Rafting Equipment and Trekking Equipment for travelers in Nepal
Your Kit & Baggage:
Preferably no more than the airline’s allocated 20 kilos (plus hand baggage). The best container is either a backpack or a duffle bag. A 10-15 litre daypack will also be very useful.
If you’ve got good wilderness clothing, bring it. Otherwise you might prefer to hire gear on arrival. But you are advised to bring your own walking boots or shoes.
Storage of Personal Equipment
not required whilst trekking/rafting/travelling can be stored with us in Kathmandu and Pokhara.
For Rafting – Equipment/Necessary Kit–
What to Take –
The remainder of your kit is secure with us in Kathmandu or Pokhara, to be labelled for specified collection point and either to be brought to the take-out point or reclaimed at completion of journey in either Kathmandu or Pokhara.
For Trekking – Equipment/Necessary Kit -
Your needs are not extensive and are easily (and cheaply) met. You can combine what you have with what you can hire in Kathmandu. We will make sure you get the advice and assistance you require.
Items marked with (*) can be hired cheaply in Kathmandu. Items marked with (?) are optional. (3,000m+) means necessary for high altitude treks.
For treks up to 5,000m:
*1 Pair strong mountain/hiking boots
Peaks over 5,500m be sure to also have the following:Items marked with (*) can be hired in Kathmandu. Typical hire costs for this personal mountaineering equipment US$100.
Day pack should be good quality (note: 20-25 litre)
* Sleeping bag should be comfortable to -20c
* Snow goggles
* Warm, waterproof gloves and mittens (total 2 pairs)
* Good quality climbing plastic boots
* Waterproof climbing gaiters
* Waterproof over-trousers
* Ice Axe
* Karabiners 2/3
- First 48 - and Beyond
- Culture & Customs (Tailor-Made Sample Itineraries)
- Rural Heritage - Pokhara, Trisuli River, Bandipur and Nuwakot
- Trekking in the Himalayas
- Whitewater Rafting
- Jungle Safari (Bardia & Chitwan)
- Also At Home Elsewhere in the Himalaya -
Tibet and Bhutan
- Joining the Volunteers
- To 'Summit Up'