Recommended Packing List

Recommended Packing List

• Copies of important travel documents, such as passport, criminal background check, travel insurance, visas, plane tickets and passport photos

• Medical kit with aspirin (or a similar pain reliever), antihistamine for relief from allergies or insect bites, diarrhoea ‘stoppers’ (such as Diastop) scissors and tweezers, band aids, antiseptic cream for cuts and grazes, sunscreen, lip balm, insect repellent and any personal medication

• Toiletries, including toothbrush, toothpaste, shampoo, conditioner, soap/body wash and contact lenses

• Laptop, iPad or Smartphone so you have access to WiFi

• Camera

• Plug Adapters and chargers for your electronics

• Sun hat and sunglasses

• Swimsuit

• Day Pack

• A small padlock for securing bags and valuables

• Torch, binoculars and water bottle

• Books, music and other entertainment for long travel and ‘down time’

• Travel guide


• Neutral-coloured clothing, khaki colours

• Collared khaki shirts, both short and long-sleeved

• Khaki pants and shorts

• Comfortable walking shoes, preferably hiking boots

• Sun hat/cap and a warm hat/beanie

• Sweatshirt/fleece top and windbreaker/rain jacket

• Casual clothing for evening wear

• Underwear and socks