Mount Kilimanjaro Packing List

Climbing the Kilimanjaro is an elephant task. Trekkers undergo various difficulties and face the harsh weather as they climb up to the top. Here is a quick Mount Kilimanjaro Packing List one must be careful for while going on this expedition.

  • Clothing-
  1. 1-2 Pairs of Hiking Trousers
  2. Top and Bottom Base Layer
  3. 3-4 Short Sleeve and 1-2 Long Sleeve Trekking Shirts
  4. 1 Hard Shell Jacket
  5. 4-5 Pairs of Underwear
  6. 1 Fleece Jacket
  7. 1 Insulated Winter Jacket
  8. 1 Insulated Trekking Pants
  • Lightweight Raingear-
  1. Buff or Neck Gaiter
  2. Headgear
  3. Sun Hat, ideally with a neck cover
  4. Sunglasses
  5. Headlamp
  6. Warm Beanie or Fleece Headband
  • Hands and Walking
  1. Warm Outer Gloves / Mitts
  2. Lightweight Inner Gloves
  3. Adjustable Trekking Poles
  • Footwear-
  1. 4-5 Pairs of Trekking Socks
  2. Mid-weight Hiking Boots
  3. 1 Pair of Warm / Thick Trekking Socks
  4. Camp Trainers / Trekking Sandals
  • Bags and Daypack –
  1. 80-90L Waterproof Duffle Bag
  2. Daypack Raincover
  3. 20-30L Daypack
  4. Travel Bag Organisers (Optional)
  • Sleeping Accessories –
  1. 4-Season Sleeping Bag
  2. Insulated Sleeping Mat
  3. Inflatable Pillow (optional)
  • General Accessories-
  1. Large Volume Water Bottle or Hydration Bladder
  2. Water Purification Tablets
  3. Baby Wipes
  4. Sweat Resistant Suncream
  5. Blister Platers
  6. Insect Repellant
  7. General Medications (Paracetamol, Imodium)
  8. Pee Bottle (optional)
  • Technology-
  1. Camera
  2. Spare Batteries and Camera Memory Card
  3. GoPro (optional)
  4. Kindle with Back Light (optional)
  5. Solar Backpack Charger (optional)
  • Other Bits and Bobs-
  1. Zip Lock Bags for Important Possessions (Passport, Money etc.)
  2. Passport, Visa, Insurance, Yellow Fever Card (if applicable)
  3. Energy Bars
  4. Energy Drink Supplement
  5. Trekking Towel
  6. Toiletries, including one roll of toilet paper
  7. Small Lock for your Duffle Bag

These are some of the must-haves in your packing bags while you plan for the dangerous trip. Every item in the list can prove to be worthy at some point or the other. Mount Kilimanjaro is not easy to climb. But the satisfied view at the top pays for everything. Call us or visit our website to learn more about Mount Kilimanjaro Packing List in detail and to book your ticket now.

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