Hi there? Are you a solo traveller and planning for an adventure? Do you know what the essential gears for adventure travelling are? A good percentage of solo travellers know what’s essential for any given travel. Not knowing what to pack for any destination can be not only stressful but can also be devastating to the traveller and may end up ruining an otherwise good vacation.

Outdoor gears are a must to consider. Pack the essentials smartly, avoid getting emotional as you may find yourself stocking up everything; though that can be quite tempting. Keep it light and smart. Keep the luggage manageable, remember if you are backpacking, your back does not need to carry too much heavyweight as it may cause some health issues, and be quite a bog down during your trip.

We highlight an ideal outdoor gear essential list for adventure travel to enable you to enjoy your travel and trip:

Stuff Storage Packs
We begin with the travelling bag. When you start to stock your things, firstly, you need the right backpack or a duffel bag.

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The market is full of a wide variety of travel packs from high range to low so choose according to your pocket but never compromise with quality as it’s the travel pack that stores your essentials and keep them secure. You can also carry a money belt for easy cash access. To avoid messing up your backpack, have an internal organizer.

Documents and Money

Once you have picked an ideal travelling bag, arrange all your travelling documents that include your passport, visa, flight tickets, photographs, cash or currency, and photo identity proof. Pack each of them carefully without over-sighting any important travel document. You do not want to find yourself in trouble with authorities in a foreign land. Try to keep one photocopy of each document. Make a separate pouch for the document storage and place it in your travel pack securely. You can also pick a neck pouch for passport storage while travelling.


While choosing clothes for an adventure trip, be smart, not emotional. Consider the climatic conditions where you are going for the trip and how long, then decide your clothes and footwear.

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If your trip includes a hiking tour you need hiking boots to protect your feet. For trips within cold regions like around Mount Kenya and the central region of Kenya, ensure you have packed a jacket that keeps you warm and dry. Is cycling part of your travel? If you are intending to be undertaking to take one of biking budget trips in Kenya, then cycling shoes are a must-have to offer you grip on the pedals. Generally, it depends on the type, time and place where you are heading for the adventure.

Personal stuff
Personal items are a must as they keep one comfortable. Stock up on some personal stuff like toothbrush, lip balm, lotion, cosmetics, medications, first-aid kit and sunglasses.

Additional Travelling Gear
These additional travelling gears are not a must. However, they will make your trip memorable. In this day and age of social media and digital travellers, these gears have become synonymous with travel as not additional but rather a must-have.

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They include a good camera to capture those well-deserved memories, music player with headphones to keep your going when the solo trip may be lonely, good reads, and binoculars of choice that are ideal for game drives. Make sure you choose wisely according to your requirement.

Finally, once you have all your outdoor essentials for that well deserved solo adventure travel get out and enjoy your trip. Remember to bring back memories of a should your plan to enjoy a solo budget trip in Kenya!

Author Bio: Tonya Carrolls

Tonya Carroll is a freelance writer and an adventure blogger. She is a fun-loving and ambitious female who loves to go on outdoor adventures and sharing her – experiences through honest blog posts. She has done hiking, biking, fishing and many such adventures around the world and aims to inspire fellow adventurers to get the best experience



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