Prepare your trek

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There are a lot of things to think about when you want to prepare for your trek. That’s why we made this list. We hope it will be useful to you.

The list to check to prepare your trek
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1. Check the necessary visas

In UK, , you can find this information on this site. Just select your destination. Once the page of the country displayed, click on the “Entry requirements” link.

In USA, you can find this information on this site. Just select your destination. Once this is displayed, look out for the “Quick Facts” section.

In Canada, you can find this information on this site. Just select your destination. Once this is displayed, click on the tab “Entry and exit requirements”.

2. Check vaccines and other health advice

You can find this information on the nhs uk website. Some vaccines need to be done several weeks in advance.

3. Order your air ticket

Prices can vary enormously according to the period, you can look at the best time to do it on Cheapair including. And for more information, do not hesitate to consult our dedicated article on how to buy your plane tickets.

4. Check your insurance

The bank card usually gives access to insurance. Check what is covered. If necessary, take specific insurance for your trip. This one is particularly adapted to our treks:

 

5. Complete your hiking equipment

A good pair of shoes, hiking socks, a down, walking sticks, a headlamp … If the shoes require a visit to the store for fitting, you can find the rest on the Online sale:

6. Complete your photo equipment

Whether it is a phone or a DSLR, think about the size of your memory card and an external battery if needed.

7. On your return

We invite you to leave an evaluation of your guide or agency on babeltrek.com. And to make the pleasure last, why not publish some pictures on this blog or make a photo album?

If you see more points to add to prepare your trek, do not hesitate to let us know. We will be happy to improve this list with your comments!