Pre-Journey Checklist

Once you decide upon your Journey, we will send you a suggested packing list and other practical information in your Safari direct Welcome Kit to help you prepare for your great adventure. Here are the big picture items you will need before you depart.

What You’ll Need Before You Depart:


A passport that is valid for six months beyond the date of your departure.


International Certification of Vaccination (Yellow Fever and other doctor-approved vaccinations).

Trip Cancellation Insurance

In the event that you have to cancel your trip, you’ll be covered.

Credit Card(s) & Currency

Credit card(s) and USD currency in small denominations for shopping.

International Airfare

Departure and arrival flights from your home to your Safari direct destination.

Health Insurance

Traveler’s emergency health insurance provides peace of mind in the rare event of illness or injury.


Enough essentials to get you through your journey should your main luggage be lost or delayed in transit.

An Open Mind

The most important checklist item of all is yourself and your attitude. Prepare to be amazed.