Tanzania Safari Packing List


  • Shorts, mid-thigh or longer
  • Long pants (zip-off pants are very useful)
  • Short-sleeved shirts
  • Long-sleeved shirts
  • Undergarments, socks
  • Sport bras for women (roads can be bumpy)
  • Rain jacket and pants or rain poncho


  • Sun hat with brim and chin strap
  • Bandana (for dust, washing, etc.)
  • Belt
  • Pajamas
  • Swimsuit (and cover up for women)
  • Sweater, jacket, windbreaker
  • Clothes line, sink stopper, detergent


  • Comfortable walking shoes, closed-toe, preferably waterproof


  • Tennis shoes, sandals, dressy shoes, and/or flip-flops


  • Suitcase or duffel (20kg max for flights)
  • Day pack for daily activities and easy access


  • Belt, security pouch, document organizer
  • Waterproof plastic bags for storing clothing


  • Headlamp or flashlight
  • Long pants (zip-off pants are very useful)
  • Camera, lenses, filters, memory disks
  • Video camera, tapes/disks
  • Tripod
  • Cell phone


  • Batteries
  • GPS (for Geocaching)
  • Alarm clock
  • Belt
  • Pajamas
  • Calculator (for currency conversion)


  • Strong binoculars
  • Quality camera with a long lens


  • Wide-brimmed hat with strap
  • Camping safaris: Sleeping bag


  • Soap
  • Shampoo, conditioner
  • Shaving supplies
  • Nail clippers, file, and brush
  • Toothbrush, toothpaste, floss
  • Deodorant
  • Moist towelettes (handi-wipes)
  • Hand sanitizer
  • Lotion
  • Hairbrush, comb, mirror


  • Small towel and washcloth
  • Toilet paper
  • Facial tissue
  • unscreen
  • Lip balm with sunscreen
  • Insect repellent
  • Q-tips
  • Sewing kit
  • Feminine products
  • Cosmetics


  • Games, toys, books


  • Swim toys

First Aid

  • Ibuprofin, Aceteminophen
  • Bandaids/plasters
  • Camera, lenses, filters, memory disks
  • Disinfectant, antiseptic cream, antibiotic ointment
  • Gauze bandages and tape
  • Throat lozenges
  • Vitamins


  • Diahrea medicine
  • Antihistamines
  • Ace bandage
  • Malaria pills (talk to a doctor)
  • Antibiotics (talk to a doctor)r
  • Prescription drugs (talk to a doctor)
  • Melatonin, Acetazolamide, or other sleep aid


  • Document organizer
  • Passport
  • Visas for all countries as necessary
  • Airline tickets, e-tickets


  • Medical insurance card
  • Address book
  • Business cards
  • Yellow fever certificate and vaccination records

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