Clothing and equipment

The following gives you a general idea of the personal items to be brought by you to trek in Nepal. The personal items, in fact, are of individual interest, choice and luxury. Besides, the most important fact he/she must consider is the time of the year, trekking days, region and altitude.

In a supported trek, heavy items are carried by porters during the trek and personal belongings of the trekkers that they may need for the day like money, water bottle, rain gear, camera, sun cream and toilet paper etc. should be carried by you. So, they are briefed to pack their items in two different bags.

Recommended Equipment list for trekking in Nepal

  • Duffel or Rucksack bag (This should be nice with good zipper)
  • Daypack
  • Down Jacket
  • Sleeping bag (4 season)
  • Hiking pants
  • Waterproof jacket
  • Full - sleeves shirt
  • Jumper or pile jacket
  • T - shirts
  • Trekking boots (Water proof)
  • Camp shoes/Sandal
  • Polypropylene/wool socks
  • Light cotton socks for under wool socks
  • Woolen socks to wear with boots
  • Sun hat
  • Beanie
  • Gloves
  • Sun block for lips
  • Sun lotion
  • Goggles or sunglasses
  • Thermal Long underwear
  • Insulated pants
  • Nylon windbreaker
  • Nylon wind pants
  • Water bottle
  • Sewing kit
  • Medical & first aid kit
  • Flash light
  • Batteries and bulbs
  • Swiss army knife
  • Personal towel
  • Personal toiletries and medication which should be labeled

Please Note: Tight fitting, figure-hugging clothing, such as those made with Lycra can often be offensive to locals, especially on women. If you find these items comfortable as a base layer then please pack something to wear over the top of them.