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  • Day Pack 30lt – 40lt

  • Duffle bag 70lt – 90lt

  • Hotel/Lodge bag

  • Dry Sacks



  • 3 or 4 season sleeping bag

  • Sleeping bag liner (optional)



  • Walking boots with ankle protection

  • Hiking socks

  • Comfortable shoe or sandles (for evenings around camp)

  • Desert/sand gaiters (optional)



  • LED Head Torch (plus spare batteries)

  • 3lt Water Bladder

  • 2 x 1lt Water Bottles (Nalgene)

  • Sunglasses

  • Daily Snacks (tracker bars, dried fruit, chocolate, nuts)

  • Walking poles



  • Waterproof (windproof) Jacket

  • Waterproof Pants/Trousers

  • Down Jacket

  • Lightweight fleece tops

  • Wicking long sleeve t-shirts

  • Trekking Pants / Trousers (not jeans)

  • Underwear (light and wicking)

  • Neck Buff

  • Sun Hat

  • Warm Hat

  • Casual clothes and personal items for last day at the hotel and journey home



  • Toothbrush & Toothpaste

  • Antibacterial Liquid Soap

  • Baby wipes

  • Antibacterial Wipes

  • Lip Sun Protection Stick

  • Travel towel (Microfiber towel that is space saving and fast drying)

  • Deodorant

  • Insect repellent containing DEET

  • Malaria tablets (under advice from your doctor)

  • Aftersun/Moisturiser cream

  • Sun Cream/ Protection (min SPF30)




  • Camera

  • Contact lenses (plus spare glasses)

  • Ear Plugs

  • Small First Aid Kit

  • Pain killers

  • Band Aids

  • Compeed blister pads

  • Antiseptic wipes

  • Diarrhoea tablets

  • Electrolyte Tablets

  • Your own medication

  • Knee support (if you normally need and use)



  • Passport

(Make sure you have at least 6 months left on your passport expiry date)

  • Photocopy of passport

(Keep a copy at home and a copy in your travel bag for emergencies)

  • Travel insurance

(Suitable insurance available from World Nomads, via the PJS Challenges website)

  • Visa (please check in-country requirements)

  • Flight Tickets (e-tickets)

  • Cash (US Dollars)

  • Credit card

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