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Bwaise Slum Tours in Kampala, Uganda

Find out what it’s like to go on one of the Slum Tours in Kampala, and how it has made a big impact on me.

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When our Oasis Overland tour leader offered us a slum tour through Bwaise slums in Uganda, I wasn’t sure how comfortable I felt about it. Not only would we be wandering through the residents private village and homes, but no doubt we would also be snapping away with our cameras at every sign of poverty. It seemed so wrong.

I very nearly decided not to go along.

Uganda Slum Tour

Local relaxing in Bwaise Slum

 

However, I am so glad that I did decide on visiting the slums in Uganda as it has led to a small change in my life.

Bwaise Slum Tours in Kampala, Uganda

Catching a matatatu (local taxi) through the traffic-choked streets of Kampala, the capital of Uganda, is an experience in itself. Add 12 muzungu’s (white tourists) like myself and you become the main attraction. As we crawled through the streets we were reminded that the residents of the slum we were visiting, Bwaise slum, live well below the poverty line but we had nothing to fear in terms of being robbed as we would be guided with a guard.

AFFCAD Bwaise Slum Tour in Uganda

AFFCAD Bwaise Slum Tours in Uganda

Arriving in Bwaise Slum we met our AFFCAD (Action for Fundamental Change for Development) tour guides who explained where we would be going and who we would meet over the next 2 hours.

AFFCAD is a non profit community based organisation with offices in Bwaise slums in Kampala. It was formed in 2009 by a group of four youths to mitigate the impacts of HIV/AID and Poverty in the slum areas of Kampala, Uganda.  They now run tours and also offer various volunteering options, from 1 day to several months.

As we learnt more about the AFFCAD organisation, children’s faces began to peer through the wooden windows at us. Their faces breaking into shy grins every time they caught our eyes or we offered a wave.

Local school in Bwaise Slum - Uganda

Walking out onto the streets of Bwaise slum I quickly felt a tug at my hand as it dangled at my side. Glancing down I spotted a grubby little hand clasped around my fingers. The ear to ear grin split her face as she looked up at me and my heart melted.

Bwaise Slum Tour - Children

Within seconds everyone had at least one kid grasping both hands as we began our slum tour. And in most cases two or three kids would be hanging off our fingers.

Visiting the local school where 40 kids cram into a shoebox of a room with dirt floors was eye opening. Brightly painted pictures plastered the wooden walls and wooden desks lined the room. Another of the classes was completely flooded with a foot of water sloshing between the walls due to it being rainy season.

Bwaise Slum Tour - Local School

When the floods arrive, several weeks of the year, there is nothing to be done but send the kids back home. It sucks as all they want to do is learn and play.

Continuing the slum tour we were taken through a maze of winding streets of ramshackle homes. Each housing several generations of family members with no electricity or running water.

Bwaise Slum - School

The water they do collect often bubbles up from natural springs that are littered with rubbish.

A queue of tiny kids carry plastic containers waiting to be filled for their once daily (if lucky) meal of plain rice. Education about boiling the water before consuming it is the only way to keep them from getting sick.

Drinking water in Bwaise Slum

Long canals choked with rubbish criss-cross through the slums. The locals stand waist deep in them pulling trash out of the water to see if anything has washed down from neighbouring communities that is worth keeping or selling.

Nearly everything can be reused and each item is meticulously poured over to calculate its value.

Bwaise Slum Tour in Uganda - Canals

Wandering deeper into the slum we are told to switch off our cameras.

The locals here are mostly prostitutes in the slum earning little more than $1 an hour, yet this is more than most. It is a lucrative business for someone with no other options. And while AFFCAD are trying to stamp it out, they know they are fighting a losing battle.

They would rather educate the sex workers about HIV/AIDS and how to protect themselves over the long term.

As we wrap up the tour we are invited into a local restaurant to devour a traditional meal of Ugali (a type of rice and maize mixture) with a stew of tender beef. All costing less than $2.

Waving goodbye to the kids I make the very easy decision that as soon as I return to New Zealand I will be organising the sponsorship of one of the children. For just $40 a month I can make a huge impact in their lives with 3 daily meals, school supplies and medicine to help them out.

Children of Bwaise SlumLaughing children in Bwaise Slum

What is ridiculous and weighs on me heavily is that I can quite easily spend that on one night out drinking. It makes me sick just thinking about it.

