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  • Rich Thomaselli | July 13, 2016 3:30 PM ET

    The Age-Old Question: What Do I Pack for an African Safari?

    The Age-Old Question: What Do I Pack for an African Safari?

    PHOTO: Making sure you have the necessities, but keeping it light, is the trick to packing for Africa. (Courtesy Thinkstock)

    Any new adventure you decide to embark on, one of the top concerns is knowing what in the world to bring with you! What’s important? What’s useless? What’s the one thing you’d never think about but is absolutely necessary?

    Each of Ntaba African Safaris’ clients are provided with a detailed packing list, among other helpful bits well before their departure. But, let’s whet your travel appetite with a taste of what you’ll be bringing!

    Beyond the lists, the company has some great overall advice:

    All in all, keep in mind to be conservative and smart with what you choose to haul across the world with you. Do some research of your own to make you more prepared and confident about what to expect. Reference other blogs if that’s your thing. Or, just stick to our list once you’ve booked with Ntaba African Safaris. We will steer you in the right direction — it’s what we do!

    To read the full blog post from Ntaba African Safaris, click here.


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Rich Thomaselli The Unique African Experience

Rich Thomaselli Rich Thomaselli is a longtime journalist with 27 years experience in newspapers, magazines and digital media. He is a nine-time individual award-winning writer and was also a staff writer at several publications that earned national recognition as well, including Advertising Age winning a ‘Best in Business’ designation from the Society of American Business Editors and Writers in 2007. He previously covered the travel sector for Ad Age, among other beats, from 2001-2013. Rich is married with two children. He will be based in New York. You can reach him at and contact him on Twitter @RichTravelPulse.
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