Costa Rica - Walks and Wildlife Adventure Holiday

Costa Rica, Discovery, 15 days - from $2,740 (land only)

DiscoveryTrek & WalkWildlife & Safari

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:

Hiking boots

Sandals (like tevas suitable to get wet)


Trekking trousers (trek pants)

Lightweight waterproof overtrousers (rain pants)


Baselayer shirts

Shirts or T-shirts

Fleece jacket or warm jumper

Lightweight waterproof jacket


Warm hat

Eyewear - Sunglasses

Daypack c. 35-45 litres

Headtorch (Headlamp) with spare bulb and batteries

Sun protection (including total bloc for lips, nose etc.)

Water bottles 1 Litre (2 pint) x2

Washbag and toiletries

Antibacterial handwash

Small towel

Small padlock (to lock your KE trek bag)

Basic First Aid Kit, including: Antiseptic cream, throat lozenges, diarrhoea treatment (Imodium), painkillers, plasters and blister treatment, Insect repellent (DEET), and re-hydration salts (Dioralite). Glucose tablets and multi-vitamin tablets are also a good idea.

The following items are optional:

Trekking poles

Trainers / sneakers for travelling in

Sheet sleeping bag (although bedding is provided)

Mosquito net (in most establishments they are provided or the windows have netting, however it is prudent to bring one as well)

Spare laces


Travel clothes





Pocket-knife (note: always pack sharp objects in hold baggage)

Repair kit – (eg. needle, thread, duct tape)

Camera, film / memory cards, batteries etc

Snorkel & Mask – a certain amount of snorkel and masks are available in Corcovado, but if there is a large group then the equipment will need to be shared.

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