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List of Things to Pack on a Camping Trip - The Ultimate Checklist

If you are thinking of enjoying a camping trip, you will find the below article which details the things that should be packed, quite useful.


The right gear

You need to make sure you have the right gear before you go camping! This is indeed of paramount importance. Try as much as you can to get the help of an expert if you are going camping for the very first time. This will help you to pack wisely. If you don't have the right gear you will have to invest in them too. Those who intend to go on frequent camping tours should consider investing in high-quality equipment which will stand the test of time and protect you against the elements.
You will need to have tents, poles, stakes, chairs, blankets, pillows, sleeping bags, extra tarp, repair kits, headlamps with extra batteries, lantern as well as lantern fuel. Be sure to create a comprehensive checklist and tick off each item as and when you pack them. This way you will not miss anything, and it will be easier for you to enjoy the tour well.


Meal preparation tools

If you are planning to prepare your own meals throughout the camping tour, you will have to bring along the right tools for it. A stove will have to be taken along. You will also have to carry fuel for the stove. Matches or even a simple lighter should be packed as well as firewood. Pots and pans, cooking spoons, chopping boards, sponges and dishcloths, garbage bins as well as garbage bags will have to be carried too. Don't forget to bring your cups and plates as well as the utensils as well! Try to bring a cooler as well as ice so you will be able to refresh yourself if the weather starts to get at you! In order to store the excess food, you will need to have a few storage boxes as well. Water bottles should also be packed in your bags. Make sure you bring extra bottles so that you will not run out of drinking water.
If you are thinking of camping in Sri Lanka, you can consider staying in close proximity to a hotel so you will be able to access it with ease. You can opt to camp near hotels in Kurunegala which offer facilities and assistance to campers. Places like Birds Park Polgahawela are great options to consider.



Needless to say, you will have to carry lots of clothes with you on the tour! If you get your clothes soiled, you should always have the ability to change. Make sure you bring along clothes for day time as well as proper sleepwear. Pay attention to the weather and climatic condition of the area that you are camping at when packing the clothes for the tour. Bring along comfortable shoes as well so you will be able to hike with ease. Rainwear should also not be forgotten!


Other items

Be sure to carry all your medications as well as a first-aid kit. If you are hoping to bring along your pets, you will have to bring their food as well. Your camera with extra batteries should also be packed. An insect repellent will also prove to be invaluable during your tour.

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