Nepal has one of the world most diverse geographical and climatic variations in the whole. With highest peak and deepest gorge in the world, it has flat land to in the south of the country. So it’s really necessary to know geography of Nepal as well as trekking equipment you should have. Mountains are beautiful but sometime they can be harsh for you as you go up and up. Major problem is obviously high altitude and thin air.
- As security and safety is prime concern, we strongly recommend you to have trekking kit containing first aid medicine and equipment.
- For Tea House Trek:
- Sleeping Bag/Mattress - Please check the temperature of the places and season.
- Duffle Bag – big size bag enough to handle at least 20-25 kg.
- A pair Trekking pole to each person-
- Warm Down Jacket
- Lightweight walking boots "walked" on them prior to arrival in Nepal to avoid blisters.
- During day - lightweight cotton pants, shorts wrap around skirt.
- At night-track top, pants.
- Cotton T-Shirts at least 5-7 sets.
- Sun hat-sunburn is severe at rarefied altitudes.
- Thick outer woolen socks, thin inner cotton.
- Vaseline for feet and crouch.
- Iodine to purify water.
- Swimming suit.
- Sunglasses and strap.
- Toilet paper, it can be bought in Kathmandu and some villages in the mountains.
- Small headlamp/ flashlight/ torch with spare batteries.
- Pocket knife and sewing kit.
- Sunscreen, sun block, sun-tan lotion.
- Small daypack-25 liters.
- Rain jacket-poncho style to cover backpack (especially in monsoon season )
- For Winter Season (Additional)
- Flannel shirt.
- Snow gaiters.
- Sandals or slip on shoes.
- Sun block hat to protect from the sun /warm hat in the mountain area.
You may bring your own down jacket and sleeping bag or you may purchase or hire. Do not come without “well walked in boots”- poor boots poor trek and the best boot the best trek.
Lightweight walking boots "walked" on them prior to arrival in Nepal to avoid blisters.