Trekking Equipment

Recommended Trekking Equipment lists for Everest, Annapurna, Langtang, Manaslu, and other treks in Nepal


  • Sun hat
  • Warm hat and scarf
  • Headlight


  • Sunscreen +40
  • Sunglass
  • Face wipes and towels

List for Hands

  • Lightweight gloves
  • Gloves

Body clothing

  • Down jackets (rental is included if needed)
  • Sleeping bag- (rental is included if needed)
  • 2 pairs of hiking t-shirts, preferably quick-drying, possibly thermal tops for the treks
  • Fleece jacket and sweaters
  • Poncho and rain jacket
  • Socks, preferably a cotton –mix
  • Lightweight cotton trekking pants with a folding option

Lists of Footwear

  • The proper Trekking Boots
  • socks, preferably cotton sports socks, but take some extra pairs
    • Crampon (optional, not required for the Everest treks)

Essential gear

  • Day Backpack above the 30 L
  • Pack covers 
  • thermos Bottel- a hard bottle that can be used for boiled drinking water
  • Water pearls
  • Umbrella / Poncho 
  • Walking  pole if you need it
  • Thick Sleeping bag
  • Deodorant
  • Laundry soap
  • Antibacterial Gel


  • toothbrush
  • Shampoo
  • Personal accessories
  • Camera
  • Cell Phone
  • Money wallet with Money
  • Padlocks
  • Plastic bag
  • Watch
  • Sewing kit
  • Extra p photos and passport photocopies

First-aid Kit

  • Diamox (acetazolamide)
  • Lozenges
  • Elastic bandages
  • Moleskin
  • Cotton bandages and band-aids
  • Lancing needle
  • Antibiotic eye-drops
  • Thermometer
  • Sling
  • Paracetamol
  • Antiseptic, antibacterial cream, or solution
  • Painkillers
  • Anti-emetic for nausea (not at high altitude)
  • Loperamide to control diarrhea
  • Norfloxacin or Cipro to cure diarrhea and other infections
  • Oral rehydration salts



These Equoemnts are recommended for trekking to Everest base camp trek,  Annapurna base camp Trek, or Langtang valley trek.