For the majority of people in the world, a Zimbabwe Safari is the ultimate dream and bucket list vacation. However, it is important that you do a little homework first so you will be well prepared for any circumstance that may arise.
Africa is a lot different than other parts of the world, and this means that with all of the open spaces, beautiful wildlife and gorgeous scenery, finding a store will be difficult to say the least. Even though you will not have access to a store full of inventory on every corner, this is one of the most refreshing aspects of going on a Safari in the wilderness. This also means that you will need to make sure you have everything you need. If not, you may have to do without it.
You are probably aware of the essentials that you will need to have with you while you are on Safari, but have you ever given any thought to the gadgets that may come in handy while you are enjoying the wildlife? It is important to note that everyone has different expectations and needs, and the gadgets you take with you will be dependent on your individual Safari experience. It will also depend on how much you enjoy tech gadgets as well as the amount of space you can reserve for them after packing your essentials.
With that being said, you may want to do a trial run of what you are going to pack a few weeks before leaving. This will let you know how many items you are going to be able to squeeze into your bag. Most experienced travelers recommend packing belongings into a squishy lightweight bag. Try to use one without wheels because wheels will add to the total weight. You can confirm weight restrictions for every country you plan to travel to with your travel agent.
The following 3 gadgets can be included in your Safari equipment starter kit.
Without a doubt, you want to take the best pictures during your Safari so you can always remember the experience. The camera that you use will depend on your personal preference as well as your budget. Your expertise with a particular camera will also play a role.
You should seek out some expert advice if you are unsure of the camera that will capture the best moments of your Zimbabwe Safari vacation. It does not matter as much as the type of camera you choose, what is more important is that you do not miss a shot that is once-in-a-lifetime simply because your battery died or your camera ran out of memory. Be sure you have a supply of memory cards and an extra battery for your camera.
When the sun sets and the nighttime arrives, it can become very dark on the African landscape very quickly. For those who are used to the brights lights of the city, the darkness can be a little unnerving. To reduce anxiety, be sure to pack an electronic torch. A strong headlight or torch can come in handy if you are trying to find your way through your campsite at night. It will also be necessary for hiking through the trails in Zimbabwe.
This may be one of the most invaluable gadgets you can take with you on your Safari. However, you may want to keep it on silent while you are on game drives. It can be used to take pictures, but you can also use it to download apps that may come in handy.
For example, if you enjoy Astronomy, you may want to download a sky gazing app. The Africa Live app provides real time maps so you will know where you are at all times.
These are 3 of the gadgets that you may find to be the most beneficial while you are on your Safari vacation. Friends and family back home will be fascinated to have a visual sense of your adventure, and you will have memories that will last a lifetime.