Nepal Trekking Packing List

Nepal Trekking Packing List

It is essential to carry the right clothing and equipment while trekking in Nepal to tackle the cold weather of Himalayas. Equipment and clothing are individual choice and Interest but the right clothing and equipment are very important to make your trek safe and enjoyable.

Some of the trekking equipment are suggested and essential for trek in Himalayan regions.

  1. Light T-shirts and shorts for the day.
  2. Couple of walking trousers.
  3. Woolen/fleece sweater and jacket.
  4. Warm trousers and pants.
  5. Wind and water proofs jacket and pants.
  6. Gore-Tex jacket and pants (waterproofs just in case).
  7. Rain coat (just in case).
  8. Down jackets if you are camping.
  9. Light thermal and medium thermal long underwear bottom.
  10. Gore-Tex glove shells with liner or ski gloves and woolen gloves.
  11. Sun and woolen hat with extra scarf.
  12. Pairs of underwear.
  13. Good and comfortable trekking boots, camp shoes or sandals for evenings and several pairs of woolen and cotton socks.
  14. Snow Gaiters.
  15. Sleeping bag for tea house trekking 3 seasons is usually enough, but if you are camping you will probably need 4 seasons.
  16. Thermarest sleeping pad if you are camping.
  17. Large and strong waterproof duffel bag with lock and trekking bag with rain cover.
  18. Large and small plastic bags – for keeping items dry inside trek bag.
  19. One-liter two water bottles, one of which should be suitable for hot water (you can use it as a hot water bottle in your sleeping bag.
  20. Iodine (Polar-Pure) for water
  21. A pair of sunglasses with UV protection.
  22. Walking poles/sticks.
  23. Headlamp with spare bulbs and batteries.
  24. Sun screen lotion SPF 10 to 30 and sun screen stick SPF 10 to 30 very important to protect against sunburn.
  25. Basic First Aid Kit (see Health and Medicinal).
  26. Compass, altimeter and GPS (If you have).
  27. Binoculars may have been useful.