Bringing the right clothing and other items on your Tanzania safari not only keep you safe and comfortable, but also help you in many adventurous activities during your trips.
As a general rule, a light packing makes your trip hassle-free. Let’s have a look at the essentials
Comfortable, informal and covered should guide your selection of clothes.
Lightweight and washable cargo pants and capris are a good idea if you are planning for outdoor safari activities.
Neutral colors are a smart choice as they don’t draw the attention of animals.
Long sleeves and trousers in light-coloured fabrics are a good protection against the sun and good against insect bites. Avoid the temptation for camouflage clothes.
Pullover or windbreaker or jackets are essential for early morning and night game drives as the temperature is low as compared to the mid-time.
A backpack on your shoulders to carry the essentials should be durable, lightweight and waterproof.
Waterproof boots for those walking safaris. Sneakers can be used elsewhere.For the day-time hot weather floppy hats, sunglasses with glare reduction, sun block lotion with high SPF, Lip balm with SPF are necessary to protect you from sunburns and sunstrokes are needed to pack.
soap, toothpaste, shampoo, and conditioner etc
Bug spray/ insect repellent with DEET
A good sanitizer
Painkillers if you need
Cold and flu medication
Antihistamines for allergies and insect bites
Camera with extra batteries and zoom lens for that perfect safari shot.
Smartphone with a portable charger for taking notes when not taking photographs. Adaptor/ converter
Binoculars for game viewing at a distance
Headlamp with extra batteries for navigating in the dark
At last learn some Swahili and pack in your memory and make a good conversation with the friendliest Tanzanians.