What to pack?
2 pairs of lightweight cotton pants
2 pairs of shorts
1 sweatshirt (it CAN get cool in the evenings)
1 pair of sandals (Teva-type )
1 pair of sturdy hiking shoes that can get wet and muddy
Hat or Cap
1 lightweight, scrunchable hat or cap
With spare film and batteries
Bandanas, clips, barrettes to ty up hair (no electricity for creating hair does at Selva Bananito Lodge!)
Toothpaste & Deodorant
1 lightweight, waist-length rain jacket (it won't keep you dry in a heavy downpour, but it'll keep you warm. You CAN get hypothermic in the rain forest!)
We will ask that you use our own biodegradable shampoo/soap. If you must use your own body and hair care products, please make sure they are fully biodegradable.
Several pairs of socks
Knee-high socks (to prevent rubber boots from chafing lower leg) having dry socks handy
including knee-high socks for wearing under rubber boots (to prevent rubber boots from chafing lower leg)
It is a good idea to carry a notarized copy of your passport or birth certificate when you travel to Costa Rica. Keep these separate from the originals.
Usually none necessary, but check with the latest recommendations of the State Department.
Shoes that stay dry, for use on the airplane, in towns, etc.
1 lightweight, skirt
Might come in handy for women if they plan to spend time in any towns or cities.
Advantage of our tour
If planning to take advantage of our overnight jungle camping tour and there are more than 4 people in your group planning to do so, please contact us to find out whether we need you to bring sleeping bags or tents.