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You are responsible only for personal clothing and gear listed below. We'll take care of everything else.  A gear check will be completed before you depart for the trail. This list does not include additional clothing/items you may want for travel or for your time off the trail.  Any luggage not needed on the trail can be left in storage during your expedition.

See current weather conditions in Paro, Bhutan here. 

See current weather conditions for the Chomolhari trek here. 

Packing System: This expedition includes horses for bag transport. You are only responsible for carrying a daypack. We recommend packing your items in a large backpack or a durable duffle bag. 

Carried Bag Weight Limit: 22lbs/10kg

Rentals Available:

  • Not available on this expedition. 

Documents and Logistics

  • International flights booked and confirmed to Paro
  • Flight information submitted
  • Passport valid through end of trip
  • Photocopy of passport
  • Bhutan Visa (Must be obtained prior to arrival. Please send a copy of your passport to OneSeed.)
  • Medical insurance card
  • Cash for tipping guides, buying souvenirs, incidental costs, etc.

Expedition Gear

  • Duffle bag or backpack to be carried by our staff.  
  • Change of clothes for Paro - to be kept in storage during expedition
  • Medium/Heavyweight down jacket
  • Fleece jacket or vest (1)
  • Synthetic hiking pants (1)
  • Rain Jacket
  • Synthetic long underwear (top and bottom)
  • Synthetic T-shirt
  • Wool or synthetic hat
  • Gloves
  • Waterproof hiking boots
  • Nylon-wool blend socks (2-3)
  • Sandals/Crocs/Old sneakers (for walking around the lodges/restrooms in the evening)
  • Day pack
  • Water bottle or camelback (to hold 2 liters of water)
  • Headlamp
  • Sunscreen
  • Sunglasses
  • Quick-dry towel
  • Personal toiletries and medicine
  • Sleeping bag w/ 0ΒΊF rating
  • Toilet paper in ziplock bag
  • Ditty Bag and extra ziplock baggies for toilet paper waste on the trail 
  • Hand sanitizer

Other (optional)

  • Reading material for the trail
  • OTC medications (Advil, Imodium, Pepto-bismol etc.)
  • Guidebooks
  • Camera
  • Trekking poles
  • Bandana (for dust and wind)
  • Energy bars
  • Yaktrax (especially useful for late fall and early spring trips)
  • Outlet adapter
  • Zip-lock bags for waterproofing passport and other valuables