In the Shadow of Nanda Devi
India, Trek & Walk, 15 days - from £1,145 (land only) - from €1,430 (land only) - from $1,995 (land only)
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 whilst trekking should be no more than 15 kgs / 33 pounds.
Trainers / sneakers or sandals for camp use
Technical walking socks (2 or 3 pairs)
Trekking trousers / pants
Lightweight waterproof overtrousers / rain-pants
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
Gloves or mittens
Daypack c. 30 litres
Headtorch / headlamp with spare batteries
Water bottles 1 litre (x2)
Washbag and toiletries
4 season sleeping bag*
Sun protection (including total bloc for lips, nose etc.)
Basic First Aid Kit including: A broad spectrum antibiotic, antiseptic cream, throat lozenges, diarrhoea treatment (Imodium), painkillers, altitude (Diamox), plasters (band-aids) blister treatment, and re-hydration salts (Dioralite).
Small padlock (to lock your KE trek bag)
The following items are optional:
Thermarest (note that foam mattresses are provided)
Trekking poles (recommended)
Scarf or buff
Long johns (thermal underwear)
Sleeping bag liner
Pocket-knife (note: always pack sharp objects in hold baggage)
Repair kit (eg. needle, thread, duct tape)
Camera, memory cards, batteries
Equipment hire / rental
Items marked * can be hired / rented through KE Adventure Travel. Please make requests at least 6 weeks prior to the trip departure.
Note all hire / rental equipment will be issued in Delhi.