Necessary Equipments and Persoanl Checklist for Tibet Tour
According to the weather of high altitude, the sunshine here is very strong, and you may be easily hurted by the ultraviolet radiation. In this case, you'd better take some cream for protecting your face, the sunglasses, sunhat and lipstick are also necessary.
There is a big difference on the temperature during the daytime and night. You'd better take the down Jacket or sweater with you even in spring (March, April and May), earlier summer (June,July) and Autume (October). You do not need down jacket if you travel in Tibet in August and September.
There are some addtional equipments needed if you are going to trek/hike in Tibet
Before your travel
- Passport ( Valid Passport issued by your Nation
- Chinese Travel visa (bring with you 2 copies of Passport size photograph. we will apply for Tibet visa in Katmandu, you will get visa in our office without any service charge and trouble)
Tibet Travel permit (we will help to get Tibet permit for you.)
- Air ticket
- Cash or credit card
Personal Equipments for Kailash or Trekking
- Jacket: a fiber-pile jacket is ideal for evening.
- Sweater: Wool or wool mix with a high neck for extra warmth.
- Headwear: wool or fible-pile ski-stly cap or balaclava for warmth.A lightweight brimmed hat is good for sun protection .Inexpensive broad brimmed straw and elt hats are sold in Tibeet's city markets.
- Scarf: wool or silk is best .
- Mittens or gloves: wool, pile, or polypylene are best.
- Bandanna or handkerchief: Bring several.
- Cotton underwear: four or five pairs.
- Socks: at least three pairs.
- Shirts: A long-sleeve shirt made of wool, flannel, or chamois, or a track-suit top. A long-sleeve stay-pree cotton shirt for warmer temperatures.Bring two or three T-shirts as well.
- Pants: For men, one pair of loose-fitting wool pants, wool knickers, or fiber-pile pants, and one pair of light-weight cotton pants. Women should wear a midcalf dress or skirt, though pants and knee-lenth knickers with socks are also acceptable.Shorts are not appropriate at any time in Tibet for men or women.
- Jornal, reading book, writing materials: For quiet moments.
- Camera: You will regret not bring one.
- Binoculars: Good for observing birds, wildlife, and distant scenery.
- Money pouch or belt: Safer than a wallet for keeping your passport, meney, and valauable papers.
- Pictures from home: Personal photographs of your children, pet, city, house, and so on are a great way to communicate with ocal people.
- Snack foods: Nuts, chocolate bars, granola bars, dried fruit, hard candies beef jerky, and flavored drink mixs are much-appreciaed trail treats.
- Trekking boots
- Sleeping bag ( you can take yours if you prefer to use your own
- Walking sticks (you can buy it in Kathmandu)
- Water bottle ( you'd better to drink more water in high plateau)
- Day backpack or soft travel bags
- Cold weather trekking trouser (fleece inside
- Plastic bags
- Camera, film, batteries
- Watchluggage box
- Waist bag
- Tooth brush
- Tooth paste
- Medicine( for cold and diarrhea Aspirin)
- Car pillow
- Mobile phone( can be for GSM and CDMA system)
There are more equipments you may need during your trekking or hiking(normally, we will arrange the following well before your start)
- Supported vehicle for equipment, luggage
- Gas stoves (for cooking), gas containers
- Cooking utensils, plates, cutlery, cups etc.
- Food for cooking
- Hand towels, towels for dishwashing
- Water for cooking, hand wash (water tank)
- Foldable table and chairs
- Mountain Quality Tents (plus additional for Guide/Drivers/Cook)
- Sleeping mats (one per person)
- Gas or petroleum lamps
- Yaks for Trekking (carry luggage)
- Yakman for leading the yak