Gear Packing checklist

We recommend the following trekking equipment, cross check this list when you are packing. If You don’t have them with you from your place, remember that you can hire or buy with at a very reasonable price in Kathmandu after you arrive in Nepal.


Sun hat or scarf or neck gaiter
Light balaclava or warm fleece hat
Sunglasses with UV protection

Upper Body:

Light and expedition-weight thermal tops
Fleece jacket or pullover
Fleece Wind-Stopper jacket (optional)
Waterproof (preferably breathable fabric) shell jacket
Down vest or jacket

Lower Body:

Under Garments
hiking shorts
Lightweight cotton long pants
Light and expedition-weight thermal bottoms

Fleece or wool pants (seasonal)
Waterproof (preferably breathable fabric) shell pants


Thin, lightweight inner socks
Thick, warm wool hiking socks
hiking boots with spare laces
Camp shoes (sneakers and/or sandals) Gaiters for hiking in winter to the base camp


Lightweight gloves
Heavyweight gloves or mittens with a waterproof shell outer (seasonal)


Sleeping bag rated to zero DC * Supplied
Headlamp (e.g. Petzl Zoom) with spare bulbs and batteries
Trekking Bags/Duffel bag *
Basic First Aid Kit
Large plastic bags - for keeping items dry inside trek bag
Daypack (approximately 2500 to 3000 cubic inches)
Trekking Poles
Water bottle (2) or camel bag
Toiletries (Small wash towel, Toilet paper In a plastic bag, etc)
Ear Plug (who knows some people in the group are snoring)
Personal First aid kit
Lip Guard
Passport copies


1 medium-sized quick-drying towel
Toothbrush/paste (preferably biodegradable)
Multipurpose soap (preferably biodegradable)
Nail clippers
Face and body moisturizer
Feminine hygiene products
Small mirror
Suncream or Zink Sun protection

Personal Hygiene:

Wet wipes (baby wipes)
Tissue /toilet roll
Bacterial hands wash


Camera, spare batteries, and or Binoculars
Reading book
Trail Map/Guidebook
Journal & Pen

What you carry for the trek:

Please, bring the equipment listed above and pack your gear for the trek into a duffel bag or rucksacks, and a small day bag for you. The larger bag with your kit will be carried by the porter to meet you each evening. You should bring a day pack to carry by yourself for water, a rain jacket, hat gloves, camera money, etc. The weather in the mountains is changeable so you will need some warm clothes with you in your daypack.