- Shorts, midthigh or longer
- Lightweight, breathable pants
- Shortsleeved shirts, cool and breathable (neutral colors are best, avoid black, dark blue and bright red)
- Bathing suit if staying at a lodge with a swimming pool or if visiting Zanzibar
- Longsleeved shirt or sweater for evenings
- Rain jacket or rain poncho
- Women: Lightweight dress/skirt that covers knees (for visiting villages), shoulders should be covered also in the village.
- Men: shortsleeve shirts with collars (for visiting villages or evening dining at the lodges).
- Keep valuable jewelry to a minimum
Laundry service is available at most lodges either at a nominal cost or free of charge in some cases.