Must haves for a September safari : Are you planning a September Safari? Have you already booked your safari? Are you planning to book one? Are you still debating your choices? Well it doesn’t matter where you are at, what matters right now is that you intend to safari in September and we want to help you get ready for you safari or be equipped for your safari
- Rainy weather clothing
September in East Africa is characterized with rains almost every day or rather cold weather on a general, so it would be good for you to have rainy weather clothing like rain coats, sweaters, gloves, water proof shoes, warmer socks and many more.
In a nutshell be prepared for the weather, don’t be surprised.
- Safari outfits and equipment
Since you still going for a safari, though you have the rainy weather clothing, have some clothing strictly for safari activities like trekking clothes and shoes, adventure clothes etc. Also on top of that have safari equipment that you need for your particular safari, binoculars if you are going bird watching, hiking boots and gear for mountain hiking etc.
You need an itinerary for you safari to help guide you on a systematic way to enjoy your safari. Also to help you utilize your safari well with no wastage or missing out.
- Safari and accommodation bookings
Having an itinerary is great, but you need to go a step further and make the necessary bookings for you safari according to your preferences and of your itinerary. Also remember to book you accommodation for the entire safari, to be rest assured you will have a place to rest after safari activities, Must haves for a September safari
- Travel and Health insurance
Travel and Health insurance are helpful in case of any emergency. So get them before you travel to your safari destination. Discuss with your agent or tour consultant on the different available insurances.
- Documents (Travel and Identification)
Travel and Identification documents are very crucial. Identification documents help to confirm who you are and allow you access what you paid for, well as the travel documents help you to cross borders.
- Company if you choose
Since September is usually a low season for safaris, most kids are back to school for the fall and parents are working hard to hit their end of year targets, if you choose to travel in September you will have quite a solo experience. So if solo experience is what you are looking for, this it for you, however if solo is not your think, make sure to travel along with some people that will be your company on this safari adventure.
These are some but a few things you need to have for a great September safari; according to your preference you may choose to add on more things to this list to make it more comfy for you on your given safari.
Most popular safaris in September include mountain gorilla and chimpanzee safaris, savannah wildlife safaris, cultural tours, water adventures experiences, community tours, mountain hiking escapades and many more.
National parks commonly visited in Rwanda in the month of September are Volcanoes National Park, Akagera National Park and Nyungwe National Park. In Uganda the parks include but not limited to Bwindi National Park, Mgahinga National Park, Murchison Falls National Park, Queen Elizabeth National Park, Kidepo National Park, Lake Mburo National Park and many others
Other places to visit include Jinja source of the Nile, Itanda falls, Mt Rwenzori National Park, Sipi Falls and more in Uganda. Kigali Memorial center, tea and coffee plantations, Lake Kivu and many more in Rwanda.