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Trekking Gears

# Bhutan #Trekking Gear / Items and Other Peripherals 

Although trekking gear is available in Bhutan you are advised to bring your own gear.

What to Bring

The following list of items is necessary for all treks:

FOR ALL TREKS

Footwear

  • Trekking ankle length shoes
  • Camp shoes or thongs
  • Socks (polypropylene)

Clothing

  • Down or fibre-filled jacket
  • Jumper or piled jacket
  • Hiking shorts
  • Waterproof jackets, poncho or umbrella
  • Hiking pants
  • T-shirts or blouses
  • Underwear
  • Sun hat

Other equipment

  • Rucksack
  • Self Inflating Sleeping Mattress (optional, “normal” mats provided by Bhutanese tour operators)
  • Sleeping bag
  • Water bottle
  • Torch, batteries and bulbs.
  • Photographic Equipment
  • Highest SPF Sunscreen
  • Insect Repellent ointment or spray if you want your usual type,
  • Sun Glasses

FOR TREKS ABOVE 4000 meters altitude:

Footwear

  • Mountain trekking boots
  • Socks or wool to wear with boots
  • Socks, light cotton for under wool socks

Clothing

  • Insulated pants
  • Nylon windbreaker
  • Nylon Wind pants
  • Long underwear
  • Woolen hat
  • Gloves
  • Long gaiters

MISCELLANEOUS ITEMS

  • Toilet articles
  • Cigarette lighter
  • Small knife
  • Sun block / Sun block for lips
  • Sunglasses
  • Towel
  • Laundry soap
  • Medical and first aid kit
  • Sewing kit
  • Bandana
  • Walking stick
  • Sun Glasses

What you are supplied

While on trek We will be providing you the following items:

  • Two-person tent
  • Trekking mattresses
  • Eating utensils
  • Kitchen equipments
  • Other camping equipment such as dining tent, toilet tent, sleeping bags

For Details Please contact us by emailing to bhutanjewel@gmail.com