Mashpi Lodge – Packing List

Packing List

Mashpi Packing List

What to pack for the Mashpi rainforest

Top 5 Essential Items

  • Hat or Cap
  • Dark- or Earth-toned Long-sleeve Tees or Expedition Shirts
  • Dark- or Earth-toned Lightweight Pants
  • Breathable or Moisture-wicking Crew-length Socks (that won’t slide down in boots)
  • Comfortable hiking shoes

Useful Items

  • Sunblock
  • Camera and Accessories
  • Lightweight Sweater or Jacket
  • Portable Flashlight
  • Ziploc-style Baggies in which to Keep Your Items Dry

We’ve Got You Covered

  • Natural Insect Repellant
  • Rubber Boots
  • Rain Poncho
  • Hiking Sticks
  • Reusable Water Bottle (yours to keep) and Purified Drinking Water
  • Small day pack

Note: Plugs in Ecuador are US-style, 2 flat pins 110 V. 220V adaptors can be supplied upon request.


Our Boutique

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.).

Available in Our Boutique

  • Assortment of Books and Illustrated Guides
  • Clothing Items (Shirts and Tees, Hats and Caps, Expedition-style Pants)
  • Artisanal Products
  • Batteries
  • Personal Hygiene Items
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Note: We kindly ask that luggage not exceed 45 lbs (20 kilos) in weight, with one item per person. Due to the Lodge’s wastewater management system, we request guests only use biodegradable soaps and shampoos (the Lodge supplies these as part of its amenities).