Narba Treks & Expeditions

Trekking Equipment


– Lightweight walking boots. “Walk them in” prior to arrival in Nepal to avoid blisters.

– A pair of lightweight/heavyweight trousers are useful higher up in the mountains in the morning and at night.

– 1-2 pair of loose fitting long shorts/skirts.

– 2-4 cotton T-shirts.

– 1 lightweight long sleeved-shirt is particularly suitable for avoiding sun burn.

– A sunhat and ensure it has wide brim to cover the face and neck.

– 2 pairs of thin and 2 pairs of thick woolen socks.

– Underwear: normal quantity

– Swimming suit

– Water Bottle

– Sunglasses and strap

– Toiletries with large and small towels. Toilet paper can be bought in Kathmandu and some village in the mountains.

– Small headlamp and/or flashlight/torch with spare batteries

– Personal medical supplies – don’t forget band-aids and tweezers.

– Army-knife and sewing kit

– Sun-screen, sunblock, sun-tan lotion.

Winter Requirements For Your Trek.

– Warm jacket. Fiberfill or down should be adequate. This is especially necessary during winter from December to February.

– Sleeping bag to -15 C or sleep sheet (if renting or agency supplied)

– Woolen shirts and thick sweaters. During winter months, December through February, These items are essential. Thick sweaters can be purchased in Kathmandu.

– Windproof/Waterproof trousers. Necessity on all treks going above 3,000 meters.

– Thermal underwear. These are excellent to sleep in at night. In the winter months thermal underwear are quite invaluable.

– A woolen hat to wear in the morning and at night. During winter it is an essential item.

– A pair of gloves. Leather with lining and woolen are best.

– Snow Glasses and strap

– Snow gaiters can be essential

Some extra recommendation

– Camera & Film

– A pair of slip-on shoes or sandals. To wear in the camp, in bathroom and toilet tent or when the boots are wet.

– A rain-proof jacket with hood or a poncho. Get the one that is guaranteed waterproof.

– A sweat-suit. Useful for wearing in camp and in the tent.

– Duffel bag or kit bag to carry gear while trekking.

Daypack. This is a small backpack to carry personal requirement for the day e.g., to toilet items, camera, film, towel, soap, a book etc. Spare boot laces.

– 2-4 large plastic bags to separate clean clothes from dirty ones. 6-10 smaller plastic bags to dispose garbage.

– Wallet and/or money belt with compartment for coins.

– Reading materials, game items, music, note book, rubber band, pen and pencil envelopes, a diary, a calendar, a pocket knife, binoculars (optional), A small pillow or headrest (optional) Thermarest (optional) – an inflatable sleeping mat, trekking map, would be good for camping trek, where as for Tea house trek these all item are may not necessary.

– Duct-tape, superglue and small mirror can be handy

– Travel locks and chain to secure luggage and lodge door

– Hot-water bottle

Note: If you do not have Sleeping Bag, Down Jacket, Walking Stick and Tents, we will provide you here.