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womans safari clothing

What should be packed for safari next week ? (first week in Feb 2014)

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It will be hot so you want cool clothes but it's a good idea to have at least one pair of long pants and long sleeves for the mosquitoes and the sun. Swimming costume and a hat that will stay on in an open top vehicle. Light fleece for early morning drives. If you are likely to do a bush walk, you wil definitely want long pants and neutral colors (not white). If you staying somewhere very smart you might want something a bit smarter for dinner - but think bush-chic not cocktail-wear.

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I'm a south african and we wear shorts and T-shirts. Remember it is rain seaaon, so light rain jacket. Hat for sun. When it is not raining, the sun killa you

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Just some summer clothing thats all, sun heat, sunglasses is essentia!! Hot and sunny overhere!!!!

Edited: 30 January 2014, 21:12
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4. Re: womans safari clothing

thanks for the advice

Rain wear?? is it essential?

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Thank you

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No it not nessesary, it wil not be cold, you just can get wet.

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Your lodge will provide a rain poncho if necessary

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Hi there,

I live right here in the Kruger area, so can definitely recommend light clothing for the month of Feb (shorts, tshirts, singlets), but also PLEASE pack a light rain jacket. No, you will not get cold, BUT the rain can sometimes be very hard, so something protective will help.

Also, if it has rained in the afternoon, and the clouds stick around at night, it can get a little chilly when the sun goes down, so pack one or two jerseys just in case (helps with the early morning safaris too).

Otherwise; Bush chic is great. I usually wear a comfy pair of shorts, a nice tshirt/singlet, and some pretty jewelry or an accessory with comfortable sandals/shoes.

Warm regards

Jacqui l Owner l Lodge Trackers Safari Specialists l South Africa

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Thank you for the advice

I seem to now have things covered

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10. Re: womans safari clothing

can you tell me what would you wear visitng in month of Sept early?