Huaorani Community Tours

Ome Gompote Kiwigimoni Huaorani

What to Bring


4-5 synthetic T-shirts

7-8 pair underwear

7-8 pair synthetic socks

Rain jacket and pants

1hat for sun

1 pair rubber boots (can be purchased in Ecuador)

1 pair sneakers

1 pair synthetic pants

2 pair synthetic shorts

1 bathing suit

1 pair sandals/water shoes

1 large backpack for clothing and equipment (no suitcases)

1 smaller daypack

1 sleeping pad

1 towel

Waterproof sacs/Ziploc bags

2 large water bottles

1 whistle

1 compass

1 headlamp or flashlight


Insect repellent

Toiletries (minimal amounts of biodegradable soap/shampoo, toothpaste, deodorant, etc.)

Over the counter medicines (Tylenol, Ibuprofen, etc.)

Anti-diarrhea medicine (Cipro is best)

Antibiotic ointment

1 waterproof watch with alarm

Contacts and glasses if necessary


1 pack cover

1 tent

1 tarp

1 pocketknife

1 bug net hat

1 light jacket

1-2 bungee cords

Iodine tablets, droplets, or water filter (potable water is provided)

Anti skin irritation products (Glide, etc.)

Anti blister products

Anti rash products

Electronic items (camera, iPod, etc.) – expect community members to spend significant amounts of time using your electronics

Extra batteries

Journal/notebook with pens

Spanish / English dictionary

Books for pleasure

Rubber bands

Extra food (like granola bars)

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