Trekking in Nepal

Nepal Trekking Gear Lists


Woolen or fleece hat, sun hat for sun protection while trekking
Head torch            
Suns cream, lotion and lip balm


Warm gloves


Some pairs of T-shirts and long sleeved shirts, pull over, light flesh jacket Poncho or raincoat 
Thermal shirt for high altitude areas
Wind proof jacket, Fleece jacket or warm wool jumper
Windproof, waterproof outer shell garment for Higher altitudes
Down jacket to be recommended for cold nights & morning if you are in high altitude (we can be hired in Kathmandu before we start the trek)

Leg and foot wear

Trekking boot, recommend water proof trekking boot in high altitude
Some pairs socks, Warm socks for colder areas
Trekking trouser (thermal and wind breaker)
Thermal leggings for colder areas
Long skirt for women as an alternative to trousers
Waterproof trousers
Gaiters, in case of rain or snow


Hand towel, soap, tooth brush, paste, face wash, toilet paper, wait tissue,


Headache, capsules for upset stomach or diarrhea pain killer, vomiting
Personal Medicines and First Aid Kits
Diamox™ (125 or 250mg tablets) for altitude sickness. Please discuss with us before starting to take this medicine
Band-Aids, some waterproof tape, cotton, iodine, anti-infection ointments etc.


Chocolate, biscuit, chewing gum, etc 
Day sack to be carried personally

Extra items

Trekking pole, small knife
One liter water bottle
Personal first aid kit to include essential items
Sleeping bag, 4 season
Bag to give porter, day bag, bag cover


Camera battery, charger, flash light, lighter
Books (see Recommended Reading)
Playing cards
Plastic bags or stuff sacks to store/separate trekking gear

Environmentally friendly

Water bottle to refill the boiled water from the lodges or iodine tablets to purify the water, rubbish bag to bring till the lodge or to the right place and etc.

PS: regarding the sleeping bag , you can rent from kathmadu which would be an option incase if you do not want to carry it.
We will sort out all the equipment lists once again before we head off to trekking.

Team Leader | Durga KC |