Les Petits Caravaniers - Family Adventure Trek
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. The packed weight of each family members trek bag during the trip should be no more than 15 kgs
You must bring the following items:
Lightweight thermal or fleece gloves
Trekking trousers / pants
Waterproof over-trousers / rain-pants
Baselayer shirts (short sleeve & long sleeve)
Shirts or T-shirts (wicking)
Fleece jacket or warm jumper
Warm hat (for chilly evenings)
Eyewear - Sunglasses
Sun protection (including total bloc for lips, nose etc.)
Water bottles 1 Litre / 1 quart (x2)
3 season sleeping bag* (4 season bag required for December departures)
Washbag and toiletries
Small padlock (to lock your KE kit bag)
Daypack c.20 to 30 litres (depending on how much of the kids' stuff you need to carry)
Selection of dry bags (to keep trek bag contents dry)
Headtorch / headlamp with spare batteries
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(1) see notes
Sleeping bag liner
Thermarest* (note that foam mattresses are provided)
Trainers / sneakers or sandals for camp
Wetwipes (note that water for washing can sometimes be scarce)
Insect repellant (DEET)
Camera, media, spare batteries
Pocket-knife (note: always pack sharp objects in hold baggage)
Repair kit (eg. needle, thread, duct tape)
Toys / games / books etc.
(1)We recommend you bring a cycle helmet for anyone intending to ride the camels. Please note that these animals can be unpredictable and difficult to control, and if you wish to ride, this is at your own risk.
*Available for hire/rental through KE Adventure Travel.