Reader Questions: Do you sponsor a child or donate to a worth charity? Do you recommend any for me to research?

To learn more about what AFFCAD are doing in Bwaise slum, or how you might help them, then please check out their website.

Cole is one half of New Zealand's leading adventure travel blogging couple who have been wearing out their jandals around the world since 2009. He loves any adventure activities and anything to do with the water whether it is Surfing, Diving, Swimming, Snorkeling or just lounging nearby on the beach. You can follow Cole on Google+. Or consider following us via RSS Feed, Twitter, Facebook and subscribe to our Newsletter.

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  1. Rob

    May 12, 2013 at 9:11 PM

    A thought provoking post indeed. I didn’t go on a tour of the slums of Mumbai for the very reasons you mentioned. I never imagined that it could inspire a change in myself to help. Also it’s amazing to see such happy smilie faces in your photos despite the extreme poverty. The human spirit is unbelievable!

    • Cole Burmester

      May 13, 2013 at 6:19 AM

      I can’t believe how many smiling faces we see every day Rob. Their spirit is unbreakable even after everything they have been through.
      And totally get why you didn’t do a slum tour in Mumbai. I think some companies do exploit these situations so do research before signing up.

  2. Rob

    May 12, 2013 at 9:15 PM

    Oh lordy, please can you not post my last comment I made a mistake adding my comment luv! It seems a bit crass of me posting my blog post about saving £30,000 when these people are living in such poverty!! Sorry! Great post though

    • Cole Burmester

      May 13, 2013 at 6:22 AM

      Hi Rob,
      I don’t think it is a bad thing because we have all grown up in different circumstances.
      Cheers for your comments.

  3. Jo

    May 12, 2013 at 9:26 PM

    Hi Cole, I sponsored a 6 year old girl in Quito through “Tear Fund”. After many many delightful letters and 10 years of sponsorship we met her and her family in 2011. This was the most magical experience of our lives, we had such fun with them, they are so amazingly happy and grateful souls. I wrote about it here.

    http://www.worldwideadventurers.com/south-america/ecuador-south-america/a-small-investment-for-life/

    She is now 17, we have private contact on Facebook and she now calls me ‘dear godmother’. She is hoping for university next year and I am hoping to go back, visit and help again.

    Tear Fund comes highly recommended by us.

    • Cole Burmester

      May 13, 2013 at 6:24 AM

      That is a beautiful story Jo and so glad you have got to meet her in real life. That is the sort of experience I want to find. Will definitely do some research on TearFund.
      Cheers.

  4. Dan

    May 13, 2013 at 1:22 AM

    That last photo is amazing! Great post Cole.

    • Cole Burmester

      May 13, 2013 at 6:20 AM

      Thanks Dan. I took the last photo after showing them the one before that. That’s when they started cracking up haha.

  5. Casey @ A Cruising Couple

    May 13, 2013 at 12:50 PM

    Sounds like you had a good organization to guide you through, which I think makes all the difference. I always get worried when I hear about these ‘tours’ because I’ve heard time and again how a select few will profit off of tourists, charge them ridiculous amounts, and then keep all the money after the ‘slum tour’. Having said that, I worked in a slum in India, and of course it was life changing. I’m glad to hear that the experience was so amazing for you! Everyone looks very happy to be in your photos as well 🙂

    • Cole Burmester

      May 17, 2013 at 5:52 AM

      That is very cool that you were hands-on in a slum Casey. I thought about doing volunteering instead of sponsorship but can’t believe how much they charge for you to “volunteer”.
      For the photos I always asked them before I took it and most of the time they were actually asking me to take photos of them!

  6. bronwen

    May 13, 2013 at 11:10 PM

    This is a soul capturing post Cole so thanks for sharing. I helped sponsor a child at when i was at primary school many moons ago and she was from India. And when I left the school i stopped. Now that my own kids are all adults and i don’t have to support them i have thought several times about starting again. I would be interested to know which fund you choose to go through……and definately i will do an African child too.
    Thanks Cole.

    • Cole Burmester

      May 17, 2013 at 5:50 AM

      Thanks Mum 🙂 I am sure I will let you know and hopefully we can make a difference together!

