ultimate packing list
Please see the What to take section
Our ultimate packing list should be used as a guide only and is not intended to
of your Trip Notes, which will detail
be a complete packing list. Any other items that you wish to pack are at your own
any specific requirements for
discretion; however, you should attempt to follow our suggested luggage weight
your trip and the type and size of
limit of under 10kg/22lb. Some items on this list may not be necessary for your
luggage that can be taken.
particular trip. What you bring will vary according to the trip style you’ve chosen,
If you are travelling overland in a
the countries you’re visiting and when you’re travelling. We recommend you check
safari vehicle then there are often
the details of your trip when deciding what to pack.
specific luggage dimensions that
Please carefully consider the weather and time of year that you plan to travel.
you must adhere to.
On the vast majority of our trips you are expected
to carry your own luggage, although you will not be
Visas required for this trip
required to walk long distances with it (max 30 minutes).
Travel insurance including insurer details, 24 hr
Most travellers carry their luggage in a backpack,
emergency contact telephone number and policy
though an overnight bag with a shoulder strap would
number (even if you are travelling with credit
be fine if you travel lightly. Please refer to the ‘What to
take’ section of your Trip Notes for any specific luggage
requirements. Smaller bags or backpacks with wheels
Flight tickets, e-ticket
are convenient but we recommend your bag has carry
Trip confirmation voucher
straps. You will also need a daypack/bag to carry water
Photocopies of important documents - to be kept
and a camera etc. for daytrips.
separately (we recommend you keep a copy at
Soft luggage, backpack or bag with
home as well and email a copy to yourself )
wheels and straps
Latest trip notes & other Intrepid country
Padlocks (and keys)
Spare passport photos
Youth/student card for travel discounts
Seniors card for travel discounts
International driving license if you plan to hire a car
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