Suggested Kit List for Morocco
- Walking Boots/ Sturdy footwear: these should have a strong grip to cope with the conditions, which may be dry and sandy with loose stones and shale.
- Layered clothing: lightweight tops, trousers and fleeces/ jumpers. Female travellers may find a shawl useful.
- Outerwear: a light waterproof jacket is recommended.
- Sleepwear: hotel accommodation is of a high standard and rooms are warm and comfortable. Pyjamas are adequate.
- Swimming suit and towel
- Day bag/ rucksack: preferably a rucksack or backpack, as these are far more suitable for trekking and walking than a shoulder bag or satchel.
- Field Study equipment: as determined by the school/ college.
- Sun protection: please remember to bring a sunhat, sunglasses and a good sun cream. In addition, members of the group may wish to purchase a ‘cheche’ locally; these are worn by the Tuareg people over their heads and necks to protect from the sun, wind and sand.
- Insect repellant
- Lip balm and moisturiser
- Camera and batteries
- Power adaptors
- Desert Camp night: those spending the night in the desert should be aware that it can get very cold. It is advisable to wrap up for the night; a woolly hat, extra layers and warm socks may all be useful.
- Glasses: should you wear contact lenses then it is recommended that you bring a spare pair of glasses as dusty conditions can make wearing lenses very uncomfortable.
Please remember to bring any medication required during your stay. Over-the-counter and prescription medicines may require a doctor’s letter confirming that the drugs are medically required and have been obtained legally. Please contact the relevant Embassy of the country you are travelling to in order to check transportation rules before travel.
It is recommended that you take as little as possible whilst ensuring you have sufficient to enjoy your trip. Taking too much luggage can be a nuisance, especially if you exceed luggage allowance limits on the flight, or wish to buy souvenirs to bring home.
It is essential that both students and teachers are able to comfortably carry their luggage themselves.