Waterproofs (ponchos are good as they allow air to circulate)
2 litres of water
Gloves (useful for grabbing branches to stabilise yourself)
Telescopic walking stick
Good walking boots
Light long sleeve dark shirt and trousers for protection against vegetation
Long walking socks to tuck into trousers to fend off safari ants
Can be strenuous so a bit of exercise before you leave would be good
Plus Gorilla trekking kit
Same as for Gorillas
The best cure for Malaria is not to get bitten so
Use insect repellent at all times
Wear long sleeves and long trousers whenever its comfortable
Use a mosquito net at night (except in the mountains where mosquitoes cannot service)
Take anti malaria tablets. If you display the signs of malaria get yourself to a doctor and immediately up the dose of tablets from 1 to 4 a day.
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