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Intrepid’s
ultimate packing list
Please see the What to take section
Our ultimate packing list should be used as a guide only and is not intended to
of your Trip Notes, which will detail
be a complete packing list. Any other items that you wish to pack are at your own
any specific requirements for
discretion; however, you should attempt to follow our suggested luggage weight
your trip and the type and size of
limit of under 10kg/22lb. Some items on this list may not be necessary for your
luggage that can be taken.
particular trip. What you bring will vary according to the trip style you’ve chosen,
If you are travelling overland in a
the countries you’re visiting and when you’re travelling. We recommend you check
safari vehicle then there are often
the details of your trip when deciding what to pack.
specific luggage dimensions that
Please carefully consider the weather and time of year that you plan to travel.
you must adhere to.
Travel Documents
Luggage
On the vast majority of our trips you are expected
Passport
to carry your own luggage, although you will not be
Visas required for this trip
required to walk long distances with it (max 30 minutes).
Travel insurance including insurer details, 24 hr
Most travellers carry their luggage in a backpack,
emergency contact telephone number and policy
though an overnight bag with a shoulder strap would
number (even if you are travelling with credit
be fine if you travel lightly. Please refer to the ‘What to
take’ section of your Trip Notes for any specific luggage
card insurance)
requirements. Smaller bags or backpacks with wheels
Flight tickets, e-ticket
are convenient but we recommend your bag has carry
Trip confirmation voucher
straps. You will also need a daypack/bag to carry water
Photocopies of important documents - to be kept
and a camera etc. for daytrips.
separately (we recommend you keep a copy at
Soft luggage, backpack or bag with
home as well and email a copy to yourself )
wheels and straps
Latest trip notes & other Intrepid country
Daypack
information
Padlocks (and keys)
Spare passport photos
Youth/student card for travel discounts
Seniors card for travel discounts
International driving license if you plan to hire a car
Diving license
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Intrepid’s
ultimate packing list
Please see the What to take section
Our ultimate packing list should be used as a guide only and is not intended to
of your Trip Notes, which will detail
be a complete packing list. Any other items that you wish to pack are at your own
any specific requirements for
discretion; however, you should attempt to follow our suggested luggage weight
your trip and the type and size of
limit of under 10kg/22lb. Some items on this list may not be necessary for your
luggage that can be taken.
particular trip. What you bring will vary according to the trip style you’ve chosen,
If you are travelling overland in a
the countries you’re visiting and when you’re travelling. We recommend you check
safari vehicle then there are often
the details of your trip when deciding what to pack.
specific luggage dimensions that
Please carefully consider the weather and time of year that you plan to travel.
you must adhere to.
Travel Documents
Luggage
On the vast majority of our trips you are expected
Passport
to carry your own luggage, although you will not be
Visas required for this trip
required to walk long distances with it (max 30 minutes).
Travel insurance including insurer details, 24 hr
Most travellers carry their luggage in a backpack,
emergency contact telephone number and policy
though an overnight bag with a shoulder strap would
number (even if you are travelling with credit
be fine if you travel lightly. Please refer to the ‘What to
take’ section of your Trip Notes for any specific luggage
card insurance)
requirements. Smaller bags or backpacks with wheels
Flight tickets, e-ticket
are convenient but we recommend your bag has carry
Trip confirmation voucher
straps. You will also need a daypack/bag to carry water
Photocopies of important documents - to be kept
and a camera etc. for daytrips.
separately (we recommend you keep a copy at
Soft luggage, backpack or bag with
home as well and email a copy to yourself )
wheels and straps
Latest trip notes & other Intrepid country
Daypack
information
Padlocks (and keys)
Spare passport photos
Youth/student card for travel discounts
Seniors card for travel discounts
International driving license if you plan to hire a car
Diving license
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Intrepid’s
ultimate packing list
Personal Health
Clothing
First aid kit
For longer trips we recommend you choose clothing
Personal medication/prescriptions
that is easy to wash and fast drying. Women should
Prescription glasses
bring a skirt that covers their knees and a scarf for
Contact lenses and solution
visiting mosques, churches and other places of worship.
High protection sunscreen (25+)
Ex-military or military- style clothing and equipment is
Lip balm/lip salve
not recommended in many areas. If jungle trekking, or
Hat/wide brim hat
on a safari, it is recommend you wear beige, light green
Sunglasses
or light brown clothing. It’s also a good idea to bring
Insect repellent
some smarter clothes for nights out.
Antihistamine/insect bite cream
Warm anorak/sweater/microfleece
Antibacterial gel/wipes
Long-sleeved top (for evenings when
Travel sickness tablets
mosquitoes are out)
Travel vaccination certificates
Long trousers (zip-off trousers are very versatile)
After-sun moisturiser
Jeans/trousers/shorts
Anti-malaria pills (if recommended by doctor)
T-Shirts/cotton shirts
Aspirin and/or paracetamol
Socks/underwear
Rehydration powder (salts & glucose)
Washing line
Anti-diarrhoea pills (consult your doctor for
Bio-degradable washing detergent
more detailed advice)
Camping
Money Matters
Inner sleep sheet
Money (cash/credit cards)
Travel pillow
Travellers’ cheques - keep a note of the serial
Thermarest/personal mattress
numbers of your traveller’s cheques and also
Ground sheet (or polythene sheet) if you think
the emergency contact numbers.
you’ll be sleeping under the stars.
Keep these details separately from the cheques.
Warm sleeping bag (3 or 4 seasons)
Your trip kitty (in cash)
Head torch/lamp
Money belt or pouch
Wet Weather
Pocket calculator (useful when
exchanging money)
Raincoat
Sleeping
Small Umbrella
Waterproof bags for rain protection while walking
Eye mask
Waterproof & windproof jacket
Alarm clock
Waterproof trousers
Ear plugs
Night clothes/sleepwear
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Intrepid’s
ultimate packing list
Walking or Hiking
Winter or Extreme Weather
Comfortable walking shoes with good grip
Thermal underwear or base layers
Sandals/flip-flops
Beanie/woolly hat/balaclava
Hiking poles/walking sticks
Gloves (inner and outer layers)
Maps
Hand warmers (camping shops stop small packages
GPS
that create a chemical reaction that generates heat)
Sightseeing
Personal items
Toiletries
Binoculars
Camera equipment
Travel hair dryer
Film or memory cards
Shaving equipment
Bath towel
Spare batteries/charger
Dust proof camera bag
Mobile phone - check you have international
Trekking socks
roaming access
Rubber flip-flops for showers
Travel Accessories
Small mirror
Small sewing kit & safety pins
DVT socks
Swimming
Scissors/army knife
Comfortable daypack to carry your personal
Swimming costume
needs during the day
Swimming towel
Local language phrase book or download
Snorkel & mask
our Language Guides
Personal audio player
Portable games/playing cards
Reading material
Water bottle
Pen/paper
Travel pillow
Journal/diary
Cloth/reusable shopping bag to reduce plastic bags
Torch/flashlight
Water purification method & iodine taste
neutraliser if required
Photos or postcards of your home country/family
pets to share with locals
Electrical adapter for the country you are
travelling to
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