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Personal Equipment Check List for All Treks

Footwear

  • Trekking or running shoes
  • Camp shoes or thongs
  • Socks-polypropylene

Clothing

  • Down or fiber - filled jacket
  • Jumper or pile jacket
  • Hiking shorts (for men) or skirt
  • Waterproof jacket, poncho or umbrella
  • Hiking pants
  • T-shirts or blouses
  • Underwear
  • Sun hat
  • Swimwear (optional)

Other Equipments

  • Rucksack
  • Sleeping bag
  • Water bottle
  • Torch (flashlight), batteries & bulbs

Miscellaneous Items

  • Toilet articles
  • Toilet paper & cigarette lighter
  • Small knife
  • Sunblock (SPF 15-plus)
  • Towel
  • Laundry soap
  • Medical and first-aid kit
  • Pre-moistened towelettes
  • Sewing kit

Personal Equipment Checklist for Treks going above 4000m

Footwear

  • Mountain trekking boots.
  • Socks, wool, to wear with boots
  • Socks, light cotton, for under wool socks
  • Down booties (optional

Clothing

  • Insulated pants
  • Nylon windbreaker
  • Nylon wind pants
  • Long underwear
  • Woolen hat (or balaclava)
  • Gloves
  • Gaiters

Miscellaneous Items

  • Goggles or sunglasses
  • Sun block for lips

Optional Equipments

Photography Equipments

  • Camera & lenses
  • Lens cleaning equipment
  • Film (about 20 rolls)

Toys & Navigation Aids

  • GPS unit
  • Altimeter
  • Thermometer
  • Compass

Miscellaneous Items

  • Binoculars
  • Books to read while waiting for planes & Buses
  • If you have a porter, you will need a duffel bag with a padlock, some stuff sacks and lots of plastic bags.
  • A small duffel bag or suitcase to leave your city clothes in is also useful.

Fixed Departures

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