Trekking Gear for Hiking Annapurna Circuit, Nepal
Here is an outline of the basic gear for trekking in the Annapurna region of Nepal.
Walking boots and sandals
A water & wind proof jacket
A thick pullover fleece
Synthetic Hiking Pants
Pocket knife (Swiss army knife)
Flashlight with spare batteries
Personal medical supplies
Day bag (for yourself) and rucksack or duffel bag (for porter)
Down jackets, sleeping bags (on your request, we provide)
Large plastic bag to line duffel
It is not necessary to buy anything in advance. It is possible to rent and buy many of the items in Kathmandu – for very cheap – as there many trekking equipment shops. If you do not like carrying sleeping bags long distances, you can find many of them here, both new and used.