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AFRICA & THE MIDDLE EAST DESTINATION GUIDE

What to pack for Africa

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Blank journal

From traversing surreal landscapes, to witnessing ancient rituals, you’re bound to have some inspiring experiences you’ll want to record in a journal.

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Camera

Africa & The Middle East is filled with some of the top wonders of the world, and you’ll want to capture every marvellous moment with a reliable camera.

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Scarf

A scarf is one of the most useful items to pack. It protects you from the sun and sand, and can be used to cover your hair or shoulders when entering mosques.

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Sunscreen & mosquito repellent

A reef-safe sunscreen of SPF 30 or higher and a strong DEET insect repellent are essential items for your Africa and Middle East vacation.

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Swimsuit

From the salty waters of the Dead Sea in Jordan, to the tropical islands of Zanzibar, you’ll need a swimsuit for your underwater adventures.

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Versatile clothing

The climate in this region ranges from scorching desert to chilly mountains. Pack a variety of layers so you can easily go from cold morning game drives to blazing afternoon sunshine.

Our Africa & Middle East destinations