Discover Oman - Family Adventure Holiday in Oman
Oman, Family, 9 days - from £1,395 (land only) - from €1,675 (land only) - from $2,295 (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:
Old trainers or sandals for kayaking
Lightweight thermal or fleece glovesSocksTrekking trousers / pantsWaterproof over-trousers / rain-pantsUnderwearBaselayer shirts (short sleeve & long sleeve)
Shirts or T-shirts (wicking)
Fleece jacket or warm jumper Windproof/waterproof jacket
SunhatWarm hat (for chilly evenings)Eyewear - Sunglasses
Basic First Aid Kit including : Antiseptic cream, throat lozenges, diarrhoea treatment (Immodium), painkillers, plasters (band-aids), and blister treatment, Insect repellent (DEET), antihistamine cream and tablets, and re-hydration salts (Dioralite). Glucose tablets and multi-vitamin tablets are a good idea.Sun protection (including total bloc for lips, nose etc.)Water bottles 1 Litre / 1 quart (x2) 3 season sleeping bag
Washbag and toiletries
Small padlock (to lock your KE kit bag)
Daypack 20 - 30 litres (Depending on how much of the kids stuff you will be carrying)
Selection of dry bags (to keep trek bag contents dry)
Headtorch / headlamp with spare batteries
The following items are optional:
Cycle helmet* see notes
Sleeping bag liner Thermarest (note that foam mattresses are provided)
Gaiters (useful when walking through thorny sections)Spare laces
WetwipesInsect repellant (DEET)Camera, film / memory cards, spare batteriesPocket-knife (note: always pack sharp objects in hold baggage)Repair kit (eg. needle, thread, duct tape)
Toys / games / books etc.
* We recommend you bring a cycle helmet for anyone intending to ride a camel on day 4. Please note that these animals can be unpredictable and difficult to control, and if you wish to ride, this is at your own risk.