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Rwanda Packing List for Gorilla Trekking

Read what to bring on your Gorilla Trekking travel plans in Rwanda with this Responsible Gorilla Trekking Packing List and Tips.

Rwanda Travel Packing List and What to Pack

What to wear Gorilla Trekking in Volcanoes National Park Rwanda. Here are the Items I wish I knew about before setting off on the Gorilla Trekking adventure of a lifetime. Overall, be prepared for a range of cool, warm, dry and wet weather when in Volcanoes National Park. Gorilla trekking can be a challenging but fulfilling adventure.


  • Safari or hiking style long trousers

  • Long-sleeve breathable shirts

  • Short-sleeve breathable shirts

  • Waterproof clothing

  • Hiking or gardening gloves

  • Waterproof lightweight or rain jacket

  • Cotton or wool safari socks

  • Sports Bra for women


  • Waterproof, worn-in hiking shoes

  • Waterproof socks

  • Leg gaiters


  • Camera

  • Telephoto and standard lense

  • Extra Memory Cards

  • Extra camera batteries

  • Travel camera strap

  • Cash for porters and guides

  • Bug repellent or wipes

  • Reusable water bottle filled before your trek

  • Hair ties

  • Sunglasses


  • Electrolyte tablets

  • Aloe vera oil

  • Insect repellent or wipes

  • Sunscreen

  • Lip balm

  • Hair and grooming products

  • Travel toothbrush

  • toothpaste Deodorant

Travel Documents

  • Passport

  • Passport print out

  • Photo ID

  • Photo ID print out

  • Visa print out

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