How to choose right backpack for your next adventure





On a trip, you might be going to run, trek, hike or climb so it’s necessary to choose right backpack for yourself. For different travel needs you will need different size of backpack. The capacity of your backpack is is directly proportional time you are going to stay away from home. 

How to choose your backpack? 

How to choose backpack?

Just a picking a backpack is not enough, you would also need to pick the things to pack as per your travel type. 

Backpacking Checklist

  • Laptop
  • Charger
  • Sunglasses
  • Screen lotion
  • First aid kit
  • Water bottle
  • Digital Camera (go pro preferred) 
  • Itinerary 
  • Toothbrush and toiletry kit
  • Cell phone
  • Boots and socks
  • Towel
  • Kindle or books if you are reading buff
  • Hand sanitizer
  • Trekking shoes if you are going to trek
  • Packed food for journey

Hot Weather

  • Cotton Bermudas, shorts
  • half sleeved shirts or sleeveless t-shirts
  • Cotton salwar kameez
  • Sun shielding hat
  • Blanket

Cold Weather

  • Jacket
  • Shawl
  • Synthetic or woolen t-shirt
  • Jeans
  • Bandana or buff
  • Wicking underwear
  • Full sleeve shirt
  • Quilt


  • Quick-drying pants
  • Raincot
  • Slippers
  • Denim clothes


  • Binoculars 
  • wildlife photography lens


  • tent 
  • sleeping bag
  • Sleeping pad
  • Ear plug
  • Mosquito spray


  • Trekking poles
  • Whistle
  • Energy food bars
  • Energy drinks
  • Extra water
  • Hiking shoes

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About the author, Liya James

Hi, I am Liya!! I first traveled the globe when I was four months old when we immigrated to the United States from Indonesia, and I have been roaming the world every chance I get ever since. I've been to 15 countries and counting. I am passionate about experiencing new cultures and sharing my adventures with others. I believe that travel is the best education, and I am excited to continue learning and sharing these adventures with you.

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