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Safari Check List 1

Clothing:

  • Warm jacket for evenings and mornings.
  • 3 sets hunting clothes (Drab olive green or natural bush colors. Camouflage optional.)
  • 1 pr hiking boots (comfortable.)
  • 1 pr Tennis shoes.
  • 6 pr socks.
  • Underwear.
  • 2 sweatshirts or sweaters.
  • 1 pr jeans or casual pants.
  • 2 cotton shirts.
  • 1 Hat with brim.
  • 1 pr light gloves (leather)
  • 1 pr sweatpants (optional)

Firearms:

  • 1 or 2 Rifles. Min caliber for plains game 270.
  • Min 375 H&H for dangerous game.
  • ± 50 rnds. per rifle (good construction bullet.)
  • Solid bullets for dangerous game.
  • Lockable hard gun case.
  • Ammo cannot be packed with guns. Pack separate in lockable case in clothing bag.
  • Gun cleaning kit (oil, brushes, wipes.)
  • Wrap solvent & oil in plastic bag.
  • Ammo holder (belt or on rifle.)
  • Earplugs for zeroing.

Cameras:

  • Camera of choice
  • Extra batteries
  • Carry case
  • Camcorder
  • Extra batteries & charger 

Miscellaneous:

  • 1 small notebook & Pen
  • 1 Swiss army knife or multi tool
  • 1 roll duct tape
  • 1 pr sunglasses
  • 1 tube sun block +20 or higher
  • 1 small flashlight (extra batteries)
  • Binoculars (small or Med) (optional)
  • Insect repellent (cream)
  • Journal
  • Field guide to mammals (optional)

Documentation:

  • Airline tickets – hotel registration if required
  • Valid Passport (visa if needed)
  • Gun registration – US customs form
  • Wallet – Credit cards – cash
  • Copy of hunt prices agreed upon and deposit receipts
  • It is recommended that you provide for your own travel insurance, covering personal accident, medical expenses and baggage

Contact P.H. before trip with flight information (arrival & departure dates and time, and also flight numbers)
Make P.H. aware of any medical conditions or special needs.
Make P.H. aware if allergic to any food or beverages.

Medicines:

  • Small first aid kit to include:
  • Lip balm, ambesol (toothache), eye drops, aspirin, Tylenol, first aid cream, Motion sickness medicine, diarrhea tablets and Band-Aids
  • Malaria pills ( if needed)
  • Prescription medicine (take extra)
  • Antibiotics (consult doctor)
  • Recommend doctor & dentist 1-month prior to visit
  • Eyeglasses (2 pair with cases)

Toiletries:

  • Comb, toothbrush & toothpaste
  • Shave cream, razor
  • Nail clippers
  • Deodorant, shampoo, Qtips
  • Personal items

Extra:

  • Candy, cigarettes 
  • Any liquor can be purchased at Duty Free shop at airport

Take note: Most African countries have 220 Volt power. Do not try and operate 110 Volt apparatus on this power. Ask P.H. if 110 Volt transformers are available or take a converter with dual 110\225 volts

ENJOY YOUR SAFARI!
 


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