  7. Jemma

    May 16, 2013 at 11:05 AM

    I hope that slum tours in Uganda will make an impact to the lives of many travelers. For us, it’s only a small amount of money but for them, it could mean a lot. Let’s support Uganda and all those who need our help! 🙂

    • Cole Burmester

      May 17, 2013 at 5:42 AM

      Great point Jemma. As long as they are organised in such a way that they benefit the local community then that is a good thing 😀

  8. tourism uganda

    May 18, 2013 at 8:54 AM

    Really very nice and good this site.I want all people visit this site. Thanks for all of your hard work.

    • Cole Burmester

      May 23, 2013 at 3:10 PM

      No problem. Feel free to share it around so more people can see all the great work being done in Uganda 🙂

  9. Kelly Cartwright

    May 18, 2013 at 2:41 PM

    Those beautiful, innocent smile of the Ugandan children melted my heart. Your blog serves as an eye opener to the international community.

  10. Kristy of Family Visa

    May 29, 2013 at 7:06 AM

    I just felt bad and sorry for those children. This story inspires me to start helping needy people now through my own little way because what I can give now can change their lives for the better.

  11. Jonathan Look, Jr.

    May 31, 2013 at 6:04 AM

    As a person that lives everyday in the shadow of places like this I have been hesitant to do a “slum tour”. What you describe seems like a great experience. It is always a balancing act isn’t it. On one hand these people NEED sensitive witnesses. On the other they don’t need to be on display. Well balance here!

  12. Robyn

    June 5, 2013 at 8:49 PM

    I’ve sponsored a child through World Vision since 2004. I’ll be leaving on a “rtw” trip in Nov but have made sure to set aside enough money to continue my contribution while I’m travelling. I too would have a difficult time deciding if it was ethical or not to take a guided tour through a slum.

    • sempuuma ronald

      June 25, 2013 at 1:23 PM

      am a ugandan
      but all i have to say is thanks for having a good and big heart
      may u be blessed for that

  13. Lisa Hemsen

    August 8, 2013 at 8:23 AM

    Those beautiful children have so little but yet their smiles are so rich. I too have been a sponsor for the AZCM in Kampala, Uganda headed by a wonderful man of God, McMillan Emmanuel. Unfortunately, the sponsors have dropped off and there are only a couple left which hardly feeds the many children of this orphanage. They really need help. God Bless you and all who have such beautiful souls.

    • Cole Burmester

      August 9, 2013 at 4:45 AM

      The more we can do to help them as well as educate people around us, then the better their lives will be. Good on you for being involved Lisa!

  14. Kafuma Richard

    July 2, 2014 at 12:45 AM

    Thank you for visiting and also supporting us to run our programs and also much thanks to Oasis for bring you down to the real life people live in here in the slums. Remember that one “person can bring a change, Together we can bring a difference” yes we can.

  15. Jaffar Tazan Nyombi

    January 19, 2017 at 7:51 PM

    Hello,every one i am Jaffar the Tour guide, i am a co founder Action for Fundamental Change and Development (AFFCAD) . i am so happy about the story and the feedback from all of you. I know it has been a while but i thought its important for me to send in my appreciation and also connect with you as well as updating you . The slum tours have now been changed to Kampala slum walk as many of our clients were not comfortable with slum tours as a name .kindly if you would like to suport in any way we well come you and you may contact me

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Review: 10 Day Egypt Explorer Tour with Expat Explore

A comprehensive review of Expat Explores 10 Day Explorer Tour through the stunning country of Egypt.

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Expat Explore Group in Egypt

We have been wanting to visit Egypt for a while now so when the opportunity to get away over the Christmas and New Year period arose we knew we needed to head there for a break. We joined Expat Explore on their 10 Day Explorer Tour through Egypt taking in the sights of Cairo, Aswan, Luxor and Hurghada.

Expat Explore Group Photo

The reason we chose Expat Explore was that they were the cheapest in price with all the same sights and in the end we were happy with our choice.

Pre-departure they emailed us our itinerary with the optional excursions and additional costs for entry fees included so that we could budget properly. As well as following up with our pre-trip questions regarding flights, insurance and uhealth and safety advice.

From the start they were very professional. Landing in Cairo we were personally greeted the day before our tour and transported to our City centre hotel. That drive was an eye-opener to Egypt with crazy lane changes, honking, swerving, flashing lights with animals, people and vehicles everywhere.

