Packing essentials for trekking


One must keep in mind of chilling temperature of high altiude in mountain areas before packing clothes. While you can have set of light dress for romaing around kathmandu. Meanwhile in higher altitudes take stuffs like; 

  • Insulated jacket/ down jacket
  • Waterproof jacket and pants
  • Trekking pants/ shorts
  • Moisture- wicking base layers
  • Insulating layers (fleece jacket, thermal tops)
  • Warm hat and gloves
  • Hiking socks and sturdy hiking boots.
  • Trekking sandals (optional)


Equipments makes overall trek convinient so minding your strength and requirements take ideal comodities like;

  • Backpack (45-65 liters)
  • Sleeping bag (rated for cold temperature)
  • Trekking poles
  • Headlamp/flashlight with extra batteries
  • Sunglasses with UV protection
  • Sunscreen and lip balm
  • Water bottles or hydration system
  • Camera or smartphone for capturing memories.
  • Crampons (optional)


Minding your personal health and hygine to cope up with daily ups and downs, one can have these additional items;

  • First aid kit (including altitude sickness medication)
  • Toiletries (toothbrush, toothbrush, toothpaste, biodegradable soap, hand sanitizer)
  • Snacks and energy bars
  • Cash (Nepalese Rupees)