A day out in the bush is a great way to get in touch with nature and have the experience of a lifetime, that you will treasure for the rest of your life. There is nothing like a day dedicated to spending time with wonderful people and truly appreciating the natural beauty of the African bush. It is an experience like no other with wonderful memories and a new appreciation for our natural world. But you need to ensure that you remain safe and prepared for a great day seeing the most majestic animals under the sun.
Why Do You Need to Be Prepared?
Well no matter where in the world you are from, you might be underestimating the reality of the African bush and what she has to offer. It is no secret that mother nature is a little cruel from time to time, and depending on where you are from, your reactions to this might differ. It is nothing to worry about, especially if you are prepared for what is to come. But first and foremost, it does get very hot and it is important to remain well hydrated. Here are a few things to take with you when you enter the Kruger National Park, whether you are in your own vehicle or on a tour.
- Water and plenty of liquids to stay hydrated.
- Sun protection, hats and sunblock.
- Your camera that’s been fully charged.
- Wet wipes and tissues.
- A small first aid kit, any important medications and EpiPens.
- A guide book to help you identify all the animals.
- A map of the park and a pen.
- A place to keep all your trash.
- Great sunglasses.
- Money to use in the camps.
- Small and easy to eat snacks.
- Watch out for the monkeys and the bees in the camps.
- Hand sanitiser.
Being prepared for your trips in the park is the key to having a wonderful and memorable experience. No matter how you plan your trip to the Kruger, be sure that you will be ready for anything because anything can happen. But that is all part of the adventure. It is important to remember that you need to be safe, smart and courteous to the environment around you.
Timbavati Safari Lodge
Timbavati Safari Lodge is here to help you have the most wonderful and relaxing break in the bush. They offer a variety of activities and facilities to ensure that you have a holiday that suits everyone. Be sure to contact them today!