Safari packing Check list

Take time to read our Safari packing Check list so as to pack appropriately for your Africa Tours and safari with Twende Expeditions.

  • Valid travel documents like passports, air ticket, credit cards, travel insurance, passport photos, visas or money for visas.
  • Buy your own travel insurance from your country.
  • Before traveling take a Yellow fever, typhoid and hepatitis A and B vaccination.
  • Pack water proof comfortable safari shoes, socks and sandles for wearing in the evenings.
  • Loose fitting short/long sleeved shirts that are dull colored. Bright colored clothes could easily catch dust especially in the dry season.
  • Sweater for evening and early morning.
  • Waterproof jacket or rain poncho.
  • Night pajamas
  • Sun hat and scarf for the dust.
  • Insect and mosquito repellent
  • Pack your own medical kit including pain reliefs, antihistamine for allergy relief, band aid, antiseptic, lip balm and sanitary items.
  • High SPF sunscreen (Uganda is on the equator!).
  • Flashlight/torch.
  • Spare or rechargeable batteries (these are difficult to find once you are in the Parks).
  • Waterproof bags to protect  your equipment’s like Cameras and Camcorders.
  • Electric plug adapters for 240 volts AC 50 Hz. UK-style square-pin plugs are used.
  • Some people find contact lenses uncomfortable in Uganda because of the dust. However you may find it more comfortable to wear glasses while on the road.
  • Antiseptic hand wash.
  • An International Driving License if you may probably be thinking of hiring a vehicle.
  • Lighter clothing for Kampala and the Savannah, and heavier ones for the cooler evening.
  • Warm clothing for mountainous regions, including thermal layers and a fleece.
  • Uganda is a conservative country, therefore we urge visitors to dress respectfully. Avoid short skirts and short shorts.
  • An updated trip itinerary and contact information of the tour operator you are traveling with.

    Gorilla trekking and chimpanzee Safari packing Check list.

  • Rain jackets and sweaters for the cold weather and unpredictable rain showers.
  • long sleeved shirts and pants are very important for gorilla  and Chimpanzee trekking. Hence they help to protect the travelers from bites by ground insects.
  • Water proof trousers.
  • Sturdy hiking boots.
  •  Still cameras  and Camcorders.
  • Sunscreen and insect repellent.
  • Hand gloves to protect from thorny bushes.
  • Hats and sun glasses for protection from direct sun.

Finally Gorilla trekking and chimpanzee tracking minimum age is 15 years. These are  very tedious activities therefore one should be physically fit.