The High Passes of Lunana

Bhutan, Trek & Walk, 26 days - from $7,060 (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


Trekking trousers / pants

Waterproof and windproof overtrousers / rainpants


Thermal baselayer shirts

Casual shirt and/or T-shirts

Fleece jacket

Waterproof and windproof jacket

Warm jacket (down)*


Warm hat

Scarf or neck buff

Eyewear - Sunglasses

Warm gloves or mittens

Daypack approx. 30 litres capacity.

Headtorch with spare battery

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

Water bottles 1 Litre x 2

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

Sleeping bag rated down to minus 10ÂșC*

Sleeping bag liner

Washbag and toiletries

Antibacterial handwash

Small towel

Small padlock (to lock your KE trek bag)

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

The following items are optional:

Travel clothes

Trekking poles (recommended)Gaiters (recommended)

Long johns (thermal underwear)

Trainers /sneakers or similar

Spare laces Swimwear (for the hotel pool in Kathmandu)

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

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

Camera, film / memory cards, batteries


Equipment hire: Items marked * can be hired / rented 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.

‘Thermarest’ inflatable camping mats are provided

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