Mount Kenya and Kilimanjaro
Kenya & Tanzania, Trek & Walk, 15 days - from £2,595 (land only) - from €3,245 (land only) - from $4,540 (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.
Sleeping bag with comfort rating of -10C/14F*
Thermarest or similar sleeping mat*
Water bottles 1 Litre / 1 quart (x2)
Daypack c.30 litres 2000 cu in
Hiking boots (waterproof)
Trainers / sneakers for camp
Technical walking socks
Lightweight waterproof overtrousers / rainpants
Long johns (thermal underwear)
Thermal baselayer shirts
T-shirt and/or casual shirt
Fleece jacket or warm jumper
Lightweight windproof/waterproof jacket
Warm jacket (down)
Warmer over-gloves or mittens
Headtorch / headlamp with spare batteries
Basic First Aid Kit including a broad spectrum antibiotic, antiseptic cream/spray, throat lozenges, diarrhoea treatment (Imodium), altitude (Diamox), painkillers, plasters and blister treatment, insect repellent, and re-hydration salts (Dioralite).
Selection of dry bags (to keep trek bag contents dry)
Washbag and toiletries
Eyewear - sunglasses
Sun protection (including for lips)
Sleeping bag liner
Camera, film, batteries
Pen-knife (remember to put all sharp objects in hold baggage
Small padlock (to lock your KE trek bag)
Equipment hire / rental
Items marked * can be hired / rented through KE Adventure Travel. Please make all requests at least 6 weeks prior to the trip departure date. Hire / rental equipment is issued in Kenya and Tanzania.
Note that the hire sleeping bags are not suitable for people over 6 feet in height.