Trek Essentials For the Trekkers

Ritu ShrivastavaJun 18 . 4 min read


Going for a trek, don't forget to take your trek essentials with you...

Confused about what to take, No worries we are here for your help… 

Trekking is a long walk through a vigorous and Rocky path. Every age group with healthy physical conditions can do trekking. Trekking starts from an initial point to the top of mountains or some personalized spots of the trekkers After reaching the top the trekkers return to their initial point and end their trek. Sometimes treks start from one mountain and end at another mountain. 

Trekking has become one of the most loved adventure sports of all time. Usually, trekking is done in groups and with friends for enjoyment and fun. Some people also do trekking for their love towards Nature. 

Trekking is not a one day sport. It takes 3-4 days to complete one trek. So trekkers should be prepared. If you forget one basic thing it can ruin the enjoyment of trek easily. So to maintain that excitement and comfort during the whole trek one must carry their essentials…


  • Extra trek bag

Trekking is walking through a vigorous path. It is necessary to carry an extra bag. If any uncertainty happens it will help you very much. It can also help if you carry some other stuff on the way towards your trek. 

  • Raincoat

A raincoat is very necessary for a comfortable trek. Rain always happens in these types of areas so Raincoat is one of the major necessities for a trek.

  • First Aid kit

During treks, minor injuries Are prone to happen. Minor scratches and wounds happen during minor falls because of slippery paths due to rain and mud. 

  • Torch lights

Torches and LED torches are one of the major necessities during treks. At nights these become the eyes for the trekkers. Animals also stay away watching the lights. 

  • Identity proof

Identity proofs are mandatory for the trekkers as they have to show them at every rest point during their trek. 


  • Extra pair of clothing

Extra pair of clothing works just as miraculously for the trekkers as it helps them to manage their hygiene and peace. Carry both T-shirts and track pants. Also, carry some carry bags in case your clothes get wet. Carry 2 Caps both woollen and non-woollen, socks, extra pair of undergarments and sun-shielding hats. 

  • Hygiene kit

A hygiene kit is mandatory for all as it creates a hygienic environment for all. Carry antifungal creams, wound ointments, hand soaps, tissues, toothbrush, extra towel and toiletries. 

  • Personal care

Trekkers should also carry personal care items such as sunscreens, body lotion with sun protection, a lip balm, a hairbrush, toothpaste, and one pouch of shampoo.


Utensils are very helpful during the trek for trekkers for food. Utensils such as a spoon, bowl, a small plate, and a mug.

  • Trekking Poles

Trekking poles are very necessary for trekkers as it helps them to walk through Rocky and unstable paths. Trekking poles also help when there is a pain in trekkers legs from the long walk.

  • Water Bottles

Water bottles are very important stuff to carry on the trek as walking increases the thirst of people. 1-2 litres of water bottles should be carried by the trekkers during their trek and refill with fresh water if they find fresh and drinkable water on the way. 


  • Camera

Usually, every trekker carries their cameras with them as it captures their trekking moments for them. The camera is also used by trekkers for their during the trek. It also helps in capturing the top views of the mountains. 


Good Music often makes the journey more enjoyable. With good music, trekkers feel fresh and energetic on their ways and the long journey does not become a burden and painful for them.

  • Snacks

Snacks are also one of the ways to enjoy your trek. Most of the trekkers prefer light food during the trek so they only carry snacks and dry fruits with them on the trek. As it energizes them and also fills their stomach. 

A trek should be a comfortable and enjoyable journey for all the trekkers. Trek essentials play a vital role in the comfort and enjoyment during a trek. 

  1. Hampta Pass Trek, Himachal Pradesh
  2. Beas Kund Trek, Himachal Pradesh
  3. Chokramudi Trek, Munnar
  4. Sandakphu Trek, West Bengal
  5. Roopkund Trek, Uttarakhand
  6. Rajmachi Trek, Maharashtra
  7. Dzongri Trek, Sikkim
  8. Rupin Pass Trek, Garwhal
  9. Valley Of Flowers Trek, Uttrakhand
  10. Markha Valley Trek, Ladakh
  11. Chandrakhani Pass Trek, Himachal Pradesh

We hope you will enjoy your trek without any hindrance and with your proper trek essentials with you. 


  • Do you like trekking? If yes, what essentials would you like to add and carry with you? Do comment.

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