In order to fully enjoy your trek in the Himalayas of Nepal, having the right trekking equipment is essential - both safety and comfort-wise. The trekking equipment necessary depends on the type of trek, and on the time of year, weather conditions, terrain, and maximum altitude. However, below list includes many essential things that would be wise to bring on most treks.
A properly packed trekking backpack is light and includes multipurpose clothing items. Moreover, please make sure that you bring sufficiently warm clothes, especially during winter (Dec – Feb). Not having the required trekking equipment and clothing will not only significantly decrease the pleasure of trekking, but could in the worst case scenario be life threatening.
Below is a list of Trekking Equipment Needed while Trekking in Nepal:
- Toiletries (toothbrush, toothpaste, soap, toilet rolls, bath towel etc) and more necessary personal clothes
One thing you definitely don't want to forget is your toiletries! In Every teahouse there may not be available all the things you need like toothbrush, toothpaste, soap, toilet rolls, bath towel etc. For your easiness and comfortable make sure you pack these all things before you leave for trekking.
- Sun hat
Sun hat protects your face from directly entering the sunlight towards your face. It allows you to protect your face skin from UV rays as well as helps to get closer look to the nature.
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- Flashlight (extra batteries)
Flashlights are need while trekking. It is essential things you must have during the journey. In every teahouse there may not be electricity as well as you may need to hike early in the morning or late evening. Better to carry flashlight with extra batteries.
Rucksack is a bag with shoulder straps which allow it to be carried on someone's back, typically made of a strong, waterproof material and widely used by hikers. One of the essential things you should have during trekking is Rucksack where you can keep your things like cloths, sandals, camera, charger, etc.
- Two T – shirts and one long sleeve T – shirts
- Water bottle and water purifier
Water bottle and Water purifier are the most essential things that you need during trekking. Some times the water just need to purify to make it drinkable.
- Rain Poncho
A Rain poncho is an outer garment designed to keep the body warm. A rain poncho is made from a watertight material designed to keep the body dry from the rain.
- Trekking Stick
Trekking poles (also known as hiking poles, hiking sticks or walking poles) are a common hiking accessory used to assist walkers with their rhythm and provide stability on rough terrain. It is the essential things that you must carry during trekking.
- Sun glasses
Wraparound sunglasses offer the broadest protection against UV damage because they block more of the light that hits your eyes from the sides. Sunglasses with large lenses and wide temples provide the next-best protection.
- One sunscreen lotion (SPF 50+)
SPF measures sunscreen protection from UVB rays, the kind that cause sunburn and contribute to skin cancer. SPF does not measure how well a sunscreen will protect from UVA rays, which are also damaging and dangerous. Dermatologists recommend using a SPF50 or SPF50+ sunscreen during trekking trails.
- A pair of Gore-Tex glove shells with liner or ski gloves
The warmest GORE-TEX gloves available are made to keep your hands comfortable and supported for longer. The insulation layers are engineered to provide maximum possible warmth and comfort, even when you're out in cold temperatures for extended periods.
- One light wind Gore-Tex jacket and one light wind Gore-Tex pant
GORE-TEX product technology brand for the highest quality lightweight, pack able and waterproof jackets. This lightweight jacket and pants are essential during trekking trails. It makes you feel comfortable while you are in journey as well as protect you from air and cold.
- One down sweater-jacket
A down jacket or puffer jacket is a quilted, padded jacket filled with down feathers (usually duck or goose down). This material is usually used to insulate an Outer layer which is usually some synthetic fibre such as nylon or polyester. During trekking there may be some rain as well as snowfall, so to be prevented from cold and keep your body warm you need down jacket.
- One light wool-fleece sweater
A fleece sweater, or just a fleece, is a lightweight casual sweater made of synthetic polyester wool such as polar fleece. Typically, a fleece sweater has a zipper up the middle, rather than buttons or other fasteners. It will provide thermal insulation but is not usually weatherproof, so wind and rain will not be effectively kept out. Trekking during the daytime is fine.
- Some pairs of woolen socks
A sock is a piece of clothing worn on the feet and often covering the ankle or some part of the calf. While trekking you need long some pair of woolen socks which provide warm as well as comfortable. We recommend you to buy some extra pair of woolen socks for your journey.
- A pair of sandals
Sandals are an open style of footwear, consisting of a sole supported by straps going over the instep and sometimes around the ankle to the wearer's foot. Sandals can get a top, too. Sandals are used to go to the bathroom and toilet during the overnight stay at the tea house. Sandals are useful for trekking during return time.
- A pair of light hiking boots
Hiking (walking) boots are footwear designed specifically to protect the feet and ankles during outdoor walking activities including hiking. These are one of the hiking gear's most important items, since their consistency and longevity will decide a hiker's ability to walk long distances without injury. Hiking boots are built to provide comfort on rough terrain for walking considerable distance. Recommended boots that protect the feet and heel of the hiker.