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Stay comfortable on safari in top-to-toe Páramo

From travel jackets and shirts to trousers and accessories, Páramo is your go-to outdoor brand for comfortable safari holiday kit. Take advantage of our 15% travel garment discount this summer and you’ll be set for warmer weather – read on for details…

Since the advent of Páramo into my life, the pleasures and comfort of the outdoor world have increased triplefold” Long Distance Walkers Association member

With its breath-taking landscapes, incredible wildlife, and luxury lodges, it’s easy to see why African safari holidays crop up on many a bucket list. However, weather conditions and terrain can be extremely varied and having the right gear for your trip is crucial for checking off the Big Five in comfort. Early mornings and late evenings in the bush are almost always chilly, whilst midday temperatures can reach a sweltering 40° Celsius. For the best possible safari experience you should plan your packing well ahead and invest wisely.

Heavy, cumbersome luggage full of clothing for all eventualities is a no-no on safari, which is why we have developed the Páramo Travel range. Our reliable, functional garments will help you keep your packing to a minimum, leaving more space for binoculars, cameras and lenses – and improving your comfort levels on safari walks and game drives.

Pack light and smart with Páramo for superior, versatile protection from the African elements…

Páramo Baselayers

The starting point for building your safari clothing system, our high performance baselayers – worn next to your skin – manage perspiration effectively and provide great versatility. With different fabrics and styles to choose from, Páramo has something for everyone. Our two-in-one Grid baselayers made from Parameta G® fabric will keep you warm or cool thanks to their insulation and wicking properties, whilst our reversible Cambia baselayers (long sleeved and short sleeved options) offer variable cooling depending on the way they are worn.

The perfect garment for my 700km trek through Spain as it kept me warm at the very beginning of each day, yet fresh when I heated up. It quickly wicked sweat away from my skin, leaving me feeling cooler and less sticky, and protected from sunburn on the hot Spanish days. Having to carry everything I needed on my back such a long way made me appreciate its lightweight and fast drying properties.Jose Climent, Adventurer

Katmai and Socorro Travel Shirts

Ultra-cooling, protective and lightweight, our stylish long sleeved travel shirts are made from Parameta A rapid evaporation fabric, which also deters biting insects. Safari-friendly design features include articulated sleeves, a long back hem with side slits for ease of movement, and 4 discreet pockets for maps and valuables.

Just back from a 2-week wildlife safari in Northern Tanzania. I have to say, the Katmai Shirts and Maui Trousers were fantastic – comfortable, washed easily, dried quickly and best of all, I didn’t get a single insect bite! I cannot recommend these garments highly enough.Jemima Peel, North Yorkshire

Páramo Fleeces

Our fleeces are light, durable and highly wind resistant, providing reliable weather protection in a variety of climates (mist, drizzle and showers are not unheard of in the bush). Our standard weight, thin pile fleece fabric is extremely breathable and comfortable in warm weather and light showers, whilst our thicker ‘plus’ fleece fabric provides excellent insulation and is suitable for cool days and evenings and/or people who prefer a heavier weight. All Páramo fleeces have excellent articulation and a light stretch for full freedom of movement.

A good-looking mid layer brimming with technology that does its job well.Adventure Travel Magazine

“The fleece is warm, rain resistant and wind tight but takes little room stowed in my pack. Its contemporary design looks as good in the airport lounge as it functions on my travels.Mark Waring, Páramo tester

Halkon® and Alondra Traveller Jackets

Durable and cool, our tried and tested travel jackets are made from tough Nikwax® Cotton + fabric, which offers lightweight UV (UPF 50+) protection from the sun and wind. Engineered to carry essential safari equipment, travel valuables and snacks across multiple internal and external pockets, these jackets are ideal for travel in warmer climates.

This jacket is exactly the sort of thing I have wanted for years – lightweight yet warm, wind and showerproof, comfortable and stylish – and it packs to almost nothing in a rucksack! Perfect for a day’s birding in the tropics where it can be chilly early and late in the day, or there may be a sudden shower.
Stephen Moss – Naturalist, Author & TV Producer

Maui, Montero and Acosta Legwear

Durable, cool and lightweight, our Maui cargo trousers and shorts are perfect for safari travel. Quick-drying Parameta A Cotton + fabric provides excellent protection from the wind and blocks UV (UPF 50+) rays. With excellent articulation and ample storage options, comfort and ease is guaranteed. If jeans are more your thing, then invest in a pair of our Montero or Acosta trousers. Made from stretchy, fast drying Nikwax Windproof Denim, our jeans-inspired legwear has side ventilation zips for optimum temperature control and reflective detailing to aid your visibility in the bush.

I found the Acosta trousers comfortable and practical. They were a nice cut and a good fit – and worked well in both the Alps and the Middle East. They are waterproof in showers, dried exceptionally quickly, and were light enough to cope with the 30°C heat. I would recommend them.Jo Bradshaw, Adventurer

Páramo Accessories

Our warm, quick-drying Grid beanies are valuable additions to all safari kit bags. Using Parameta G fabric with stretch fleece lining, our beanies are fast wicking to keep your hard and ears warm in variable conditions. Our neck warmers and neck tubes bridge the gap between hat and jacket when the safari wind picks up. Páramo’s lightweight, low bulk and rapid-drying travel towel, which comes in two sizes, is your final piece of essential kit.

“I am spending a large amount of time on a filming project and drying towels is a problem, so I purchased an Expedition Towel to see if this would help. It is fantastic & has virtually alleviated the problem of damp/wet towels – so much so that I ordered a second! The prompt delivery, preceded by an e-mail and tracking/delivery details was amazing, especially given it was not an item of major expenditure. Páramo is “quality” to the last letter.Jack Dillon, London

Whether you are a novice to the safari experience or a veteran African adventurer, with Páramo kit you’ll always be prepared for the magic of the bush – just don’t forget to pack comfortable footwear and a broad-brimmed hat!

Take advantage of our summer offer, 15% off all orders over £315, using the code SUMMERTRAVEL23 at the checkout.

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