Safari Packing list

If this is your first time in Tanzania or first time on a safari drive, the prepared list of things to pack will help you to be well-prepared and comfortable. If you do forget a few things, don’t worry, you can pick up most everyday items in town before you leave.

Travel Documents

  • Valid passport
  • Yellow fever vaccination records/ certificate.
  • Tanzania visa, available at airport upon arrival, USD $100 payable in cash only for US citizens and USD $50 for residents of UK/European Union and most other countries.
  • Copy of flight itinerary.
  • Copy of travel and/or medical evacuation insurance.
  • Personal medical/dental insurance cards.
  • Credit card (Visa and MasterCard are most widely accepted).

 Safari Packing List

Remember, it’s not a fashion show out there, so be a bit more practical when choosing your safari wardrobe. You should avoid wearing bright colors. Khaki and other neutral colors tend to work well. It is better if you dress in layers since it gets too cold at times.

  • Sweater or fleece pullover to keep warm
  • Sturdy boots or sandals 
  • Sun hat
  • Sun glasses
  • T-shirts or polo shirts (2-5 depending on how often you want to change)
  •  Long sleeve shirts (light weight)
  •  Shorts
  •  Long trousers
  •  Underwear
  •  Socks
  •  Sleepwear
  •  Travel towel
  •  Thermal underwear, gloves and warm hat (during May – Sept)
  •  Rain coat and rain trousers (During rainy season Mar - May and Oct - Dec)

  
Highly recommended
 

  • Camera and memory cards
  • Binoculars
  • Sunscreen
  • Hand sanitizer and wet wipes
  • Insect Repellent
  • Personal toiletries (soap, shampoo, toothbrush, eye drops etc)
  • Malaria tablets
  • Basic first aid kit and prescription medicines
  • Flashlight or headlamp
  • Chargers and extra batteries for your camera, phone etc
  • Power adapter to fit the UK style electrical socket

 


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