Planning Your Safari

Planning Your Safari

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We’ll help you take care of everything you need before you depart so that you’re fully prepared for your African Safari!!!

Safari Checklist

  • Decide on a date for your safari and contact Anneke for availability. Please inform us as to whether you will be using a rifle or bow. This will allow us to help you make a more informed decision regarding the dates of your adventure.

  • Ensure your passport is valid at least 6 months after your expected return date.
  • Book your flights. You can make use of Patrick Wright from travelwithguns.com. He can be reached by phone at (210) 858-9833, or by email at info@twg.travel.
  • Submit your online forms and all required documentation.

  • Pre-order your Men’s style Numzaan Safaris shirt (US/ $45) from Zinia.  Your shirt will be embroidered with the Numzaan Safaris logo as well as your name.

  • View our Packing List

  • If you will not be renting rifles from us, contact Henry of Rifle Permits to help with your temporary importation paperwork and rifle permit application.

  • Review our Precautions page

Please view our Terms and Conditions

If you need help arranging your safari, or would like additional information, feel free to contact any of our US representatives listed below:

Michael or Lisa Blach

Keith Hamilton

Tommy Iannarelli

Jack Laws

Eric & Niki Smith

John Campbell

Javier Ayala

Chris Goch

Michael Walker

Ed Stevens

Jeff Frost

Steve Spiel

Joe Rossi

Konrad Kraklio

Packing List


Packing List


Clothing

It is unnecessary to pack excessive clothing because laundry services are provided daily. Three changes of clothes are perfectly adequate for any length of stay.
Our suggested list of clothing:

  • Four shirts—two long-sleeved and two short-sleeved (olive green or dark khaki)

  • Two long trousers

  • Two walking shorts

  • Light-weight hunting jacket

  • Light to medium jacket

  • Light raincoat

  • Four sets of underwear

  • Sweater or Sweatshirt

  • “Boonie” hat or other such wide-brimmed hat

  • Six pairs medium socks

  • Two pairs walking shoes

  • One pair of lodge slippers

  • One pair of gloves

Note: If you are prone to sore feet, heavier socks and a pair of sturdier hunting boots are advisable. Whatever your choice, shoe or boot, the soles should be made of rubber without lugs or cleats so that you can move quietly while stalking and tracking game.  Dark-colored boots/shoes are recommended, NOT WHITE!

Clothing

It is unnecessary to pack excessive clothing because laundry services are provided daily. Three changes of clothes are perfectly adequate for any length of stay.

  • Four shirts—two long-sleeved and two short-sleeved (olive green or dark khaki)

  • Two long trousers

  • Two walking shorts

  • Light-weight hunting jacket

  • Light to medium jacket

  • Light raincoat

  • Four sets of underwear

  • Sweater or Sweatshirt

  • “Boonie” hat or other such wide-brimmed hat

  • Six pairs medium socks

  • Two pairs walking shoes

  • One pair of lodge slippers

  • One pair of gloves

Equipment

Equipment

  • Light weight binoculars – preferably 7×35 or 8×32

  • Camera – don’t forget plenty of spare batteries and memory

  • Day Bag – small to medium, soft bag for carrying personal items

  • Good Flashlight – pack extra batteries

  • Soft Gun Case – ONLY WHEN BRINGING YOUR OWN RIFLE

  • Rugged Pair of Sunglasses

  • Miscellaneous – personal toiletries, extra eyeglasses, insect repellent, good quality sunscreen (at least SPF 30), lip balm, reading material, personal tobacco products, and any personal medication.

  • Light weight binoculars – preferably 7×35 or 8×32

  • Camera – don’t forget plenty of spare batteries and memory

  • Day Bag – small to medium, soft bag for carrying personal items

  • Good Flashlight – pack extra batteries

  • Soft Gun Case – ONLY WHEN BRINGING YOUR OWN RIFLE

  • Rugged Pair of Sunglasses

  • Miscellaneous – personal toiletries, extra eyeglasses, insect repellent, good quality sunscreen (at least SPF 30), lip balm, reading material, personal tobacco products, and any personal medication.