Here is a check list of things to have while backpacking to the Southern Indian state of Karnataka for a minimum of travel of one week to a maximum of four weeks Travelling gear: A rucksack of a minimum 50 litres.(Must have) A daypack to move around with ease.(Must have) A camera with a minimum of 8GB.(Optional) Carrying a one litre water bottle along is a great thing for every person who hits the road.(Must have) A backpack rain cover. Clothing: Two or Three short sleeve cotton T-shirts or shirts. One short pants and one long pant. Cargo pants are favorable due to multiple pockets and their quick dry quality. Please avoid carrying jeans. Sweatshirt. (during the winters) Three sets of undergarments and three sets of socks. Please avoid white socks. UV protected sun glares are a must.(Must have) Cap.(Must have) A thin towel is preferred to a thick one as it saves on space in the bag pack. A pair of shoes that are comfortable and have a good grip. Anklets are preferable. Slippers or flip-flops. (Must have) Rain sheet. (If you’re travelling during the monsoon) Personal: Toothpaste, toothbrush, soap bars, shampoo sachets or small bottles of shampoo. Toilet roll.(Must have) Paper soap, hand sanitizer, detergent soap sachets. Sun screen with a minimum of 40 SPF.(Must have) Body sprays are also good, but glass bottled perfumes are better kept at home. Mosquito repellent cream. Two thin Bed-sheet.(Optional) Accessories: Power board to charge multiple gadgets is a must as most lodging and boarding places have only one plug point. A LED torch is a good thing to carry along as the lights tend to go.(Must have) Ten garbage bags to carry dirty clothes while travelling is good to have. These also help to junk the trash and keep the natural setting clean and green.(Must have) A small knife while on the road is a safety measure that is advised.(Optional) 10,000mah power bank. (Must have) Medical: Glucose powder.(Must have) Tablets for headaches, diarrhoea, motion and altitude sickness. Bandage. Cotton. Aspirin. Medication for rashes. Sprain relief plasters. Personal medication if any. Share this:Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click to share on Twitter (Opens in new window)Click to share on LinkedIn (Opens in new window)Click to share on Google+ (Opens in new window)Click to email this to a friend (Opens in new window)Click to share on WhatsApp (Opens in new window)Like this:Like Loading... 2 Responses Hampi backpackers blueprint in five days | The Land Out There February 27, 2014 […] Things to carry […] Reply Backpackers Blueprint around Hampi, African village & Gokarna | The Land Out There December 30, 2013 […] Things to carry along […] Reply Leave a Reply Cancel Reply Your email address will not be published.CommentName* Email* Website Notify me of follow-up comments by email. Notify me of new posts by email.