It is recommended to bring your own gear, however, often times travelers decide to buy or rent/hire gear in Kathmandu. There are several stores to buy trekking gear in the tourist center of Thamel (Kathmandu). Also, there are several opportunities to rent/hire gear as well. If you have questions about costs to rent specific equipment, please ask. Also, if your tour is on limited time, it is strongly encouraged that you plan with us in advance for equipment rentals. If you wish, we can secure your equipment in advance to save on searching after arrival.

Please find the trekking equipment list below:

  • Sunglasses
  • Sun hat
  • Sunscreen and chapstick
  • T- Shirts for trekking (quick dry)
  • T-shirts for sleeping
  • Long-Sleeved light shirt
  • Hiking pants
  • Thermal underwear (top/bottom)
  • Undergarments
  • Trekking socks
  • Waterproof/windproof jacket
  • Waterproof/windproof pant
  • Quick drying towel
  • Hiking shoes/boots
  • Slippers or sandals for evening
  • Water bottle
  • Headlamp
  • Trekking Rucksack
  • Toiletries/personal hygiene
  • Sleeping Bag (rated to temperate recommended for trek)
  • Down Jacket
  • Trekking Poles
  • Scarf (to keep out dust as well as the cold air)
  • Hat and gloves
  • Wet wipes (at high altitudes, you may not be showering)

If you have any questions on gear, please contact us.