Check List for Trekking & Camping Trip to Kaghan
Camping/Beach/Outdoor Gear: Personal Use Items / Clothing
o Large size rucksack to carry all required trekking gear
o Day Pack to carry camera, snack pack and rain jacket etc.
o Sleeping Bag of good quality to face cold temperature at night
o Close cell foam mattress
o Trekking boot well broken and durable with strong rubber sole.
o Camp sandals to use while in camping and walking around
o Water/wind proof jacket and trousers
o Two to thee pair of extra clothing (preferably full length trouser and full sleeve shirts)
o Three to four pairs of socks (woolen and nylon stuff)
o Sun Hat for shade and to avoid sunburns
o Woolen Camp to keep head warm during cold days and nights
o Pair of Glovers (woolen and water proof)
o Sun Glasses to protect eyes form shoe blindness
o Walking Stick
o Water Bottle
o Head lamp or Torch with extra Battery cells
o Pocket knife
o Toilet kit including sun bock cream
Miscellaneous: Communal/Shared Use Items for whole group:
o Two or three person light weight water proof tent
o Small Stove with fuel
o Plastic Can for water storage
o Medical Kit (First Aid and basic medicines)
o Cooking utensils (as per size of group)
o Food stuff (according to the menu and number of persons and duration of trip)
o Washing Kit (soap and detergents for kitchen and toilet use)
o Match box
o Map and Compass
o Binoculars or spotting scope
o Camera with long life batteries and extra films
- Hiking and Walking
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List of MUST items for Kaghan Valley
Luggage and bags: Back packs are ideal. Do not bring those fancy bags with you because they might get damaged in this hilly area.
Clothing/Shoes/Weather Gear: Hiking shoes and sneakers are strongly recommended. Do not forget to bring umbrella as weather becomes really unpredictable once you are in tourist spots near naran. Sun glasses are also recommended. You must have sweaters and jackets with you because weather can get cold any time.
Toiletries and Medical Supplies: You must bring all necessary medicines with you because they are not available in Naran. Bring all necessary toiletries, shaving gels, creams, sprays etc with you. Sun block cream is strongly recommended.
Photo Equipment: Photo camera is simply a must. The views are breathtaking and deserve to be captured by your camera.
Camping/Beach/Outdoor Gear: Camping is great option. Bring all camping equipment including sleeping bags,water bottles and hiking sticks with you if you plan to camp in or near Naran.
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How many days are you going to spend?
Luggage and bags: A good hiking bag would suffice. Something like a day bag. Enough to carry stuff for a day trip
Clothing/Shoes/Weather Gear: Jeans or cotton pants if you want to stay comfortable. Good waterproof hiking boots. Water proof jacket (ski jacket with thermal works great). Hat.
Toiletries and Medical Supplies: For your personal hygine...shaving creams, toothpaste/brush, and ladies if it is that time of the month...U know what :); all th emedicine that you may require...usually stuff for stomach, headache, antiseptic, band aides for cuts, first aid kit...
Photo Equipment: Films, batteries, tripod, and oh yes...camera. If a digital freak...some more batteries...extra disks/cartride the camera, and if you had taken enough pictures, then naturally a lap top to download.
Camping/Beach/Outdoor Gear: Tents if you want to spend the night outdoor, and a walking stick. You can also ask a local to make you one...this is what we did.
Miscellaneous: If you can not stomach the water...buy enough mineral water bottles from your point of origin (Islamabad/Pindi).
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