bring with you to Mashpi Lodge and Rainforest Reserve
Guests will be supplied with rubber boots. Please ensure
you send us your size. The lodge also supplies walking
poles, but you may want to bring your own.
- Sun block
- Socks: we recommend
“joggers” socks that don’t slip easily inside rubber
boots. Asics Tegan Knee-High or Kayano Classic Quarter
are both good options. 2 pairs per day are ideal.
earth- or dark-coloured, long-sleeved T-shirts and
- Earth- or dark-coloured,
- Goretex jacket –
guests will also be supplied with waterproof ponchos
- Insect repellent
(natural, not chemical like DEET)
- Good binoculars
(Guides will have pairs to share)
- Small backpack for
- 6 Ziploc bags of
different sizes for keeping things dry
- Sealable bag for
packing dirty laundry in luggage
- Headlamp (or
- Extra batteries
- Appliance chargers.
Plugs in Ecuador are US-style, 2 flat pins 110 V. 220V
adaptors can be supplied upon request.
The small boutique at
the lodge sells a range of books, guides, clothing
(T-shirts, shirts, hats, buffs), crafts, as well as
essentials (batteries, health care products, etc.).
We kindly ask that
luggage not exceed 4Th5 lbs (20 kilos) in weight, with one
item per person.
Due to the Lodge's
waste water management system, we request guests only use
biodegradable soaps and shampoos (the Lodge supplies these
as part of its amenities), and only flush toilet paper in