mosquito repellents

Buy at least a mosquito net preferably permethrin-impregnated and a good repellent preferably DEET-based. Permethrin that can be washed into clothing and will remain in the garment for a month before the effectiveness of the product wears off and should be reapplied.


A yellow fever vaccine is required and proof to enter the country. It is, however, not checked on a regular basis.


Tourist maps are available at the tourist offices see for that one.

international driving permit (idp)

If you want to explore the country by rented car, you need one.