Travel insurance (mandatory). See our insurance section.
Your documents (passport, tickets, insurance documents, emergency contact numbers)
Some warm clothing (at least 2 changes for a one-week trip, for example )
Personal first aid kit
Some warm weather clothing, such as shorts, sandals, shirts (at least 2 changes for a one-week
trip, for example). Sandals are also useful when taking showers at the Ger tourist camps.
Personal hygiene items
Plenty of socks and underwear
Water-proof shoes and walking shoes
Riding boots and rubber over boots (if you're on a horseback riding trip)
Rain pants, rain jacket, rain coat, or rain suit. (Ponchos are NOT recommended)
Mosquito and insect repellant(s)
Sun screen lotion, sun glasses, and sun hat
Cameras and camcorders and their accessories (travel converter for 220V, if necessary, chargers,
batteries, tapes, CDs, DVDs, etc.)
Good binoculars and flashlight
Sleeping bag (0°F to 20°F bags recommended)
Water bottle and thermal insulated travel coffee mugs (if desired)
Your favorite snacks, teas, dried fruit, etc.