Essentials for Nepal Holiday

Essentials for Nepal Holiday

Essentials for Nepal Holiday


To assist you in planning your trip, we have prepared a suggested packing list. It is meant as a guideline only. Always take your own preferences into account when determining what to bring according to the nature of your holiday.BATE always recommend you to pack light as possible, technical gears are lighter, warmer, dry faster. Your packed trek bag (BATE supply trekking kit bag) must not weight more than 12kg.


  • Pair of walking boots for trekking with spare laces
    (Lightweight hiking boots with ankle support
    and rubber soles with thick thread)
  • Pair of tennis shoes or sandal for wearing at lodges in the evenings (If you are trekking)
  • Field shirts & long-sleeved
  • Trekking trouser (technical if possible)
  • T-Shirts
  • Micro Fleece or warm fleece (If you are trekking)
  • Lightweight/wind proof jacket,
  • Handkerchiefs
  • Socks
  • Pairs of thick, natural fiber walking socks (If you are trekking)
  • Thermal underwear (If you are trekking or traveling in winter time)
  • Belt
  • Warm hat and Gloves (2 pairs in case you lose if you are trekking)
  • Sun hat that covers your neck
  • You need good quality Dawn Jacket ( If you are trekking above 3000m)
  • Scarf or Buff – for warmth and sometime works to protect against cold wind or dust (If you are trekking)
  • Casual non-trekking clothes to wear in Kathmandu and a swimsuit.

Sundries & Miscellaneous:

  • Daypack (approximately 2500 to 3000 cubic inches) 1 copy of Passport and visa, passport size photograph (Trekking bag will be supplied by BATE)
  • Good quality sleeping bag of 4 season (If you are doing teahouse trek or camping), our luxury trek lodge supply heated blanket
  • Good quality Walking poles (very useful to support your knee and balance while walking in rough trail, steep hill and downhill during trekking)
  • Wheeled Suitcase or duffel bag with lock to keep all your extra clothes in your hotel in cities while on trekking.
  • Sunglasses with high UV protection or if you wear prescription glass (carry extra pair as it can easily break or lose)
  • Sun cream good quality
  • Flashlight with strong bulb and batteries
  • Watch
  • Camera with plenty of memory card (If you are interested in photography, Tibet is one of the best destination)
  • Large plastic bag to keep your clothes and kits. (BATE also supply along with main trekking kit bag)
  • Notebook and pencil
  • Supply of personal toiletries, including a small wash cloth
  • any prescription medications you require including malaria pills, if applicable
  • Protein bars, chocolate, dried fruit or other snacks of your choice (If you are trekking, you can always shop in cities)
  • Trail map and Guide book
  • Pocket knife
  • *Water bottle 1-2 liters at least (Metal bottle if possible) you can keep your water warm and sometime use to heat your bed.
  • Water bag is easy to carry specially for trekking
  • Water filter or purification tablets (If you are trekking)
  • Insect repellent
  • Chips stick or Lip guard
  • Travel wash – 100% biodegradable ( if you are trekking)
  • Repair kit – needle, thread, safety pins, and small pair of scissors
  • Inflatable pillow (optional) every tea houses will have pillow
  • Earplugs for light sleeper
  • Hand warmer
  • Gaiter (optional during trekking)
  • Crampon (optional during trekking)
  • Spare batteries for electronic items and power charger
  • Universal Electrical adaptor of 220-240 volts

Personal Toiletries:

  • Trekking towel ( if you are trekking)
  • Antibacterial Gel or Wet wipes
  • Multipurpose soap (preferably biodegradable)
  • Toothbrush/Paste (preferably biodegradable)
  • Deodorant
  • Nail clippers
  • face and body moisturizer
  • Feminine hygiene products
  • Small mirror(If you are trekking)
  • Toilet paper/Travel tissue

Medical Kits:

  • Personal medicine or antibiotics (please share your medical history and any condition with BATE team)
  • Paracetamol, aspirin or similar what you prefer
  • Antiseptic cream
  • Sun cream good quality
  • Lip salve (zinc blocks are good for burnt lips)
  • Insect repellent
  • Anti blister plasters
  • Doralie rehydration powders (please do ensure you have enough for whole time)
  • Diamox (please consult with your doctor before you plan take it) or consult with BATE Team


  • Short
  • T-shirt
  • Light sport shoe
  • Sleeping bag:
  • Flash light
  • Sandal
  • Sunglass
  • String for sun glass
  • Water proof camera (if you want to take picture)
  • Sun hat
  • Sun cream
  • Pocket knife

Jungle Safari:

  • Daypack (approximately 2500 to 3000 cubic inches) Light sport shoe
  • Water bottle
  • Personal Medical kit
  • Camera with extra batteries or charger
  • Sun hat
  • Sun glass
  • Insect repellent
  • Sun cream
  • Shirt and trouser (technical if possible)
  • Water proof Jacket
  • Sandal
  • Swimsuit
  • Pocket knife

Luggage to bring:

For any trekking or adventure holiday, we recommend you to carry wheeled duffle bag and day pack, BATE supply semi water proof trekking kit bag during the trekking who sometime carried by porter/donkey/yak. You can leave your duffle bag safely in hotel store room with unnecessary items. However, if you are not trekking, you will be using your own bag throughout the trip.

Equipment rental:


BATE offer good quality, clean gears on rent such as down jackets, sleeping bag and walking poles. You can buy or rent almost every trekking gear in Kathmandu in reasonably fair price. There are branded shops, local trekking gears shops as per your budget. BATE will be happy to recommend any some of the reliable trekking gear shops. Please contact BATE TEAM for further information.