We are back and missing Nepal desperately! Our trip was wonderful, thanks to your careful planning. We did all that we hoped to, and more. What makes Nepal so special is that is has so many different facets – nature, wildlife, history and culture.
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Certain basic trekking equipment is essential on all routes I described in this site. Depending on the area and season, I will provide you with a comprehensive list of necessities.
Here are some recommended Equipments List for trekking in Nepal Himalayas.
• Lightweight walking boots. If new one is being bought, “ walk then in” to avoid blisters. Also bring spare laces.
• A pair of track shoes. To wear in the camp at night or when the boot is wet.
• Warm jacket. Fiber fill or down should be adequate. This is especially necessary during winter
from December to February.
• A rainproof jacket with hood or a poncho. Get the one that is guaranteed waterproof.
• Woolen shirts and thick sweaters. During winter months, December through February these
items are essential. Thick sweaters can be purchased in Kathmandu.
• A pair of lightweight/ heavy weight trousers. Jeans are unsuitable to wear on treks. Cheap
loose cotton pants are available in Kathmandu.
• Heavyweight trousers are useful higher up in the mountains in the morning and at night.
Windproof/ waterproof trousers are necessary on all treks going above 10.00ft.
• Thermal underwear. These are excellent to sleep in at night in the winter months
thermal underwear are quite invaluable.
• A tracksuit useful for wearing in camp and in the tent. 2 pair of loose fitting long shorts/ skirts.
1 lightweight long sleeved –shirt is particularly suitable for avoiding sun burn.
• A woolen hat to wear in the morning and at night. During winter it is an essential item. A
sunhat and ensure it has a wide brim to cover the face and neck.
A pair of gloves. Leather with lining and woolen are best.
1 pair of sandals to wear in the cities and in camp.
2 pairs of thin and 2 pair of thick woolen socks.
Underwear” normal quantity and swimming costume, hankies.
Equipments and Accessories
• Duffle bag or kit bag to carry to gear while trekking
• Daypack: This is a small rucksack to carry personal requirement for the day e.g. toilet
items, camera, film towel, soap, a boot etc.
• Water bottle.
• Snow glasses and sunglasses
• 2-4 large plastic bags to separate clean clothes from dirty ones. 6-10 smaller plastic bags
to dispose garbage.
• Wallet and /or money belt with compartment for coins.
• Toiletries with large and small towels. Toilet paper can be by in Kathmandu and some villages
in the mountains.
• Small headlamp and/ or torch with spare batteries and bulbs candles and lighter to burn
• Snow gaiters essential during wither and all treks going over at other times.
• An umbrella (optional), which is quite useful to as a sunshade and useful when it rains.
• Reading materials, camera and film, game items (optional), note book, rubber band, pen
and pencil, envelopes, a diary, a calendar, a pocket knife, binoculars (optional), a small pillow
or headrest (optional). Thermoses (optional)- an inflatable sleeping mat, trekking
map, adequate quantities of passport photograph