If you are going on an African safari, then you have to take proper care of the things you pack and carry with you. Take proper cloths that cover your whole body properly during your safari trip. Also take proper warm cloths since it is likely to get much cold in the night after sunset. Since there may be a lot of insects and pest that can sting you and cause infection, so it is advisable to wear covered cloths.
Take enough of drinking water as you will not get drinking water during your safari. Moreover even if you get some ponds or lakes, it will not be safe to get down anywhere and take water. Also carry dry foods with you as you may require it during your trip. You will no foods once you leave the city and enter the jungle area for the safari. Don’t take heavy foods, carry something which is light. Don’t forget to carry torch, candle, match sticks, inflammable oil, etc. You may require them to light a bon fire in you are stay in some area during the safari. It is advisable to carry tent also since sleeping or taking rest in open is not safe.
Also carry some guns, swords and similar protective items that you may require if you are in any danger.