Trekking Equipment

Trekking Equipment

Travel Essentials

  1. Valid Passport: Ensure it’s in good condition and not expired.
  2. Photocopies of Passport: 2-3 copies for emergencies.
  3. Passport Photos: 4-5 copies for visa applications, etc.
  4. Vaccination Certificate: Proof of completed vaccinations at least 14 days before the trip.
  5. Visa: Check eligibility and obtain at Kathmandu airport if possible.
  6. Insurance: Travel insurance in PDF or printed form.
  7. Cash: $200-$300 for unexpected expenses.
  8. Credit Cards: Verify if they work in Nepal.

Trekking Gear


  • Sun hat/cap
  • Bandana/headscarf
  • Warm woollen hat
  • Windproof hat
  • Balaclava/Buff
  • Headlamp with spare batteries
  • Sunglasses/goggles with UV protection


  • Moisture-wicking long and short-sleeve shirts
  • Thermal tops
  • Wind stopper jacket/hood
  • Fleece wind-stopper jacket/pullover
  • Soft jacket, fleece, or soft shell
  • Down jacket (specify size if provided)
  • Waterproof jacket with hood
  • Waterproof hiking pants
  • Hiking shorts
  • Fleece pants
  • Thermal trousers
  • Underwear (4 pieces)


  • Wind/waterproof gloves
  • Light wool/fleece gloves


  • Hiking boots with spare laces
  • Trainers/running shoes
  • Flip-flops
  • Thin/light socks (3 pairs)
  • Woollen socks (3 pairs)
  • Waterproof Gaiters

While Trekking

  • Sleeping Bag: Available for hire.
  • Duffle Bag: Sturdy, waterproof, 30-35 liters capacity.
  • Day Pack (30-35L): With waterproof cover.
  • Trekking Poles: 2 adjustable recommended.
  • Thermoses: To keep drinks at desired temperature.
  • Water Bottles/Bladders: 2 LTR capacity.
  • Books/Games: For entertainment during downtime.


  • Consult a doctor for a personalized list before travel.


  • Personal first aid kit
  • Quick-drying towel
  • Toothbrush/paste (preferably biodegradable)
  • Multipurpose soap (preferably biodegradable)
  • Deodorants
  • Nail clippers
  • Toilet paper
  • Moisturizer
  • Female hygiene items
  • Small mirror (optional)
  • Baby wipes

This list should cover all the essentials for a safe and comfortable trekking experience in Nepal. Remember to adjust quantities and items based on the length of your trek and personal needs.