Trekking Equipments

Already booked a trekking package to the mountains of Nepal and still wondering about the essential equipment for your trekking journey? We are pleased to offer our checklist for your references. You can make necessary amendments to our checklist as per your need and convenience. In case, you couldn’t get any of the following listed items in your hometown or be in rush before your flight to Kathmandu, don’t panic! The equipment necessary can be easily purchased in the shops in Kathmandu.

Equipment List:

Head:

  • Sun Hat
  • Fleece/Wool hat (to cover ears)
  • Sunglasses & reading glasses
  • Scarf to cover face (dust/wind)

Lower Body:

  • Undergarments
  • Hiking shorts
  • Lightweight walking pants
  • Lightweight thermal leggings
  • Fleece or tracksuit pants
  • Waterproof shell pants

Feet:

  • 3x thin cotton inner soaks
  • 3x thick warm wool hiking socks
  • Hiking boots (with spare laces)
  • Walking sneakers
  • Scandals
  • Walking poles

Upper Body:

  • 3x T-shirts
  • 2x lightweight thermal tops
  • 2x Merino/Fleece long shelve tops
  • Waterproof shell jacket
  • Down vest/jacket*
  • Poncho rain cover

Hands:

  • Lightweight fleece gloves
  • Heavyweight gloves
  • Or waterproof/wind fleece gloves
  • Playing card
  • Trail map & guidebook

Sleeping:

  • Sleeping bag
  • Sleeping bag liner
  • Pillow slip/case

Medical Kit:

  • See your Doctor for competing for the medical kit
  • Including Dimox

Accessories:

  • Sleeping bag rated -10C. to -20C (Depending on trekking region)
  • Headlamp (e.g. Petzl Zoom) with spare bulbs and batteries
  • Small pad or combination lock-to-lock trek bag
  • Basic First Aid Kit (see Health and Medicinal)
  • Large plastic bags – for keeping items dry inside trek bags
  • Daypack (approximately 2500 to 3000 cubic inches)
  • Thermarest sleeping pad (Only Camping Trek)
  • Water bottles (2)
  • Toiletries
  • Small wash towel

Toiletries & Personal Hygiene

  • 1x quick dry towel & face cloth
  • Shampoo & Conditioner
  • Toothbrush & paste (biodegradable)
  • Multipurpose wipes (face & body)
  • Deodorant
  • Face & Body Moisturizer
  • Nail clippers/file
  • Small comb/brush
  • Small mirror
  • Clothes washing soap (biodegradable)
  • Toilet paper (you can buy more on trek)
  • Anti-Bacterial Wipes (4x packs)
  • Hand sanitizer (small bottle)
  • Sunblock face/body high UV protection
  • Lip block with UV protection
  • Feminine hygiene products
  • Trekking Poles

 Extra Items:

  • Camera & extra batteries
  • Binoculars
  • Reading books
  • Journal & Pen
  • Photo’s of home/family
  • Energy/protein bars (optional)
  • Walkman & Steripen