What To Wear On Safari

Mon April
Safaris Tour Expert

Packing for a Tanzania safari will depend on several factors such as the time of the year, the duration of the safari, the type of safari (luxury or budget), and the activities you plan to undertake. However, here is a general list of items to consider when packing for a Tanzania safari:

  1. Clothing - Pack comfortable, loose-fitting clothes that can be layered. Long-sleeved shirts and pants will protect you from the sun and insect bites. Pack a warm jacket, as it can get cold in the mornings and evenings. Avoid bright colors and white as they can attract insects and wildlife.

  2. Footwear - Pack sturdy, comfortable walking shoes or boots. You will be walking on uneven terrain, and the shoes should provide good ankle support. Flip-flops or sandals are not recommended.

  3. Hat and sunglasses - A wide-brimmed hat and sunglasses will protect you from the sun.

  4. Insect repellent - Insects can be a nuisance, especially in the evenings. Pack insect repellent with at least 30% DEET.

  5. Sunscreen - The sun can be intense in Tanzania, and you should pack sunscreen with a high SPF.

  6. Binoculars - Binoculars will enhance your wildlife viewing experience.

  7. Camera and batteries - Tanzania offer some of the best wildlife photography opportunities, and you should pack a good camera and extra batteries.

  8. Personal medication - Pack any medication you require, and make sure you have enough for the duration of the safari.

  9. Cash and credit cards - It is advisable to carry cash and credit cards for souvenirs and other purchases.

  10. Travel documents - Carry your passport, visa, travel insurance, and any other necessary travel documents.

  11. Backpack or daypack - A small backpack or daypack will come in handy when carrying personal items during the safari.

Remember to check the weight and size restrictions of your airline and safari operator before packing. You may also want to consult with your tour operator or safari guide for any specific items you should pack for your safari.

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