Hi, We are planning on a family Khopra Danda trek Sept/Oct following by a week or so of national park, monasteries, general exploring. Not sure how it works with a guide/porter, but we'd love some feedback on this packing list please.
Equipment Check List:
Trekking boots (broken in) and spare laces
Hat/Beanie (Warm),scarf and gloves
Trousers (Warm trousers are useful higher up in the mountains in the morning and at night.)
Running shoes, sandals or thongs (To wear in the camp at night or when your boots are wet).
Shorts (knee length) and trousers or skirt (knee/calf length)
Wool-blend socks, liner socks and under wear(three pairs)
T-shirts (3) and long sleeved shirt with collar (helpful for avoiding sun burn.)
Laundry soap powder or bar
Sunscreen (SPF 20+) and lip balm
Iodine ,water-purification tablets or filter
Insect repellent (for lower elevation)
Emergency kit including a whistle and waterproof matches or lighter
Back pack with liner and rain cover
Sleeping bag and silk liner
Water bottle x 2
Torch,spare batteries and bulbs
Down jacket or down vest
Camera ,memory card and battery charger( spare batteries)
Altimeter / GPS
Small duffle bag (to leave behind in Kathmandu) where would we leave it?
Quick- drying camp towel
Day pack (for the day e.g. toilet items, camera, towel, soap, water bottle, chocolate bar etc.)
2-4 large plastic bags: to separate clean clothes from dirty ones
Personal medical supplies
Optional: Reading materials, game items, notebook, rubber bands, pen and pencil, envelopes, journal, a small pillow or headrest (optional), thermarest an inflatable sleeping mat, trekking map, adequate quantities of passport photographs etc.