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"Go warm" Top 5 Page for this destination State of Himachal Pradesh Packing List Tip by shobhanaj

  Keep the rain away
by shobhanaj

Luggage and bags: Travel as light as possible. Take bags that are rugged and easy to move around as all travel is by road. Be ready for dirt everywhere and a lot of bumps so make sure electronic equipment such as cameras and laptops are in secure bags.

Clothing/Shoes/Weather Gear: Take warm clothes and rain gear. During the day regular t-shirts work fine but nights can get really cool. And if it rains temperatures can drop drastically. If you plan to hike take good sturdy hiking shoes.

Toiletries and Medical Supplies: Sun screen is a must. At that altitude the sun is very strong and one can burn very easily. Basics such as shampoo and detergent is not difficult to find. Ladies you will not find tampons here so it is best to stock up.

Photo Equipment: Although film rolls are more commonly available it is the regular kind. Batteries that are AA are easy to find. Camera batteries are not found even in the bigger towns so it is best to carry your own. Also better to carry plenty of film roll

Camping/Beach/Outdoor Gear: If trekking, it is possible to hire equipment. Your guide should be able to arrange it. But if you are cycling, take all spare parts with you.

Miscellaneous: Sun screen and a hat is a must.

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  • Written Aug 29, 2004
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