From Darjeeling to Bhutan

Bhutan & India, Trek & Walk, 20 days - from $4,940 (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. The baggage limit on the flight between Paro and Delhi is 20kg.

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

Thermal gloves

Warm and waterproof over 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

4 season sleeping bag*

Thermarest or similar sleeping mat*

Basic First Aid Kit including the following recommendations: Broad spectrum antibiotic, antiseptic cream, throat lozenges, diarrhoea treatment (Imodium), altitude (Diamox), painkillers, plasters and blister treatment, Insect repellent (DEET), and re-hydration salts (Dioralite).

The following items are optional:

Warm jacket (down) – essential for trips in December

Trekking poles - recommended

Training shoes /Sneakers or similar for camp use

Spare laces

Shorts

Gaiters

Long johns (thermal underwear)

Sleeping bag liner

Scarf or buff

Travel clothes

Camera, media, batteries

Penknife (remember to pack sharp objects in hold baggage)

Repair kit – (eg. needle, thread, duct tape)

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 Delhi. Please remember to allow room in your trek bag for these items.

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