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Who doesn’t want to run away from the shackles of a frenetic and monotonous 9 to 5 shifts, but not everyone’s definition of break is same. For some, it means relaxing at home and having a cup of coffee with some action packed flicks. But then there are Those Who live for Adventure, far away from the busy chaotic life, rediscovering themselves deep in the gorges of Himalayas, taking the path that not all have courage to cross. You have gathered guts, made plan, seems determined but still there are few things that you need to check- things to pack for trekking expedition in Himalayas.


The weather at Himalayan region is quite unpredictable. The bone-chilling winds are sure to challenge the path you take. Considering this, it is imperative that one must pack the woolen clothes.
  • Down jackets
  • Bathing suit
  • Cotton shirts and trousers or shorts
  • Reef shoes for camping
  • Woolen trousers
  • Woolen gloves and socks
  • Cotton socks
  • Hooded raincoat and pants
  • Woolen shirts or sweaters
  • Fleece sweater
  • Shorts or calf-length skirt for women
  • Three pairs of regular underwear and long woolen underwear
  • Wide brimmed woolen hat
First Aid Kit and Other Essential Products
There are chances that many trekkers might suffer injuries, feel body pain, tired and experience mild fever during the trekking expedition. And it gets hard to find a market with medical stores in Himalayan region. To counter such exigencies, a trekker must keep a first aid kit in his/her backpack.
  • Pain killers
  • Crepe bandages
  • Vinyl gloves
  • Antiseptic creams
  • Tweezers and scissors
  • Adhesive tape
  • Vitamin pills
  • Insect repellent
  • Sunscreen
  • Body lotion
  • Cold cream
  • Moisturizer
  • Lip balm
Important Trekking Gears to Carry along
Apart from clothes, a trekker must carry the following essential gears before hiking the unknown paths or Climb Mountains.
  • Cooking pots
  • Cup
  • Bowl
  • Eating utensils
  • Camping stove
  • Headlamp or Flashlight
  • Food
  • Matches
  • Trash Bags
  • Backup Fire Starter
  • Knife
  • Day pack or Fanny pack
  • Compass / GPS
  • Map
  • Water
  • Water filter
  • Water-purification tablets
  • Water bottle(s)
  • Sunglasses
  • Whistle
  • Insect repellent
Also, there are many other important items or accessories that a trekker must not forget to bring. Trekking boots, UV protected sunglasses and a cap to protect from direct sunlight.
Some Quick Snacks
Trekking does test the endurance and stamina level of the trekkers, and drains the individual completely. To keep the body fresh and rejuvenated, it gets important for the trekker to have water, glucose biscuits and other quick snacks like candies, dry fruits, sandwiches and protein bars. Always make it a habit to take snacks and drink water on a regular basis.
Other Necessary items that must be packed:
  • Money
  • Pencil and Paper
  • Bandanna
  • Small tube of toothpaste with toothbrush
  • Watch
  • Flash light with extra batteries
  • Pocket Knife
  • Nylon cord
  • Plastic garbage bags
  • Toilet paper
  • Hiking books
  • Weather radio
  • Plastic bags
  • Note books and pens
  • Cell phone
LAST but not the least- The Camera

Who doesn’t wants to capture the awe-inspiring natural vistas Himalayas in the form of snow-draped peaks, pristine waterfalls, verdant landscapes, gushing rivers, azure sky and exotic flora & fauna. Make sure to carry a digital camera to keep the memories unforgettable.


Let Your Silently Drawn by the Strange Pull of What You Really Love. It will not lead You Astray!!

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