The countdown is on and the packing list is growing ever longer. We are packing for an 8-day climb, a 4 day safari and a 4 day beach holiday. Fortunately, we can leave the things we only need for the safari and Zanzibar at a storage facility (likely the hotel) until we return from the climb. The challenge will be to keep our weight for the climb to a maximum of 15 kg. (33 pounds). There is no place to buy anything that we forget so we have to be strategic in how we pack.
Sunita and I will be sharing a 3-person tent (enough space for our luggage and sleeping bags) so we'll likely try not to duplicate things. So here is the list so far and I've also included some links to gear that I have used.
Day pack (use labelled Ziploc bags to separate items into categories)
So what is all this costing? Hard to say because I had some things already. Others I had to buy. If you don't have some of these things, they can be rented at Kili at a nominal cost of about $200-300.