Packing List : Trekking in Nepal

Essentials :

  • Passport
  • Permits - we'll arrange them for you
  • Cash for any extras during the trek like alcohol & souvenirs
  • Book or E-Reader (optional)
  • Small journal + pen (optional)
  • Camera & Extra battery / Charger (optional)
  • Phone & Cord & headphones (optional)
  • Plug adapter (optional)
  • Headlamp
  • Backpack + rain cover
  • Trekking poles (optional, but highly encouraged)
  • Sleeping bag ((optional, but encouraged if you get cold easily)
  • Camelbak hydration system or 1 large water bottle or 2 small bottles
  • Boots or trail shoes (whatever you wear, break in your shoes at least three weeks before the trek)
  • 2 pairs of hiking socks
  • 1 or 2 pairs Hiking Pants / Yoga Pants (I brought one thin and one fleece lined pair)
  • 7 pairs of underwear - I don’t skimp here. It’s a good idea to bring old undies that you can toss out along the way to cut weight.
  • 2 sports bras
  • 1 or 2 tank tops or undershirts
  • 1 short sleeve shirt - choose a nylon or polyester blend to keep you dry
  • 1 long sleeve shirt - choose a wicking warm fabric like wool to keep you dry and warm
  • Sun hat or a buff may suffice depending on your preference
  • bandana or Buff for wiping sweat and protecting your mouth and face from dust and smelly shit holes
  • Sunglasses
  • Raincoat
  • 1 down coat
  • 1 warm hat
  • Gloves these are perfect, but you can find hand knitted wool ones along the trail too
  • 1 comfortable outfit you can change into at the end of the day - ideally you’ll keep this clean & you’ll wear it while lounging after your shower and to bed each night ::
  • 1 pair of comfy and warm pants
  • 1 tank top or t shirt
  • 1 long sleeve shirt
  • 1 pair of socks
  • Turkish towel because it doubles as a scarf OR a travel towel
  • Toiletries : keep it light & know that individual soap + shampoo packets can be bought in most villages
  • Deodorant
  • Toothbrush + paste
  • Soap
  • Shampoo + Conditioner
  • Hairbrush + hair ties
  • Sunscreen
  • Chapstick with SPF

*Think of us as your trail moms. We'll carry a first aid kit, snacks, tea, games, really all the good stuff. If you have any questions about the packing list or what supplies we'll be carrying just drop me a line.

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