El Tonsy Hotel is your base for your arrival and last night. Luckily we didn’t expect much as our door didn’t lock which was a bit dodgy and the rooms were freezing cold with a broken heater and only one blanket. You wouldn’t think you would need heat in Egypt but it was the middle of winter and it was chilly at night. No complaints with the location though as we could see the Pyramids in the distance and were only 5 minutes walk from the Nile and 15 minutes to Tahir Square (perfectly safe by the way). Plus they have a little bar/restaurant with cheap food and free Wi-Fi. Just buy your snacks and water from the supermarket across the road and you will get on fine.

El Tonsy Hotel View of Pyramids

It’s quite hard to break down a whole trip into one post but here goes:

Day One

Your tour starts with the best in my opinion by touring some sights of Cairo. The steeply angled Step Pyramid, mind-blowing Pyramids of Giza and the smaller than expected Sphinx. This day was definitely the highlight.

That night is spent aboard the train for 10-12 hours to Aswan. I highly recommend the Sleeper train for an extra £50 per person. Others that caught the standard train froze their butts off while we had a toasty sleep with a served dinner and breakfast. Unfortunately Expat Explore never told us about the provided food so we ate before we got on-board but what we could fit in was delicious.

Day Two

The tour splits in Aswan as one group embarks on a River Cruise aboard a 5 star ship while the others spend time in hotels and on a Felucca. No surprise that we went with the cheaper option aboard the Felucca so the next few days are from that point of view.

The afternoon is yours at Sara Hotel on the banks above the Nile. We lapped up the beautiful rays of the sun and managed to turn our pasty white bodies a more fitting slightly white shade. The Hotel was great until the toilet next-door erupted sending a river of smelly waste across our bedroom floor (throw your toilet paper in the bin not the loo)! Luckily we woke in time to rescue our bags from the watery mess! Not the fault of Expat Explore and we didn’t blame the Hotel either as shit happens.

Day Three

Your day begins by visiting the monstrous High Dam for 10 minutes (fairly boring) and a drive past the Unfinished Obelisk. While the highlight is definitely the Philae Temple. When the sunsets across the Nile reflecting off the stonework it really is quite magical.

Philae Temple Sunset

The evening ended with an optional dinner in a traditional Nubian families house. The food was scrumptious and you better bring your singing and dancing shoes.

Day Four

The following day and night is spent relaxing aboard the Felucca for a sail up the Nile for several hours. Sleeping no more than 8 people you will be snug if you bring your own sleeping bag like us. The rest of our crew were jealous as it did get quite chilly in the evening however blankets were provided.

With delicious pita bread and falafel cooked on the boat you will not be disappointed with the food either.

The day ends with a bonfire on the Nile shoreline as you sing and dance with the crazy fun Nubian crews. This was definitely one of the highlights of the entire trip for us.

Travel Tip: Don’t be put off by doing your “business” amongst the reeds of the Nile. Just enjoy the view and remember to bring your own toilet paper (which you need everywhere in Egypt anyway).

Felucca on the Nile

By all accounts, from the other tour members, the River Cruise is just as great with 3 nights on-board in comfortable accommodation, a pool and  buffets morning, noon and night.

Day Five

Waking to a sunrise breaking the morning chill is a glorious way to start a new day. Unfortunately there is little time for relaxation before you are off the Felucca and on a bus to Kom Ombu and Edfu Temples. I must say, all of the transportation was more than adequate with toilets on the buses and room enough for everyone. It’s lucky because you do spend the majority of the time being driven around.

The Lotus Hotel in Luxor was probably the pick of them all. Situated on the Nile bank with a swimming pool and tasty buffet breakfast.

Day Six

One more day, one more busy schedule. Rushing to beat the crowds at the Valley of the Kings it’s another 8am start. You are only allowed to visit three tombs and we recommend the guides picks which were Ramses II, IV and IX.

Travel Tip: You are NOT allowed to take your camera with you off the bus. Please don’t ruin it for everyone by taking photos as you will be charged by security when caught.

We also squeezed in the crowded rock carved Hatshepsut Temple but only drove past Luxor Temple as we ran out of time as you need to drive 6 hours to reach Hurghada that night.

