When trekking in Nepal, it is essential to wear the right clothing and equipment. Proper clothing and the use of critical equipment are critical for a safe and comfortable trek.
Sometimes packing too much or too little can ruin your trip. Therefore, you must know how much is too much or too small. How many clothes you need to pack depends on how long or at what time you will be hiking. For example, you will need more clothing for the Everest Base Camp trek than for the Poon Hill hike as it is a much longer hike.
In Nepal, the most trek starts from a lower altitude in moderate temperatures to a higher altitude in cold climates. Hence, it is best to dress in layers to change clothes at different temperatures.
Usually, you start your day's walk in a light sweater or tracksuit. On sunny days, you can feel comfortable in T-shirts and shorts. Later, you may need to put on a tracksuit, down jacket, warm pants, hats, and gloves if the temperature drops.
The following packing list for Nepal trekking is a general guideline. Adjustments can be made to this list according to your needs, interests, time of year, and length of your trip.
We are happy to offer you our trekking equipment checklist for reference. You can make any necessary changes to our equipment checklist as essential and appropriate. If you can't receive any of the items listed below in your hometown, or you're in a rush before your flight to Kathmandu, don't panic! The necessary equipment can be easily bought in Kathmandu stores.
If you are concerned about the quality of the gears available in Kathmandu, most of them are locally made, and some are imported from China and are of excellent quality. Remember to keep your luggage as light as possible for a comfortable trip. A porter is available for two people who can carry a maximum of 20 kg. Think about it before packing!
Below are the checklists of equipment you will need for the trip.
GENERAL equipment checklist
The travel bag or backpack: (We supply free water and a windproof travel bag/travel kit, but an extra-large travel bag/suitcase is required for non-trekking items left at the hotel in Kathmandu).
Down Jacket: (Your down jacket is highly recommended, but we also offer free down that must be returned after completing the hike.)
4 Seasons Sleeping Bag: (It is highly recommended that you use your sleeping bag. However, Oriental Journeys also offers free sleeping bags that must be returned after completing the trek.)
Sunglasses with UV protection
Sun hat or scarf
Light balaclava or warm wool hat
Thick gloves or mittens
With a waterproof outer cover (seasonal)
Under the clothes
Long, lightweight cotton trousers
Lightweight and expedition thermal flooring
Fleece or wool pants (seasonal)
Waterproof outer pants (preferably breathable)
UPPER PART OF THE BODY
Lightweight thermal expedition tops
Wool jacket or sweater
Wool windbreaker jacket (optional)
Waterproof outer jacket (preferably breathable)
Hike the world-famous Annapurna Base Camp Trail
Thin and light inner socks
Thick warm wool sand socks
Spare lace-up hiking boots
Camping shoes (sneakers and sandals)
Gaiters for hiking in winter
Device Checklist for ACCESSORIES
Zero degrees F sleeping bag *
Headlights with light bulbs and batteries
A small pad or lock-to-lock combination
Trekking bags/duffel bags
Basic first aid kit
Large plastic bags - to dry the items in the trekking bag
Backpack (approx. 20-22 liters)
Toiletries (small towel, toilet paper, etc.)
Earplugs (to protect your ear from snoring from roommates)
Equipment Checklist: Toiletries
Personal hygiene (wet wipes (baby wipes), tissues/toilet paper, disinfectants, antibacterial hand wash)
EXTRAS / LUXURY
Hiking map/travel guide
Diary and pen
Pencils and small notebooks
Travel game, d. H. Maps
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