Madeira Walking Week

Madeira & Portugal, Trek & Walk, 8 days - from $1,215 (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:

Hiking boots

Socks

Spare laces

Trekking trousers / pants

Lightweight waterproof overtrousers / rainpants

Underwear

Baselayer (wicking) shirts

T-shirts and/or casual shirts

Fleece jacket or warm jumper

Lightweight windproof/waterproof jacket

Lightweight gloves

Sunhat

Warm hat

Eyewear - sunglasses

Daypack c. 25 - 30 litres

Headtorch / headlamp (on some days we will be walking through tunnels – please make sure you have fresh batteries)

Sun protection (including for lips)

Water bottles 1 Litre / 2 pint (x2)

Tupperware box for lunch salad (approx 15x10x3cm)

Plastic fork/knife/spoon for eating lunch

Washbag and toiletries

Small padlock (to lock your KE trek bag)

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:

Trainers or sandals

Gaiters

Shorts

Swimwear (most hotels have pools)

Towel (for swimming)

Small plastic cup for tea/coffee at lunch (guide carries a flask)

Antibacterial handwash

Trekking poles

Insect repellant – (DEET)

Camera, media, batteries

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