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  1. TREKKING Trekking is an outdoor activity of walking for more than a day. It is a form of walking, undertaken with the specific purpose of exploring and enjoying the scenery. Trekking could be a motive, It could be a commitment, an aim, an objective, a mission and challenge. Trekking means going on difficult journey, especially on foot.
  2. SOME EXAMPLES OF TREKS ARE: • Tour of the Bernina on the Swiss/Italian border (9 days) • Pennine Way in northern England/Scottish Borders (20 days) • Annapurna Circuit in Nepal (15-23 days)
  3. 4 KINDS OF TREKKING: • Easy Trekking: This type of activity if for beginners and basically involves the view of colorful horizons or sight of beautiful nature. • Moderate Trekking: A more challenging than easy trekking. It is performed on medium to slightly higher altitudes. The individuals doing this type of trekking should be energetic.
  4. 4 KINDS OF TREKKING: • Strenuous Trekking: This type of trekking requires strenuous physical efforts. It is basically done on high altitude regions and is suitable only for those who have some previous experience of trekking. • Difficult Trekking: Fourth type of trekking is done on steep slopes. Generally professional or experienced trekkers do this type of trekking.
  5. EQUIPMENTS: Camp shoes/sandals: A luxury for your feet at the end of the day. Thermal shirts/underwear: Good thermals, both tops and bottoms are the best for cold weather in trekking Fleece/sweatpants: Good for the cold evening and morning. Day-wear T-shirts/Shirts: On the lower altitude trekking weather will be hot, T-shirts and shirts are recommended. Trekking pants: Recommended to have 2 pairs Underwear: Regular everyday type. Neck gaiter: For winter trekking they are really the best for staying warm. Trekking poles: Trekking poles are very useful especially for downhill. Sunglasses: Good wraparound glasses suitable for snow, its bright up there, but specialized glacier glasses with side pieces are not needed. Mittens/gloves: A good pair of wind-proof gloves is essential. Sun hat/woolen hat: Trekking in spring and summer of lower altitude is more hotter and whole day sun shining.
  6. EQUIPMENTS: First aid kit :All our trekking our tour and trek leaders carry the first aid kit box including the medicine for altitude sickness and diaoheria and other small problems. Water bottle: Two water bottles are recommend 1 liters bottles, bring the good one to take boiling water and be leak proof. Torch / Flashlight: Flash light or head lamp is necessary Towel: During the trekking there are no available Towel at guest houses so you need one small and light towel for trekking Sunscreen and lip balm with sunscreen: The sun is strong at altitude, especially after snow. Moisturizer: The air is dry and windier with dust some part of the trek so moisturizer is good to car for skins. Toiletries: shampoo, soap, scissors, hair products, tooth brush and tooth paste, tissues, sun cream, chap stick, antiseptic hand wipes, face washer etc. Backpack/Daypack: This should be comfortable and a good waist band that transfers some of the weight to the hips is most important. It needs to be big enough to take the equipments that you need. Footwear: One pair of sturdy light to middle-weight hiking boots. Typically these are combination of nylon and leather.
  7. EQUIPMENTS: Socks: Four pairs of liner socks. Four pairs of mid-weight wool socks. Socks and footwear should be coordinated for a proper fit. Down jacket/Gore-Tex: This Jacket is needed for trekking up to 3200m also cold in the evening and morning. Fleece jacket: Most trekkers consider this essential, but alternatives are a thick thermal top or a light down jacket. Rain Jacket/ Wind Shell: The jacket should be very water repellent and roomy. Layering: Keeping the proper temperature is best accomplished by adding or taking off layers of clothing. While hiking during the day, you may be in shorts or skirt and a long- sleeved shirt. During the evening, as the temperature cools, you will add a sweater and, perhaps, a parka. Bringing the items outlined below will ensure that you are adequately prepared. Make sure that your clothing is sized to allow your layers and still move comfortably. Cooking implements: such as a tripod chained grill, Dutch oven, or La Cotta clay pot can be used for cooking on a campfire. A portable stove can be used where campfires are forbidden or impractical. If using a campground with electricity, an electric frying pan or slow cooker can be used. Maps/Global Positioning System (GPS): To make sure that you are in the right direction.
  8. Trekking Safety: Before, During, & After
  9. BEFORE: PLAN YOUR ROUTE: Know where you’re going, and tell someone what your route. KNOW YOUR PHYSICAL CAPABILITIES AND LIMITATIONS: Having a good understanding of your own level of fitness, experience, and confidence makes hikes more enjoyable and safe. PACK THE ESSENTIALS: Pack your day pack with the ten essentials, no matter how long or short your planned hike may be. DRESS APPROPRIATELY: Along with packing, choosing the right clothing can make a world of difference in your comfort, and yes, safety, while hiking. TRAILHEAD SAFETY: Take note of where you parked, number of other cars to gauge how busy the trail may be, and be aware of the general happenings here. TAKE A COURSE: Taking a single or multi-day course can help ensure you’re equipped to respond to backcountry emergency situations.
  10. DURING: STAY ON TRAIL: This seems obvious, but the best way to respect nature and also not get lost on a hike, is to stay on the trail. WILDLIFE SAFETY: You’re more likely to see squirrels and birds than any large wildlife while hiking, but knowing what types of animals you could encounter and how to react if you do can benefit both you and the local wildlife. STAY AWARE OF YOUR SURROUNDINGS & LOCATION: It’s easy to get consumed by the rhythm of your breath and the crunch of a trail beneath your feet, but zoning out isn’t the best idea KEEP HYDRATED: Dehydration can cause minor problems like mental fog to fatigue, to more serious illness if it gets severe.
  11. AFTER: TRAILHEAD SAFETY: Follow the same steps as your pre- hike protocol to bookend your trip. TELL PEOPLE YOU’RE BACK: Get in touch with whoever was keeping tabs on your departure and return time. You’ll both feel better knowing your trip went as planned, and won’t have any false alarms raised regarding your whereabouts. REFLECT ON YOUR TRIP & SHARE HELPFUL INFO: Now that your hike is over, take some time to reflect on what went well and what you might do differently next time. STORE YOUR GEAR PROPERLY: It’s easy to leave your pack stashed in your car, but bear spray specifically should be stored indoors where it won’t get too hot.
  12. Health Benefits of Trekking: • Losing that extra weight. • Gaining that extra strength. • Getting a healthier heartbeat. • Cleaning your lungs. • Calming your mind. • Understanding the local culture. • Making friends for life. • Seeing wildlife.
  13. Trekking vs Hiking: What’s the Difference? Hiking is a shorter, easier journey, commonly walked on looped marked trails, to-and-back, or even destination hikes. Trekking always involves a specific destination. A trekking path goes through different, often rough terrains and requires more equipment and preparedness of the person doing it.
  14. Trekking vs Climbing: What’s the Difference? Trekking: Going on a long, arduous hike. It requires more equipment and preparedness. Climbing: Using legs, and sometimes hands, to go up something. It is sports or hobby in which person climbs a mountain.