Things to take with you while going to Annapurna Base Camp

Mount Annapurna is the 10th highest Mountain in the world with the height of 8091 m .And Annapurna base Camp trek is the most preferred trek all over the world over the world. People liking Himalayas will have first choice to be in the world’s most Panoramic and beautiful Mountain. Also, to have trek to this wonderful Mountain is everyone’s dream. During the journey we will encounter with diverse landscape and culture complete with rich mountain vistas, terraced fields, quaint Gurung villages and wide variety of flora and fauna. You will be completely lost in the beauty of the Mt. Annapurna. So, to enjoy in the most beautiful mountain, you must be prepared and must know what things to take with you while going to Annapurna Base Camp. Through this blog we are going to have detailed Discussion about essential things to take with you.


1. Essential document and items that you must take

  • A valid passport
  • 2 extra passport size photos
  • Airline tickets
  • Different photocopies of passport, visa form(easily obtained at Kathmandu Airport), proof of insurance
  • Money to pay for Visa and pay the Hotel fee and other expenses
  • You can also bring your Visa Cards too.

2. Equipment and Packing list

The list is a guideline to help you pack for your adventure trek.

To cover head you will need

  • Head scarf to protect from dust and smoke
  • Woolen or synthetic hat that covers your ears
  • Headlamp with extra batteries and bulbs
  • Sunglasses with UV protection

For Upper Body

  • Polypropylene shirts may be half or full sleeves
  • Thermal Coats
  • Air proof Jackets and waterproof to be away from cold breeze and ice
  • Hoods

For Hands

  • 1 pair of poly-liner gloves which must be light weight

For Lower Body

  • underwears
  • 2 pair of Hiking trousers
  • Waterproof pants 1

Feet Protection

  • Inner socks in a pair
  • Woolen socks
  • 1 pair or Hiking boots

Things needed to sleep

  • 1 sleeping bag that is good to minus 10 degrees Celsius or 14 degrees Fahrenheit.
  • Rucksack and Travel Bags
  • 2 large waterproof rucksack

Medical Items

  • First aid material as tape and plasters, aspirin cough medicines
  • Anti-diarrhea tablets
  • Anti-headache tablets/pills
  • Anti-altitude sickness pills: Diam-ox or Acetazolamide
  • Water purification tablets

Practical Items

  • Lighter or burners
  • A compass or GPS(Optional)
  • A watch
  • Digital Camera with extra cards and batteries
  • A small folding knife
  • 4 large, waterproof, disposable rubbish sacks


  • Drying towel
  • Toothbrush/paste
  • Multi-purpose soap
  • Nail clippers
  • Face and body moisturizer
  • Tissue/Toilet roll and hands washes


  • Book that you want to read
  • A guide book
  • Journal and pen

I hope this information really help you which is essential to have Annapurna Base Camp Trek.