Best of Northern India
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:
Strong shoes or walking boots
Lightweight trousers / pants
Shirts (at least one long-sleeved with collar) and T-shirts
Small padlock (to lock your KE trek bag)
Small daypack 20 to 25 litres
Sun protection (including total bloc for lips, nose etc.)
Water bottles 1 litre / 1 quart (x2)
Washbag and toiletries
Basic First Aid Kit including: A broad spectrum antibiotic, antiseptic cream, throat lozenges, diarrhoea treatment (Imodium), painkillers, plasters (band-aids), insect repellent, and re-hydration salts (Dioralite).
The following items are optional:
Pocket-knife (remember to pack sharp objects in hold baggage)
Repair kit (eg. needle, thread, duct tape)
Camera and batteries