The Druk Path - Bhutan's Classic Short Trek

Bhutan, Trek & Walk, 12 days - from $3,455 (land only)

Trek & Walk

The following checklist should help you with your packing. As a general rule, you should always try to keep the weight of your equipment to a minimum.

The packed weight of your trek bag while trekking should be no more than 15 kgs./33 lbs.

You must bring the following items:

Hiking boots

Socks

Trekking trousers / pants

Waterproof overtrousers / rainpants

Underwear

Baselayer shirts

Casual shirt and/or T-shirts

Fleece jacket or warm jumper/sweater

Waterproof jacket

Sunhat

Warm hat

Eyewear - Sunglasses

Gloves or mittens

Headtorch/Headlamp with spare bulb and batteries

Sun protection (including total bloc for lips, nose etc.)

Water bottles 1 Litre (1 Quart) x2

Washbag and toiletries

Antibacterial handwash

Small towel

Selection of dry bags (to keep trek bag contents dry)

Small padlock (to lock trek bag)

Daypack 30 litres / 1800 cu in.

4 or 5 season sleeping bag*

Warm jacket (down)*

Basic First Aid Kit including: A broad spectrum antibiotic, antiseptic cream, throat lozenges, diarrhoea treatment (Imodium), altitude (Diamox), painkillers, plasters and blister treatment, and re-hydration salts (Dioralite). Glucose tablets and multi-vitamin tablets are also a good idea.

The following items are optional:

Training shoes /Sneakers or similar for camp use

Spare laces

Shorts

Long johns (thermal underwear)

Sleeping bag liner

Scarf or buff

Nailbrush

Swimwear (for the hotel pool in Kathmandu)

Travel clothes

Trekking poles

Insect repellent – (DEET)

Camera, media, batteries

Penknife (remember to pack sharp objects in hold baggage)

Notes

*Available for hire/rental through KE Adventure Travel

Please make all requests at least 6 weeks prior to the trip departure date. Please note all hire / rental equipment is issued in Bhutan. Please remember to allow room in your trek bag for these items.

‘Thermarest’ inflatable camping mats are provided

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