Mountain Packing Lists


Baggage on Safari

Baggage on safari is limited to one soft sided bag plus one small piece of hand luggage per person (excluding a camera bag). Ideally the total weight should not exceed 15 to 20kgs. You are welcome to store any excess suitcases and other heavier items in the city hotels while on safari. Of course if the number of people traveling together with you is minimal you can choose to keep your luggage. In case you lost your bags upon arrival please leave this number to the airline +255 755 218 062 this will help them to send your bag to us and we will deliver it to you. Here is a list of what you should consider packing for your safari:

– 2 shirts, short and long sleeve
– 2 shorts and long trousers
– 1 safari vest with several pockets
– 1 camera with a proper case
– insect repellent
– 1 light weight day pack
– Sunscreen with highest spf
– Safari binoculars

Here is a comprehensive list of what you should consider packing for your climb

– 2 synthetic shirts, long sleeve
– 2 synthetic t-shirts
– 2 pairs of synthetic hiking shorts
– 1 pair of synthetic trekking pants
– 1 pair of warmer hiking pants
– 1 or 2 pairs of fleece long underwear/ trousers
– 1 pair of socks per trekking day, with at least 2 pairs of lighter (synthetic) socks and 3 pairs of heavy wool/synthetic blend
– 1 pair of underwear per day
– 1 warm fleece jacket
– 1 pair of goretex rain/wind pants
– 1 poncho
– 1 fleece sweater
– 1 pair of fleece glove liners.
– 1 pair of cold weather gloves or mittens
– 1 pair of light windproof gloves
– 1 warm hat
– 1 sun hat
– 1 pair trekking boots (medium weight, waterproof)
– 1 pair of walking/camp shoes
– 1 pair UV-blocking sunglasses with side-gussets

Suggested First Aid Kit:

1 Roll Cloth tape, General Gauze pads, Band-Aid Bandages, 1 Ace wrap, 1 splint, 1 set of gloves, 1 blister kit (very important for trekking), trauma scissors, thermometer, antibiotic ointment. Also consider bringing personal medicines: painkillers, fever reducers, sterile eye drops, anti-allergy pills, anti-diarrheal pills, antacids, and anti-malarial pills.