Equipment and Clothing List for Trekking in Himalayas of Nepal 5/5 (3)

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Personal Equipment

3-4 season sleeping bag with hood
Thermo rest self-inflating pad or foam mat
Main luggage- Rucksack or Duffel
30 – 40 liter Daypack- to carry water bottles, camera, lunch & extra clothing
Stuff sacks and plastic bags for keeping your gear dry and organized
Water bottles with a wide mouth
A pair adjustable trekking poles
Insulated plastic mug (optional)
Pocketknife Swiss army style (optional)
Toiletries bag for toilet paper, soap, saving items, tooth paste & toothbrush etc


Running shoes or sandals-to used in camp/ teahouse lodge
Hiking boots- good quality
Gaiters- a pair to use to keep boots dry if walking through deep snow or on wet ground
Woolen or Pile Socks-heavy weight wool to be worn over the liner socks
Liner Socks-smooth thin liner socks to reduce of getting blisters
Knee or ankles support pad

Clothing items for trip

Gore-Tex pants and jacket with hood
Medium weight down jacket with hood
Light trekking trouser
Long sleeve light colored polypropylene shirts
Polar Tec fleece jacket
Thermal underwear for both top & bottom
Polar Tec fleece pant
Personal under garments
Quick dry type towel
Casual wears before after the trek
Hand wear

Polypropylene liner gloves
Fleece gloves
Good quality mittens or gloves

Warm woolen or fleecy hat/balaclava
Sun hat or cap with bandana for shading the neck
Bandana or scarf
Headlamp for use at night around the camp with extra batteries and spare bulbs
High quality sunglasses with 100% UV protection
Dust mask
Other Travel Accessories

Sunscreen and lip salve SPF 30 or above
Insect repellant
Water purification tablets (iodine or chlorine)
Favorite snack items
Reading & writing materials, ipod and cards
Camera, memory card and extra battery
Passport photo copy & photos
Insurance certificate copy
Earplugs (optional)
Baby wipes (optional)
Anti bacterial hand gel (optional)
Personal first aid kit pack

Any personal medications
Malaria prophylactic tablets
Antibiotics capsules
Imodium and anti amoebious, bacterial tablets
Blister treatment plasts
Dehydration solution
Analgesic- Paracetamol, aspirin
Anti cold tablets
Diclofenac gel
Antiseptic cream & throat lozenges
Diamox for AMS
Sanitary pad (for women)
Ear & eye drop


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Author: Treks Planner Nepal

Treks Planner Nepal is one of the leading Trekking and Travel agency based in the Nepal.