Packing List for Nepal

Okay so packing, my worst nightmare, the thing I hate the most and an activity that will require more mental endurance than the trek itself. I’m kidding, I’m not, I am really. But Packing, damn I hate it. I think because I’m not very good at it, I want to take everything I own, you know just in case something happens and one requires that jumper you haven’t worn for over a year or those shoes that sit under your bed for life. I should just throw it out, I know.

G Adventures kindly sent a packing list with the booking confirmation which is an excellent place to start. From this list, we eliminated a few items we knew were not needed and pulled from a few other lists we had read online. Below is the list we have decided to go with. I will link all the products on the list when I have them and know exactly what I am taking. I will also write a follow-up blog when we return, a more accurate list of what was useful to us on the trek. The list applies to both of us, we are pretty much packing the same thing, apart from my camera gear.

Packing List 

Sleeping bag & Liner – We are going to hire the Sleeping bags from Kathmandu to save packing them

2 x Long Sleeve Shirts



Waterproof Gloves

2 x Base Layers

Fleece / Sweatshirt

Hiking Boots

Trainers / Sandals for the huts

Waterproof Pants


Down Jacket

Rain Coat

Wool Hiking socks

Day Pack & Waterproof cover

2 x T-Shirts

2 x Water bottles

Leggings & Shorts






Money Belt


Spare Laces

First Aid

Lip Balm

Sun cream






Gel Wipes

Antiseptic cream

Imodium / Gastro Tabs

Rehydration Packets

Insect repellent

Water Purification tablets


Blister platers & cream

Knee supports

We have started to collect gear and our sponsor Kathmandu have kindly sent a box full of goodness. I will be testing the gear before we go and shooting some content, which I will link here.



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