Day Seven and Eight

The next two days at the Red Sea are yours to do whatever you like so use them wisely. We joined most of our group for a spot of snorkelling and diving. The dive and the staff were great but the whole day seemed a little rushed which was a shame. Keep an eye out for our post on our diving experience in Hurghada.

Diving in Hurghada on the Red Sea

So nice being able to relax on a beach and read a book after such a hectic schedule. It’s hard to leave and the 6 – 8 hour bus ride back to Cairo is tough.

Travel Tip: If you plan to do the tour over New Years Eve then you will have to depart Hurghada half a day early which sucked as it meant celebrating the New Year at the Hotel in Cairo. Bit of a let down but when hasn’t New Years Eve been!

Day Nine

Your final day of sightseeing is spent around Cairo. Our favourite part of the day was definitely the Cairo Museum with an excellent tour guide. It fits perfectly at the end by seeing all the history close-up after having learned about it over the last 8 days.

By the time we hit the old area of Cairo and the Coptic Hanging Church we were spent on history but our guide made a good effort at keeping us entertained.

The last group activity is free time for an hour or so at the Khan El Khalili souk markets where the touts try to prise your cash from you for the last time from every nook and cranny.

Day Ten

With the tour over it’s time to head home. Our flight was late the following night so we walked around the city and Souks on our own for the day. Expat Explore provides transport back to the airport which was great.

The Negatives

The trip was awesome but we think it’s important to note the little things that could make a huge difference to the overall experience:

  • It felt like we were always hungry. Maybe it is just Kiwi’s and Aussies that eat all the time but it seriously felt like we were constantly starving with lunches being served usually after 4pm and dinner at 9pm onwards. It might be the Egyptian way to eat at those times but not for us. Travel Tip: Buy lots of snacks for the road which are very cheap at supermarkets.
  • There was sometimes a lack of direction in what seemed to be happening. Everything is done on Egyptian time so be patient.
  • We were often delayed or behind schedule with little to no guidance as to how long it would take to get from place to place. A little knowledge goes a long was as then we can plan ahead.
  • More free time would be great to explore places on your own rather than have our hands held everywhere.

The Positives:

As we said above, the trip was amazing and the little positive things far outweighed the negatives which helped make it a memorable trip.

  • Pre-departure information and care was extremely good.
  • The tour was exceptional value for money and it was the cheapest tour we could find even though we still saw all the same sights the other groups did.
  • The guides were extremely knowledgeable and never failed to answer any questions we had. The insights into the daily lives of the people around us was a nice break from all the history. They also ensured you never felt unsafe or uncomfortable.
  • The Felucca trip was better than expected and overall so was the accommodation and transport options.

All in all we highly recommend you book with Expat Explore if you are considering a trip through Egypt.

Make sure you subscribe now and come back soon so you can enjoy reading our new posts which will cover everything else in more detail.

Disclaimer: Expat Explore provided us with a discount for our 10 day tour of Egypt however as always our thoughts are always our own.

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Let’s Go Visit The Home of Ramses, Egypt

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When is the last time you’ve heard about Egypt? It was probably the Arab Spring was taking place, and it went through a change of government. Well, things are much more stable now and everything has returned back to normal, the people of Egypt are essentially back to business.

Since everything is calm again and since there is relative peace within the general region itself, a trip to the scene would certainly be in order. If you’ve been waiting a while to go to someplace exotic and want to experience different cultures and sights, well Egypt tour packages are definitely in order.

It is one of the most ancient civilizations, it has a lot of history, a varied type of people’s and many things to do.

You must take a trip out to Egypt today, it will be worth your while and the while of those that you are traveling with as well, whether it be your family members or your friends and acquaintances.

Let’s find out what there is to do in the great land of Egypt.

Cairo

Make it a point to visit Cairo, this city is the capital of Egypt and is quite a bustling town as well. You might be able to run into the egyptian equivalent of food trucks and try a staple of the Egyptian diet, ful. This food is their equivalent of fast food except this one is actually healthy for you.

That’s right, you will be able to be able to gain nutrients and energy by enjoying this dish comprised of fava beans, veggie oil, spices, and some herbs as well.

You will want to take a trip out to Tahrir Square, a place that is as iconic as Times Square in New York except maybe even more iconic due to more prominent events that took place in that space (not just consumerism and branding).

