DOCUMENTS & SUNDRIES:

  • Passports
  • Visas
  • Travel Insurance
  • Airline Tickets
  • Vaccination certificates
  • Copies of passports
  • Vouchers – Accommodation & other
  • Medical Insurance membership card
  • Credit Cards  
  • NOTIFY YOUR BANKS PRIOR TO DEPARTURE OF YOUR INTENDED ITINERARY AND DESTINATIONS

EQUIPMENT:

  • Camera – Main & Pocketcamera
  • Camera lenses – Wide angle & Long
  • Camera cleaning kit
  • Spare Camera Batteries
  • Camera Chargers
  • Lighter Socket Charger
  • Memory cards High Speed 95mb/Sec
  • Padded Camera Bag
  • Tripod / Monopod
  • Beanbag support for long lenses
  • Mobile Phone / Tablet
  • Phone Charger
  • Binoculars
  • Ziplock bags for cameras & lenses
  • If not 100% sure of sockets – buy charger adapters when you arrive in Africa – Our sockets differ

           

ESSENTIALS& MEDICAL:

  • Wide-brimmed Hat, Cap & Scarf
  • Sunglasses & rigid sunglass case
  • Spare Prescription Specs
  • Sunblock &After sun lotion
  • Special Medication & copies of any prescriptions
  • Throat lozenges
  • Lip balm & Hand Moisturiser
  • Small Hand Sanitizer
  • Antiseptic cream
  • Antihistamine cream for insect bites
  • Anti-Fungal Cream
  • Money Pouch
  • Small flashlight
  • Sewing kit
  • Anti-malaria pills
  • Aspirin / Paracetamol tablets
  • Anti-diarrhoea medicine
  • Broad spectrum Antibiotic
  • Motion sickness pills
  • Antacid
  • Toiletry bag with tooth brush & toothpaste, hairbrush, shavers, nail clipper, tweezers & emery board
  • Only carry small volumes of personal lotions &deodorant RATHER carry your favourite fragrance!
  • Light nylon water resistant windcheater with hood to carry in your daypack for unexpected use.

 

CLOTHING ESSENTIALS:

  • Comfortable walking shoes 
  • Hiking boots / shoes
  • Sandals
  • LADIES – Sports bra for the bad roads
  • Gloves & Beany cap for early safaris
  • Swimwear
  • Weather proof Jacket / Windbreaker
  • IN WILDLIFE AREAS YOU SHOULD WEAR NEUTRAL COLOURS – LIGHT GREEN / BROWN / TAN / KHAKI

 

ITEMS TO PURCHASE AFTER ARRIVAL:

  • Shampoo, conditioner, deodorant, body lotion, anti-bacterial soap, laundry soap, tissues, hand wipes
  • Insect repellent (the one that actually WORKS), electrical adaptors.

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