What to carry on a Safari

Equipment used by ashok mahindra

  • Nikon D 500 Digital SLR (as the first camera)


  • Nikon D 7000 Digital SLR (as the second camera)


  • AF-S Nikkor 300mm f 2.8 GED VR II Lens


  • AF-S Nikkor 70-200mm f 2.8E FL ED VR Lens


  • AF-S Nikkor 80-400mm f/4.5-5.6 GED VR Lens


  • AF-S DX Micro Nikkor 85mm f/3.5 GED VR Lens


  • Nikon AF-S Teleconverter TC-14E III 1.4x


  • Nikon MB-D 17 Multi Power Battery Pack


  • Other items carried by ashok mahindra


  • Extra batteries with battery pouch


  • Extra memory cards with memory pouch


  • Battery charger


  • Aqua Tech soft cap for the 300mm lens


  • Camera & lens microfibre cleaning cloth


  • Rocket air blaster


  • Lens coat travel hood for the 300mm lens


  • Attachable magnetic pouch


  • Binoculars


  • Portable USB charger for mobiles(optional)


  • Multi Function adaptor with USB ports (for International travel)


  • Bean bags (fill with grain/rice/thermacol at site)


  • User manual for cameras and lens


  • Rain & dust cover for lens during safari


  • Camera body travel bags


  • A duffle carry bag for the safari


  • Sun glasses with solid case


  • Prescription glasses(extra pair with solid case)


  • Sun cream(lotion with high protection)


  • Wide hat


  • Small notebook & pen


  • Water flask


  • Torch or flashlight


  • Medicines for common ailments


  • Odomos for protection from mosquitos


  • Mosquito or insect repellant body spray


  • Lip balm


  • Allergy cream for Insect bite


  • Face and hand alcohol swabs or soft cleaning wet wipes


  • Antibacterial hand sanitiser


  • Name tag on your checked in luggage


  • Copy of all important documents