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Packing List for Gorilla Trekking

Gorilla Tracking Packing List

The packing list below is just a mere guideline as you may have your own preferences:-

– 1-2 long sleeved shirts

– 3 short sleeved t-shirts

– 2 –3 pairs of light weight slacks/trousers – that can dry quickly (if wearing on treks)

– 1 pair of shorts

– 1 sweater or sweatshirt

– A waterproof and windproof jacket

– 1 skirt ( for women)

– Gloves – gardening or similar (for gorilla trekking)

– Strong waterproof walking boots – pants should be tucked into socks and boots while trekking

(heavy soled rain boots also work well)

– Pair of sports sandals like Tevas

– Hat-wide brim or with a visor for sun protection

– Sleepwear

– Underwear

– Lightweight wool socks

– Swimsuit (and a plastic bag)

Miscellaneous

– Sunscreen

– Sunglasses with neck strap

– Insect repellent with DEET

– Small day pack

– Flashlight

– Binoculars

– Extra batteries

– Camera and extra lenses

– Film particularly fast film for the gorillas.

– Personal toiletries

– Prescription medicines and possibly prescription itself

– Kleenex tissues

– Small notebook

First Aid Kit including rehydration sachets, anti-diarrhea medicine, aspirin, cold medication, antiseptic cream, band-aids, motion sickness pills, lip balm, eye drops and personal medication.

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