Our Packing list

                   Kilimanjaro Packing List


Clothing: Inner, Middle and Outer Layers
– Tee-shirts preferably moisture wicking (2 or more)
– Long sleeve shirts (2)
– Long underwear pants (2)
– Underwear (3 to 5)
– Heavy Fleece or Down Jacket
– Sweatshirt (optional)
– Fleece Pants (optional)
– Trekking Pants ( 1 or more)
– Shorts (optional)
– Gortex or Waterproof Jacket with hood
– Rain Poncho
– Waterproof Pants
Hats, Gloves and Gaiters
– Wide brimmed hat
– Wool hat (Should cover ears)
– Balaclava or Ski Mask
– Lightweight Gloves
– Insulated Wool or Down Mittens (worn outside lightweight gloves)
Footwear: Shoes and Socks
– Hiking boots with ankle support
– Camp shoes or Tennis Shoes
– Plastic bag to carry spare shoes
– Hiking socks (5)
– Sock Liners (optional)
Sleeping Bag Note: We can provide sleeping bags on request free of charge
– Sleeping bag rated to -15° C/ 0° f
– Sleeping bag liner (optional)
– Sleeping bag stuff sack
– Sleeping pad (optional on Machame Route)
Duffel Bags and Day Packs
– Large Duffel Bag for Carrying Your Gear
– Day Pack for Carrying what you need on the trail
– Waterproof cover for daypack
– Drybags in several sizes
– Stuff sacks for dirty clothes/shoes
On the Trail
– Sunscreen
– Lip Balm with Sunscreen
– Water Bottles (2 or 3) or Camel Back
– Sunglasses
– Headlamp with extra batteries
– Plastic bags for garbage
– High Energy Snacks
– Waterproof bags to protect electronics or paperwork
– Camera with extra batteries and memory cards
– Umbrella (optional – works great in a light rain or to protect from the sun)
– Toilet Paper
– Medical Tape (for preventing/treating blisters)
– Trekking Poles (optional)
First Aid Kit and Toiletries Note: Our team brings along a basic first aid kit but we recommend you also carry the following;
– Advil or Ibuprofen
– Diamox (for altitude sickness)
– Personal Prescriptions
– Antibiotics (Cipro for travelers’ diarrhea)
– Diaper Rash Cream (Can treat rashes or chaffing)
– Basic toiletries (Soap, Deodorant…)
– Wet wipes
– Panty Liners and Tampoons
– Face lotion
– Hair brush, Hair ties
– Hand warmers
– Ear plugs for sleeping
Paperwork and Money
-Passport (needed at entry gate for registration) – Money for tips at end of trek
Other Items
– Portable Solar Charger
– Journal, Pen and paper
– Any other personal items

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