Kashmir - Hill Stations and Houseboats
India, Discovery, 13 days - from £1,295 (land only) - from €1,815 (land only) - from $2,100 (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.
The packed weight of your trek bag while trekking should be no more than 15 kgs./33 lbs.
You must bring the following items:
Comfortable walking shoes or lightweight hiking boots
Trainers/ sneakers or similar
Trousers / pants
Short and long sleeve thermal shirt
Smart casual clothes (for evening wear)
Fleece jacket or warm jumper/sweater
Warm fleece hat
Eyewear - Sunglasses
Sun protection (including total bloc for lips, nose etc.)
Washbag and toiletries
Small padlock (to lock trek bag)
Small daypack 15 - 20 litres
Basic First Aid Kit including; A broad spectrum antibiotic, antiseptic cream, throat lozenges, diarrhoea treatment (Imodium) painkillers, plasters and blister treatment, and re-hydration salts (Dioralite).
The following items are optional:
Scarf or buff
Camera, film/memory cards, batteries
Penknife (remember to pack sharp objects in hold baggage)
Repair kit (eg. needle, thread, duct tape)
* Although this is not a trekking trip, there is the opportunity to do a reasonable amount of walking whilst sightseeing. If you intend to make the most of the holiday, you should make sure that you take suitable footwear.