Things to Pack

Your outerwear should be in the colors sand, khaki, olive-green, light brown or beige and be very comfortable.

  • trekking shoes or sports shoes, according to your type of safari
  • flip-flops at the pool or for leisure
  • light wind and water repellent jacket
  • long fleece jacket or fleece pullover
  • long-sleeved shirt (cotton is the best)
  • T-Shirts (cotton is the best)
  • cotton trousers or functional trousers 
  • comfortable sweatpants or something else for the night
  • hat, cap or a headscarf
  • a small and light bag pack water repellent for your day trips
  • torch
  • batteries and chargers for your equipment and the suitable adapter for Tanzania
  • sunglasses
  • bathing clothes
  • binoculars
  • your own sleeping bag (having a camping safari)
  • copies of all your all your  important documents

Choosing your outerwear you have to consider the season you are traveling to Tanzania. 

Kilimanjaro Packlist

Our porters are allowed to carry maximum 15 kg.  An extra weight will mean extra porter, which will cost €13 per day. Porters will carry only your big bag and will have to carry your own day pack.

In the day pack, please take water, sunglasses, camera, binocular, rain jacket.  Add any other item (s) you might need during the day while climb because you may not see a porter who carries your big bag until the end of climbing for that day.


Hiking trousers

Short-sleeved shirts, long-sleeved shirts, socks.

Sweater, jacket, windbreaker.

Rain jacket and pants.

Sun hat.

Long underwear.

Gloves (water proof, one thin pair and one thick pair).

Trekking shoes (preferably warm and waterproof).

Tennis shoes or Sandals for evening at the campsite or hut.

Wool socks.

Gaiters (for mud).

Snow cleat (optional)

Sleeping bag (rated ¯10° C or colder is recommended).

 Sleeping pad

Large backpack with rain cover, for porters to carry.

 Day pack bag and rain cover for you to carry.

It is recommended to store electronics in a sealed water-proof bags.

Camera and lenses.

 Video camera and spare tapes.

 Electronics spare batteries.


Soap and shampoo.

 Toothbrush and toothpaste.

Moist towelettes (hand-wipes).

Hand sanitizer.


Small towel.

Toilet paper.

Sunscreen and lip balm.

Insect repellent.

Feminine products.



Disinfectant or antibiotic ointment.

Bandages and tape.

Diarrhea medicine.

Diamox for altitude (see your Doctor)

Malaria pills (See your Doctor)

Trekking sticks.

Pocket knife.

Playing cards, games, book (optional)

Snacks and energy bars (optional)

2 litres camel back (no disposable water bottles).