Jordan Family - Wadi Rum, Petra and the Dead Sea

Jordan, Family, 8 days - from $1,360 (land only)

Family

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

Trainers / sneakers or sandals for sightseeing and camp use

Socks

Trekking trousers / skirt

Underwear

At least 1 long sleeve shirt with collar (for sun protection)

T-shirts and/or casual shirts

Warm jacket (eg. Fleece)

Lightweight windproof / waterproof jacket

Thin gloves

Sunhat

Swimwear

Warm hat (for chilly evenings in the desert)

Scarf or face protection (although rare, sand storms can occur)

Eyewear – Sunglasses (wrap-around are recommended)

Daypack of approx. 25 - 30 litres

Headtorch / headlamp and batteries

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

Water bottles 1 litre / 1 quart (x2)

3 season sleeping bag (rated to 0ÂșC)

Washbag and toiletries

Antibacterial handwash

Travel towel

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

Small padlock (to lock your KE kit bag)

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

The following items are optional:

Cycle helmet* – see notes

Lightweight waterproof overtrousers / rainpants

Spare laces

Shorts

Thermarest (a foam camping mattress is provided)

Sleeping bag liner

Trekking poles

Insect repellant – (DEET)

Wet wipes

Sealable plastic bags (for daily rubbish)

Camera, film/memory cards, batteries

Binoculars

Travel clothes

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

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

Toys / games

Books

Notes

* If you intend to ride the camels on day 6 you may wish to bring a cycle helmet. Please note that camels can be unpredictable and difficult to control and if you wish to ride, this is at your own risk.

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