Home » Africa » Master Checklist of What to Pack for Botswana

Master Checklist of What to Pack for Botswana

CARRY ON
Documents
 Passport/Visa
 Yellow Fever Vaccination Certificate Required if you‘re coming from a yellow fever risk country - not required for infants under 1
 Travel & health Insurance Cards
 Reservation Confirmations

Personal
 Wallet with Photo Identification
 Local Currency (if needed)
 Prescription Medications (with original label & Dr. note)
 Ear Plugs
 Eye Mask
 Travel Pillow
 Lip Balm
 Tissues
 Sunglasses
 Extra Glasses (even if you wear contacts - eyes can get irritated by dusty conditions)
 Polarized Sunglasses If you‘re traveling during the summer months (November to April), consider bringing light rain gear
 Travel Locks for backpacks & luggage

Tech
 Mobile Devices & Chargers
 Adapter plugs and voltage converters (if needed)
 Camera Equipment

Downloads
 Wandershare Guides
 Language Dictionary

TOILETRIES
Toiletries
 Disposable Razors
 Toothbrush
 Toothpaste
 Shampoo & Conditioner
 Haircare Products
 Cosmetics
 Hand Sanitizer
 Brush or Comb
 Deodorant
 Sanitary Products (Tampons & Pads)
 Contacts & Solution
 Sunscreen If you‘re traveling during the summer months (November to April), consider bringing light rain gear

FIRST AID

 Insect Repellent with DEET

CLOTHING BASICS

 Pajamas
 Underwear
 Socks
 Comfortable Walking Shoes

MODEST APPAREL
Clothing should be lightweight, loose fitting and of “breathable” fabrics, such as cotton.

 Long Pants
 Long Skirts
 Loose-Fitting Tops & Dresses Covering Shoulders
 Pashmina or Shawl (women)
 Closed-Toe Shoes




FOR INSECT BITE PREVENTION

 Long Cotton Pants
 Long-Sleeved Lightweight Cotton Tops & T-Shirts




FOR COOL WEATHER
If you‘re traveling between May and August and planning on morning or evening game drives. Temperatures can drop below freezing overnight

 Heavy Cotton Clothing
 Lightweight Woolen Clothing
 Wool or Fleece Jacket
 Long-Sleeved Tops

SEMI-FORMAL APPAREL

 Dress or Blouse(women)
 Dress Skirt(women)
 Dress Pants
 Sport Shirt
 Sport Jacket (men)
 Tie (men)
 Dress Shoes or Heels




FOR WILDLIFE VIEWING

 Binoculars (night-vision for night viewing)
 Neutral-Colored Clothing


FOR CAMPING

 Insulated Sleeping Bag
 Flashlight & Extra Batteries

IF YOU CAN FIT IT IN…
If you‘re traveling during the summer months (November to April), consider bringing light rain gear

 Wide-Brimmed Hat