Trans Himalaya Trek

India, Trek & Walk, 18 days - from $2,165 (land only)

Trek & Walk

The following checklist should help you with your packing. Please remember that you should try to keep the weight of your equipment to a minimum. The packed weight of your trek bag whilst trekking should be no more than 15 kgs / 33 pounds.

You must bring the following items:

Substantial warm and waterproof hiking boots

Trainers / sneakers or sandals for river crossings and camp use



Trekking trousers / pants

Waterproof overtrousers / rain-pants

Waterproof jacket

Thermal baselayer shirts (2 short sleeve, 2 long sleeve)

Shirts or T-shirts

Fleece jacket or warm jumper

Warm jacket (down)


Warm hat or balaclava

Eyewear - Sunglasses

Inner (thermal) gloves

Warmer over gloves or mittens

4 season sleeping bag

Small padlock (to lock your KE trek bag)

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

Daypack 30 to 40 litres

Headtorch / headlamp with spare battery

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

Water bottles 1 litre / 1 quart (x2)

Washbag and toiletries

Antibacterial handwash

Small towel

Basic First Aid Kit including: a 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:

Thermarest (note that foam mattresses are provided)

Spare laces

Trekking poles

Insect repellant

Scarf or buff

Long johns (thermal underwear)

Sleeping bag liner

Nail brush

Pocket-knife (note: always pack sharp objects in hold baggage)

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

Camera, film / memory cards, spare batteries

Travel clothes

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