Ethiopia - Addis to Axum Explorer

Ethiopia, Discovery, 13 days - from $2,580 (land only)


The following checklist should help you with your packing. As a general rule, you should always try to keep the weight of your equipment to a minimum.

You must bring the following items:

Lightweight boots or strong walking shoes

Trainers or sandals


Lightweight trousers / pants

Warmer trekking trousers / pants



Lightweight UV and insect-proof ‘safari’ shirt

Warm fleece jacket or jumper

Lightweight windproof/waterproof jacket


Eyewear - sunglasses

Daypack c.20 litres – 1200 cu in

Head torch (lamp) with spare batteries

Sun protection (including for lips)

Insect repellent (DEET)

Basic First Aid Kit including: A broad spectrum antibiotic, antiseptic cream, throat lozenges, diarrhoea treatment (Imodium), altitude (Diamox), painkillers, plasters (band-aids) and blister treatment, insect repellent, and re-hydration salts (Dioralite). Glucose tablets and multi-vitamin tablets are also a good idea.

The following items are optional:

Water bottle 1 litre / 1 quart

Washbag and toiletries

Antibacterial handwash

Small towel

Selection of dry bags (to keep trek bag contents dry)

Small padlock (to lock your KE trek bag)

Travel washing line

Spare laces


Swimwear (for hotel pools)

Binoculars (for the game drive)

Camera with telephoto lens (at least 200mm recommended)



Travel clothes

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