School Trek - Everest Panorama

Nepal, School Expeditions, 12 days - from $2,465 (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

Waterproof overtrousers / rainpants

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 batteries

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

Water bottles 1 Litre x2

Washbag and toiletries

Antibacterial handwash

Small towel

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

Small padlock (to lock trek bag)

Daypack (approx. 30 litres)

Sleeping bag rated to minus 10ÂșC*

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, and re-hydration salts (Dioralite).

The following items are optional:

Trekking poles (recommended)

Warm jacket (down)* - mandatory for trips between December and March

Training shoes /Sneakers or similar for evening use

Shorts

Long johns (thermal underwear)

Gaiters

Sleeping bag liner

Scarf or buff

Nailbrush

Wet wipes

Swimwear (for the hotel pool in Kathmandu)

Travel clothes

Camera and batteries

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

Notes

Equipment hire: Items marked * are available for hire through KE Adventure Travel. Please make all requests at least 6 weeks prior to the trip departure date. Please note all hire equipment is issued in Kathmandu. Please remember to allow room in your trek bag for these items.

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