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 BAG

The Amazon rainforest is a humid place. The ideal is a waterproof bag or a protective cover.

SHOES

Waterproof walking shoes or rain boots, Waterproof walking shoes or rain boots, it depends on the weather on the site.

SOCKS

It’s best to choose high socks and cotton underwear.

THE TROUSERS

It should be flimsy and dry quickly

TEE-SHIRTS

With long or short sleeves.

Sports T-shirts that help regulate body temperature are a good option.

K-WAY

It is useful to carry a k-way or a rain cape with you.

ONE SWEAT

For airplane and bus travel.

A HAT

A TOWEL

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 PILLOW

A small inflatable pillow is always handy.

A FLASHLIGHT

Night falls pretty early in the Amazon.

THONG

SUNGLASSES

PAIR OF BINOCULARS

MOSQUITO REPELLENT!!!

HYGIENE

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)
  • Soap
  • Hydroalcoholic gel
  • Sun cream

Following the Covid-19, you will also need to be equipped with :

  • Masks
  • 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.

EXTERNAL BATTERY

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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