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Trekking Equipment List

Essential Equipment for Trekking in Nepal.

  • Comfortable hiking boots. Make sure they are tried and tested before you go.
  • Spare boot laces.
  • Lightweight trainers/shoes for wear in lodges.
  • Waterproof jacket.
  • Waterproof trousers.
  • Fleece jacket.
  • Fleece/sweater
  • Light-weight fleece or wool vests.
  • Long or short-sleeved shirt; often more comfortable to wear than a fleece vest or T-shirt.
  • Warm hiking trousers.
  • Underwear.
  • Warm hat (can be purchased in Kathmandu for a couple of pounds).
  • Wide rimmed sun hat.
  • 2 – 3 pair’s good quality walking socks.
  • Warm gloves or mitts.
  • Personal first-aid kit. (See notes below)
  • Large rucksack. (55 to 70 litres)
  • Rucksack liner or thick bin bag.
  • Day sack. (25 to 40 litres)
  • Sunglasses.
  • High factor suncream.
  • Lip balm preferably with sun bloc.
  • Ear plugs. (Walls in lodges are very thin)
  • Head torch/torch and spare batteries.
  • Water bottle.
  • Water purification kit. (On trek you will need to drink 3 – 4 litres of fluids each day)
  • Toiletries.
  • Small hand towel. (Do not bring large towel. They are bulky and heavy)
  • Toilet paper. (You can buy poor quality paper along the route)

Non essential but recommended Equipment.

  • Walking pole(s).
  • Light-weight windproof jacket.
  • Neck warmer.
  • Sleeping bag liner.
  • Wet wipes
  • Length of string or para-cord. (12 feet)
  • Half a dozen clothes pegs.
  • Safety pins. (For attaching wet washing to rucksack to dry while trekking)
  • Plastic bags; shop carrier bags. These come in handy for a myriad of uses.
  • Shorts.
  • Camera. (Can recharge batteries for a small cost in lodges)
  • Binoculars.
  • Book/games/cards etc.
  • Travel diary.
  • Hand cleansing gel.
  • After-sun/moisturizer.


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