Packing list for a solo traveller

Travel packingThis is ultimate packing list which you should check once along with other destination specific packing lists.

Travel documents, cash and credit cards

  • Passport visa and personal IDs
  • Cash and credit cards
  • Hotel vouchers along with addresses, reservation documents &  travel insurance
  • Travel passes/ Tickets (Flight, train, bus)
  • Frequent flyer/loyalty cards or membership cards
  • Emergency contacts & addresses

Please note: Keep a copy of all necessary documents in the dropbox or send yourself a copy through email.

Small backpack for personal items

  • Mobile and its charger
  • Book/ kindle/ iPad or e-reader and charger
  • Ipod /headphones if you love music
  • Camera and/or a video camera, memory card, and charger
  • Adapter – Most important if you are traveling to different countries.
  • Travel guides/Maps (though these should be available at the tourist counters in each of your destination)
  • Wet wipes & sanitizers
  • Prescriptions and necessary medication
  • Your glasses/contact lens if you wear


  • Lightweight clothing that can be layered especially for colder regions.
  • Shirts,T-shirts Pants and/or shorts
  • Socks,Sweaters
  • Jacket, Belt
  • Sleepwear
  • Sets of Underwear
  • Shoes /Flip flops
  • Dress(es)
  • Toiletries -Toothpaste,toothbrush,tongue cleaner, floss,nail cutter, sunscreen, shampoo/conditioner,lotion and cream,lip balm,comb/hair brush, deodorants/perfumes
  • Shaving kit for men & Personal hygiene items for women

Please refer to our packing list for a beach destination / packing list for trek / packing list for a jungle for other specific things that you need to carry.

First Aid kit

This should include

  • Personal prescriptions if any
  • Pain and fever relievers
  • Thermometer
  • Cold medicines and throat lozenges
  • Diarrhea/laxative medicines
  • Allergy medicines
  • Antibacterial ointment
  • Sunburn relief
  • Insect repellent/mosquito net/sting reliever
  • Motion sickness pills or bands
  • Medicines and vaccinations specific to the region/activity


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