Trek Notes

Things That You Must Have While Travelling

Equipment


  • duffel bag (suitable to hold all of your personal trekking gear)
  • day pack
  • sleeping bag (suitable to 0 degrees Fahrenheit)
  • 2 plastic quart water bottles (must withstand boiling water)
  • sunglasses(high quality to withstand intense UV and infrared light)
  • flashlight (with extra batteries)
  • headlamp (with extra batteries)
  • waterproof nylon stuff sacks (to organize gear and clothing)
  • small pocket knife
  • writing pens
  • toilet paper (at least three rolls)<
  • extra locking duffel bag (to store clothes in hotel)
  • towel (quick drying)
  • toilet kit with soap, toothbrush & paste, shampoo, lip balm, other personal toiletries
  • handy wipes (enough to last the entire trip)
  • small repair kit (tape, thread, extra boot laces, safety pins)
  • spare eyeglasses
  • mosquito repellent (for use in Delhi)

Clothing That You Must Have


  • down jacket
  • fleece jacket or warm sweater (wool)
  • outer rain and wind suit (top and pants)
  • brimmed hat
  • stocking cap
  • Gloves
  • 2 large bandannas or scarf
  • 2 long skirts (for women if desired)
  • 3 pair long pants
  • river sandals or rubber river shoes (optional for stream crossings)
  • long underwear (polypro, top and bottom)
  • 2 long sleeve shirts
  • 4 pair heavy socks
  • 5 pair liner socks
  • 4 or more sets underwear
  • bathing suit
  • boots (medium to heavy weight)
  • tennis shoes
  • camera,film(optional)
  • small sleeping pillow(optional)
  • journal(optional)
  • small binoculars(optional)
  • hiking poles(optional)
  • paper bag(optional)