Golden Hills of Burma

Burma, Trek & Walk, 14 days - from $3,540 (land only)

Trek & Walk

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

Training shoes /Sneakers or similar



Trekking trousers / pants

Light waterproof overtrousers / rainpants

Light waterproof jacket

Thermal baselayer shirt (for cooler temperatures on trek)

Casual shirt and/or T-shirts

Fleece jacket or warm jumper/sweater*


Scarf or neck buff

2-3 season sleeping bag*

Thermarest or foam sleeping mat

Eyewear – sunglasses

Small padlock (to lock trek bag)

Daypack 30 litres / 1800 cu in.

Headtorch/headlamp with spare batteries

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

Water bottles 1 Litre (1 Quart) x2

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

Washbag and toiletries

Antibacterial handwash

Insect repellant – (DEET)

Small towel


Basic First Aid Kit, including: A broad-spectrum antibiotic, antiseptic cream, throat lozenges, diarrhoea treatment (Immodium), painkillers, plasters and blister treatment, Insect repellent (DEET), antihistamine cream and tablets, re-hydration salts (Dioralite) and Malaria prophylaxis

The following items are optional:

Spare laces

Trekking poles

Camera, media, spare batteries

Penknife (remember to pack sharp objects in hold baggage)

Travel clothes


* December/January departures can be considerably colder than other times of year in the Chin Hills, with the possibility of overnight temperatures of less than 5 degrees Centigrade. For these departures we recommend a warmer sleeping bag (rated to at least 0 degrees comfort level) and some additional warm clothes.

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