Royal Nepal Group

Travel, Trek & Expedition

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Suggested Equipment List


For Trekking 

  • Duffel/Rucksack bag/Suitcase (We provide one complimentary Royal Nepal Group duffel bag that is to be returned after the trip) 
  • Day pack 
  • Trekking shoes 
  • Sports shoes or sandals 
  • Sun Hat/cap 
  • Warm woolen cap 
  • Warm fleece jacket or puffy jacket 
  • Waterproof Gore-Tex layer 
  • Pullover or warm sweeter 
  • Raincoat 
  • 4/5 pairs of good quality socks 
  • Hand gloves 
  • 2/3 pairs of trekking trousers 
  • 3/4 pairs of trekking shirts 
  • 3/4 pairs of underwear (non cotton preferred) 
  • Sun glasses 
  • Water bottle 
  • 4 season sleeping bag (Optional/we can provide one if you need it. It is to be returned after the trip) 
  • Flash or Torch light 
  • Camera and batteries

For Climbing 

  • Plastic Boot a pair 
  • Crampons a pair 
  • Ice Axe one 
  • Harness one 
  • Carabineer or Karabiner two each 
  • Snow Gaiters a pair 
  • Snow / Sun Glass one each 
  • Warm Gloves a pair 
  • Wind Proof Jacket & Trouser a set each 
  • Main Ropes 200m ( 50m per person) as per the peak chosen 
  • Snow Bar 2 / 4 pieces depending upon group size 
  • Ski Pole (optional) one each 
  • Ascender 
  • Helmet 

For Rafting 


Items for River 

  • River sandals 
  • Shorts or a swimming costumes 
  • A baseball style cap, good sunglass and quality sunscreen 

Shells & insulators : 

  • Windproof and water proof outerwear, jacket and pants (gortex or nylon) Fleece jacket/sweater (wool or synthetic only for the winter season) 


  • Long sleeve t-shirt / turtlenecks (synthetic) 
  • Short sleeve t-shirts 
  • Several pairs of thick socks (wool or synthetic), with thin liners (synthetic) 
  • Light weight long underwear, top & bottom (polypropylene or “capilene”) 
  • Wide brim hat (straw type beach hat or synthetic outdoors) to sunburn 
  • protection on face, ears, & neck , Underwear, etc 


  • 1-pair new – condition lightweight walking / running shoes, with textured soles. 

Other Items: 

  • Quality sleeping bag & sleeping pad. For those who don’t have they can rent it easily in Kathmandu or Pokhara 
  • Light weight clothing as pants, shorts, cotton underwear, t-shirts, swim wear 
  • Light weight long sleeved shirt or t-shirt and a fleece style jacket 
  • Toiletries (environmentally friendly is best) 
  • Flashlight with spare batteries & bulbs 
  • A couple handkerchiefs 
  • Pocket knife 
  • Stuff sacks 
  • Biodegradable soap 
  • Hand towel 
  • Feminine hygiene items, including plastic bags to pack out dirty items 
  • Lighter / matches (for toilet paper and candles) 
  • Spare eyeglass or contact lenses (Due to the ease of getting eye infections, care should be taken in using contacts. Disposable contacts lenses replaced frequently can lessen the risk of eye inflections 
  • Hard shell water bottle; one 2-liter or two 1-liter bottles (“Nalgene” or Manmade Metal) that will not melt while adding hot boiled water 
  • Emergency contact information ; Personal medical kit.