Be sure there are a sufficient number of blank visa pages for entry into each country on your itinerary.
Make sure your passport is valid for at least six months past your departure date.
Bring a few extra passport photos to use for visas if required; and make a few copies of your passport.
If planning to purchase your visa on arrival, please have your cash counted and ready in your carry-on in order.
Pack your vaccination certificates with your important papers (check what is required according to your country of origin).
Recommended Accessories and Toiletries
Sun-glasses with broad-spectrum UV protection
Broad-spectrum (or 25 SPF +) sunscreen
Extra pair of prescription glasses and a copy of the prescription (if you wear them)
Carry binoculars for game viewing and long-distance sighting. A lightweight six-power pair will most likely be adequate
A small, lightweight flashlight
Electric razors and hair dryers are a problem because of voltage - use battery-run appliances and take extra batteries
Moist towelettes are useful to freshen up
Lip balm (with SPF) and moisturizing creams are especially useful for dry climates
Hat; Bandana for dust and or cooling
Any medication you are taking; Pain reliever cream; Antiseptic cream; Motion sickness pills; Band-aids; Anti-diarrhea medicine; Allergy medication; Eye drops
Reading materials; Journal with pen
TSA Luggage Locks
Universal Power Plug Adaptor
3 Pairs of light cotton trousers/shorts
1 Pair cotton long trousers suitable for walking in the bush
1 Pair jeans or long trousers for evening
3 Short sleeve shirts
2 Long sleeve shirts
1 Pair lightweight walking shoes
1 Pair comfortable shoes for the evening
1 Pair flip-flops or sandals
5 Pairs of socks
10 Pairs of undergarments
1 Fleece or jumper
1 Light jacket or windbreaker
* Please Note - Packing Restrictions*
For light aircraft flights on safari, soft-sided duffle style bags are required in order to fit into the storage hold. Strict weight restrictions are enforced for all luggage, in Kenya, the maximum weight is 33lbs.