Here is a sample for African Safari checklist which you can use while packing:


  • Sun hats with rim
  • Sun glasses with good uv protection
  • A cotton scarf to protect neck from sun burn
  • Light cotton shirts in neutral bush colors – short sleeves + long sleeve
  • Medium type fleece for the evenings
  • Light weight rain-jacket
  • Shorts; zip-off trousers are very good they are light and dry very quick and convenient if you like to change to shorts
  • Casual smart clothing for the evenings when staying in lodges / tented camps
  • Sensible walking shoes or trainers are fine, sport sandals also useful
  • Torch (flash light)
African Safari Checklist


  • Head-ache tablets
  • Diarrhea tablets
  • Band aids & plasters
  • 30 + sun-screen cream and lip protection,
  • Moisturizing cream or gel
  • malaria tablets / prophylaxis
  • Yellow fever vaccination
  • Anti-histamine tablets and cream for bites and stings
  • Alcoholic type sterilizing gel hand cleanser
  • Prescribed or personal medication

Personal Items

  • A light-weight day sack or sport bag
  • Toiletries
  • Water Bottle
  • A good camera
  • Multi-plugs to charge your equipment at lodges
  • Binoculars
  • Wet wipes
  • Insect repellents