The following Trekking Equipment is advised to bring or prepare for while visiting Nepal, Tibet, and Bhutan for a trek, mountain climbing expedition, tour, or bicycle vacation. You can purchase a variety of items from Kathmandu and the Pharaoh, as well as rent some of them. However, it is strongly advised that you bring your own sunglasses, trekking boots, and medical supplies if you are taking any particular medications.
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Typical Trekking Equipment to Pack
- Comfortable walking shoes. Before traveling to Nepal, “walk them in” to prevent blisters.
- In the morning and at night, higher up in the mountains, a pair of light or heavyweight pants is helpful.
- 1–2 pairs of long, loose-fitting shorts or skirts.
- A few cotton T-shirts.
- One thin, long-sleeved shirt is especially helpful for preventing sunburn.
- Wear a wide-brimmed sunhat to protect your face and neck from the sun.
- 2 pairs each of thin and thick wool socks.
- Bottle of Water.
- Spectacles and a strap.
- Towels, both big and little, and toiletries. Both Kathmandu and a few mountain villages sell toilet paper.
- A little flashlight or headlamp with extra batteries.
- Band-aids and tweezers are essential personal medical equipment.
- A sewing kit with an swiss army knife.
- Sunblock, sunscreen, and suntan lotion.
Winter Gear You’ll Need for Your Trek
- Warm clothing. Down or fiber fill should be sufficient. This is especially important from December through February when it is cold outside.
- -15 °C sleeping bag or sheet (if renting or agency supplied)
- Heavy sweaters and woolen shirts. These things are necessary from December through February during the winter.
- Waterproof/windproof pants a must for all hikes higher than 3,000 meters.
- Thermal underwear. Excellent for sleeping in at night. In the cold, thermal underwear is really useful.
- A wool cap to wear both at night and in the morning. It is a must in the winter.
- An item of glovers. Wool and leather with lining are ideal.
- Ski goggles with a strap.
- Snow gaiters may be necessary.
Some Further Advice about Trekking Equipment
- A set of sandals or slippers. When the boots are wet, in the bathroom and toilet tent, or while camping.
- A poncho or rain jacket with a hood. Choose the waterproof option that is guaranteed.
- A tracksuit, useful for wearing inside the tent and while camping.
- Gear for trekking should be carried in a duffel bag or kit bag.
- Day-pack. This is a compact backpack for carrying day-to-day essentials like a book, towel, soap, camera, film, and toiletries. Bootlaces to spare.
- To separate clean clothes from filthy ones, use 2-4 large plastic bags.
- To dispose of waste, use 6–10 smaller plastic bags.
- Wallet or money belt with a coin slot.
- Reading materials, games, music, a journal, a calendar, a pocketknife, a rubber band, and binoculars are included (optional), a little cushion or headrest (optional)
- An inflatable sleeping pad, a trekking map, and a therm-a-rest are all nice additions for a camping walk but not always necessary for a tea house trek.
- Superglue, duct tape, and a small mirror can all be useful.
- To secure bags and hotel doors, use travel locks and chains.
- Bottle for hot water
Suggestion for peak-climbing equipment list
Twin-sharing mattresses and dome tents for the kitchen and dining area, kitchenware, restroom tent, the fixed and main rope, the harness, the crams, Ice-Axe, Ascend-er (Mummer), Descender (F-8), Helmet, Ice-screws, Snow Bars, Rock Piton, Tapes/Slings, and Karabiners: lock/unlock.
NEPAL FOOTPRINT HOLIDAY TREK DOES NOT PROVIDE PERSONAL HARD WARE GEARS
Climbing boots made of plastic or of a comparable grade requiring fixed crampons cotton or woolen shirts with long sleeves, long underwear in wool, hikers’ long cotton shirts, warm-weather climbing pants, breathable fleece wool or fleece for climbing sleeping pad (carry mat) or therm-a-rest mat, down high altitude sleeping bag (3, 4 sessions), Wool climbing socks and light cotton athletic socks, lightweight climbing gloves with thermal insulation headlamp, batteries, and bulbs, climber’s waterproof jacket, Down vest, jacket, and pants sunglasses for climbing, a sunblock.
Risk and Obligations
In order to give you a once-in-a-lifetime experience, Nepal Footprint Holiday Trek is dedicated to giving you the best services. To that end, we carry out our responsibilities with security, honesty, and seriousness to make your journey a pleasant one. However, the entire Climbing Trip/Course and Walking Holidays program is run carefully in accordance with their own policies’ laws and regulations. Because of this, Nepal Footprint Holiday and its affiliated organizations will not be held liable for any itinerary adjustments brought on by unforeseen events like governmental restrictions. Any additional costs incurred as a result of a land slide, road blockage, flood, snowstorm, political upheaval, airline cancellation, delay, illness, or accident have to be covered directly by the clients.
Please take note that we will offer sleeping bags, down jackets, walking sticks, and tents if you do not already have them. Do not hesitate to reach out to Nepal Footprint Holiday Treks P. Ltd.