Cairo also has the Egyptian Museum for those who are history buffs and for those that appreciate the things of the past, it is comprised of items and narratives of many experiences from quite a few centuries ago, more than 4000 years of history are encased within that museum. Make sure to take a visit and take some time to really learn and enjoy the museum, don’t take too much time though, there is still a lot more activities left to do!

Cairo is a hub, you can visit the places within and then go visit places that everyone wants to go to, such as Giza and the great pyramids of Egypt.

People are still astounded by the level of work that it would have taken to build the pyramids, especially way back in that timeframe, the intellect, labor and engineering needed to see it through is a testament to the capacity of humans to do what they put their minds to.

Don’t think of the pyramids as something that everyone does, no, its something special, it is meant to be viewed and admired by all.

Cairo Citadel

If you are a fan of war, defense, strategy, and history, you’ll want to visit this Citadel, it’s culture runs way into the past and is a sight to see.

While in Cairo, make sure to check out the Khan-el-Khalili, it’s a place to go shop, but be about your wits, negotiate, and have a great time.

Cairo and Egypt have a lot to offer, make sure to plan accordingly so you are able to immerse yourself in all that it has to give you.

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Packing and Route Tips for Climbing Kilimanjaro

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East Africa is renowned for boasting many breath-taking attractions, from the beauty of the Serengeti to stunning Tanzania beaches like Kendwa and Nungwi. However, there’s one thing that undoubtedly attracts adventure lovers more than most, Mount Kilimanjaro.

Mounting climbing can be a daunting experience, especially when you’re stood at the foot of Africa’s highest peak. However, there are a series of routes available to anyone who takes on the challenge of climbing Kilimanjaro.

Naturally, some routes are more treacherous than others, and are approached from different points, so this article offer some insight what you can expect from each one and what you’ll need to take with you.

The Marangu Route

Departing from the Moshi Hotel and into the Kilimanjaro National Park via the Marangu Gate, this stunning route allows you to experience The Saddle – a high altitude desert which can be found part way up the mountain.

This route is said to be the most straightforward in terms of its physical demands, however it has a notoriously steep incline which climbers must overcome in order to reach the summit.

The Machame Route

This route also passes through the Marangu Gate, and leads through picturesque ice fields as you reach the Shira Plateau.

This route takes a day longer than the Marangu Route to complete, although this can be advantageous to climbers as it allows for better acclimatisation.

The Rongai Route

This route enters the national park via the northern entrance of Rongai Gate, and is considered to be the second easiest route to the summit of Kilimanjaro.

The route begins at a fairly high altitude and involves a relatively gradual incline to the summit.

The Lemosha Route

Entering via the Londorossi Park Gate, the Lemosha Route is the toughest and most remote route to the summit of Kilimanjaro, and crosses the Shira Plateau where its paths meet the Machame Route.

Despite its challenges, the route has a high success rate, and involves spending a couple of nights at various altitudes.

What to pack?

Packing for a mountain climb in Africa can often be a difficult thing to get right. Pack too lightly and you run the risk of running out of essentials – but pack too much and you’ll end up wasting your energy lugging around stuff you don’t need.

Your clothing should include the following items for travel:

  • Sunglasses (polarized)
  • Gloves (thick waterproof for trekking + thick pair for evenings)
  • Balaclava
  • Shorts
  • Pants (for hiking and relaxing in the evenings)
  • Short-sleeved and long-sleeved shirts or t-shirts (for hiking and relaxing in evenings)
  • Underwear (sports bras for ladies)
  • Thermal underwear
  • Fleece jacket
  • Down jacket or ski parka (for temperatures below freezing plus wind-chill)
  • Rain jacket + pants (for the humid rainforest and cold snow)
  • Travel towel
  • Swimwear (for first and last day swimming – can be left at your hotel during your trek)
  • Ski or trekking poles
  • Headlamp or flashlight
  • Hiking boots
  • Gaiters
  • Socks – hiking socks + wool socks

Other essential kit includes:

  • Water bottles and Camelback (2-3)
  • Sleeping bag (rated -25 degrees)
  • Get 3 litres of bottled water before the trip (available at your Moshi Hotel)
  • Camera + tripod
  • Video camera + tapes
  • Batteries
  • Notebook + pencil / pen
  • Pocket knife
  • Energy bars
  • Alarm clock
  • Sewing kit

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