Packing before you travel :
Equipments needed depends largely upon where , when and how one is trekking.The main emphasis while trekking on keeping warm and dry while still being light weight. For lower altitude, Fleece Jackets are adequate, while at higher altitude down jackets are advisable. Waterproof, windproof jacket and pants, well broken-in footwear, head covering are also recommended.Good sleeping bags, sunglasses,drinking water bottle, torchlight, Sun block cream,toiletries, First aid kit are other item necessary.
Take Away (to do) lijst Nepal
Travel insurance and health insurance Credit / debit card
duffel bag / flight bag * overnight bag *
combination lock * Backpack
sleeping bag (possibly to rent) sheet bag
Mattress (Cushion and) pillowcase
Mountain shoes * light shoes
socks and stockings underwear
thermic underwear mountain sports pants
short or ¾ pants t-shirts
fleece jacket sweater
down jacket / mountaineering jacket / sturdy windbreaker
poncho * cap or hat
(bivouac) hat or hood sunglasses
(walking sticks) towels
toilet supplies toilet paper
First aid equipment
field bottle 1 liter *
Phone , Camera
extra batteries / charging equipment
mountain sports insurance *
valid passport *
send to Himalaya Travel Adventures: copy of passport and visa, 2 passport photos
PUT ON AN (EVERYWHERE SEARCHING) EMAIL ADDRESS:
copy passport and copy visa
list with numbers of passport, insurance, telephone numbers, etc.
***** TIPS *****
Money – some extra cash for emergencies, always possible to exchange black. Rupees in small denominations during the trek.
Plung bag – canvas, stronger than a “flight bag”.
Weekend bag – can in the duffel bag on the plane, to leave things behind in Kathmandu.
Number lock – do you lock your duffel bag and your hotel / lodge room; no key required.
Mountain boots – you have on the plane!
Poncho – during monsoon also an umbrella, in September, early October a regular poncho, then a disposable suffice …
Flask – not a plastic bottle, it must be able to be filled with boiling water.
Mountain sports insurance – coverage against accidents and extra medical expenses.
Passport – must be valid for 6 months after return.
Medication, at least:
good painkiller, bandages and bandage,
plasters and biogas, iodine
possibly paracetamol, broad spectrum antibiotics, Imodium, ORS