School Trek - Annapurna Sanctuary

Nepal, School Expeditions, 16 days - from $2,790 (land only)

School Expeditions

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

Socks

Trekking trousers / pants

Lightweight waterproof overtrousers / rainpants

Underwear

Thermal 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

Daypack around 30 litres capacity.

Headtorch/Headlamp with spare 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)

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, insect repellent (DEET), and re-hydration salts (Dioralite).

The following items are optional:

Training shoes /Sneakers or similar

Gaiters

Spare laces

Long johns (thermal underwear)

Sleeping bag liner

Nailbrush

Wet wipes

Swimwear

Travel clothes

Trekking poles (recommended)

Gaffer tape

Camera etc.

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

The Nepalese are still traditional and conservative in the way they dress. Therefore to avoid embarrassment on both sides we recommend that you respect this and do not wear revealing clothing or sleeveless tops while visiting Nepal. Shorts are acceptable, but they should reach to just above the knee and be modest and for women it is preferable to wear trousers or a long skirt.

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