Checklist for Trekking & Camping

Accessories:

  • Water bottle
  • Nylon or water proof bag to store clothes and stuff
  • Torch or a headlamp with extra batteries
  • Still and/or Video camera
  • Binocular
  • Trekking poles or sticks (good to have)
  • Swiss Army Knife
  • Basic Medicines and First aid kit
  • Insect repellent
  • Anti itch lotion (e.g. Caladryl)
  • Anti-leech lotion (during rainy season)
  • Moisturizing cream
  • Sunscreen lotion

Clothing:

  • Trekking pants – light, comfortable, water proof /breathable
  • Dark coloured T-shirts
  • Windbreaker/Rain Jacket
  • Headgear (preferably a cowboy style cap to protect skin from direct sun light)
  • Sunglasses with UV protection
  • Cotton socks and pair of good Trekking shoes (water proof)
  • A pair of sandals (if case if you need to cross a small stream)

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