Mountains and Valleys Tour – What’s Required

Mountains and Valleys Tour – What’s Required

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THE ESSENTIALS

  • Return flights
  • Transport to starting point and back from ending point
  • Medical insurance, with repatriation (OBLIGATORY)
  • Returnable deposit. 100€ in cash (can be equivalent in £ or $) against bike damage
  • Pocket money – for souvenirs, alcohol and soft drinks, etc.

BIKING GEAR

We consider this to be the minimum clothing required on our tours;

  • an open-face helmet with a drop-down visor
  • a camelback type drink system
  • a pair of cool sunnies
  • a strong cotton long sleeve safari type shirt
  • a strong pair of cotton cargo pants
  • soft neoprene tactical elbow and knee protectors (over the top of the clothing)
  • Timberland style boots with good ankle support
  • gloves

RECOMMENDED CLOTHING & ACCESSORIES

  • T-shirts per day
  • Underwear
  • Lightweight thermal underwear (just in case)
  • Socks
  • Pair of casual shirts for wearing at the hotels
  • Pair of trousers/jeans for wearing at the hotels
  • Swimwear
  • Small torch
  • Trainers/shoes
  • Shorts
  • Jumper or fleece
  • Small medical kit comprising: aspirins/paracetamol – some form of pain killer
  • Anti-inflammatory pills/cream
  • Lip salve – to avoid chapped lips
  • Plasters
  • Sun cream
  • Rehydration powders.
  • Energy/glucose tablets to chew during the days
  • A Quad-Lock case for your phone (read more)

Desert Rats also carries a large medical box in the support vehicle.

DESERT RATS DOES NOT SUPPLY BIKING GEAR.

VERY IMPORTANT!

The support vehicle has limited space to carry luggage so travel with everything in a soft barrel type bag – no bigger than 60 liters –  for your tour. No wheels or hard cases can be accepted. We would also appreciate you keeping the weight down.

MAKE A LASTING IMPACT

We are proud members of Pack for a Purpose, an initiative that allows travelers like you to make a lasting impact on the community at your travel destination. If you save just a few kilos of space in your suitcase and bring supplies for area schools or medical clinics in need, you’ll make a priceless impact on the lives of our local children and families. Please visit the Pack for a Purpose website to see what supplies are needed for our project/projects. Have a look at the local project you could help support.