Packing List

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Packing List

Ranthambore National park is located in the Northern part of India. The summer season lands between May-June, with the highest temperatures taking place April-June. It is recommended to pack light clothing, sunscreen and dark sunglasses during that time frame. Winter months are between November-end of February, night temperatures can drop to 50 degrees so it is advised to bring warm clothing.

Suggested Packing List:

Must - Haves:

• Passport. Must be valid for up to 6 months after your scheduled departure date from India.

• Tourist visa to visit India

• Insect repellent (with at least 30% DEET)

• One refillable water bottle


• Warm sweatshirt / fleece (nice to wear fleece under rain jacket on colder days, remember layers!)

• Short-sleeved shirts (spaghetti-strap tank tops are not permitted)

• Long- sleeved shirts

• Gym / sportswear (for hiking / working)

• Under garments, socks

• Bathing suit

• Shorts (knee length or longer)

• Jeans / long pants

• Gloves

• One pair of tennis shoes / closed toe sandals (these are for service)

• One pair of boots / shoes (for safaris)

• One pair of rain / rubber boots (for trips July-October)

• Rain jacket / waterproof wind breaker / poncho (for trips July-October)

• Service appropriate clothing: Polo or other collared shirt (no shoulders) & pants/capris (no knees showing)

Bath / Personal:

• Personal medication

• Shampoo

• Glasses / contacts / contact solution / retainer, if applicable

• Personal toiletries (If you have certain items that you absolutely need, bring enough to last until you return home. Don't forget to bring gender specific products)

• Sunscreen


• Books and/or magazines

• Binoculars

• Watch or small alarm clock

• Extra batteries (for your flashlight)

• Sunglasses

• Personal snacks that you may need or crave (such as granola bars or power bars). We provide 3 meals a day. However, meat will not always be served.

• Disposable camera, film camera or digital camera - and film or memory card(s) for digital camera

• Adapter / converter (only if you are bringing items that need to be charged)

• Flashlight / headlamp

• Ski hat

• Work gloves

Discover Corps Provides:

• Linens / blankets

• Pillow

• Hand soap

*Laundry service is available in most hotels for a nominal charge. We advise that you should bring enough lightweight clothes to avoid having to do laundry more than once during the trip.

*Electrical outlets in India are either Type C (European) or Type D (British). Voltage is 230 volts. You will need and voltage converter and plug adapter to use U.S. appliances.