Clothing and Equipment List

 

Kasbahs and Coast

 

Although Western clothing is quite acceptable, Moroccans generally dress more traditionally - especially in rural areas. Out of respect for local culture please dress conservatively i.e. no sleeveless or low cut tops etc. Although shorts are acceptable in main tourist areas, they (like skirts) should be baggy and reach at least to the knee. Women should cover their heads, arms and legs when entering religious buildings. At night in the desert or mountains (especially from October to March) it can get surprisingly cold, so pack warm and windproof clothing.

The following list of clothing and equipment is intended to be fairly comprehensive and experienced travellers may well take a good deal less luggage than we recommend. 

 

Documents

          Passport - including appropriate visas

          Photocopies of all documents (keep separate)

          Airline tickets

          Additional passport photos

          Travel insurance details

          Emergency contact numbers

          Trip information and itinerary

          Cash, credit/debit cards, money security belt/pouch

 

Clothing

          Trainers or strong sandals (all purpose wear)

          Walking boots or sturdy walking shoes

          Strong sandals

          T-shirts

          Long sleeved shirt

          Long casual trousers

          Shorts/short trousers

          Tracksuit bottoms or similar (optional)

          Thin fleece (summer); Thick fleece (winter)

          Warm jacket

          Lightweight waterproof jacket

          Waterproof trousers (winter only)

          Thermal underwear (winter only)

          Warm hat and gloves (winter only; optional)

          Swimwear (optional)

          Sunhat (styled to cover face, ears and neck)

 

Equipment

          Soft-sided bag (50-80 litres)

          Lightweight daypack

          Travel pillow

          Sunglasses

          Camera, memory card(s)

          Universal travel adaptor

          Insect repellent

          Personal first aid kit

          Washing kit (wet wipes, dry anti-bacterial hand wash)

          Loo kit (toilet paper/tissues)

          Sunscreen

          Water bottle

          Torch and batteries

          Towel

          Binoculars

          Bicycle/ riding helmet (recommended for children riding on mules) - optional

 

The following items can also be useful:

 

          Face wipes

          Moisturising cream

          Snacks/energy bars

          Padlock for your bags

          Small mirror

          Spare glasses/contact lenses

          Earplugs (against snorers!)

          Cold water travel wash (preferably biodegradable)

 

These items are also useful but donít pack them in your hand luggage Ė put them in your main bag only!

 

          Penknife/small scissors

          Safety pins

          Small sewing/repair kit

          Nail clippers

 

Personal First Aid Kit
Your tour leader will be first aid trained and will carry a first aid kit. However, we recommend that you carry a small first aid kit for personal use. This could contain things like plasters, sterile dressings and bandages, a blister kit, pain killers e.g. paracetamol and ibuprofen, antiseptic cream, antihistamine cream (for insect bites), sunburn cream, anti-diarrhoea pills e.g. Imodium or Lomotil and rehydration salts e.g. dioralyte.


Please ensure you carry essential personal medication in your hand luggage rather than checked in bags. You may require a letter from your Doctor confirming this medication is for you.

 

For details regarding hand luggage restrictions please visit www.baa.com