The desert wanderer is traditionally light equipped and unburdened. Following the example will guarantee you with a more enjoyable time and will avoid both unnecessary care of too many belongings as well as injury and strain.

 The list below minimizes the content of any suitcase into the recommended essential for the Negev highland trail.

For a single day’s hike:

Hiking shoes

Small backpack 20-30L

Hat

3 littres of water

Lunch

Map or GPS

Sun screen

Sun glasses

Mobile phone

First aid kit

A torch and a warm overclothe will see you to a safer and cozier end of the day in case you find yourself still out  after sunset.

A single day’s hike calls for a coffee break, or two, or three… Carrying a coffee & tea kit is very common with Israelis and adds an extra flavor to your day.

For a multiple-days’ hike:

For a multiple-days’ hike:

Hiking shoes

Small backpack 30-40L

Hat

3 littres of water

Lunch

Map or GPS

Sun screen

Sun glasses

Mobile phone

Mosquito repellent

Extra clothes

Additional socks and underwear

Flipflops or sandals

Warm hat

Washbag

Torch or a headlight

Coat/Fleece

First Aid kit

– Don’t forget sheets or a sleeping bag if you’re staying in an accommodation tent.

 If you choose to camp bring a sleeping mat and a warm sleeping bag as nights can get very cold in the desert.

camping

sleeping mat

warm sleeping bag (as nights can get very cold in the desert).

cooking gear

Tent – can be net only for keeping bugs away.