Required Equipment for Trekking in Nepal

Trekking is not a luxury vacation rather it is amalgamation of nature and your wilderness adventure passion. It should be highly noted that trekking in Nepal requires you to walk the trail with steep uphill and downhill through jungles and narrow passage up in the snow bulk. Therefore, the luggage should be as light as possible and the valuables should be avoided. Backpacker provides a porter, bag, tent, sleeping bags and other basic accommodation and food. So, it would be wise for you to carry as less as possible. Just bring your adventure passion, camera and basic personal things, rest Backpacker is here for all the trekkers.

Equipment Check List

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


Approximately 3000 to 3500 cubic inches

Duffel Bag:

Backpacker Treks and Expedition will supply complimentary water and wind proof duffel/kit bag,but one extra big duffel bag/suitcase is necessary for non-trek items left at the hotel in Kathmandu

Down Jacket:

Your own Down Jacket is strongly recommended, but we also supply complimentary down which need to be returned at the completion of the trek

Sleeping bag:

Your own sleeping bag strongly is recommended, but we also supply complimentary sleeping bags which need to be return at the completion of the trek


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


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


Lightweight gloves Heavyweight gloves With a waterproof shell outer

Suitable Apparels

Under Garments shorts Lightweight cotton long pants Light and expedition weight thermal bottoms Fleece or wool pants 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 inside trek bag Daypack (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) Binoculars Reading book Trail Map/Guide book Journal & Pen Pencils and small notebooks Travel game i.e., cards

Sanitary Equipments

Tooth brush/paste Multipurpose soap Nail cutter Small mirror Wet wipes (baby wipes) Tissue /toilet roll Anti bacterial hands wash