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Kenya Packing List for Safari

Kenya Travel Packing Safari List and What to Pack

What to wear on your safari through Kenya. Think carefully when planning taking into consideration the regions of Kenya and activities you will be taking part in.


  • Safari or hiking style long trousers

  • Long-sleeve breathable shirts

  • Short-sleeve breathable shirts

  • Waterproof clothing

  • Waterproof lightweight or rain jacket

  • Cotton or wool safari socks

  • Sports Bra for women


  • Waterproof, worn-in hiking shoes

  • Waterproof socks


  • Camera

  • Telephoto and standard lense

  • Extra Memory Cards

  • Extra camera batteries

  • Travel camera strap

  • Cash for porters and guides

  • Bug repellent or wipes

  • Reusable water bottle filled before your trek

  • Hair ties

  • Sunglasses


  • Antibacterial lotion, spray & wipes

  • Electrolyte tablets

  • Aloe vera oil

  • Insect repellent or wipes

  • Sunscreen

  • Lip balm

  • Hair and grooming products

  • Travel toothbrush and toothpaste

  • Deodorant

Travel Documents

  • Passport

  • Passport print out

  • Photo ID

  • Photo ID print out

  • Visa print out (if applicable)

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