What to Pack
Africa Travel Essentials - Befor You Travel, What to Pack
Overcome the temptation to carry all your belongings when traveling. The point is, don't pack an excessive luggage than you can comfortably carry on safari, these are unnecessary items for a specific trip.
Packing excessive and bulky luggage maybe a big burden on your back especially if you itinerary involves walking or trekking. Thoughtful packing will above all make your trip enjoyable and convenient in that it ensures that essential items will not be forgotten.
We emphasize on a small rucksack bag less than 20 pounds and you will appreciate the sweet mobility and freedom. While on a trip you will carry your bag more often than not. A small bag sits on your lap or under your seat on the bus, taxi, and airplane. You don't have to worry about it, and, when you arrive, you can hit the ground running.
East African countries have virtually all the essential items you need during your African trips including clothing, cosmetics, and hygienic items thus you have the choice to pack light and pack smart. One bag on your back, you're mobile and in control. Don't take this advice lightly. Over and above here is a list of items to bring along on a trip.
List of Things to Pack
- Air tickets
- Pocket Money
- Valid passport with photocopies
- Bathing suit
- hiking shoes
- Camera- with spare batteries
- Dust-proof bags
- Flashlight with spare batteries
- Immunization certificates - if required
- Bug repellent
- Light waterproof windbreaker jacket
- Malaria tablets
- Moisturizing cream
- Multi-prong adapter for electrical appliances
- Personal medication
- Pocketknife - put this in the main luggage when flying.
- Sun block or sunscreen
- Sunhat or cap
- Guide books
- Toiletries such as toothbrush, toothpaste, soap, shampoo
- Ziploc bags for camera and toiletries
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