Trekking in Nepal

Packing list for Manaslu base Camp:


Some remote accommodation of Nepal does not even have the basic facilities as toilet paper and towel. And manaslu Base Camp trek being one of such place, you need to pack with a plan. An ideal planned packing for a Manaslu trip experience to a total mess. For Manaslu Base Camp trek, there won’t be a market in the way up there. So, you will need to pack everything in prior. Thus, a trek to the Manaslu packing list you would need a proper packing guide. Here’s the packing list for Manaslu Base Camp.


Manaslu Base Camp Bag weight

A maximum of 15kg weight is considered ideal for the trek to high Himalayas of Nepal. In guided trekking, a porter carries 10 kg weighted bag while you need to carry the rest on your own. So, pack only the necessary things– nothing more, nothing less.

Manaslu base Camp
Manaslu base Camp

Map: You trekking agency will provide you with one.

Backpack: Get a sturdy and light hiking backpack which can carry all your checklist items.

Trekking Permits: You will need some trekking permit for your journey . The permits can be taken from Kathmandu.

A sleeping bag: Get a standard 3-seasons sleeping bag- the one you buy in Kathmandu might be quite heavy.

A bottle for water: A liter bottle that can be refilled with filtered or pre-boiled water.

Cash: Since there will be no any ATM during the trekking route, it’s ideal to carry sufficient local currency.

A small medical kit: A medical kit will be very helpful in case of an emergency.

Read more about Manaslu Circuit trek.

Clothes for Manaslu Base Camp

  • A fleece jacket,
  • Two pairs of easy drying trousers,
  • A pair of waterproof trousers
  • Lightweight and fast-weight three T-shirts (synthetic fabrics – not cotton),
  • A jumper or light fleece goes best.
  • Lightly broken-in trekking boots,
  • 3 pairs of Trekking socks
  • A lightweight, fast-drying pullover or fleece
  • 3 sets of underwear
  • Sneakers or sandals
  • Raincoat,
  • Gloves, woolen hat,
  • A hat and a set of Glove
  • A scarf or balaclava.
  • A lightweight waterproof jacket
  • An insulating jacket or vest

Other accessories:

Personal hygiene: Toothbrush, Sunscreen, A towel, shampoo, and shower gel


  • Toilet paper
  • Trekking Poles
  • Sunglasses

Gadgets for Manaslu trek

Camera, Power bank and spare battery for your camera, A smartphone or watch, A torch, A whistle (in case of emergency)

Manaslu base Camp
Manaslu base Camp

Food for trek Manaslu

Snickers or energy bars, energy drinks

The list here is only a fair guideline for the trekker’s to the rural uphills of Nepal. The list may differ as per gender, climate, age, season and duration of the trek.


Contact us here to book your Manaslu trek. Have a amazing experience in the remote Manaslu region of Nepal that has the right kinds of arrangements we offer.

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About Shobita Neupane

Shobita is a co-founder of Travel Diary Nepal. She is a passionate traveler and a content writer. Her favorite quote is Fly so high until your problem looks smaller and the dream seems closer.

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