwear
Flip flops (optional) for pool or shower
Personal toiletries
If you are travelling in winter i.e. between April and October ( fleece, warm gloves, scarf and beanie are recommended)

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THE EXTRAS

Sun block
Sunglasses
Wide brimmed hat
Lip balm
Binoculars and a camera are a must
Chargers for your cell phone, camera, video camera, etc.
Batteries for small electronics and cameras
Flashlight
First aid kit
Insect repellent and malaria tablets, depending on where you’re going
Credit and ATM cards
Driver’s licence
Health-insurance card
Local guidebooks
Bird and animal guidebooks
Passport and photocopies of passport
Printouts of reservations
Travel journal

 

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