Kilimanjaro packing list guide

You are responsible for bringing personal gear and equipment while communal equipment (tents, food, cooking items, etc.) is provided free. Below is a gear list of required, recommended and optional items to bring on your climb but if you don’t have one, bellow you can hire from us by the price shown bellow (How Should I Dress for Kilimanjaro?).

Technical Clothing
1 – Waterproof Jacket, breathable with hood ($15)
1 – Insulated Jacket, synthetic or down ($15)
1 – Soft Jacket, fleece or soft-shell ($15)
2 – Long Sleeve Shirt, light-weight, moisture-wicking fabric ($10)
1 – Short Sleeve Shirt, light-weight, moisture-wicking fabric ($10)
1 – Waterproof Pants, breathable (side-zipper recommended) ($10)
2 – Hiking Pants (convertible to shorts recommended) ($10)
1 – Fleece Pantsv ($10)
1 – Shorts (optional) ($10)
1 – Long Underwear (moisture-wicking fabric recommended) ($10)
3 – Underwear, briefs (moisture-wicking fabric recommended) ($10)
2 – Sport Bra (women)Head wear
1 – Brimmed Hat, for sun protection ($5)
1 – Knit Hat, for warmth ($5)
1 – Balaclava, for face coverage (optional) ($5)
1 – Bandana (optional)Hand wear ($5)
1 – Gloves, warm (waterproof recommended) ($5)
1 – Glove Liners, synthetic, worn under gloves for added warmth (optional) ($5)
Foot wear
1 – Hiking Boots, warm, waterproof, broken-in, with spare laces ($20)
1 – Gym Shoes, to wear at camp (optional) ($20)
3 – Socks, thick, wool or synthetic
3 – Sock Liners, tight, thin, synthetic, worn under socks to prevent blisters (optional)
1 – Gaiters, waterproof (optional)Accessories ($5)
1 – Sunglasses or Goggles ($10)
1 – Backpack Cover, waterproof (optional) ($10)
1 – Poncho, during rainy season (optional) ($10)
1 – Water Bottle (Nalgene, 32 oz. recommended) ($5)
1 – Water Bladder, Camelbak type (recommended) ($10)
1 – Towel, lightweight, quick-dry (optional)
1 – Pee Bottle, to avoid leaving tent at night ( recommended) ($10)
Stuff Sacks or Plastic Bags, various sizes, to keep gear dry and separateEquipment
1 – Sleeping Bag, warm, four seasons ($20)
1 – Sleeping Bag Liner, for added warmth (optional) ($10)
1 – Trekking Poles (recommended) ($10)
1 – Head lamp, with extra batteries ($10)
1 – Duffel bag, (waterproof recommended) for porters to carry your equipment
1 – Daypack, for you to carry your personal gear ($10)

Toiletries
Prescriptions
Sunscreen
Lip Balm
Insect Repellent, containing DEET
First Aid Kit
Hand Sanitizer
Toilet Paper
Wet Wipes (recommended)
Snacks, light-weight, high calorie, high energy (optional)
Pencil and Notebook, miniature, for trip log (optional)
Camera, with extra batteries (optional)Paperwork
Trip Receipt
Passport
Visa (available at JRO)
Immunization Papers
Insurance Documents