• Lightweight neutral (khaki, tan & beige) coloured clothing - long and short sleeved shirts, shorts and long pants.
    Layers are the best way to dress on safari
  • Waterproof windbreaker for rainy season - November - March
  • Bush jacket & fleece - early mornings and evenings can be very cold in the winter months - May - August
  • Beanie, gloves and scarf are also recommended for the winter months
  • Warm sweater
  • Broad brimmed sun hat with chin strap or cap
  • Good sunglasses with strap
  • Pair of comfortable walking shoes and pair of sandals or flip-flops
  • Pyjamas or track suit
  • Towel - quick dry towels are best
  • Kikoi or light sarong - has a multitude of uses
  • Ladies - a sports bra is recommended for the bumpy roads
  • Average Temperatures: Winter: May - Aug  65F daytime & 40-50F nightime
                    Summer: Sept - Apr 85F daytime & 60-70F nightime
  • Insect repellent
  • Sunscreen
  • Lip Balm
  • Aspirin
  • Antiseptic Cream
  • Band Aids
  • Anti-diarrhoea medicine
  • Skin moisturiser - the dust and sun can be harsh
  • Eye drops and nasal spray
  • Anti-histamines - if you suffer from allergies/hayfever as grass and dust levels can be high
  • Shaving kit (not electric!)
  • Toothbrush and toothpaste
  • Hairbrush
  • Deodorant (perfume and strong smelling scents are not recommended)
  • Shampoo, conditioner and soap
  • Nail clippers
  • Extra pair of prescription glasses or contact lenses, hearing aid batteries if required
  • Hand wipes
  • Face cloth
  • Sealable plastic bag for dirty clothes
Leopard hunting
African Wild Dogs Okavango Delta
Two Lions fighting
Please note that bucket showers are available in the afternoon and evening.
There is a daily laundry service provided in camp (we regret no smalls)
Each safari vehicle has a tap on the side and a bar of soap available for your use at any time

We welcome donations of any unwanted clothes and mosquito nets to distribute in and around Maun
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On safari in Botswana