Tanzania Expedition Kit List | Adventure Alternative Expeditions

Tanzania Expedition Kit List

The following are some suggested items to bring along with you on your Tanzania expedition.

BAGS
80-100 Litre Duffle Bag
~45 Litre Day Sack
Waterproof Rucksack Cover
Small Waterproof Stuff Sacks

OUTER - SHELL
Waterproof shell jacket
Waterproof shell trousers
Waterproof Gaiters

OUTER- WARM
Warm Insulated Jacket (fleece/insulated)

MID-LAYERS
Microfleece/woollen top(s)
Softshell Jacket (optional but useful)
Insulated Gillet (optional but useful)
Trekking Trousers (synthetic) zip-off ones are good x2-3
Shorts (to cover thighs)

BASE-LAYERS
Long sleeve Base Layer top(s) (synthetic)
Leggings/Running Tights (optional)
Underwear (synthetic dries quicker!)

Trekking in East Africa

Trekking in East Africa along the savannah. 

HEAD-WEAR
Warm Hat 
Buff 
Wide-brim Sun Hat or Cap with neck veil
Sun Glasses

HANDS
Thick Insulated Gloves or Mitts
Thin liner Gloves

FOOTWEAR
Liner Socks (optional)
Good Trekking Socks
Waterproof Trekking Boots (not trekking shoes)
Trainers/ general shoes

GENERAL CLOTHING
General Sweatshirt (Logo-ed?)
General T-Shirts x2-3
General Socks x4-5
Underwear x4-5

SLEEPING
4 Season Sleeping Bag (comfort -10 or lower)
Sleeping bag liner cotton/silk (optional but helps to keep cleaner)
Waterproof stuff sack for Sleeping Bag
Thick Foam Mat or Self-Inflating Mat
Repair Kit for self-inflating mat

ELECTRICAL
LED Headtorch & spare batteries
Watch with light and alarm
Camera, memory card & batteries
Solar charger (optional)
Old unlocked phone (optional)

Ngorongoro Crater

The verdant landscape of the Ngorongoro Crater.

PAPERWORK ETC
Passport
Photocopy of passport
Flight details
Student card
Insurance policy details
Yellow Fever cert. (if relevant)
Waterproof bag for papers
Cash/bank cards
Notebook/Diary Pencil + Biro
Photos of home, family etc
Books & Information
Cards / Games

REPAIR KIT (optional but useful)
Gaffer/Duck Tape
Super Glue
Cable ties
Needle + extra strong thread
Multitool/penknife

EATING/DRINKING
2x 1-litre drinks bottles
Favourite high energy snacks

Ngorongoro Crater sunrise with Zebra

Watch the sunrise with the Zebras while on safari.

OTHER
Toilet roll in plastic bag + spare ziplock bag
Earplugs (optional but recommended!)
Guidebook (optional)

MOUNTAIN HARDWARE
Walking Poles (optional)

PERSONAL WASH KIT
Antibacterial hand gel
Wet wipes (optional)
Toothbrush with cover
Toothpaste
Shampoo and or Shower gel
Deodorant
Shave Kit + Mirror (optional)
Clothes wash liquid (optional)

PERSONAL MEDICAL KIT
Paracetamol tablets
Ibuprofen (tablets/gel)
Antiseptic Wipes
Latex Gloves
Adhesive Plasters
Blister Plasters
Zinc Tape
Crepe Bandage
Sterile Dressing
Antihistamines (optional)
Rehydration Sachets
Antiseptic Cream
Sunblock Cream
Lip Salve (with SPF)
Knee/Ankle Support
Personal Medications eg Anti-Malaria Tablets, Inhalers, Epipen etc