MFN, suggests you all check up your health condition and follow precaution of your doctor before starting the trek. Health is important than anything else. Therefore your doctor’s consent is very much important before starting the trip.
We normally provide 1 helper for two trekkers to carry your bags and the weight limit should be approximately 20-25 kg combined. So we also suggest you keep your luggage as light as possible.
Here is a suggested list that you should keep in mind:
You can always add or subtract items depending on your personal needs. As time goes on and you reach to the wilderness of your trip, you may discover you’re carrying too much or not enough.
Top tips for safe trekking in Nepal:
- It is safer to trek in a group and with an experienced guide from a reputable agency.
- Get your body fit and healthy.
- Choose a trek that fits your ability.
- Build-in time for acclimatization.
- Stay hydrated and look out for symptoms of altitude sickness.
- Take notes of weather conditions and forecasts, and come prepared.
- Visit website mountain-forecast.com.
- Do not leave any litter behind.
What to pack?
- Layers of clothing, numerous pairs of socks, and a good quality trekking boots.
- Hand warmers, under-gloves, and mittens.
- Trekking poles
- Gaithers (against leeches and/or deep snow).
- 40-litre daypack (with rain cover).
- Sleeping bag.
- Head torch and spare batteries.
- Sunglasses with UV protection, sun cream, and hat.
- Lip salve and blister care.
- Wet wipes and tissues.
- Pocket knife/multi-bladed tool.
- Watch with altimeter/GPS.
- Emergency blanket.
- Snacks (nuts/energy bars).
- Freezer bags.
Be sure to inspect your kit before every trip and make sure the gear is clean and supplies are in good condition. Replace expired medications as needed and add items that would have been helpful on your previous trip. Be sure the kit is easily accessible and not buried deep in your bag. Also, be sure to tell others you are traveling with where your first aid kit is.