Fill your duffel with this apparel package and you are ready for your African safari. The African Explorer's Package includes some basic gear and apparel from your safari packing list as well as a few specialty items. This package offers savings on the cost of purchasing these items a la carte, plus you may add-on an Eagle Creek Large Duffel for the price of a Medium Eagle Creek Duffel. We'll also include a complimentary Swahili Language guide.
The package items are detailed below. Please make your size and color selections from the drop down lists you see.
Insect Shield Convertible Pants - When you’re packing for a trip, less is definitely more. So it makes sense to choose lightweight travel pants that will not only protect you from marauding mossies, but will also offer a short-leg option at the flick of a zipper. Insect Shield convertibles will keep you safe from the sun and offer optimum versatility, whatever the terrain. European cut and slightly small sized
Fast Drying Ankle Socks by Tilley - Easy to wear with shoes or sandals, these socks are made from 53% polypropylene, 43% nylon and 4% lycra. The ribbed arch cradles your foot and the no-feel toe seam keeps them comfortable. With a UPF 50 + rating, they keep your feet from getting sunburned when you wear sandals. They come with the Tilley 3 year "All-Holes-Barred" guarantee. Wash them out at night and they are dry by morning. Package includes 2 pairs of socks.
Insect Shield Safari Vest - Ditch the excess baggage and keep essential equipment close to your chest with this lightweight multi-pocket vest from Craghoppers. This vest features InsectShield insect repellent technology and a total of 13 practical pocket
Adventurer Sun Shirt - UPF 30 rated to protect you from the harmful UV rays. It converts from long-sleeved to short-sleeved instantly by using the well-designed roll tabs on the sleeves. With 2 full zip breast pockets and Vented in the back, it’s crafted by Columbia of extremely lightweight, highly breathable, Omni-Dry Lite Rip Weave (a finely textured rip-stop nylon microfiber that is exceptionally quick-drying and pill-resistant).
UPF Capilene Long-Sleeved Performance T by Patagonia - Made by Patagonia of Capilene® fabric that's stretchy, very lightweight, quick wicking and fast drying, these T's keep you cool in warm conditions, offer 50+ UPF sun protection and Polygiene® permanent odor control.
UPF Capilene QuickDry Short-sleeved T by Patagonia - Offers a 50 UPF sun protection rating, is very quick drying, offers expectional wicking, has a relaxed fit and split hem, and is highly breathable.
Insect Shield Pro Lite Shorts by Craghoppers - 3 Zipper Pockets, Insect Shield, and Solar Shield! These shorts are designed for comfort and style on and off the trail, these lightweight shorts are a great choice for your next outdoor adventure. The streamlined construction offers a sleek profile that makes light work of packing. With built-in sun and insect protection.
Sunblocker Featherweight Khakis - Exceptionally quick drying and exceptionally lightweight (a mere seven ounces - half the weight of jeans), these pants offer UPF 30 sun protection. They're made of abrasion-proof 2ply, 3oz supplex nylon, yet they're soft and supple like cotton. Classic loose fit, allows air to circulate and keep you cooler.
Bug, Sun, & Lip Protection Kit- A great "Three in One" combination: a 4 oz. spray bottle of Ben's® 30 Deet Insect Repellent & a 3 oz tube of All Terrain "AquaSport" SPF 30 waterproof sunscreen with "Z-Cote" & a stick of All Terrain SPF 25 Lip Balm.
- Ben's® 30 Deet Insect Repellent Water-based formula stays on longer than alcohol based formulas with little absorption into the skin and remains effective up to 8 hours.
- AquaSport SPF 30 sunscreen is carefully designed and tested to provide maximum protection from ultraviolet in both the UVA and UVB ranges.
- All Terrain SPF 25 Lip Balm has Light mint flavor and is PABA & Paraben-free with aloe moisturizers.
Dry Summit Pack LT- A minimalist, waterproof alpine pack, the Dry Summit Pack LT weighs in at 11.3 ounces—with a carrying capacity of 25 liters. Polyurethane coated nylon and a rolltop closure keep your stuff dry as you race down from the summit or hustle down the trail back to the car during a surprise (or just surprisingly intense) rainshower.
ADD-ON OPTIONAL ITEMS: excellent gear additions for your safari needs.
Hats - everyone needs a hat for protection from the savannah sun. Choose between the Suntripper with folding brim or Air Mesh hat, both of which look great on everyone, male or female. More details about hats in "Hats-Weather Protective" category.
Nano Puff Jacket by Patagonia - Windproof and water-resistant, Patagonia’s Nano Puff Jacket is made with warm, lightweight, highly compressible 60-g PrimaLoft® Gold Insulation, making it an ideal choice as outerwear or as an insulating layer in colder climates.