Use this list to plan your Nepal treks and travel. Packing light, but smart is essential for trips to Nepal. Whether you are on a Himalayan trek in Nepal, river rafting or kayaking expedition or jungle safari, this trip will help you get ready enjoy your holiday in Nepal. This is a list made up from experienced trekkers and kayakers visiting Nepal, so take their advice… you’ll be glad you did!
Nepal Trek Check List
__ Sense of adventure and flexible attitude… This is Nepal! People love it because it is exotic and
__Travel documents (passport; extra passport photos; itineraries, etc.)
__Money: Convertible currency in cash (USD or Euro is best for buying your visa at Nepal customs)
__Credit/Debit cards, for use in Kathmandu, Pokhara, Lukla, etc. (ATMs available – surcharges apply).
__Day pack to carry your personal needs during the day
__First aid kit (including any personal items; mole-skin or blister prevention/remedy.)
__Medication/prescriptions – ask your doctor about your specific needs.
__Prescription glasses and contact lens solution if required
__Small Alarm clock
__Refillable water bottle and water purification tablets
__Sunscreen, hat and sunglasses
__Layerable, flexible clothes that are easy to wash and dry. Don’t overpack.
__Swimming clothes (we recommend board shorts and dry wick shirt (sports) for all male and female clients.
Please NO revealing bathing suits.
__Lightweight travel towel
__Ear plugs (if you are staying in Kathmandu, dogs will bark all night)/eye mask
__Comfortable walking shoes
__Camera, film and/or memory cards with spare batteries
__Extra warm clothing during winter (December to February)
__Personal hygiene products (female hygeine products like tampons can be bought in Thamel.)
__4 season sleeping bag (Thamel price buy: NPR 2000; rent: NPR 20/day)
__Slide on shoes or sport shoes for wearing in teahouse or camp. (Different than your trekking shoes.)
__Waterproof, thigh-length jacket of GoreTex or similar material (Thamel price buy: NPR 1500)
__ Upon arrival in Nepal – Get 100 rupee notes for trek while in
Kathmandu – this is very important.