Everest from Tibet Discovery Tour

Tibet & Nepal, Discovery, 16 days - from $4,545 (land only)

Discovery

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:

Comfortable walking shoes / boots or lightweight hiking boots ±

Socks

Trekking trousers / pants

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 batteries

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

Water bottles 1 Litre (1 Quart) x1

Washbag and toiletries

Antibacterial handwash

Small towel

Daypack 20 - 25 litres

4 or 5 season sleeping bag*

Thermarest or similar sleeping mat*

Warm jacket (down)*

Basic First Aid Kit including A broad spectrum antibiotic, antiseptic cream, throat lozenges, diarrhoea treatment (Imodium), altitude (Diamox), painkillers, plasters (band-aids) and blister treatment, and re-hydration salts (Dioralite).

Small padlock (to lock trek bag)

The following items are optional:

Trekking poles

Training shoes /Sneakers

Spare laces

Shorts

Long johns (thermal underwear)

Sleeping bag liner

Scarf or buff

Nailbrush

Wet wipes

Swimwear

Travel clothes

Camera, film/memory cards, batteries

Penknife (remember to pack sharp objects in hold baggage)

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

Notes

± Although this is not a trekking trip, there is the opportunity to do a reasonable amount of walking, whilst sightseeing in Lhasa and other Tibetan cities and around the camp in the Rongbuk Valley. If you intend to make the most of these opportunities, you should make sure that you take suitable footwear.

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

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