recommended kit list for the amazon

  • A top for each day ( sleeves varying in length)
  • three pairs of light weight trousers
  • 2 pairs of shorts (if your trousers are zip offs you do not need these)
  • 2 thin long sleeve shirts
  • enough underwear for 2 weeks
  • enough thin walking socks for 2 weeks
  • nightwear
  • waterproof clothing
  • 1 fleece
  • Wellington boots
  • flip flops
  • a pair of closed shoes eg. Trainers
  • a sun hat
  • sun glasses
  • a fly net
  • insect repellent
  • sun cream
  • A small light weight towel
  • water bottle/platypus (2 litre capacity)
  • head torch with red light function
  • spare batteries
  • wrist watch with alarm
  • toiletries (must be biodegradable)
  • washing liquid or powder (must be biodegradable)
  • talcum powder or anti-fungal powder
  • note book and pencil (optional)
  • camera (optional)
  • Ipod/ playing cards/ book/ phrase book (optional)
  • binoculars (optional)
  • medical kit

You may be able to rent some of these objects such as binoculars and wellies from the company you are going with.


About isabellew9873

My name is Isabelle Whitehead. I was a member of the Bolton School group on the Operation Wallacea 2015 expedition to Peru.

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