It is really important to travel lightly and minimize your travel accessories.

Travel clothing can help reduce the amount of items you take.

Try to limit the colors of your garments to: Beige, Khaki, Green and Lt Brown. It is important to blend in.


  • 2 – T-shirts (quick drying, antimicrobial fabric can rinse clean.)
  • 2 –  Long sleeved shirts  (travel shirts can block sun and bugs)
  • 1 – Travel vest  (lots of pockets and can be an extra layer)
  • 2 – Zip off pants  (pants and shorts in one)
  • 1 – Safari hat  (Wide brim and crushable)
  • 3 – pair of socks  (quick drying and insect repellent)
  • 3 – pair of underwear  (quick drying and antimicrobial)
  • 1 – bathing suit
  • 1 – lightweight down jacket or windbreaker
  • Lightweight gloves & wool hat
  • Pajamas
  • Flip flops/sandals (wear in the shower)
  • Comfortable hiking boots or walking shoes


  • Kindle or iPad (Great way to carry books and guide books)
  • Headlamp (Helpful for walking between tents at night)
  • Waterproof plastic bag (Keep damp clothes separate)
  • 2 Pairs of reading glasses (Extra just in case)
  • 2 pair of sunglasses (Hard to get a spare pair during the trip)
  • Cell phone (Use at the airport)
  • Chargers for your phone/kindle (Remember to bring the correct plugs to access the wall socket)
  • Lightweight duffel bag for gifts
  • Goggles (Dust can be an issue)
  • Small note pad with retractable pen  (Nice way to keep a log on what happened during the day)
  • Journal (Write down your daily stories during down time)
  • Metal water bottle (Refillable and crush proof)
  • Camera (Take a telephoto lens, extra memory cards and batteries)
  • Small flashlight (As bright as possible)
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