WHAT TO BRING AND WEAR ON THE TOUR:
ID: Please bring a valid government issued identification. (Adults only)
CLOTHES: according to the weather, Upstate NY is usually about 10-15 degrees cooler than NYC.
If the weather is hot you should still always bring a light jacket and sweat pants/trainers, the temperature in Howe Caverns is a constant 52 degrees.
FOOTWEAR: We will hike in a rocky mountaineer terrain which gets very slippery when wet. Hiking Boots is the ideal or if you do not own hiking boots sneakers with good traction will do as well. Do not wear sandals, dress shoes or high heels.
WATER: In a plastic bottle, especially on hot days. Drink plenty of water to avoid dehydration.
RAIN GEAR: Even with no rain in the forecast, the weather is very unpredictable in the mountains. We highly recommend you to bring rain gear.
SMALL BACKPACK: or fanny pack for your water, extra clothes, snacks etc. You will need both hands to be free during the hike.
MOSQUITO REPELLANT containing deet
CAMERA: With extra memory/film is 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 for the bus ride back 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 New York's natural wonders.