Packing list Eastern Africa

Are you ready for your adventure to East Africa? Wondering what should absolutely be in your luggage? Your tourist-proof khaki safari hat, a handy pair of binoculars, and of course, your malaria pills? Yes, yes, and yes! But of course, that's not all. To ensure you don't forget anything crucial, we've put together a convenient and comprehensive packing list for you. Check items off the list as you pack, and you'll be all set for your African adventure!


Woohoo,  your trip to Eastern Africa is booked! To enhance the anticipation and minimize stress, we’ve put together a handy packing list of things that should definitely not be missing in your suitcase. Happy packing!

Absolutely necessary

In your hand luggage


  • Malaria pills
  • Paracetamol
  • ORS
  • Anti-diarrhea

Other necessary things

  • Sunscreen
  • Deet
  • World plug

Might come in handy

  • Raincoat
  • Sunglasses
  • Cap
  • Comfortable clothes
  • Warm sweater
  • Flipflops
  • Swimwear
  • Scarf against dust
  • Desinfection spray
  • Face wipes
  • Powerbank
  • Towel
  • Hiking shoes
  • Binoculars
  • Car charger
  • Torch

Other things

  • Camera
  • Aux-cord for self drives
  • Your favourite snacks
  • Portable speaker
  • Offline Spotify lists
  • ‘Fancy outfit’ for going out
  • Extra’s for clothes
    Shoes, dresses, hats, swimwear,…
  • For the ladies: a sports bra for the bumpy rides 😉 

What you definitely shouldn't forget... a deck of cards! It might rain, and in East Africa, you can't just pick up a deck of cards on every corner.

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