We have the image of explorers who set off on an adventure in a dugout canoe to discover the unexplored areas of the Amazon. This may be true, but more often you will visit suitable areas. In the Amazon jungle, you have to expect rain. It’s hot and humid. This tropical climate requires you to choose things that are adapted to the environment you will be in.
Here is a list of things that could be useful for your adventure:
The Amazon rainforest is a humid place. The ideal is a waterproof bag or a protective cover.
Waterproof walking shoes or rain boots, Waterproof walking shoes or rain boots, it depends on the weather on the site.
It’s best to choose high socks and cotton underwear.
It should be flimsy and dry quickly
With long or short sleeves.
Sports T-shirts that help regulate body temperature are a good option.
It is useful to carry a k-way or a rain cape with you.
For airplane and bus travel.
It is best to use a towel that will dry very quickly and take up very little space.
A SLEEPING BAG
Take a very thin sleeping bag, like a sheet.
A small inflatable pillow is always handy.
Night falls pretty early in the Amazon.
- PAIR OF BINOCULARS
- MOSQUITO REPELLENT!!!
The toiletry kit might be very simple:
- An odorless deodorant to not attract mosquitoes…
- No perfume
- A hairbrush
- A small shampoo (and a dry but odourless shampoo)
- Hydroalcoholic gel
- Sun cream
Following the Covid-19, you will also need to be equipped with :
- Hydroalcoholic gel
- Optinal: Protective gloves
FIRST AID KIT
Several weeks before, make an appointment with your doctor to review your vaccinations. Plan ahead.
Your doctor will probably prescribe malaria pills for you.
An external battery for your phone is always useful.
AND FINALLY, ENJOY!
Open your eyes and ears wide, it’s a magical experience. You may walk for hours before seeing animals, but what a pleasure to be able to observe them and to find yourself in this lush nature!
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