Kilimanjaro Packing List

Kilimanjaro Packing List

Kilimanjaro Packing List

Here is a checklist for packing list which will be help for you for your Kilimanjaro expedition


  • Shorts
  • 2-3 pairs of pants for hiking and for lounging in the evenings
  • Wind break pants (warm trekking pants for the summit)
  • 3-4 short sleeved and long sleeved shirts for hiking and for the evenings
  • 4-5 pairs of long underwear, depending on the duration of your climb
  • Fleece jacket
  • Down Jacket
  • Rain Jacket
  • Rain trousers
  • Trekking shoes/hiking boots
  • Sports shoes or trekking sandals for the evenings
  • Balaclava
  • Seamed cap (Beanie)
  • Wool socks
  • Thermal socks for the summit
  • Hat with neck cover
  • Thin inner gloves
  • Warm and waterproof outer gloves


  • Duffel bag and day pack
  • Sleeping bag
  • Binoculars
  • Trekking poles
  • Headlamp with enough batteries
  • Sunglasses – make sure they have polarised lenses
  • Camera, memory cards, extra batteries, battery charger and lens cleaner
  • Money belt
  • Travel alarm clock


  • Insect repellent
  • Sunblock and after sun lotion
  • A travel towel
  • Skin cream
  • Shower gel
  • Wet wipes/hand sanitizer or no-water/antibacterial soap
  • Pocket Knife with scissors
  • Toothbrush/toothpaste/dental floss
  • Tweezers
  • Lip balm
  • Q-tips & cotton balls
  • Razor & shaving cream/gel
  • Sanitary requirements
  • Band aids
  • Painkiller
  • Antiseptic cream
  • Motion sickness tablets
  • Anti-diarrhoea medicine
  • Re-hydration salts
  • Pen/pencil
  • Plastic bags (wet washing/muddy shoes/organise clothes in suitcase)
  • Small compass
  • String/rope (washing line, tying sleeping bag, etc.)
  • Cold/flu tablets
  • Allergy remedy
  • Some people take a basic antibiotic in case
  • Sterile needles (in case you need an injection and don’t trust the hygiene conditions)
  • Prescribed medicine


  • Passport & correct visas
  • Emergency phone numbers
  • Travel insurance policy
  • Extra passport photos
  • Copy of your passport, kept in a separate place than your passport
  • Copy of marriage certificate, if applicable especially if you recently tied the knot
  • Medical history
  • Copies of prescriptions

Life Is a

daring adventure or nothing at all