La Gomera - Jewel of the Canaries

Canaries & Spain, Trek & Walk, 8 days - from $1,220 (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. Please be aware that you will be required to carry your bag to your room which in some cases may involve flights of stairs. Although this is the Canary Islands it can be quite chilly in the evening and you should bring some warm clothing.

You must bring the following items:

Hiking boots (these should be sturdy with a good tread on the sole and with ankle support)


Trekking trousers

Lightweight waterproof overtrousers


Baselayer shirts (long sleeved and short sleeved)

T-shirts and/or casual shirts

Fleece jacket or similar

Waterproof jacket

Lightweight thermal gloves

Warm hat


Eyewear - sunglasses

Daypack c. 20 litres


Sun protection (including for lips)

Water bottles 1 Litre (x2)

Washbag and toiletries

Antibacterial handwash

Small padlock (to lock your KE trek bag)

Basic First Aid Kit including: Antiseptic cream, throat lozenges, diarrhoea treatment (Imodium), painkillers, plasters (band-aids) and blister treatment, insect repellent, and re-hydration salts (Dioralite).

The following items are optional:

Trekking poles (highly recommended)

Thermal vest

Trainers or sandals


Swimwear and towel (for hotel pool)

Camera and batteries

Spare SD/memory cards (these are not available on route)

Spare laces

Penknife (for picnic lunches)

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