Kilimanjaro Rongai Route Trek

Tanzania, Trek & Walk, 8 days - from $2,465 (land only)

Trek & WalkClimbing

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 (waterproof)

Gaiters

Trainers / sneakers for camp

Socks

Underwear

Trekking trousers/pants

Waterproof overtrousers / rainpants

Warm jacket (down)

Long johns (thermal underwear)

Thermal baselayers

T-shirt and/or casual shirt

Fleece jacket or warm jumper

Windproof/waterproof jacket

Thermal gloves

Warmer over-gloves or mittens

Sunhat / Warm hat

Eyewear - sunglasses

Daypack c.30 litres

Headtorch / headlamp with spare batteries

Sun protection (including for lips)

Water bottles 1 Litre / 1 quart (x2)

4 season sleeping bag*

Thermarest or similar sleeping mat*

Washbag and toiletries

Trek towel

Small padlock (to lock your KE trek bag)

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

Antibacterial handwash

Basic First Aid Kit including a broad spectrum antibiotic, antiseptic cream, throat lozenges, diarrhoea treatment (Imodium), altitude (Diamox), painkillers, plasters and blister treatment, Insect repellent, and re-hydration salts (Dioralite).

The following items are optional:

Trekking poles (recommended)

Sleeping bag liner

Shorts

Spare laces

Nailbrush

Travel clothes

Camera, memory cards, batteries

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

Notes

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 Tanzania.

Note that the hire sleeping bags are not suitable for people over 6 feet in height.

Hold baggage: We recommend that you do not pack your hiking boots and other essential items in hold baggage if you are transiting through Nairobi airport due to the possibility of baggage being delayed.

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