Equipment List

Planning to Trek in Nepal ,packing is a crucial aspect that requires careful consideration and preparation. Whether you are heading to the Annapurna Base Camp or to the Everest Base Camp ,having the right gear will enhance your journey by making it more comfortable as well as enjoyable. Your backpack should contain appropriate clothing according to the weather, high-quality of sleeping bag and trekking shoes as the foundation of your gear. Additionally ,including first aid kit, water purification tablets and navigation tools is crucial for trekking in remote areas.

As per some gear it might seem like a lot to bring from your hometown or if you don’t find the gear then you don’t have to worry about such things as you can buy or rent the gear in Kathmandu, especially around the Kathmandu valley. Packing the backpack depends upon the various factors, including the trekking area, duration, season and personal requirements. Here we will provide you the checklist of gear to Trek which will help you while packing your backpack for trekking. Feel free to customize this checklist according to your preferences.


  • Ensure that you have at least six months of validity on your passport,2 passport size photos and Airline Tickets.
  • Travel insurance details
  • Permits and Tickets
  • Extra Cash
  • Permits


  • Sunglasses with UV protection and Sunscreen.
  • Sun Hat or Scarf.
  • Headband or Cap.
  • Warm beanie.
  • Headlamp or flashlight with extra batteries..


  • Sturdy and waterproof trekking boots
  • Thin,Lightweight Inner socks.
  • Thick,warm wool hiking socks.
  • Gaiters.
  • Sneakers/Sandals.


  • Insulated gloves or mittens for cold weather.
  • Hand warmers.

Upper Body

  • Insulating Layers(fleece jacket or down jacket).
  • Waterproof and windproof jacket.
  • Moisture-wicking Thermal Shirt.
  • Insulated Vest.
  • Light & Expedition weight thermal tops.
  • Warm sweater.

Lower Body

  • Fleece pullover or Hoodie
  • Trekking pants.
  • Thermal underwear for colder temperatures.
  • Rain pants or waterproofs and windproof pants.
  • Hiking shorts.
  • Fleece pants.
  • Trousers
  • Moisture-wicking base layer bottoms.

Gears and Equipments:

  • Duffle Bag(70L)
  • Rucksack(50-60L)
  • Daypack(25-30)
  • Trekking poles(optional).
  • Sleeping Bag(at least -20 degree celsius).
  • Sleeping Bag Liner

Additional Accessories:

  • Reusable water bottle(2L)
  • Trash Bags.
  • Local SIM card.
  • Cash:ATMs might be scarce,so carry enough.
  • Map,Compass/GPS.
  • Camera and Binoculars.
  • Head Torch
  • Sunglasses.

Personal Hygiene and First Aid

  • Toothbrush and Toothpaste.
  • Biodegradable soap.
  • Personal Medications.
  • First Aid Kit.
  • Towel
  • Books
  • Diary and pen
  • Guide book

Overall this is our gear suggestions list which is for long ,adventure treks and for mountain climbing,you’ll need even more warm clothing and larger shoes and for shorter and easier treks,you may require less than what we’ve suggested above. However,when you are planning any trekking or climbing routes in Nepal,we’re here to provide you with an exact gear list based on your itinerary and the specific regions you plan to explore.