Whether for business or pleasure, travel can be fun, energizing, and exciting – or exhausting, frustrating, and boring. You can control – or at least minimize – many of the inevitable inconveniences with some advance preparation and the right equipment. These are the 10 backpacking essentials while travelling across India and the world on a shoe-string budget.
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This charging device will simultaneously charge five devices and it fits in the palm of your hand.
Sleeping Bag: For Backpacking
A sleeping bag will enable you to sleep anywhere. It does take a little getting used to, but once you are at home in a sleeping bag, you can be home anywhere. The insulation of the bag comes from your body heat and this makes it comfortable even on chilly nights in the wilderness.
A rod not bigger than a selfie stick, will give you access to hot water in any situation and is a life saver in the remote mountain villages.
The new camera is incredibly compact and very easy to use. There’s only one button to power it on, and it starts recording video immediately. When the Session is mounted on your head or on your chest while swimming, you barely know it is there.
The most important part of your kit, as a backpacker you will come across multiple geographies and terrains and you don’t pick and choose the weather or the surface you walk on.
It’s better to have it and not need it than need it and not have it. This is the adventurous part of your kit and will come in handy everywhere from cutting fruits to self defence.
A specialised product that is more for camping activities. A new piece of technology that still needs improvement but it will get the job done in tight spots.
The most important aspect of your travel experience, it has to be tough, big and easy to carry. Always have two backpacks if you are on a long stint.
The single most portable and effective piece of equipment to combat the rain. Regularly used by the military, this design will keep you and your backpack dry.
For long road trips and a portable pillow, while camping, this inflatable provides comfort and makes travel a little easier
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