Trekking equipment

Trekking equipments

Trekking equipment’s to trekking in Himalayas
Trekking equipment’s is necessary for trekking Nepal. Some time trekkers forget to pack all trekking equipment’s before depart to trekking, in this way we are suggesting you the trekking equipment list for your suitability. Certain basic trekking equipments are essential on all trekking routes of Nepal. It is important to have the right equipment with you or else you may run the risk of discomfort or may even have to shorten your trekking. Base Camp Excursion Pvt. Ltd, Nepal will provide you with a comprehensive list of necessities. High quality trekking gear is difficult to get in Nepal, so if you are coming from abroad, don’t depend too much on local purchase. Given trekking equipment s are just a checklist it is not necessary to bring everything that is listed below. Use your own experience and judgment to make your decision, cross check this list with what you are packing.

Clothing and foot wear:

1.    Down jacket
2.    Insulated pants
3.    Wind pants
4.    Thermal trouser
5.    Long-sleeved woolen shirt
6.    Short-sleeved cotton T-shirts
7.    Regular underwear
8.    Thermal underwear
9.    Woolen hat
10.    Sun and rain hat
11.    Gloves
12.    Gaiters
13.    Trekking boots (waterproof)
14.    Woolen socks
15.    Cotton socks
16.    Sandals

Trekking equipment’s and accessories

1.    Sleeping bag +10°C to –10°C
2.    Rucksack and duffel bag
3.    Mattress
4.    Towel
5.    Water bottle
6.    Headlamp with spare batteries
7.    Water purifying tablets
8.    Pocket knife (kept in duffel bag)
9.    Wallet or money belt
10.    Toilet paper, soap, tooth paste/brush.
11.    Moisturizing lotion.
12.    Snow glasses and sunglasses.
13.    Spare pair of sunglasses.
14.    Sunscreen and lip guard
15.    Emergency contact numbers
16.    Personal first aid kit

Optional trekking accessories

1.    Binoculars
2.    Reading and writing material
3.    Repair kit with needle, thread and safety pins
4.    Your favorite snack food like raisins or chocolate
5.    Protein supplements for vegetarian

Popular trekking tour packages Nepal

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Pokhara sightseeing                            Kathmandu sightseeing
Everest hiking                                         Annapurna hiking
Nagarkot hiking                                     Pokhara hiking
Kathmandu hiking                                Everest view trek
Gokyo lake trek                                    Everest base camp trek
Poon hill trek                                          Upper mustang trek
Annapurna circuit trek                   Kanchenjunga base camp trek
Annapurna base camp trek        Tamang heritage trek
Manaslu circuit trek                        Helambu trek
Langtang valley trek                       Kathmandu Pokhara Chitwan tour
Kathmandu Pokhara tour           Buddhist pilgrimage tour
Nepal and Tibet tours                   Nepal and Bhutan tours
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Heritage tours                                  Kathmandu tours
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Sunrise tour                                        Pokhara tour
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Listed equipment is suggested and essential for tea house and camping trekking in the Himalayan region. Some of the trekking equipment’s can be hired or bought in adventure shops in Kathmandu. Please remember that you should always try to keep the weight of your equipment to a minimum. At the start of trek your packed trekking bag should weigh not more than 33 pounds or 15 kg. Personal belongings of trekkers like water bottle, rain gear, camera, sun cream and toilet paper etc should have to carry by your own so, pack these items in separate bag. If you need more information about trekking equipment fell free to contact us.