WHAT TO BRING AND WEAR ON THE TOUR:
ID: Please bring a valid government issued identification. (Adults only)
EMAIL CONFIRMATION: Either on your phone or printed out
CLOTHES: According to the weather. The Pocono's Mountains is usually about 8-12 degrees cooler than NYC. If the weather is hot you should still always bring a light jacket and sweat pants/trainers, the temperature in the Sterling Hill mine is a constant 56 degrees (14 degrees Celcius).
FOOTWEAR: We will be hiking in a rocky mountaineer terrain which gets very slippery when wet. Hiking boots is ideal, or sneakers with good traction. Do not wear sandals, dress shoes or high heels during the hike.
WATER: In a plastic bottle, especially on hot days. Drink plenty of water to avoid dehydration.
MOSQUITO REPELLANT containing deet
RAIN GEAR: Even with no rain in the forecast, we highly recommend you bring rain gear.
CAMERA: With extra film highly recommended. You will experience breath taking scenery.
CASH: Although our tour is classified as an "all inclusive". It is advisable to bring some cash for souvenirs, snacks and gratuities for the guide which is left to your discretion.
AN OPEN MIND: Although this is a recreational/leisure tour, you will also learn about the geology and history of some of our natural wonders.
INSURANCE: Even if this is just a day tour, if you are concern about losing money due to illness (including Covid-19) or other unpredictable matters, we highly recommend you buy a travel insurance. We can recommend www.insuremytrip.com or www.squaremouth.com (Hines Tours is not affiliated with either of these sites in any form). We do not give tour refunds or tour credits if you are not able to make the tour for any unforeseen reasons.