Safari tips you can trust
Wearing white, dark,
blue, striking, or
The safari plains are dusty. White or dark clothing quickly shows the accumulated fine dust in the air that settles on your clothes. Khaki is the best color because it is dust hued.
Blue attracts the tsetse fly. Its bite is painful and could inflict trypanosomiasis (sleeping sickness).
Don't alarm the animals
Large, asymmetrical patterned clothes can distress animals.
Shun camouflage clothes
You could be arrested in some countries for donning camouflage clothing if you are not a member of the military.
"Hollywood safari" style
What not to wear
If you already bought a "safari wardrobe", you might not like what I'm going to say. Nowadays, very few safari-goers wear the clichéd big-game-hunter safari outfit. Those who do get deserved smirks from the rest.
What to wear
Today's safari dress code is comfortable, everyday clothing - the kind you would wear to a casual country-club barbecue.