WHAT TO PACK

RECOMMENDED PACKING LIST

 

Personal Gear:

  • Head torch or flashlight with extra batteries

  • Waterproof bags for clothes and backpack

  • Personal whistle

  • Sun/ rain hat

  • Sunglasses

  • Binoculars

  • Light, water-resistant jacket for cold nights or sudden downpour

  • Easy drying trousers

  • Light long-sleeve shirts

  • T-shirts

  • Socks

  • Underwear

  • Bathing suit.

  • Comfortable running shoes

  • Sandals

  • Microfiber or regular towel

 

Personal First-aid kit:

  • Antidiarrheal medication

  • Throat lozenges

  • Motion sickness medication

  • Sunburn salve such as aloe vera gel

  • Aspirin or other painkillers

  • Antibiotics

  • Antacid tablets

  • Flu medications

  • Band-aids.

  • Ace bandage

  • Moleskin for blisters

  • Personal medications in case of knowing conditions.

 

 

 Personal Hygiene and Care Kit:

  • Toothbrush

  • Toothpaste

  • Toiletries

  • Foot Powder

  • Antibacterial soap, toilettes, or gel such as Purell

  • Sunblock of at least 15 SPF - the tropical sun is strong

  • Insect repellent with DEET (diethyl-meta-toluamide)

  • Anti-itch cream for insect bites

  • Small padlock to lock your bag shut

  • Permethrin 1% Application: spray clothes

 

 

ESSENTIAL GEAR ISSUED BY AMAZON EXPEDITIONERS

 

For EXPEDITIONS:

  • Military tactical tents for 1 or 2 people

  • Shower/toilet tents (if requested)

  • Blankets or sleeping bags

  • Jungle boots

  • Rain ponchos

  • Machetes

  • Life vests

  • Personal eating utensils

 

 

For SURVIVAL:

  • Mosquito netting 

  • Military tactical tents (optional)

  • Jungle rubber boots

  • Rain ponchos

  • Machetes

 

ESSENTIAL GEAR NOT ISSUED BY AMAZON EXPEDITIONERS

(make this priority in your list)​

  • Personal Rucksack (60 liter minimum recommended)

  • Personal Hydration System Pack

  • Personal Inflatable Sleeping Mat