Packing list for a Uganda safari : Uganda safaris are the best adventures any tourist would love to have during their free time of visitation. Having to know the climate of the desired place of tour is one of the most essential items to know while having a choice of visit, weather in Uganda or any other east African country.

In this article here are some of the majorly need and most valuable cloths to have in the packing list and even some other extra important items too for the trip.

Your comfort is supreme while choosing what to wear for a safari theme to a few things. These include the philosophy of the country you have chosen to visit, the activities you plan to participate in scheduled Uganda safari.

International Travel Needs

Uganda safari packing list should be considered right from the needs at the airport right to when you set foot in Uganda and as we are looking at the most needed items for a Uganda safari the international packing list has to be on the top list of them all and this list consist of;

  • Passport and copy of passport
  • Flight information
  • Intended address in Uganda
  • Medical information and insurance card
  • Yellow fever vaccination card
  • Covid-19 vaccination document
  • Email a copy to you/ friend or parents*
  • Travel Tickets/Documents
  • Yellow fever vaccination certificate


After getting to consider the international need then come in with the must haves for a best Uganda safari activity some of these will help you keep not of the things you will see or much better experience and these are as below;

  1. Note book
  2. Pen
  3. Water bottle with large opening
  4. Backpack or small duffel bag
  5. Hat or baseball cap
  6. Sunglasses
  7. Inexpensive watch
  8. Flashlight
  9. Ear plugs
  10. Ziploc baggies


health is one of the key points in every human being hence as Uganda safari we believe there are some emergencies that always have to be considered such as allergies due to the change of environment and that is why medicine pack list has to be put out also as one is packing for a Uganda safari activity adventure.

  • Allergy Medication
  • Pain Relief
  • Epipen
  • Bandages
  • First Aid Kit
  • Vitamins
  • Pepto-Bismol and Imodium
  • Bug spray
  • Anti-bacterial hand sanitiser
  • Sunscreen/sunblock
  • Sunburn medication and lotion

Clothes Personal Hygiene Items Documents

Now come in with the Uganda safari personal clothes of the day lets say when resting at the hotel or maybe having a dinner meeting with a few Ugandan friends these would be so lovely to carry around.

  • Shirts/Blouses/Tops/Dresses
  • Pants/Skirts/Shorts
  • Socks
  • Undergarments
  • Jacket
  • Sweatshirt
  • Pyjamas
  • Walking Shoes
  • Belt
  • Toothbrush
  • Toothbrush Cover
  • Toothpaste
  • Floss
  • Mouthwash
  • Deodorant
  • Hair Brush
  • Shampoo and Conditioner
  • Bar Soap
  • Face Wash
  • Feminine Hygiene Products
  • Charge & ATM Card

Seasonal/Weather Permitting Health Food

Seasons in Uganda change every now and then so it is always advisable to have a seasonal packing list in order to be on a secure side with the weather and these are some of the things that will help you as sort your packing for a Uganda safari adventure.

  1. Long Underwear
  2. Long Sleeve Shirts
  3. Sweaters/Cardigan
  4. Hat (baseball or knitted)
  5. Flip-flops
  6. Swimsuit
  7. Raincoat
  8. Umbrella
  9. Poncho
  10. Sunscreen
  11. Insect Repellent
  12. Antibacterial Wipes
  13. Hand Sanitizer
  14. Prescription Medication
  15. Collapsible Plastic Water
  16. Refillable Water Bottle
  17. Snacks

Other items

Uganda safari always has you covered and these below are some of the other things you may need for a successful Uganda safari adventure.

  • Bath towel and/or beach towel
  • Washcloth
  • Laundry bag (pillowcases work great)
  • Wet wipes
  • Personal Snacks
  • Spending money/travel meal money
  • Comb/brush
  • Contacts/contact solution and case
  • Glasses/glasses case
  • Toiletries
  • Razor/shaving cream
  • Soap and shampoo
  • Toothbrush/toothpaste/floss

Uganda safari activities to enjoy

Cultural experiences

Visiting Uganda National Parks, you get an opportunity to encounter the local people who live within the park and explore their culture by participating in some activities like animal grazing, preparing local meals, and getting entertained by the traditional local dancers.

Sport fishing

One requires a fishing permit in order to partake in the fishing experience done on the different lakes in Uganda some of the fish species that can be caught include; tilapia, mudfish, and lungfish.

Bicycle tours

Cycling around the different areas of Uganda is an adventurous activity that is taken in flat areas and hilly areas of parks.

Horseback riding

Horseback riding is a unique way to explore Uganda exposing you to amazing scenery and several animal species and other relaxing seasons of Uganda

Accommodation on Uganda

Accommodations range from luxury, budget to mid-range and all these can be arranged for one according to the desire and budget put out for the Uganda safari

Uganda safari has no limitations when it comes to the arrangement of ones choice of stay and all these can be set apart for you and your family as you make the right choice of packing list also make the right choice of Uganda safari tours.

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