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Madagascar, Discovery, 15 days - from $3,320 (land only)

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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

Socks

Trekking trousers/pants

Shorts

Waterproof overtrousers / rainpants

Underwear

Shorts

Long johns (thermal underwear). August departure.

Thermal baselayer shirts. August departure.

Thermal gloves or mittens. August departure.

Warm hat. August departure.

T-shirts and/or casual shirts

Fleece jacket or warm jumper

Waterproof jacket

Sunhat

Sunglasses

Daypack c. 25 litres

Headtorch / headlamp with spare batteries

Water bottles 1 Litre / 2 pint (x2). (or camelback / platypus type systems)

3 season sleeping bag (camping mats are provided)

Antibacterial handwash

Small trek towel

Washbag and toiletries

Basic First Aid Kit including the following A broad spectrum antibiotic, antiseptic cream, throat lozenges, diarrhoea treatment (Imodium), painkillers, plasters (band-aids) and blister treatment, insect repellent (DEET), and re-hydration salts (Dioralite). Glucose tablets and multi-vitamin tablets are also a good idea.

Sun protection (including for lips)

The following items are optional:

Sleeping bag liner

Trainers / sneakers for camp

Trekking poles

Insect repellant (DEET)

Mosquito Net (although nets are provided in your accommodation, it may be prudent to bring your own)

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

Travel clothes

Small padlock (to lock your KE trek bag)

Camera, media, spare batteries

Swimwear

Please note:

During the August departure, mornings and evening can be cool and nights can be very cold in the highland areas of the Andringitra. You must ensure that you have sufficient warm clothes and a good sleeping bag for the nights spent camping.

It is possible that in April and November you might be too warm in a 3-season sleeping bag and a lighter may be taken.

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