Singalila Ridge - One of India's Finest Treks

India, Trek & Walk, 13 days - from $1,970 (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 whilst trekking should be no more than 15 kgs / 33 pounds.

You must bring the following items:

Hiking boots

Trainers / sneakers or sandals for river crossings and camp use

Walking socks (3 pairs)

Spare laces

Trekking trousers

Waterproof overtrousers

Underwear

Long johns (thermal underwear)

Baselayer shirts (short sleeve and 1 long sleeve)

Shirts or T-shirts

Fleece jacket or warm jumper

Waterproof jacket

Sunhat

Warm hat or balaclava

Eyewear - Sunglasses

Gloves or mittens

Daypack c. 30

Headtorch with spare batteries

Water bottles 1 litre (x2)

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

Sleeping bag rated comfortable to minus 10ºC (minus 15 ºC for late November and December trips)*

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, and re-hydration salts (Dioralite).

Small padlock (to lock your KE trek bag)

The following items are optional:

Warm jacket (e.g. down) – mandatory for Nov/Dec trips

Thermarest (note that foam mattresses are provided)

Trekking poles (recommended)

Insect repellant

Scarf or buff

Sleeping bag liner

Travel clothes

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

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

Camera, film / 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.

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