As general rule when packing for wilderness
expeditions keep personal gear to a minimum.
Please avoid large framed suitcase as they can
be rather cumbersome to porters but use a medium
size duffle bag instead. The weight limit on
domestic airlines is 20 Kg and only 2 check-in
bags and one carry on bag are allowed. Excess
baggage will be charged at up to US$ 3 per Kg.
Your day pack should be a medium volume without
a frame which can hold your personal belonging
such as medication, camera, extra clothes, water
Should be lightweight, dry quickly, and provide
insulation even when wet, synthetic fibre is
preferable to cotton. The brushed nylon pants
are ideal for trekking. Lightweight long sleeved
shirt is useful as sunscreen and leeches
protection while trekking. A good quality
raincoat and pants are ideal as they will keep
you warm and dry in a variety of situations.
Lightweight hiking boots or good quality running
shoes will be ideal for the lowland trek. It is
essential your walking boots be comfortable and
Personal item such as flashlight or headlamp
with spare batteries, water bottle and lighter.
A pocketknife, reading and writing material and
personal first aid kit would also be essential
for your convenience.
Protection against insect bite:
Most part the jungle is free from biting
insects, but we do encounter them in the low
land such as sand flies around the river banks
and leaches in the lowland bushes. It's
important to use insect repellent to keep the