City Sightseeing Tours and Cultural Visits within major cities and Heritages sites explorations do not requires extra precaution to have a checklist of equipment and gears. In case of adventure activities such as Paragliding, Bungee, Canyoning and Rafting or Jungle Safaris, the concerned agency or institution provides the equipment & gears on the spot and mostly included on the service offered to you.

However, for the trekking adventures, you have to prepared well prior to depart for such trekking adventure in high elevation terrains. You can find variety of these gears to hire or buy in Kathmandu. Majority of the gears which are in sale in Kathmandu are locally manufactured (hence a lot cheaper) and some gears found here are imported from China and are obviously of better quality. You can find very high quality branded gears too in some famous stores here. It is good to keep your luggage as light as possible. You can leave your excess luggage which you are not going to use in the trek at hotel in Kathmandu. We normally provide 1 porter for two trekkers to carry your luggage and should have weight limitation of approximately 25 kg from two people.

Below is the checklist of equipment you need for the trek.


Duffel or Rucksack bag: (You can buy it one in Kathmandu or in Pokhara in nominal price , but you can store your bag/suitcase in your hotel locker or agency’s store room for non-trek items left at the hotel in Kathmandu).

We uses our own trusted Porters in the trek even-though it is highly recommended to have small padlock to secure your items when you handover your Duffel bag pack to the porter in the morning .

Day pack: (Approximately 2500 to 3000 cubic inches)

Down Jacket: (Your own Down Jacket is strongly recommended, but you can hire in nominal price in Kathmandu or in Pokhara)

4 seasons’ Sleeping bag: (Your own sleeping bag strongly is recommended, but agency can supply complimentary sleeping bags which need to be return at the completion of the trek)


  • Sun hat or scarf
  • Light balaclava or warm fleece hat
  • Sunglasses with UV protection


  • Thin, lightweight inner socks
  • Thick, warm wool hiking socks
  • Hiking boots with spare laces
  • Camp shoes (sneakers and/or sandals)
  • Gaiters for hiking in winter


  • Lightweight gloves
  • Heavyweight gloves or mittens
  • With a waterproof shell outer (Seasonal


  • Under Garments
  • Hiking shorts
  • Lightweight cotton long pants
  • Light and expedition weight thermal bottoms
  • Fleece or wool pants (seasonal)
  • Waterproof (preferably breathable fabric) shell pants


  • T-shirts
  • Light and expedition weight thermal tops
  • Fleece jacket or pullover
  • Fleece Wind-Stopper jacket (Optional)
  • Waterproof (preferably breathable fabric) shell jacket


  • Sleeping bag rated to zero degrees F *
  • Headlamp (e.g. Petzl Zoom) with spare bulbs and batteries
  • Small pad or combination lock-to-lock
  • Trekking Bags/Duffel bag
  • Basic First Aid Kit
  • Large plastic bags – for keeping Items dry in side trek bag
  • Day-pack (approximately 2500 to 3000 cubic inches)
  • Trekking Poles
  • Water bottles
  • Toiletries (Small wash towel, Toilet papers etc)
  • Ear Plug (who know some people on group are snoring)


  • Tooth brush/paste
  • Multipurpose soap
  • Nail cutter
  • Small mirror

Personal Hygiene:

  • Wet wipes (baby wipes)
  • Tissue /toilet roll
  • Anti bacterial hands wash


  • Binoculars
  • Reading book
  • Trail Map/Guide book
  • Journal & Pen
  • Pencils and small notebooks
  • Travel game i.e., cards