Iceland - Trek the Land of Extremes

Iceland, Trek & Walk, 8 days - from $2,265 (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:

Sturdy and waterproof hiking boots

Gaiters

Sandals or similar (for river crossings)

Socks and underwear

Trekking trousers / pants

Waterproof overtrousers / rain-pants

Baselayer shirts (1 short sleeve, 1 long sleeve)

Midlayer fleece

Fleece jacket or jumper

Casual shirt or T-shirt (for Rekjavik evenings)

Warm jacket (down or synthetic)

Waterproof jacket

Warm hat

Light thermal gloves and waterproof overgloves or mittens

Eyewear - sunglasses

Sleeping bag (comfort rating 0 degrees centigrade)

Thermarest or similar camping mattress

Drybags to keep items in your KE trek bag dry

Daypack of approximately 30 litres capacity

Sun protection (including for lips)

Water bottles x 2 (1 Litre / Quart))

Washbag and toiletries

Swimwear (for hot springs)

Small trek towel

Antibacterial handwash

Basic First Aid Kit. Including: antiseptic cream, throat lozenges, diarrhoea treatment (Imodium), painkillers, plasters and blister treatment, Insect repellent, and re-hydration salts (Dioralite).

The following items are optional:

Sleeping bag liner

Trainers / sneakers

Trekking poles

Shorts

Spare laces

Headtorch / headlamp

Eye cover to assist sleeping in the near 24-hour daylight

Travel clothes

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

Camera and batteries

Pen-knife (remember to put all sharp objects in hold baggage)

Small padlock (to lock trek bag)

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