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Travel Checklist

Documents, clothing, sports equipment & other items

Documents for your hiking holiday

  • Valid passport or I.D

  • Driving licence

  • Cash

  • Bank card, credit card

  • E-card/overseas health insurance

  • Mobile phone (with battery charged)


  • Vaccination passport

  • Travel insurance documents

  • Travel documents already received

  • Guidebook

  • Flight ticket/train ticket, if required

Clothing and shoes for your hiking holiday

  • Long/short sports trousers or hiking trousers

  • Sports tops (long-sleeved/short-sleeved)

  • Sports base layers

  • Neck scarf (if required)

  • Headband

  • Hat or cap (sun protection)

  • Jacket/wind breaker

  • Rain clothes

  • Warm clothing e.g. jumper/ fleece jumper or jacket

  • Casual clothes for the evenings

  • Swimming costume/trunks

  • Socks/sports socks

  • Sports shoes: Hiking shoes with a sturdy sole, mountain boots (depending on the difficulty level of the hike)

  • Casual shoes

  • Flip-flops/sandals


Tips for buying the right hiking boots can be found on our Eurohike HikingBlog.

Sports equipment for your hiking holiday

  • Backpack for the day's luggage

  • Possibly hiking poles (adjustable)

Other items for your hiking holiday

  • Sunglasses/glasses

  • Earphones

  • Laptop/tablet

  • Hygiene and care products

  • Plasters/blister plaster

  • Nail care (nail scissors, nail file)

  • Mosquito repellent/insect repellent

  • Sun cream

  • Medication and a small first aid kit

  • Earplugs

  • Hand disinfectant

  • Glasses cleaner

  • Face masks/FFP2 masks

  • Camera

  • Charging cable/mobile phone charger

  • Possibly travel wash

  • Handkerchiefs

  • Refillable water bottle

  • Book

  • Chewing gum/sweets

  • Snacks: e.g. dried fruit, energy bars

Travel Checklist to download

Julia Winklhofer

If you have any questions about the perfect travel checklist, I'm happy to help!

Julia Winklhofer
Team Leader of Eurohike Travel Specialists
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