Do try to wear clothes that cover your legs and arms fully as there is no telling what kind of wild plants and insects you may come in contact with, leading to severe allergies. It is also a good idea to wear layers in the jungle instead of relying on one item of clothing.
Do be calm at all times in the jungle as this helps to relax the animals as well. Keep your excitement and enthusiasm under wraps.
Do stick to your jungle guide and group at all times.
Do take only what you need to the jungle. Some jungle expeditions are weary and the extra equipment like tripods, munchies and the like will not only create a ruckus but also tire you out soon.
Do bring Sunglasses, sunscreens and sunhats. It protects you from the harsh rays of the Sun and prevent sunburns. It is also wise to wear comfortable and covered shoes with socks instead of floaters and other footwear that exposes the foot.
Do carry your medication with you in case you are allergic to animal fur or dust.
Do be prepared with a good camera and stock up on extra film before embarking on the expedition. Also, consult the jungle guide before taking pictures or shooting videos.
Do check your boots before slipping your foot in.
Do all your travelling during the day and never at night because that is when all the big mean, nasty, critters come out.
Do cross water slowly and out only at shallow & narrow places, rush across only if you see danger.
Do try moving backwards to undo yourself if you get entangled in some vines.
Do build a smoky fire to reduce insects bites or smear mud on exposed skin.
Don’t feed the wild animals. One cannot predict how the animals will behave once you feed them and stop. Also, it changes the eating habits of the creatures of the jungle.
Don’t leave any litter behind especially plastic. The jungle is home to several wild animals.
Don’t be ignorant if you observe irresponsible behavior on part of the staff or visitors and report the authorities as soon as possible.
Don’t get too close when in an attempt to observe animals. You will either scare them away or invite retaliation. Also, do not try to make friends with the wild animals in the jungle.
Don’t prance about collecting samples of stone, leaves, and bird feathers in the jungle.
Don’t create a ruckus while taking pictures and shooting videos. Keep the flash mode off and you will do everybody a favor.
Don’t use any combustible substances in the jungle
Don’t carry cell phones in the jungle or keep them switched off during the course of the safari. Sounds such as those of cell phone will annoy our furry friends
Don’t disturb the animals or aggravate them by throwing stones and trying to grab their attention.
Don’t grab or part vegetation with our hands, always use a stick or you just might get thorned, stung or bitten.
Don’t urinate in water; always check yourself for leeches after a water crossing.
Don’t camp near stagnant water, ant hills or where animals have been eating & staying.
Don’t drink water from plant that produces milky sap or taste sour and bitter.