- Expense Money
- Credit/Debit/ATM Cards
Packing for a safari is different to most of the other trips. Here is a list of the most essential items to help you pack not just lightly-as there are weight limitations of 10-15 kilograms-but also not to miss the essentials.
Credit/Debit/ATM Cards and Expense Money-are of course the most important of all.
Documents-including passports and tickets. Also check if the place you are travelling requires any inoculation/vaccination certificates.
Clothes-dull coloured casual and comfortable clothes including swimming costumes.
Toiletries-such as shampoo, soap, toothpaste, toothbrush, deodorant, sunscreen etc., preferably in small travel sizes.
Footwear-that are comfortable to walk.
Spectacles-if you wear specs, ensure you have an additional pair just in case you happen to break them accidentally.
Gadgets-mobile phones, tablets, laptops, cameras, and binoculars along with their accessories and additional attachments such as chargers, cables, etc. Also, take some converter plugs to fit into local sockets.
Medicines-any of the medicines that you take on a regular basis and other preventative medicines for emergencies such as headaches, fever, acidity, diarrhoea, sore throat, anti-allergic and anti-malarial medicines. Also include band aid, antiseptics, and mosquito repellent.
Miscellaneous-items such as a good flash torch or a rechargeable one, pillow, hat, travel diary, books, or any other item that you can think of – you might need.
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