• Passport and up-to-date visas
  • Any vaccination certificates and correct emergency medical information
  • Emergency phone numbers
  • Travel insurance policies for travel to Africa
  • Photocopy of your passport and vaccination card (kept separately from your passport)
  • Copies of prescriptions

Also consider bringing:

  • Prepaid phone card and international access numbers
  • A travel diary—to write about your safari and record the wildlife you see
  • Guide book(s) covering the area you’re visiting A copy of your itinerary
  • Addresses and mobile numbers for postcards, e-mails, and texts home