Safari packing list

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Safari packing list

Soft bags (that are lockable) are preferable to large rectangular suitcases. On the Safari link and Air Kenya light aircraft flights the weight of luggage that can be checked in is limited to 15kgs. We will be glad to store any excess luggage (bags must be locked) at our head office at no extra charge.

 



Documents

Passports (with visa entries)
Health cards (vaccination certificate)
Airline tickets
Cash & Travellers' Cheques
Separate record of T/Cheque numbers
Credit Cards (VISA, MasterCard and/or American Express)
Photo copy of passport/visas/Insurance papers

 



Clothing


The list given below is a basic indication of what you should bring. We recommend that you bring khaki and green coloured clothing. Bright colours should be avoided while on safari (fine for the coast and Nairobi); camouflage clothes are illegal because they are worn by local soldiers.

Trainers
Flip flops
Hat
Windbreaker/Jacket
Pullover Sweater/Sweatshirt
2 pc. safari pants (or chinos)
2 pc. safari shorts
4 pair sport socks
3 short sleeve shirts
1 long sleeve shirt
2 t-shirts
Pyjamas
Swim Trunks
1 pair casual slacks (men) evening outfit (women) - for evening
Bras (sports type) - women
6 sets underwear
Belt



Toiletries & Medicine

-Malaria prophylactics – optional (please consult you doctor)
-Pain or fever reliever
-Plasters and other wound dressings
-Insect repellent, moisturizer and lip salve
-Sun protection cream with the protection factor 20 and above
-Anyone who has any special medications should take enough supplies to last their visit!


Other Supplies


Sunglasses / Case
Prescription glasses (and a spare pair)
Converter plug set if needed (the electricity supply is 240 Volt, 50 Hz). Sockets are usually 3 pin and are of the square variety.
Binoculars: The Binoculars should be of good quality, have a reasonable field of vision and a medium magnification. So never spend less than € 150 / US$ 200, and magnification should be not less than 7 and not more than 10. Field of View should be 30 to 42. We recommend – Leitz or Zeiz 7×40 or 8×40 or 10×40. Size about 15cm high and 13cm wide.